10 Of The Best Android Note Taking Apps for Teachers and Students

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May, 2015
In response to requests from some of our readers here in EdTech & mLearning, we have curated this list featuring 10 Android apps for taking notes.  The titles included here are among the best and most popular apps in this category. Again, our review criteria are based primarily on things such as users feedback, number of installs, and content rating.
Some of the things you can do with the apps below include: capture a quick note, create reminders for your notes, record voice notes, arrange your notes into folders, add sticky notes, share your notes with others and across different devices, and many more.

1- Google Keep

“Quickly capture what’s on your mind and get a reminder later at the right place or time. Speak a voice memo on the go and have it automatically transcribed. Grab a photo of a poster, receipt or document and easily organize or find it later in search. Google Keep makes it easy to capture a thought or list for yourself, and share it with friends and family.”

2- Evernote

“Evernote is the modern workspace that syncs between all of your devices. Work everywhere and stay productive: Write notes, checklists, and research; Organize web articles, docs, and photos; Discuss your work with others, right within the app”.

3- OneNote

“OneNote is a digital notebook for your to-do lists, lecture and meeting notes, vacation plans, or anything you want to organize or remember. Type or jot down notes, record audio or snap a picture and OneNote saves it. Your notes sync across your devices so you can access them wherever you go. And you can easily share your notes with others.”

4- ColorNote

ColorNote is a simple and awesome notepad app. It gives you a quick and simple notepad editing experience when you write notes, memos, e-mails, messages, shopping lists and to-do lists.

5- Note Everything

“A note (notepad) application where you can create text-, voice- and paint-notes. Your notes can be organized in folders. You can create shortcuts on home, send notes, use live folders & much more!”

6- Notepad

“This is a really simple notepad application which is as easy to use as a notepad. Just put your notes to the notepad which grows and shrinks automatically to fit your needs.Just launch the notepad application and start typing. Swipe left and right to change pages.”

7- Sticky Note +

“Notes is a good helper to manage your schedules and notes. It gives you a quick and simple notepad editing experience when you write notes, memo, email, message, shopping list and to do list. It makes to take a note easier than any other notepad and memo apps.You also can cloud sync notes to the Google task. Let your notes more simpler and securer.”

8- SomeNote

“Along with a beautifully designed user interfaces, it offers high-speed access. Moreover, you can change fonts for free and it allows you to attach pictures or documents on the journals. Journals and attached files can be automatically synced so you can view it on all your devices, including PCs and iPads. Synced journals and files can be restored safely even after you've reformatted your devices. ”