OneNote 2016 is like a digital notebook which stores all your notes and information which you want to remember and organize in your day to day life. The OneNote notebook, that you create will never run out of paper. The OneNote notebook is easy to organize, reorganize, share. The best part of OneNote notebook is that you can store your notebook on the cloud and access it anywhere and on any device that can access the internet. So, there is no headache of carrying your notes along with you wherever you go.
You can create multiple notebooks, with multiple sections in each notebook and each section may have multiple pages in it. The OneNote notebook adds tabs to your life events. So, let’s learn how to create a new notebook in OneNote 2016?
Steps to Create a New Notebook in OneNote 2016
Step 1: Open an OneNote 2016 on your screen. You have two options to proceed further. In the first option, you click on the File (1) tab present on the top of your screen. In the second option, you may click a drop-down arrow under the name tab of the currently opened notebook tab, as in the figure below, the currently opened notebook is My Notebook (2). You will see the Add Notebook tab click on it. Both the option will drive you to the next step.
Step 2: Here, you are provided with many options such as Info, New, Open, Print, Share, Export, Send on the left side of you screen. Now, because you want to create a new Notebook, select the New tab.
Step 3: You are provided with the various locations to save your notebook. Like OneDrive, This PC, Add a Place, Browse. The best option to choose is OneDrive because it places your notebook in the cloud storage and the notebook placed on the cloud storage can be accessed from anywhere, with a device that can access the internet. If you select the OneDrive option a dialog box will pop out asking you whether you would like to share the notebook with other people. If you want to share, click on Invite people else click Not Now to continue.
For this particular article, I am saving my notebook on This PC (2). As you click This PC, it will prompt the Notebook Name box to fill the name you want to give to your notebook as in the figure you can see I gave it a name “Recipes“. After you write the name of the notebook You can click on the Create Notebook Tab, it will create the notebook on your PC. But to sort the location of the notebook in the PC, You can click the tab Create in different folder tab. It will pop out the dialog box Create New Notebook. Select the location of your choice and then click Create.
Step 4: After following step 3, you are on the first page of the first section of your notebook Recipes. You can create multiple sections to this notebook as I created three sections namely Snacks, Cakes, and Sweet Dishes. You can create more with the help of addition tab shown with an arrow in the image below.
Step 5: As in the above step you created multiple sections in the notebook. You can also create multiple pages in each section of the notebook and for that, you have an Add Page tab on the right-hand side. Each time you click it will create a new page. You can name each page in a section, and the list of all pages in a specific section appears below the Add Page tab. The name of the page appears at the top of that page as in the image you can see I have given the name Strawberry to a page in a section Cakes.