Move notes between sections and notebooks in OneNote for Android

You can move notes between sections and even other notebooks on your Android phone.

Move or copy a page to another new section

  1. Press and hold the page name in the page list until the page is selected. A colored circle will appear indicating that the page is selected.

  2. Tap the Move icon Move icon in the upper right.

    If you don't see the Move icon, make sure you have selected a page and not a section.

  3. Select the section you want to move the page to.

  4. Optionally, select Create a copy if you want to create just a copy of the page to add to the section.

  5. Tap Select. The page will be moved to the new section.

Note: If you just want to rearrange the order of pages within a section, press and hold the page name until the colored circle appears. While still pressing the page name, slide the page to a new location in the section.

Move or copy a section to another notebook

  1. Press and hold the page name in the page list until the page is selected. A colored circle will appear indicating that the page is selected.

  2. Tap the Move icon Move icon in the upper right.

  3. At the top of the section list, tap the name of the current notebook. A list of your currently opened notebooks will appear.

    Tip: If the notebook you want to move the page to isn't opened, you'll need to cancel moving the page before proceeding. Tap Cancel. On the bottom-left, tap Notebooks, and then tap More Notebooks. Open the notebook you want to use, and then repeat these steps for moving the page.

  4. Select the notebook you want to move the page to. Optionally, select Create a copy if you want to create just a copy of the page to add to the section.

  5. Optionally, select Create a copy if you want to create just a copy of the page to add to the section.

  6. Next, select the section in the new notebook you want to move the page to.

  7. Tap Select. The page will be moved to the new notebook and section.

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