How to Add a Note to Lock Screen in iOS 10 on iPhone

Lock screen has got revamped in the latest iOS 10 with many cool and useful features. For example, we have already seen that camera shortcut on lock screen can be accessed by swiping from right to left as against swiping up from the bottom of iPhone screen. Moreover, camera shortcut can be disabled from the lock screen of iPhone or iPad in the latest iOS 10.

Now you can add a Note to lock screen on your iPhone or iPad running on iOS 10. This new feature can be helpful in great deal, especially for those who are scatterbrained. By adding a Note to the lock screen of your iOS device, you can continuously check things you have to do or shop in a day.

If you have updated iOS 10 on your device, you can check a Today widget, which does all the magic in Note app. Read on to know how you can add Note to the lock screen.

How to Add a Note to Lock Screen on iPhone/iPad in iOS 10

Before you go ahead, download Today Snippet from the App Store. This is a useful widget that enables you to add text from many apps. Once you integrate this widget with Notes app, you can add content you have saved as note to your phone’s lock screen.

Step #1: Open Notes app on your iOS device.

Open Notes App in Your iPhone

Step #2: Now if you have already created some Notes on the device, you can tap on any one Note. Or you can create new one and then tap.

Tap on Note you have created

Step #3: Once the Note is opened, you can select the content of the Note.

Step #4: A menu will appear on your phone screen once you select the Note. This menu will display options like Copy, Look Up, Share, Indent Right etc.

Step #5: Tap on Share option.

Tap on Share option.

A menu will swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone. There will be a few options listed in two rows. In the last row, you will see More as option next to Copy. Tap on More.

Tap on More

Step #6: Next, toggle the Today option ON. This action will add this Today Snippet in the bottom menu you have just seen in the above step.

Toggle Today ON

Step #7: Now tap on Today and your selected Note will be added to Today Snippet.

Tap on Today

Step #8: Go back to the lock screen of your phone and bring down the widget menu.

Step #9: Tap on Edit button and add Today Snippet widget.

Tap on Edit and Add Today Snippet widget

Post this, you will be able to see the Note you have shared with Today Snippet.

Want to delete the text in Today Snippet? Open Today Snippet app and go to Settings. Next, tap on ‘Delete Today Snippet Text’.

This is how you can add and delete Note on the lock screen of your iPhone. Once again note that the feature is quite helpful for absent-minded users. You can keep all your shopping list or tasks on the lock screen; and this feature will constantly remind you those tasks and items to shop.

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