How to Delete a Notebook in OneNote

December 13, 2023
David Sunnyside

Whether you’re taking notes at work or at home, OneNote is a great way to keep track of all the information you have. It also allows you to create multiple notebooks, which can help you stay organized and on top of your projects. However, sometimes you might reach a point where you need to delete one of your notebooks. This article will guide you on how to delete a notebook in onenote quickly and easily.

The first step is to open your OneDrive account and locate the notebook that you want to delete. Then, right-click on it and select “Delete.” If you have shared this notebook with others, the link to it will become invalid once it has been deleted. However, you can still access the content of the notebook if you create a new notebook and move the sections from the old one to the new notebook.

Once you’ve deleted the notebook, it will be moved to your computer’s Recycle Bin. You can then restore the file if needed. To do this, launch File Explorer and navigate to the following location: C:UsersusernameDocumentsOneNote Notebooks.

You can also remove a notebook from the list of notebooks in the OneNote desktop application. To do this, open the list of notebooks and right-click on the desired notebook to select “Delete From List.” If you’re worried about losing important information, you can always back up the notebook before deleting it.

David Sunnyside
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