Native Evernote app makes its way onto BlackBerry 10

Native Evernote app makes its way onto BlackBerry 10
By DJ Reyes on 17 Sep 2013 02:11 pm EDT
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BlackBerry 10 has Evernote baked into the OS and integrates with the Remember app. While I had an Evernote account I eventually stopped using it, that is until I got BlackBerry 10. It was great to be able to edit my notes on the go. However, some, including myself, were still wanting an app to use rather than have it integrated with the Remember app.

If you are running 10.2 then you would have already seen that Evernote comes as a native app. While not everyone loads a leaked OS, this leaves out those with an official OS. That ends today. Native Evernote is now available from BlackBerry World.

If you've never tried Evernote or don't know what it is about it's a great tool for saving everything from anywhere, in one place. Be it notes, tickets, web snippets, business cards. I mainly use it for taking notes. I can then continue to add to them on the go. I use it to write my up my articles. Then whatever device I'm using I can access my notes and continue to work on them.

It is available for all BlackBerry 10 devices running 10.1 and above. If you're an Evernote user go check it out now. If you don't see it yet, check back later as it may take some time to propagate. 

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192 comments

radwon

Thanks, I've been meaning to check out Evernote. This would be a good time to do it.

Developer of Charger Alert for BlackBerry

go1ndr

The android side-loaded version works much better with a similar UI to what you see on your PC when in Evernote. I loaded both and the BBW version seems not as user friendly. I couldn't move from side to side with the native app dropped today. Not sure why though as it should be the same.

Graheem

I agree. I have kept the native for now, just to compare more, but I like the sideload better too for reasons you state.

go1ndr

Is odd as the photo in the DJ's headline above looks like the side-loaded / desktop version but the download is locked into the one screen with few options. I sure don't want to delete the sideloaded one to see if the native one works-LOL! So I'm keeping the Android version.

ra2axe

Yeah...

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babu123

**AUTHENTICATION FAILED POSSIBLE FIX**
I am running leak 10.2.0.1443 and downloaded Evernote from BBW. Authentication failed every time.

Solution that worked for me: Go to Settings -> application permissions -> evernote : and turn on "device identifying information" option and then try to log in. Mine started to work as soon as i did that. Hope that helps some of you guys.

dosto

Good idea and thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, it didn't work for me. I'm still trying random things and hoping it eventually just works itself out. BTW, I'm still on 10.1.

allwi

Thanks babu123 - worked for me though I hate the workaround.
Why should I give the app access to the device id info!?

btw - It's crashing afterwards when I create a new note

ssbtech

Worked for me too. Not sure I like the idea of the app requiring device ID, serial, etc...

06kingranch

I normally have an issue with allowing an app too many permissions, but I don't get the concern on this one. In theory, the users of this app are synching notes to Evernote that are potentially private so you are already putting your trust in them by the mere fact that you've subscribed to their service.

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allwi

That's right - I put my trust in them to store some more or less private notes. This does not mean, I would like them to track my movements or get all details of the device I use.

2Peks1Bird

It worked! Thanks man!

Z10 any day

kimoi

Thanks, I'll try that. Was about to delete it because of this bug, glad I read this first.

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wordworkr58

Thanks for this suggestion, babu123: it worked. I was getting ready to delete the app. Not keen on providing access to device ID information, but it is what it is.

Sabahruddin

Is it native? Cause I got the bar at the bottom of the app itself, same as of other ported Android apps.

bbmtna

Oh it's native,

That bar may be similar to the android bar, but go play with, it's no way the same as an android bar

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mnc76

Does this bar have options like "Hide Bar" or "Pin Bar"? Does it appear when you swipe down from the top of the screen or do you get settings and other options when you do that (like a native BB10 app)?

Just because an app has a bar does not mean it's Android. Not all navigation bars are from Android. BB10 apps can have their own nav bars!

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surferito

It's native.
The bottom bar for the Android apps is different, the Android bar has the return, info and pin bar options.

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2Peks1Bird

While you're at CB app, look at ths bottom bezel of your phone, it also has a bar right?

Z10 any day

dosto

Although I love how Evernote is integrated into the native Remember app, this is GREAT news! Thanks Evernote and Blackberry!!!

deadcowboy

Yeah, I prefer remember's integration. Keeps it simple. But I'm glad to have another native app available to users.

DavideaNY

How do I add pictures to a note?

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ra2axe

Just activate it and it is smooth. All is well

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senel

Yeeeeees! Nice! Love it

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portal

And they say BlackBerry is dead. Absolutely not!! These good apps are coming in the BlackBerry 10 platform on ebay a time. Great app and good work!

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bbmtna

Evernote has been a part of BB10 since the start. It's baked right into the reminder APP. However they have just created fully featured dedicated app for it now

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Graheem

The baked in version has never worked for me, regardless of which 10. version. It will only sync a few of my notes.

dosto

Sorry to hear that. Evernote has synced quite nicely with my Remember app since day 1. Mind you, 99% of my notes are just text notes, so that might have something to do with it, but I do have LOTS of text notes. I feel your pain, though, since I am having a problem even getting the new Evernote app to login...sadly, it won't accept my password (arg).

pick1eberry

Didn't Evernote go to 2 factor authentication for logins some time ago?

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dosto

Evernote has two-factor login as an option. I use 2 factor on my account. I don't think that's the problem, but honestly I don't know what the issue is.

@dunaway - Posted with TMO Q10 via CB10

djraz_official

Lol unavailable for this device. Z10 lol

Only a fool thinks they know me.

djraz_official

Canada tells. Latest 10.1

Only a fool thinks they know me.

dejanh

Wow that is so feature limited. No voice notes, no pictures, no attachments. Nothing. Just text notes. Thanks but I'll stick with the baked in Remember integration.

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dejanh

Posted too fast...still good to see this apps on BlackBerry World though :)

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Pete The Penguin

Was expecting Feature parity with Android and iOS. Ho hum... Back to Remember...

dejanh

Actually, Remember is basically on par with Android version of Evernote. Very close anyway. I was expecting feature parity too, so joy sure where this app fits in.

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awalizad

I don't get why anybody would use this app when the remember app does so much more. What Is the point?

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Graheem

@awalizad - cross platform use would be one reason.

gregorylkelly

The Remember app has Evernote integrated into it with way more features than this stand alone app has. With Evernote integration into the Remember app, you still get your Evernote cross platform integration that you are talking about, but it's better....

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Graheem

You're correct, my mistake, but only if it actually syncs all your Evernotes which Remember never has done for me (and I did try again today, but still no so removed).

go1ndr

Because a lot of us were using Evernote on the Legacy devices as well as PC/Tablet/Netbooks, and you get used to it. I actually don't use Remember at all--other than it does save my outlook 2007 notes (top layer-not below) on it which saves time going to the SD card to look one of them up. Other than that, Evernote is much more and syncs with your other devices that don't use Remember. Kind of redundant to have both in my opinion only. I know others love it and that is great.

dosto

I use Evernote on my desktop every day. Having the Remember app synced to Evernote allows me to have my notes on my Blackberry too.

pepidick

Totally agree with you?! Just don't see, can't even upload a photo within App????..... :/

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Graheem

It shows existing photos in mine, but doesn't allow making anything other than text notes. Would be nice if they would make it the real app (Android/iOS/desktop).

cyblitz

Cool! Finally

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Bowjay1977

About time

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Peter Lee4

"If you've never tried Evernote or don't know what it is about. It is a great tool for saving everything from anywhere, in one place. Be it notes, tickets, web snippets, business cards."

Thank you. Until the present moment, never understood what this app was about. But it sounds great, definitely going to check it out.

Achmad Karbala

Yes, you should try it. works perfectly for organize your note

miguel89to

I cannot find the app in my screen. I downloaded it but cannot find the icon...weird.

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mnc76

Do a universal search for "Evernote" (click the magnifying glass at the bottom center of the home screen) to see if it actually installed.

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miguel89to

I did. It was there. But I just deleted the whole thing a re-download it. Is there now.

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Graheem

I had to do the same, miguel89to

mnc76

FINALLY! Rich text editing!

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The Me

It says authentication failed every time.

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The Me

Same happened with the version in leak. Also, I tried changing my password 2 times. Still doesn't work.

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Koekiemonster

Same here. And I know for sure all data is correct.

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gbrry

Hi everyone--employee for Evernote here and we are looking for feedback on any login issues. Reach out to us at "bb10-list at evernote.com".

tvst28

Glad to know I'm not alone.

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dosto

Same. Unable to login.

@dunaway - Posted with TMO Q10 via CB10

Unbiased Tech

Same here. I just changed my password too and still didn't work.

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XDrew42

Same here. Changed password. Worked on my PlayBook. Hmm mm

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allwi

And same here - no prob from my desktop but not working on my device. Even after changing password

2Peks1Bird

Go to settings>security and privacy>application permissions>device identifying information = ON

Z10 any day

rogtllo

Finally, thanks so much!

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ngocphamm

Don't know why but I cannot login. I copied and pasted the password but it doesn't work :(

2Peks1Bird

Settings>security and privacy>application permissions>device identifying information = ON

Z10 any day

bitek

Love it. Another reason to keep blackberry!

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freddysrevng3

"Real nice pick up", DJ..... "Thanks" girl... just ditched my "sideloaded version"... BlackBerry could use more of these "Marquee Apps"...

Frank Boulben Must Go...

viobb1

Go far away Frank. And stay there!!!

freddysrevng3

Did I mention that "Frank Boulben Must Go"....?

viobb1

Nope! You didn't, as yet?!:)

fearmantis

WOW! nice.

BB Z10 Rocks!

Mike_Luchia

Ever since I've been on 10.2 and I open Evernote, it wants to upgrade. When I try to upgrade, it shows as "unavailable for this device". I've deleted the version that came with 10.2 but it still shows as unavailable when I search for it again in BBW.

viobb1

Had the same issue. It's working now! On my Z10STL100-1/10.2.0.1521

Mike_Luchia

Oddly enough, now that I follow the above link into BBW it now downloads, installs and works great. Glad to have Evernote back.

sahil jain07

Not sure if anyone faced the issue, not accepting my uname/pwd.. saying authentication failed.. reset password and tried on ipad, working everywhere, except here

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freedomx20a

Ya Def not working still! Maybe cuz of leaked OS I'm on 1725

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Warlack

On the same version and working like a charm

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Pete The Penguin

Authentication fails everytime, I'm running Q10SQN100-3/10.1.0.4633 (stock)

2Peks1Bird

Settings>security and privacy>application permissions>device identifying information = ON

Z10 any day

2Peks1Bird

Settings>security and privacy>application permissions>device identifying information = ON

Z10 any day

de marco

Nice one :)

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proudcdnguy

I don't mean to harp on the CrackBerry crew, but it seems like every time I read an article, there are either extra words or missing words. I understand that when blogging, we may sometimes get excited to publish a new article, but sometimes revising before publishing makes all the differences. I don't hold it against you guys but it's one thing that could improve the quality of your awesome site!

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Techno-Emigre

I could never get Evernote to sync with Remember so it has been a long wait. I count this as a GOOD day!
Thanks BlackBerry & Evernote!

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Graheem

Aha, so I'm not the only one!

freedomx20a

Doesn't work! Auth failed

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grant.palin

*pounces* I've been waiting for this one. One less sideload required! It took a while to sync my notes (a lot of them) but looks great and performs well. Native too!

janichou

finally! One the best apps on smartphones.

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omassain

No integration with BB10 ("share to evernote" is the only feature I would see myself using).
Can't add a picture to a note.
Can't cancel a note edit.
I stopped there, disappointed.

Graheem

Yep. Needs all this.

raggnar

Keep it coming. Good job

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revelations65

fantastic, these are good apps, not apps that just sit on your phone wasting phone,

EsJayDee

Finally! I'm so happy right now.

Posted via CB10 using my flick-ity keyboard :D.

oddboy

Great to see it! I'll use both this and Remember.

Bye bye android port (which actually worked pretty well)!

Graheem

And still is a more full version that the native one.

diegonei

Hey DJ! Can we get Evernote VS Remember next? :)

Bratza

I was not able to see "Built for Blackberry" stamp. Are you sure it's not an Android port?

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dosto

I could be wrong about this, but I don't think it's a port because you can changes permissions. With an Android port (Skype, Remember the Milk, etc...) you don't have that option.

@dunaway - Posted with TMO Q10 via CB10

diogoteixeira87

Fine, but what's the difference between evernote and remember? Why to use it? Is there anyway to connect the the two apps?

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Achmad Karbala

to connect remember with evernote, just make a new evernote account in your BB setting after you have an evernote id.. however, the native evernote app just much more better than when you sync with remember

shai404

Great!

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kissdagame

Very nice!!!! Love Evernote!

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AfroZepher

Seems a bit redundant seeing how it's already integrated into Remember. . . but we'll see. . .

EsJayDee

Well guess what? A lot of people wanted an evernote app because we didn't like how it's implemented in remember. I never used remember because it was cumbersome and there was no search feature and plenty more reason, now I can use it again thanks to having a stand alone app.

Posted via CB10 using my flick-ity keyboard :D.

dosto

To search for notes in Remember app just do a Universal Search. This is one of the main reasons why I might stick with Remember app (synced to Evernote), instead of switching to native Evernote app.

Siya10

N a t i v e
B a b y!

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daynebca

What an awesome announcement! Downloading now and will then sync my account

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Koekiemonster

Unless the authorization fails...

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2Peks1Bird

Settings>security and privacy>application permissions>device identifying information = ON

Z10 any day

jarechu

Finally! (still syncing, I haven't play with it yet) I was very upset with the sideload app from Android. It wasn't working properly, in the Q10 at least, and it was very slow.

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jarechu

I have just played a bit with the app. Although it's very welcome, it's pretty basic at this moment (I'm am in the official 10.1 OS on a Q10):

- It does not apear in the share button on any app on the system.
- You can't even share a note from the app.
- It is almost the same as Remember app, but Remember app is better integrated with the system.

It needs a hard work on it, but it is great news to have the Evernote native app in BlackBerry World yet.

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Achmad Karbala

At last ... this is the best app in z10 i waiting for ..

Bezzy

For all those who have authentication failed you need to grant all permissions

Koekiemonster

Thank you for the tip :)

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dosto

Thanks for the tip, but still not working.

2Peks1Bird

I only granted the device identifying information and it worked.

Z10 any day

spalom

Excelente! Tudo funcionando perfeitamente no Brasil.

meherzad87

Never used Evernote but will start using now.... 10.2 should be round the corner now.... Can't wait for the mystery event tomorrow :)

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pooo

I'm hoping there will be improvements soon. Kind of sucks that you can't attach files. Think I'll stick to Evernote in Remember for now.

Driftdreams

Guys, please follow my BBM Channel: "Men's Fashion & Lifestyle" C001214D9_

onmyown

Gonna hang on to the 5.2 sideload. Great to see the native app pushing through!

samchitto

Awesome, please, there should be more native apps like this on BlackBerry 10 devices.

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PostMortem

Nice to see it, but won't be using it.

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mwsmith916

I'm not gonna lie..i feel like I get more functionality out of the remember app. Hopefully a decent Evernote update comes sooner than later....

bfunkera

Unfortunately, you're correct if you use a non-evernote "remember" item. All items saved in Evernote thru Remember offer the same lackluster options...no attachments or calendar integration. waiting for Evernote to realize us BlackBerry folk are indeed first class citizens.

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etnt7

Finally

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R Field

Works for me :)

CB10 - Z10 -10.2.0.1725

backfire101

Not impressed with the option in this version of evernote

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BBrickk

It's raining apps today. First the $25 coupon and now this!

Posted via Z10 STL100-3 using CB10. Fido, Toronto.

extisis

lucky canadians.. what makes you so special?

pablo12000

Can anyone tell me why it's not available for the Q5 ?

TheGrinch

The Evernote integration into the Remember app stopped working when I upgraded to 10.2. Now that the native app is available for download, I can now setup the integrated Evernote account again.

Umbam

I had the Android version running flawlessly. I've installed the native version and it won't recognize my password. Should have kept the Android version... grrr

jarechu

On which device did you run the sideload Evernote? My main complain on the Q10 was that I wasn't able to modify or create any note in the app because the buttons to save the changes do not appear on the screen, so you have always to end up discarding the changes when pressing the back button.

It was very slow, by the way.

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Umbam

On a Z10. Sorry for the delay..

Bowlegz

I've been an Evernote user for years, I'm happy that it finally made onto BB10!

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OfficeDiva1

Bear with me BlackBerry pros, and help me with this question. I have Evernote on my iPad, but never use it because I can't get notes to my z10 from it. If I start using Evernote on the z10, will it sync to my iPad?

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blackburberry

Yes, I believe this is how it works:

Using your unique Evernote account your Ipad syncs with Evernote Servers and when you use your Z10 to log into the same unique Evernote account that your Ipad is assigned to then yes it will sync that account to your Z10. Now because the Ipad Evernote is far more robust in features and the BlackBerry Evernote is bare bones I'm not sure what might not get synced but basic notes should anyway

niss63

It hasn't been a problem to get Evernote files to sync to the Z10. What has been the problem is getting Z10 data into Evernote, since once it is created in the gray "unfiled entries" folder, it was stuck there and could not be moved into another folder that syncs with Evernote.

If you create the information within the Remember app, it is possible to do it in such a way that it does not sync. If you create it in the Evernote app (sideloaded or native) then it syncs to the cloud and from there to your ipad (and vice versa).

rwc98001

OK, so I know this is sacrilegious: the side loaded Android version is better, because it has all the latest features of Evernote including the ability to set reminders. While native cascades is nice, I've never had any issues with side loaded Android apps.

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Graheem

Yep, what rwc9001 said.

niss63

This is true, but having the native app is a start. At least the sideloaded version doesn't have to be uninstalled to load the native version.

Overall, this is a big plus.

ezdozit79

It says athentacation failed?

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2Peks1Bird

Settings>security and privacy>application permissions>device identifying information = ON

Z10 any day

Louis Chao

Brilliant, it would make my z10 more like productive device. Thank you Evernote on blackberry.

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wolf_clan

I'm happy for the Native app. It may not have the eye candy and slickness of the side loaded version that mimics the desktop but I just like being able to quickly sort by tags that you can't do with the Remember integration

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auditman

Perfect. One less app to sideload.

STL 100-3 os 10.2.0.1725

unclebanglin

Will the Evernote baked into remember ever sync entries from the BlackBerry to the Evernote cloud? That's the only thing I don't like about it.

Does the app do this??

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niss63

The Remember app syncs with Evernote - and always has. The "unfilled entries" folder doesn't sync, but the others do.

The new Evernote app also syncs OTA with Evernote.

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ssbtech

Can't sign into the app, keep getting "Authentication failed" message.

babu123

I may have found a solution for the authication failed problem. I posted it near the top of the comments so that its easy to find. Hope it works for you and others.

2Peks1Bird

Settings>security and privacy>application permissions>device identifying information = ON

(Thanks to Babu123)

Z10 any day

Chad305

Is there an easy way to move or sync my Remember files to Evernote??

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Krazykula

Can't open encrypted content. You can on ios and android.

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BennieBR

I'm just wondering what the relationship between Remember and Evernote App will be? Everything updated everywhere? Duplication?

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niss63

No duplicates do far and everything syncs ok. Running the Remember, Evernote Side load, and the Evernote native apps.

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seraphim426

Is that means we need remove the buildin one to install the one from BBW? The buildin one looks still not working properly. I am at 10.2.0.1443 leak OS

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BlackberryCanuckFan

Changed my password twice and it still won't let me in. Lame.

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2Peks1Bird

Settings>security and privacy>application permissions>device identifying information = ON

(Thanks to babu123)

Z10 any day

macallik

This is nice and works well. Glad to see it finally appear.

Posted via my awesome Z10

joelhh241

Evernote is okay but we really need OneNote. It is more functional on a PC especially for those of us on Office365. Has anyone heard anything new on Office365 coming to BB10?

Benjamin_NYC

Every few seconds:

"An error occurred. Please contact Customer Support if the error persists."

Of course, there appears to be no error, except the stupid error message constantly appearing.

Well done...

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2Peks1Bird

Can't log in. :(

Z10 any day

black.rhino

Pros for remember: offline sync, search from universal (but you can search in app now too), attachments
Pros for new Evernote: tags, search operators, eg intitle:hello

The app is crippled however, lacking some extremely vital features that other platforms have. Saved search, offline notes, reminders, attachments, joined notebooks, atlas, for example.

COGICberry

I reckon I'll take it for a spin. I can always side load the android one back in if I choose.

extisis

i find the general consensus is that people are complaining about the first iteration of a cascades Evernote and no mention of looking forward to an update so that it can be up to par with the iOS and Android versions? You guys know they can update apps right?

BBnose1

I cannot sign in. Why?

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dosto

I was able to create a new Evernote account with the app and login, so the app is working, but still unable to login to my real Evernote accout (paid account/Premium). I wonder if it is the two-factor authentication I have set up?

@dunaway - Posted with TMO Q10 via CB10

talberry

Sign-in and loading my notes worked perfectly

Jimmy Gun

This is what I waiting for! the evernote for  BlackBerry 10 device!

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GiggleGoddess

Thanks! Fixed my issue!

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B-H-C

Just downloaded and installed on Q10 - not bad.

Winston Loh

Great app to have....more productivity... :-)

tgjb

A pity that the BBOS 7 version is more complete (picture, files, audio notes)...
=> BB9900 stays in the pocket and both Z10 & Q10 in the drawer...

blackberryCHEF

"Authentication failed" need Evernote to fix this... my Evernote on windows runs smoothly.

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carlyincanada

THANK YOU! Been waiting for this app! :)

deskm0nkey

Is there an easier way to add a photo only way I've found is to email it via my Evernote address. Would rather add it by browsing files.

Certainly saving me time, no more using a pen and the back of my hand to jot numbers and addresses and shop offers.

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OfficeDiva1

Now my issue is getting notes out of Remember and into Evernote. Copy/Paste isn't working. I have some pretty long notes.

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Linda9600

Fantastic. I do use Evernote via Remember but I have missed the trademark beautiful green of Evernote.

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sjsavva

So slow on the Z10! Downloaded Evernote on my iMac yesterday and it works like a dream. I wonder if it works as well on IOS 7...

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