Ok, so we are all in the same boat now - we have loads of websites that we need to log into - Utility, Bank Account, Amazon, eBay, Marks and Spencer - the list is endless. And we should all be using a completely different password for each of these sites (hands up those that dont, tut tut) but its getting easier to forget which site uses which password so you need a list which is handy, accesable, you always have with you and cant be read by those who dont need to know. Enter the simple (and mighty powerful) notes app on the iphone.
The notes app has been given a big makeover over the last couple of releases of iOS and has some mighty features that many of you may not be aware of. Here I will tell you a great way of taking advantage of these features:
So what we are going to do is create a folder on the notes app which will be available on all your iOS devices that use your icloud account, enter individual notes to that folder and password protect each note seperately. Here's how:
Open the notes app on your iPhone or iPad and tap 'New folder'
In the box that slides up select 'icloud'
Type in a name for your folder - like 'passwords' or 'important' then tap save
open the new folder by tapping on it
Tap the new note tool at the bottom right of the screen
Start typing in the details of the note - eg 'Utilities password' or 'Apple password' Then start a new line and enter the details of your account - usually your email address then on a new line type in the password. It should look something like the picture below
Tap the 'Important' text (or whatever you named the folder at the beggining) at the top left
What you have now done is to create a folder and create a note within that folder. The note name is den