Reset Microsoft OneNote between users on a shared iPad or iPhone

If you use Microsoft OneNote on an iPad or iPhone that is shared among multiple users, you can quickly reset OneNote before logging in with your own account.

Note: This documentation applies to Microsoft OneNote for iPad or iPhone. It is recommended that you keep your device updated with the newest version of Apple iOS. For more information, see Update the iOS software on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

iPad

Do the following:

  1. If OneNote is currently running on the shared iPad, force the app to close by double-tapping the Home button on the iPad, and then swiping up on the OneNote app preview.

    (For more information, see Force an app to close in iOS.)

  2. On your iPad, tap the Settings app.

  3. In the pane on the left, swipe down to the alphabetical list of installed apps and then tap the OneNote icon.

  4. In the OneNote options on the right, under the Reset heading, tap Reset OneNote.

  5. In the Reset OneNote options on the right, tap to enable the Delete All Notebooks option, and then also tap to enable the Delete Login Credentials option.

  6. Restart OneNote, and then tap Sign In to log in with your own account credentials.

iPhone

Do the following:

  1. If OneNote is currently running on the shared iPhone, force the app to close by double-tapping the Home button on the iPhone, and then swiping up on the OneNote app preview.

    (For more information, see Force an app to close in iOS.)

  2. On your iPhone, tap the Settings app.

  3. Swipe down to the alphabetical list of installed apps and then tap the OneNote icon.

  4. In the OneNote options, under the Reset heading, tap Reset OneNote.

  5. In the Reset OneNote options, tap to enable the Delete All Notebooks option, and then also tap to enable the Delete Login Credentials option.

  6. Restart OneNote, and then tap Sign In to log in with your own account credentials.

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