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How to change the Default version of OneNote on your Windows 10 Computer?

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Version of OneNote, Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with the pre-installed application named as “OneNote”. In case you have installed the OneNote 2016 version on your PC, you will end up having two different versions installed on your PC. In this post, we will let you know how you can set one of them as default to open the saved OneNotes.

Change the Default Version of OneNote

To make the procedure simple to understand, we have made a step-by-step guide for you. Follow all the steps mentioned below to change the default version of OneNote without any troubles.

  1. Open up any of the notes that you have saved before on your PC.
  2. As soon as you launch a note, a window will be prompted on your screen. It asks you choose the version of OneNote to open the note with. This is because Windows has detected two different versions of OneNote.
  3. Now navigate to the Start Menu” and go to Settings > System > Default Apps. Now scroll to the bottom and select the option of “Set defaults by app”. C:\Users\RA\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\Content.Word\Default-Apps.png
  4. Now click on the option of “Set your default programs”. Now find the version of OneNote with which you want to open the notes in future.
  5. Once done, select the option of “Set this program as default”.
  6. Now click on “OK” to save the changes that you have made right now.
  7. Voila! You have successfully changed the default version of OneNote.

Now in case, you want to change these settings again, repeat the steps and you will be done.

Not only this, you can also set the OneNote link with Microsoft Edge in Windows 10. Or you can just use the OneNote Online and let it open up the OneNote application.

To set the version of OneNote application that can be opened using Web, follow these steps carefully:

  1. Navigate to Settings > System > Default Apps.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom and click on the option of “Choose default apps by protocol”.
  3. Now from here, search for the protocols of OneNote URL: OneNote Protocol icon.
  4. Once you are done, choose the option of OneNote 2016 (Desktop app).

Final Verdict

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