How to Add a Table to Notes with iOS 11 on iPhone

With each new iOS, Apple improves the once barely adequate Notes app. Now, it’s a bona fide note-taking app with lots of features. With iOS 11, the list of features grows with the ability to add tables to a note now possible. Making a table in the Notes app can be helpful for creating various items. For example, you could use one to keep an easy tally of your expenses. Here’s how to add a table to Notes with iOS 11 on iPhone.

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How to Add a Table to Notes with iOS 11

  • Open the Notes app.
  • Create a new note or open an existing one.
  • If not in edit mode, tap the screen to edit the note.
  • Above your keyboard, there will be a row of icons. The first icon on the left looks like a small table. Tap on it.
  • Tap within a cell of the table to add text.

  • At the top and on the left side of the table are two small icons with three dots. Tap on the top icon to add or delete a column. Tap on the left icon to add or delete a row.
  • When you have text within a cell of the table, tapping the icons on the top and bottom will also give you styling options as well as the ability to cut or copy the text.

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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or watching anime. Her personal blog can be found at connerleecarey.com; you can also follow her on twitter @connerleecarey.