How to use Lines and Grids in Notes app on iPad in iOS 11

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Apple’ stock Notes app serves as a great tool that lets you to quickly save your important things for further development. The Notes really shines on the iPad Pro, mainly thanks to a handy Apple Pencil attached to the device, allowing you to draw anywhere on your note or image.

In iOS 11, Apple introduces a new section called Line & Grids, allowing you to turn the boring white background of your note into a lined notebook or a grid. However, the section is a little bit hidden, so it may not be obvious to many iPad Pro owners.

In this guide, we will go through the steps to change background paper style in iOS 11 Notes app on your iPad. Before we proceed, keep in mind that iOS 11 is now in beta stages, so it may include bugs and errors. It’s best to install iOS 11 beta on a secondary device to avoid possible issues.

How to change background paper style in iOS 11 Notes app on your iPad

  1. How to enable Lines and Grids on your iPad

To remove the white background of a note, you first need to enable Lines and Grids on your iPad. The process is pretty simple and we will show you how below.

Step one: First off, you need to launch the Notes app from your home screen and then create a new note

Step two: Once you are in, tap on the Share button and then tap on the drop-down menu called Lines & Grids

Step three: On the pop-up menu that shows up, you will see a list of all ruled and grid backgrounds. All you need to do is select the style you wish to use for your note background and the change will be applied immediately.

  1. How to change background paper style in iOS 11 Notes app

If you want to switch to a different background style, you will be happy to know that the process is pretty simple. If you need help, you can follow our steps below.

Step one: Launch the Notes app on your iPad and then head to any existing note or create a new note

Step two: Hit the Share button at the top right corner of the screen. From the Sharing sheet, you simply need to tap on Lines & Grids on the bottom row

Step three: On the pop-up window, select your preferred background style.

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