How To Fix Missing Add People Button in Notes App

One of the issues that have bothered iPhone users when trying to utilize this collaborative feature within the Notes app is the lack of Add People button. Fortunately, it’s easy to fix the issue of missing Add People icon within the Notes app in your iPhone.

Missing Add People Button in Notes App

If everything is running smoothly on your iPhone and you’re able to connect with your iPhone, you will be able to view”Add People” or the “Add people” button or icon on right at the very top of the screen within the Notes app just below”Share..

Its Add People icon lets you add People to notes that you would like to collaborate with. By clicking the Add People icon will take you to an area where you can invite them to join your Note by using iMessage, the The Mail App, WhatsApp, Facebook and other options.

If you’re unable to locate that “Add People” button on the Notes App on your iPhone it may be related to the iCloud Settings of the Notes app, or an issue with the software in your iPhone.

Let’s take a look at the most frequently cited causes of the absence of the “Add People” icon in the Notes App and what you can do to address these issues.

Enable iCloud Access For Notes App

The most common reason for the absence of the Add People button in Notes App is due to iCloud Access not being enabled for the Notes App. It is easy to solve this issue by enabling iCloud Access for the Notes App on your iPhone.

1. From the Home screen of your iPhone click on Settings.

2. On the Settings screen, tap iCloud.

3. On the next screen, scroll to the bottom and enable iCloud access to Notes by shifting the toggle from OFF position.

When iCloud Access is enabled for the Notes application, you’ll be able to view”Add People. “Add People” button in every Note that you open within your iCloud Folder within Notes App. Notes App in your iPhone.

Open the Note in iCloud Folder

After enabling iCloud Access to the Notes App you might not be able to see Add People as an Add People icon within Notes App. Notes App. This occurs when you’re opening the Note from your iPhone and not iCloud.

If you don’t find an Add People icon within the Notes App then follow the instructions below to confirm that you’re starting or opening Notes Note within the iCloud Folder of the Notes App on your iPhone.

1. Open the Notes app to your iPhone.

2. Next, tap on the back arrow icon in order to switch towards the Viewer of Notes.

3. On the Folders screen, click on the Notes Folder that is below the ICloud section (See below for an image)

4. On the next screen, create a new Note by clicking on the Create icon at the bottom left corner on your display.

5. You will see the Add People button on the upper right-hand side of your screen (beside the icon for sharing) Check out the image below.

Delete and Reinstall Notes App on iPhone

If you notice that an “Add People” button missing even after you have enabled iCloud access to Notes App and opening the Note in iCloud It is possible that there’s an iOS glitch on your iPhone which is affecting your Notes App.

In this case it is possible to get the issue resolved by removing notes from the Notes App from your iPhone and then reinstalling it.

1. Tap and Hold on the Notes App until it appears to be interacting alongside the of the other Apps in the home screen on your iPhone.

2. Next, tap on the Little X button next to the Note app to erase this application off your iPhone (See the picture above)

NOTE: Deleting the Notes Application will also erase all Notes that are stored in your iPhone.

3. Now, hold-down the Power button on your iPhone until you notice an Slide to Turn Off button appear on the LCD of the iPhone (See the image below)

4. Slide your finger across the Slide to Power Off button to turn off the power on your iPhone (See the image above)

5. Wait for 10 seconds, then press the Power button in order to turn off your iPhone

6. After your iPhone restarts you can start downloading and installing the Notes application on your iPhone via the App Store.

7. Follow the instructions to install the Notes application for your iPhone and be sure to grant access to iCloud to the Notes App when asked to do so.

8. Next, hold-down the Power button on your iPhone until you can notice an Slide to Turn Off button appear on the display of your iPhone (See the picture below)

9. Slide your finger across the Slide to Power Off button to turn off your iPhone (See the image above)

10. Wait for 10 seconds and then press Power to reboot your iPhone

Following the third Restart you should be able to see”Add People” appear next to the “Add People” button appearing just below the Share button in the Notes app for your iPhone.

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