How to Automatically Save Pictures Taken in the iPhone Notes App to Your Camera Roll

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Being able to add pictures to your Notes app is a fun and useful way to increase its value. Whether you want to snap a picture of a shopping list, grab an image for a project, or help yourself remember what image goes with which words, taking pictures with the iPhone Notes app is a great option. It can be frustrating, though, when we expect a picture we took to be in our camera roll only to find it's only in the Note where we originally took the pictures. Here how to save Notes app pictures to your Camera Roll in iOS 14.

How to Save Pictures from the Notes App to Your Camera Roll in iOS 14

  1. Open your Settings app.
  2. Scroll down until you see Notes and tap.

  3. Scroll down until you see Save to Photos.
  4. Tap the toggle so the slider is to the right and green.

This will automatically save any pictures or videos taken while using your Notes app to your Camera Roll. You can also save photos from Messages and Facebook manually. For more great tutorials on Apple products, check out our Tip of the Day

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Amy Spitzfaden–Both

Amy Spitzfaden Both is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, an award-winning novelist, and an iPhone enthusiast. Over the past decade, her work in the publishing industry has included live coverage of industry events including the Yale Publishing Course and Magazine Innovation’s ACT 9 Experience, providing editing services for several start-up publishing houses, and acting as newsstand consultant for magazines such as The Old Farmer’s Almanac and The New York Review of Books. She graduated from M.I.U. with a Bachelor’s in Literature and Writing, and has gone on to publish two novels and two short stories. Her debut novel Untold won the 2014 Chelson Award for Fiction.
Writing everything from book reviews to skincare tips, Amy discovered a passion for bringing exciting and useful information to even the most casual researcher. The mix of usability and endless possibilities is what drew her to Apple products originally, and the more she learns, the more she loves.
Amy lives in New Hampshire with her husband and daughter. When she’s not writing or glued to her iPhone, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and creating her own tea blends.