Whenever I create notes in the Notes app, the default account location is iCloud. Apple has set iCloud as the default account for Notes app. Over a period of time, the notes get piled up in iCloud and its storage capacity is consumed. To free up some iCloud storage space, I have to change default Notes account location on iPhone and iPad.
To change your default accounts for Notes App, you need to toggle “On My iPhone” account so that you can store notes locally on your iOS device. However, moving notes from iCloud to iPhone will prevent you from sharing and collaborating Notes with other iOS users.
How to Change Default Notes Account Location on iPhone or iPad in iOS 11
Step #1: Open Settings app on your iOS device.
Step #2: Tap on Notes.
Step #3: Now, you need to make sure that On My iPhone Account or On My iPad Account option is turned ON.
Step #4: Next, tap on Default Account located under Accounts label.
Step #5: Here you need to choose the preferred location for your notes.
If you want to save your notes locally on your device then select On My iPhone or On My iPad.
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