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Sign In to Journal

Calendar and meetings are supported if you sign into Journal using either:

To sign in, tap the Settings button Icon used on settings button in Journal in the top right of the app and then tap Sign In with Microsoft.

Create Personal Meeting Notes

Easily create personal meetings notes directly from the Home Screen. Once you’ve signed in you will see your calendar.

  1. Tap a calendar item to start taking personal meeting notes

  2. You will be prompted to pick an existing journal or have the option to create a new journal.
    For recurring meetings, future instances will be created in the journal you choose in this step.

All your content in Journal stays private and is not shared unless you take some action to share it. If you wish others to see your notes, you can email an image of a page by selecting Send Page via Email from the Page Menu or by accessing the Select mode  Icon used on button in Journal that turns on multiselect mode  in the Side Panel, selecting one or more pages, and choosing the E-mail option.

Meeting Headers

Once you choose a journal, you’ll be able to start taking notes.

  • Pages associated with meetings will get the Meeting Header on each page.

  • As you scroll to add new pages, the Meeting Header from the previous page will continue so it’s easy to keep writing out your ideas.

  • To remove a header:

    • Tap the close button  Icon used on the close button in Journal on the header right when you create the page, or

    • Tap the 3 dots  Icon used to show there is a details menu on an item in Journal at the top right of the page to access the Page Menu and choose Unlink from Meeting.

Remove Meeting Header

Meeting Details

When you start a meeting from the Home Screen, the Meeting Details will appear on the Side Panel. You can review the agenda, tap to join the Teams call (if applicable), and can easily see the attendees.

Things you can do:

  • Tap an attendee to learn more about them.

  • Tap + Hold + Drag an attendee to your page canvas to reference them privately.

  • Close Meetings Details by tapping Back on the Side Panel, or collapse the Side Panel.

  • If they are closed, you can open Meeting Details by tapping the meeting icon  Event icon used in Microsoft Journal on the Meeting Header at the top of the page.

Find and Navigate by Meeting

From the Home Screen you can turn on the Existing Notes option to show only calendar events that you have created notes for in Journal.

Within a journal, you can find your meetings in the journal by tapping the Filter button   Icon used on button to filter content in Journal on the Side Panel, then tap the Meeting icon  Event icon used in Microsoft Journal

Mentioning People on Meeting Pages

Learn about how to privately mention people in your notes.

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