OneNote for iPhone and iPad now lets set pictures as backgrounds, ink on them

What you need to know

  • The latest update to OneNote for iOS lets you set pictures as backgrounds.
  • The feature makes it much easier to annotate your images, allowing for inking and drawing over them.
  • Rolling out now with the latest OneNote update on iPhone and iPad.

OneNote is making it easier to add annotations to your images with its latest update on iOS. Now available for iPhone and iPad, the latest update to Microsoft's signature note-taking app includes the ability to set pictures as backgrounds on your notes.

Using the feature involves a relatively simple set of actions. Once you've added an image to your note, you can press and hold on the image to bring up the context menu. You'll see a new option labeled "Set Picture as Background." Tap it, and you'll then be able to ink and draw over the top of the picture you've selected.

You can grab the new feature with the latest update rolling out now for OneNote on iPhone and iPad.

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Dan Thorp-Lancaster

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