Figure 3-1: The Evernote home screen.
Creating Simple Notes
In This Chapter
Creating your first Evernote notebook
Adding a note
Locating help when you need it
No longer do you need to have random thoughts scattered around your brain or colorful sticky notes all over your monitor and desk. To better manage your life, you can take advantage of Evernote’s electronic notebooks and notes.
In this chapter, I show you how to create your first notebook and note. Also, because you can install Evernote on multiple devices, I show you several options for getting help, whenever and wherever you need it.
Signing In to Evernote
Before you can do anything in Evernote, you need to create an account and sign in. If you haven’t already created an account, go to Chapter 2.
To sign in to your Evernote account, follow these steps:
1. Navigate to
If you haven’t signed in to Evernote on this computer and asked Evernote to keep you signed in, the Evernote home screen appears (see Figure 3-1).
2. In the top-right corner, click Sign In.
You’re invited to sign in to Evernote (see Figure 3-2).
Figure 3-2: Sign in to Evernote.
3. Type your username and password ...