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How to Increase Productivity With Evernote iOS Widgets

Chances are, you almost never leave home without your mobile device. Everything you need is available through an app, whether it’s on your phone or tablet. 

Of the many impressive and useful features on your device, one that resonates with users on a personal level is the ability to completely customize your home screen through widgets. It’s a wonderful way to ensure you can quickly access the apps you need, whenever you want, in the way that makes the most sense for how you function. 

By providing integrated functionality right from your home screen, smartphone widgets are a simple yet powerful way to increase your productivity. New Evernote iOS widgets help you stay connected to your work wherever you go. By setting up custom widgets, the Evernote features you use most are only a tap away. 

Quickly capture inspiration any time it strikes 

Do you ever find that the best or most important ideas come to you when you don’t have anywhere to write them down? Sure, you swear you’ll remember it… but, minutes pass, and then hours, and suddenly you’re struggling to remember that very thing you swore you would. We’ve all been there. 

Luckily, Evernote is ready to capture your every thought and outpouring of inspiration from your iPhone or iPad home screen, while it’s still fresh in your mind. 

Using the Evernote Actions Bar widget, you can quickly start a new note, open the camera to snap a picture, create a new task, or even use Evernote’s search function to find an existing note.

Pick up where you left off 

The magic of mobile devices is that you can take your work with you anywhere you go. So, if you’re in the middle of a big project and need to run some errands or head out for the day, you can quickly add new ideas to your project plan if inspiration strikes while you’re away from your desk. 

With widgets, access is even more convenient as you don’t even need to open the Evernote app to view your latest tasks and notes, and any additional updates you may need to make can be done in just a few taps.

With the Notes List widget, you can see a list of recently updated notes right on your home screen. You’ll be taken directly into that note within Evernote when you tap on it from your widget. 

Stay on top of your to-do list 

Having a holistic view of your day can help you plan accordingly and increase your productivity. Making a to-do list is one way to get things done and ensure you don’t forget any important tasks. See your tasks at a glance with the Tasks List widget. When you tap on a task, it will open the task’s details within Evernote*, so you can instantly edit it or mark it as done. 

*Note: The Task List widget is only available for Personal and Professional accounts. Check out our plans to learn more. 

Set up a widget today 

Evernote has you covered for those moments when you step away from your desk, leave your notebook behind, or forget your grocery list at home. Our new iOS widgets let you quickly see your recent notes and tasks and capture new information, which can help improve your productivity while on the go. Ready to save some time? Set up a widget on your iOS device today! 

Not an iOS user? No problem! Learn how to set up widgets on your Android device

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