OneNote 2016 vs. OneNote Windows 10: Syncing

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In this video I will explain how pages and sections are synced using OneNote 2016 (manual install and license) and the Windows 10 OneNote app (pre-installed and automatically updated on W10).

There are key differences to how (and where) OneNote content is stored and synced.

OneNote 2016: you can store Notebooks locally and/or the cloud (OneDrive). Use the Sync Now and Sync Status options to check sync status. You can only check sync status for the entire Notebook.

Windows 10 OneNote app: you must sign in to use the app and all Notebooks are ONLY stored in the cloud (OneDrive). You can…

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4 thoughts on “OneNote 2016 vs. OneNote Windows 10: Syncing

    Ashish Gautam

    (September 13, 2020 - 3:40 pm)

    play at 1.5 speed, thank me later !


    (September 13, 2020 - 3:40 pm)

    I have onenote on macbook. It normally sync automatically fairly well. But some section pages just do not sync. At the top right page (next to share button), it reads "sync offline". If I click sync now, an error pops out. Now, I can't pull my notes from my ipad. This issue is well known via google search.. But no one has a solution to directly fix this.


    (September 13, 2020 - 3:40 pm)

    no file option?

    Sam L-L

    (September 13, 2020 - 3:40 pm)

    thanks! is syncing better on the Windows 10 app? syncing is horrible on windows 2016…

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