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This is a registry tweak on how to make the Windows 10 note quick action in the notification center launch Evernote desktop app.

 

Choose method 1 if you are experienced with the windows registry or else choose method 2.

 

Method 1

 

Open the windows registry and navigate to the key below.

 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ActionCenter\Quick Actions\All\SystemSettings_Launcher_QuickNote

 

Double click on the string value "URI" and change its value to "evernote://".

 

Now close the registry sign out and sign back into windows. Go to notification center and hit the note quick action.

 

Voila!

 

 

Method 2

 

Open notepad and paste the following text highlighted in red below:

 

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ActionCenter\Quick Actions\All\SystemSettings_Launcher_QuickNote]
"Icon"=dword:0000e70b
"IsAllowedAboveLock"=dword:00000000
"Title"=dword:00000075
"Type"=dword:00000002
"Uri"="evernote:"
 
Go to file and click Save file as.
Change Save as type to All files.
Name your file with .reg at the end.
Now go to your saved file and double click it.
Click yes when prompted to add information to the windows registry.
 
Enjoy!
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Thanks for the tip!

 

 

This is a registry tweak on how to make the Windows 10 note quick action in the notification center launch Evernote desktop app.

 

Choose method 1 if you are experienced with the windows registry or else choose method 2.

 

Method 1

 

Open the windows registry and navigate to the key below.

 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ActionCenter\Quick Actions\All\SystemSettings_Launcher_QuickNote

 

Double click on the string value "URI" and change its value to "evernote://".

 

Now close the registry sign out and sign back into windows. Go to notification center and hit the note quick action.

 

Voila!

 

 

Method 2

 

Open notepad and paste the following text highlighted in red below:

 

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ActionCenter\Quick Actions\All\SystemSettings_Launcher_QuickNote]
"Icon"=dword:0000e70b
"IsAllowedAboveLock"=dword:00000000
"Title"=dword:00000075
"Type"=dword:00000002
"Uri"="evernote://"
 
Go to file and click Save file as.
Change Save as type to All files.
Name your file with .reg at the end.
Now go to your saved file and double click it.
Click yes when prompted to add information to the windows registry.
 
Enjoy!

 

Hi thanks for this it works but get a message " The note cannot be opened because the note link is not valid evernote:///

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Just updated original post. Need to remove // after "evernote:". Error should be gone now!

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Is there a way to set this up so it directly opens a new note, rather than opening Evernote? I realize the tray icon has this option, but it would be nice to reduce the clutter if this is possible. Thanks!

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On 10/8/2016 at 8:29 PM, mf-hfc said:

Is there a way to set this up so it directly opens a new note, rather than opening Evernote? I realize the tray icon has this option, but it would be nice to reduce the clutter if this is possible. Thanks!

Yes. You can do other cool things too, check out the docs!

evernote: /NewNote

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forgot to use code format
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