How to import your digital planner into GoodNotes

Sync your planner to iPhone, iPad & Mac

To keep your file synced from device to device use the following steps:

  • Options >
  • Settings >
  • iCloud (turn on toggle) for syncing

If your devices are connected to the same Apple ID, your documents should start syncing automatically.  Read more here




How to install your planner on GoodNotes

After turning on the syncing feature importing your planner into GoodNotes is fast & simple.

  • Save the planner to iCloud (or Dropbox / Google Drive)
  • Open the GoodNotes app on your iPhone or iPad
  • On the top left side of the screen click “+”
  • Choose "import"
  • Select iCloud where your file is saved (or Dropbox / Google Drive)
  • Select the file you saved 
  • To use the tabs you MUST have the selection tool activated.  Last icon in the center row (it is highlighted in blue when active - see below)


Planner for Photographers




How to use the tools in GoodNotes


To draw on your planner

Click the 1st icon - pencil tool in the center icon list


To highlight items

Click the 2nd icon - marker tool in the center icon list


To erase something you have written

Click the 3rd icon - lasso tool in the center icon list


To select something you have already written and move it

Click the 4th icon - eraser tool in the center icon list


To click through the tabs

Click the 5th icon - the selector tool in the center icon list