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EndNote@HKU: Can I use EndNote on iOS devices?

Can I use EndNote on iOS devices?

What is EndNote for iOS app?

An EndNote for iOS app is available. It includes:

  • Sign up for an EndNote online account or sign in to an existing account
  • Synchronize your library references, attachments, and PDF annotations to your online account and X9 desktop
  • Built in web browser to search Clarivate Analytics Web of Science, PubMed, Google Scholar, your library catalog, or any other database you choose
  • Built in PDF viewer with wide range of annotation features. Annotations made can be synced and edited online
  • Importing capabilities for .ris, .nbib, and other popular reference file formats
  • Email and copy options for sharing references and file attachments with collaborators
  • EndNote “temporary citation” format support
  • Attach files from Dropbox, OneDrive or Google Drive to your references (accounts available separately)
  • Viewing and editing options for references and file attachments
  • Sorting, searching, and grouping options for references and file attachments
  • Getting Started Guide documentation


How do I get the app?

The EndNote for iOS is free for download in the App Store.


Getting Started Guide


How to import temporary citation by EndNote for iOS app?

  1. In EndNote for iOS app, select a reference
  2. Click on the three-dot icon on the top right-hand corner
  3. Click on "Copy temporary citation"
  4. In Microsoft Word mobile app, paste the copied temporary citation in the designed location
  5. Sync your Endnote iOS library with your EndNote Online/Desktop library
  6. In Microsoft Word desktop version, go to the "EndNote 20" tab
  7. Click on "Update Citations and Bibliography" to format the citation.


*Note: EndNote is not available for Android. Please use EndNote Online.


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