HOW TO INSTALL A GOODNOTES NOTEBOOK

FROM DROPBOX

INSTALL A NOTEBOOK | USING AN IPAD

STEP 1

*MAKE SURE GOODNOTES IS INSTALLED ON YOUR IPAD
**IF YOU HAVE A DROPBOX ACCOUNT, MAKE SURE TO HAVE DROPBOX INSTALLED AND YOU ARE LOGGED IN

On rare occasion, you might be asked to download a notebook directly from my Dropbox account. I will send you an e-mail with a link to the file. Open the Mail app on your iPad, navigate to the e-mail, and tap on the link within it. One of two scenarios will happen. If you HAVE a Dropbox account and have the Dropbox app installed on your ipad, the app will automatically open. Please continue to "STEP 2A" if this is you. If you don't have a dropbox account, Safari will open. Please continue to "STEP 2B" if this applies to you.

STEP 2A
WITH DROPBOX ACCOUNT

Within Dropbox, a popup window will show the contents of your download. Tap on the Three-Dot Icon     located in the window's upper right corner to open a download menu. Next, tap on "Save to my Dropbox". In the Save to Dropbox Menu, tap on "Choose a Folder..." and select where you would like to save the file within Dropbox (If you don't complete this step, the Save Button will be greyed out and untappable). When you are finished, tap on Save Button in the upper right corner of the menu. Your notebook is now saved to Dropbox. Close the notebook menu by tapping on "Cancel" in the upper left corner.

Dropbox should have automatically opened the folder containing your notebook. Locate your notebook PDF document and tap on the Three-Dot Icon     under the PDF name to open a menu. Tap on "Export". Within the next menu, tap on "Open In..." to bring up yet another menu. Tap on "Open in GoodNotes". When a popup asks to open the document in GoodNotes, tap on "Open". GoodNotes will automatically open and display an "Import to GoodNotes" Menu that lists your notebook. Tap on the "Import as New Document" button at the bottom of the menu to finish importing the document into GoodNotes.

STEP 2B
WITHOUT DROPBOX ACCOUNT

A Dropbox tab will open within Safari that shows the individual files available for download. You can download them all at once into a zip file by tapping on the "Download" button in the upper right corner of the main window, then tapping on "Direct download" in the popup menu. When Safari asks if you would like to download the zip, tap on "Download" to begin downloading the file.

You can check the download process by clicking on Safari's Download Icon     in the upper right corner of the screen. Once your download is finished, click on the Magnifying Glass Icon     next to the file. Your Files App will automatically open to the location of your download (located in your iPad Favorites folder). Feel free to move the file to a different location.

Tap on the zip file to unzip it. Open the folder and navigate to the pdf notebook you would like to import into GoodNotes. Tap on it to open a preview of the document. Next, locate and tap on the Share Icon     in the upper right corner of the screen. Next, scroll down and tap on "Open in GoodNotes". When a popup asks to open the PDF in GoodNotes, tap on "Open". GoodNotes will automatically open and display an "Import to GoodNotes" Menu that lists your notebook. Tap on the "Import as New Document" button at the bottom of the menu to finish importing the document into GoodNotes.

install_IPAD

INSTALL A NOTEBOOK | USING A PC

STEP 1
DOWNLOAD NOTEBOOK TO PC

*MAKE SURE YOU HAVE DOWNLOADED AND ARE LOGGED INTO YOUR CLOUD-BASED ACCOUNT ON YOUR COMPUTER

On rare occasion, you might be asked to download a notebook directly from my Dropbox account. I will send you an email with a link to the file. Using your email app or web browser, navigate to the email and tap on the provided link. A web browser tab will open that shows the documents contained in the download. Click on the Download Button in the upper right corner of the screen to open a menu. click on "Direct download". The file should now be downloaded to your PC.

STEP 2
TRANSFER NOTEBOOK FROM PC TO CLOUD

Using Windows Explorer, navigate to your file which should be located on your pc in your "Downloads" folder (C:\Users\"YOU"\Downloads), unless you changed the default download location within your web browser. Move the file into your preferred Cloud Storage (iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc.)

STEP 3
IMPORT NOTEBOOK FROM CLOUD TO GOODNOTES

Using your iPad, open GoodNotes. Within the Documents Menu, tap on the "+" sign and a menu will open. Next, tap on "Import" to bring up a popup file browser. With Browse selected at the bottom of the window, search for your document and tap on it to finish importing the notebook into GoodNotes.

install_COMPUTER

INSTALL A NOTEBOOK | USING AN IPAD

STEP 1

*MAKE SURE GOODNOTES IS INSTALLED ON YOUR IPAD
**IF YOU HAVE A DROPBOX ACCOUNT, MAKE SURE TO HAVE DROPBOX INSTALLED AND YOU ARE LOGGED IN

On rare occasion, you might be asked to download a notebook directly from my Dropbox account. I will send you an e-mail with a link to the file. Open the Mail app on your iPad, navigate to the e-mail, and tap on the link within it. One of two scenarios will happen. If you HAVE a Dropbox account and have the Dropbox app installed on your ipad, the app will automatically open. Please continue to "STEP 2A" if this is you. If you don't have a dropbox account, Safari will open. Please continue to "STEP 2B" if this applies to you.

STEP 2A
WITH DROPBOX ACCOUNT

Within Dropbox, a popup window will show the contents of your download. Tap on the Three-Dot Icon     located in the window's upper right corner to open a download menu. Next, tap on "Save to my Dropbox". In the Save to Dropbox Menu, tap on "Choose a Folder..." and select where you would like to save the file within Dropbox (If you don't complete this step, the Save Button will be greyed out and untappable). When you are finished, tap on Save Button in the upper right corner of the menu. Your notebook is now saved to Dropbox. Close the notebook menu by tapping on "Cancel" in the upper left corner.

Dropbox should have automatically opened the folder containing your notebook. Locate your notebook PDF document and tap on the Three-Dot Icon     under the PDF name to open a menu. Tap on "Export". Within the next menu, tap on "Open In..." to bring up yet another menu. Tap on "Open in GoodNotes". When a popup asks to open the document in GoodNotes, tap on "Open". GoodNotes will automatically open and display an "Import to GoodNotes" Menu that lists your notebook. Tap on the "Import as New Document" button at the bottom of the menu to finish importing the document into GoodNotes.

STEP 2B
WITHOUT DROPBOX ACCOUNT

A Dropbox tab will open within Safari that shows the individual files available for download. You can download them all at once into a zip file by tapping on the "Download" button in the upper right corner of the main window, then tapping on "Direct download" in the popup menu. When Safari asks if you would like to download the zip, tap on "Download" to begin downloading the file.

You can check the download process by clicking on Safari's Download Icon     in the upper right corner of the screen. Once your download is finished, click on the Magnifying Glass Icon     next to the file. Your Files App will automatically open to the location of your download (located in your iPad Favorites folder). Feel free to move the file to a different location.

Tap on the zip file to unzip it. Open the folder and navigate to the pdf notebook you would like to import into GoodNotes. Tap on it to open a preview of the document. Next, locate and tap on the Share Icon     in the upper right corner of the screen. Next, scroll down and tap on "Open in GoodNotes". When a popup asks to open the PDF in GoodNotes, tap on "Open". GoodNotes will automatically open and display an "Import to GoodNotes" Menu that lists your notebook. Tap on the "Import as New Document" button at the bottom of the menu to finish importing the document into GoodNotes.

install_IPAD

INSTALL A NOTEBOOK | USING A PC

STEP 1
DOWNLOAD NOTEBOOK TO PC

*MAKE SURE YOU HAVE DOWNLOADED AND ARE LOGGED INTO YOUR CLOUD-BASED ACCOUNT ON YOUR COMPUTER

On rare occasion, you might be asked to download a notebook directly from my Dropbox account. I will send you an email with a link to the file. Using your email app or web browser, navigate to the email and tap on the provided link. A web browser tab will open that shows the documents contained in the download. Click on the Download Button in the upper right corner of the screen to open a menu. click on "Direct download". The file should now be downloaded to your PC.

STEP 2
TRANSFER NOTEBOOK FROM PC TO CLOUD

Using Windows Explorer, navigate to your file which should be located on your pc in your "Downloads" folder (C:\Users\"YOU"\Downloads), unless you changed the default download location within your web browser. Move the file into your preferred Cloud Storage (iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc.)

STEP 3
IMPORT NOTEBOOK FROM CLOUD TO GOODNOTES

Using your iPad, open GoodNotes. Within the Documents Menu, tap on the "+" sign and a menu will open. Next, tap on "Import" to bring up a popup file browser. With Browse selected at the bottom of the window, search for your document and tap on it to finish importing the notebook into GoodNotes.

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