What are the best apps for taking notes during calls?

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    #1Call Writer

    Call Writer
    Call writer is a free app for Android devices that lets you take notes during a call. Call writer is activated whenever there is an incoming call.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Harold Thompson
    Written on February 8, 2017
    "There's been this wonderful thing that lets you take notes during a call already - it's called pen and paper! Heck, if you have an iPad, you can transfer the call to that and write notes using the pad. Same thing on an Android tablet - why make this more confusing and all more clutter apps to your phone?"
  2. 12

    #2TalkNotes

    TalkNotes
    TalkNotes is an app for Android that allows you to access to your notes and take new notes during a call. It also offers other features like setting appointments and reminders with Google Calendar, and more.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Carl Porter
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "So when I want to take a note, I want to get the info down where it jumps out in my face and reminds me what I gotta do! And I do not want to dilly dally around with texting it to myself. This solution actually works...say it, forget it, and remember it later...that is what I want and what I get. Try it ...you will like it. "
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    #3Simplenote

    Simplenote

    Using this app you will be able to use fast, free and synchronized notes. The Simplenote experience is all about speed and efficiency: keep all your ideas, notes and lists in all your devices for free, and share them so other users can collaborate.



    Apps

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free

    Daniel Lopez
    Written on July 1, 2017
    "This would be better suited to be marketed for making notes while surfing the internet. Most times people are on the computer and need to take a note, they will open notepad. This product is better suited for Internet surfing, since you have the browser open at that time."
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    #4Google Keep

    Google Keep

    Google Keep is a note-taking app for iOS, Android, and Android Wear watches that enables users to take notes, create checklists, record voices, attach photos. All of which can be synced to the cloud and be accessed across devices.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Chrome

    Free

    Jonathan Cooper
    Written on April 25, 2017
    "Google keep is an app on the google play store that uses your phones mic to take notes and reminders. It sends a notification on the phone when the time is right for a reminder. It doesn't email or text though. I would say that since it uses the phones mic to take the notes, I don't think it will work for taking notes during a call. The only way it could work is if you were on the call on another phone. This doesn't address the problem."
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    #5Microsoft OneNote

    Microsoft OneNote

    With Microsoft OneNote, you can capture and organize ideas. You can access the software from anywhere and collaborate with other people with its cross-platform compatibility. You can revise notes with type, highlighting, or ink annotations.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Debra Snyder
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "I'm not that impressed with one note. I guess they just want to fancy up things, but I've downloaded better ones from other sites to be honest. This should just stay basic and left as is. Not really anything to say about it. Now if you like it go for it. It's just not something I like in general."
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    #6Keep My Notes

    Keep My Notes

    Easy & simple notepad that you can use for quick note taking, to write a diary or as a private notebook. It is really useful when it comes to shopping list, as it provides tools to make sure you don't miss a thing. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Ridhi Chattopadhyay
    Written on April 27, 2017
    "The graphics do indicate that it is a simple, quick note taking app without having to do much reading. I can see that people like it based on the review number. The purpose of it being for writing a diary, or private notebook is completely lost, there is no indication of either of those things in any of the text or images. The images do show a task list capability that also isn't mentioned anywhere. There's a disconnect here between the problem and solution."
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    #7Scribble

    Scribble

    Scribble is an app that allows you to draw and take notes in an easy way. Create instant whiteboards, share them with other people and draw together in real time. You can add hand-drawing notes on PDFs or images and export the results into a PDF file with your annotations.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Mildred Greene
    Written on February 27, 2018
    "This app is easy to use, doesn't use a lot of bandwidth or RAM, and makes it easy to share with others and work with them. This has come in handy many a time with work projects. Maybe best of all, it's free! "
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    #8Scribble It!

    Scribble It!

    Scribble It! is a free app for Android devices where you can draw, add notes and drawings to photos and write hand-drawing notes. It allows you to create a real-time live canvas using Bluetooth. *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Apps

    Diya Rodrigues
    Written on February 23, 2018
    "The Android app that allows multiple user artistic skills to flow freely. It will free your imagination and develop the hidden art inside you! Let your creative skills to exude out with our very many functionalities! I think that this is so awesome about the android scribble It. This is one of the many great features about the Android."
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    #9Evernote

    Evernote

    Evernote is an app that allows users to create all kinds of notes and keep all their ideas organized and collected in the same spot. The app also offers a lot of tools to share ideas and even create agendas for their teammates.   

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Peter Rice
    Written on February 23, 2017
    "Evernote met my needs as it is very helpful for the organization of notes, and can be used while on call. I enjoy that it lets me search through things and keep them all in one place, as well."

Summary

Best What are the best apps for taking notes during calls
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Call Writer Apps 14 Free
2TalkNotesApps 12 Free
3SimplenoteApps 8 Free
4Google KeepApps 4 Free
5Microsoft OneNoteSoftware 2 Free
6Keep My NotesApps 1 Free
7ScribbleApps 0 Free
8Scribble It!Apps 0 Paid
9EvernoteApps 0 Free
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