Delete a sticky note

On Windows 10, you can delete a sticky note three ways:

  • From the Notes list, right click or tap and hold a sticky note, and then click or tap Delete note.

  • From the Notes list, click or tap the ellipsis icon ( ... ) and then click or tap Delete note.

  • From an open note, click or tap the ellipsis icon ( ... ) and then click or tap Delete note.

    Clicking or tapping the close icon ( X ) only closes the note to the note list and does not delete it.

Important: Note deletion is permanent. It cannot be undone.

You can delete a sticky note on your iPhone two ways.

  • From the Notes list, slide a sticky note from the right to reveal Sticky note options, and then tap the trash icon.

  • You can also delete the sticky note by opening it first. Tap the ellipsis icon ( ... ) located in the upper right, and then, and then tap Delete Note.

Important: Note deletion is permanent. It cannot be undone.

You can delete a sticky note on your Android phone.

  1. From the Notes list, tap the note to open it.

  2. Tap the ellipsis icon ( ... ) located in the upper right.

  3. Tap Delete.

Important: Note deletion is permanent. It cannot be undone.

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