Insert a picture into your notes in OneNote 2016 for Windows

With OneNote 2016, you can insert pictures, graphics, and clip art on your pages as a way to add extra information or for visual flair by acting as a decorative background.

  1. Choose Insert > Pictures.

    Screenshot of the Insert Pictures button in OneNote 2016.

  2. Navigate to the image.

  3. Select the file, and then choose Insert.

After the picture is in your notes, you can click to select it and then use the selection handles that appear around the image to scale or resize the picture.

If you want to be able to type notes over a picture, drag the picture to where you want it to be, right-click it, and then click Order > Send to Back.

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