With the news that Evernote is going to limit free accounts and prices, it’s natural that some people are looking for alternatives. Apple Notes for iPhone, iPad and Mac might do well for this alternative. But how do you migrate from Evernote to Apple Notes? It will be easier if you have a Mac OS X running 10.11.4 or higher.
How to move all Evernote data
You can migrate everything you’ve saved in Evernote to Apple Notes via your Mac. You’ll need to be running OS X 10.11.4 or higher and have Evernote for Mac installed.
Open Evernote on your Mac.
Log in to your Evernote account.
Click Edit in the menu bar at the top left of your Mac screen.
Select Select All from the drop-down menu.
Select File from the menu bar at the top left of your Mac screen.
Click Export Notes from the drop-down menu.
Name the file you want.
Select where to save the file. Save it to your desktop so that it can be easily found.
Click Save. It will export as an .enex file.
Open the Apple Notes application on your Mac.
Click File in the menu bar at the top left of your Mac screen.
Select Import Notes from the drop-down menu.
Select the .enex file you saved from Evernote.
Click Import Remarks when the window appears.
Your Evernote files will be saved in the iCloud with the folder title « Imported Notes. »
How to export individual notes from Evernote for Notes to iPhone and iPad
Currently, there is no way to migrate all your Evernote files into the Notes application on the iPhone or iPad. If you don’t have access to a Mac computer with Evernote and Apple Notes, you need to follow these steps.
Open Evernote on your iPhone or iPad.
Tap the More icon in the upper right corner. It looks like three dots.
Tap the Share icon.
Tap Export. Note: This will open an email window inside Evernote with an .enex file.
Enter your own email address.
Tap Send in the upper right corner of the email window.
Open the mail app.
Select the e-mail you have just received from Evernote.
Press and hold the .enex file until the Apple extensions window appears.
Tap Add to Notes.
Tap Import when the window appears.
Close the mail.
Open the Notes application.
Tap the new « Imported Notes » folder. It might be designated by a number if you already have one or more Imported Notes folders.
You must repeat this process with each note you wish to import from Evernote. There are many steps to repeat over and over again, but it is currently the only way to export complete notes from Evernote to the Notes application using an iPhone or iPad.