The Notes app on the iPhone is incredibly useful when you need to write something down so that you can reference it later. I use it all the time, and it’s become almost reactionary for me to create a new note whenever I think of something and want to remember it for later.
One unfortunate side effect of this behavior, however, is that I have a lot of notes. If you also use the Notes app, then you have likely noticed that your notes are sorted a certain way, typically with the last note that you edited displayed at the top of this list. But if you would prefer to sort your notes in a different way, such as by the date they were created, or by the title of the note, then our tutorial below will show you where to change that setting.
How to Sort iPhone Notes by Date Edited, Date Created, or Title
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 11.3. These steps are going to show you how to change the manner in which the notes on your iPhone are sorted.
Step 1: Open the Settings app.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the Notes option.
Step 3: Choose the Sort Notes By option.
Step 4: Select the manner in which you would like to sort your listed notes.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.