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Microsoft Improves OneNote on Android with Office Lens and Sticky Notes

A new update for OneNote on Android has brought improvements to Office Lens, while also adding a Sticky Notes integration.


If you use the OneNote note-taking application on , you can grab a new update for the app. has sent out a minor upgrade for OneNote for Android. While no new features have been added, there are some improvements for how the app interacts with .

For users unfamiliar with Office Lens, it is a document scanning and editing tool that shows users the benefits of using Office. Among its features are image enhancements, changing documents to photos, and trimming content.

Any saved files in Office Lens are placed in OneNote and can be converted to PowerPoint, Word, or PDF files. Earlier this year, Microsoft integrated Office Lens into OneNote. With integration with Android users will be able to perform Office Lens tasks in the note-taking app.

In its latest update for OneNote, Microsoft has added the ability to draw onto images, gain easier Gallery access and more: ā€œDo more with the Camera ā€“ Ink on images, Gallery access in camera view, front camera capture, optional shutter sound and easy document boundary selection for cropping.ā€

Sticky Notes

Elsewhere, Microsoft has introduced syncing with , Windows and OneNote for mobile. We reported this integration when Microsoft brought it to the web.

Users can sync notes across all devices through their Microsoft Account. As for the experience, users are getting the same feature set that's available on Sticky Notes for . Customization options are located in the top right and let you change note colors and text formats.

As always, the update is available through the Play Store and can be downloaded here.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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