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Jott for iPhone

What is this?

Jott for iPhone is the ultimate mobile notepad that turns your voice into notes. Just tap the record screen and leave a note with your voice, Jott will then turn that note into text and add it to your Jott notepad or any of your lists. To get the same satisfaction of completing something on a paper list, cross off any item by swiping your finger across it on your Jott list. No matter where you are, now adding something to your notepad is as quick and easy as saying “Get strawberries for dessert.”

Jott for iPhone

How does it work?

Download the free application at the Apple App Store. To record a note, tap anywhere on the screen to start recording, then tap again to end recording.

Your voice note will be converted to text and appear moments later in the Jott notepad on the iPhone.

Jott for iPhone notes can be organized into lists, prioritized, or crossed-off with the swipe of a finger. It also syncs with the Jott web site, so your lists are backed up. If you are a current Jott customer, your lists will be pre-loaded when you open the application for the first time. If you are a new Jott customer, a “To-Do” list will be added for you, but you can easily add your own custom lists on your iPhone or on


Q: How do I get it?
A: The Jott for iPhone application is available from the Apple App Store on your iPhone.

Q: Do I need a Jott account?
A: Yes, you do. If you already have one, you’ll be prompted to enter your account information when you download Jott for iPhone. If you don’t have an account, you’ll be taken through a quick set of prompts where you’ll enter your phone number and create a password. A text message will be sent to you with a validation code, simply reply to that text message with the code you are given and your account will be set when you return to the Jott for iPhone app.

Q: Do you sell my personal information?
A: Jott has never, and will never, sell your personal information to anyone. We take our customers’ privacy very seriously and would never invade that. Our privacy policy is always available for anyone to read.

Q: Why do you need my phone number?
A: We need your phone number for one simple reason– when you download the Jott for iPhone app and are new to Jott, you need to essentially create a Jott account. Jott accounts do require that you give us a phone number because we began as a service accessible via any phone at 866-JOTT-123. Your phone number is your username in effect. For now we’ve kept the iPhone app really focused on notes, but via our phone number you can create reminders, send hands-free texts and emails and use popular Jott Links like Twitter, Amazon and Google Calendar.

Q: I did not receive the text message validation when registering for Jott for iPhone. How do I finish registering?
A: Due to overwhelming response for the Jott for iPhone app we’ve been a little backed up. Not to worry though, the SMS will reach you! If it’s been a day or so and you are still having trouble getting registered, please
submit a support form explaining that you did not get the text and we’ll email you your validation code. Then you’ll just need to call Jott (866-JOTT-123) and key in or speak that code. You can also go to the Jott homepage and register online.

How much does the Jott for iPhone application cost?
A: It’s free!

Q: How do I create a list?
A: From any of your lists, tap the ‘Edit’ button and then the New List icon. Enter the name of your list and tap ‘Save’. That’s it! A copy of this list will also appear on your account so you’ll always have a backup.