Create a new notebook in OneNote for Windows 10

Create a new notebook in OneNote for Windows 10

OneNote is a great way to organize all your notes. Sometimes, it’s helpful to create multiple notebooks for different occasions — like work, school, or home projects. Here’s how to create new notebooks in OneNote for Windows 10.

Create a new notebook for your current account

If you keep all of your notes on the same account that you’re currently signed in with, follow these steps:

  1. On any page, click the Show Notebooks button Show Notebooks button .

  2. At the bottom of the pane that appears, click + Notebook.

  3. Enter a name for the new notebook, and then click Create Notebook.

    OneNote switches to the new notebook, which contains a new section and a new, blank page.

Create a new notebook in a different account

If you want to keep notes separate on different accounts (for example, your work and home accounts), follow these steps:

  1. On any page, click the Show Notebooks button Show Notebooks button .

  2. At the top of the Notebooks pane that appears, click your current account name.

  3. In the Accounts window that appears, click or tap the + Add Account button, and then sign in when prompted.

  4. At the bottom of the Notebooks pane that appears, click + Notebook.

  5. In the New Notebook window that appears, enter a name for the new notebook.

  6. Under Account, select the account that you want to use for the new notebook, and then click Create Notebook.

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