How to Enable or Disable Sticky Notes Delete Confirmation in Windows 11

This post describes steps you can take to enable or disable delete confirmation for Microsoft Sticky Notes in Windows 11.

Microsoft Sticky Notes app is a simple way to quickly create post-it like notes and save for later. You can create a quick reminder and stick it on your desktop that can easily be discarded after use.

You can delete a sticky note three ways. Note deletion is permanent. It cannot be undone.

You can minimize the chance of deleting notes by mistake simply by turning on the note deletion warning. 

Also, when you use your Microsoft account to sign into Sticky Notes, you can sync your notes across apps and your other devices. When you delete a note from one device, it will also be synced and deleted from other devices.

Below is how to enable or disable delete confirmation for Sticky Notes in Windows 11.

How to enable or disable delete confirmation for sticky notes in Windows 11

As described above, when you delete a note, it cannot be undone. It is permanent. You can minimize the chance of deleting notes by mistake simply by turning on the note deletion warning.

Below is how to enable or disable delete confirmation for Notes.

Open the Sticky Notes app and view your list of notes. Click Start => Search for Sticky Notes, then under Best match, select Sticky Notes App as highlighted below,

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If only a single note is displayed, click or tap the ellipsis icon ( … ) in the upper-right of the note and then click or tap Notes list.

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Next, click or tap the settings icon in the upper right of the notes list.

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On the settings window, toggle the button switch for Enable Confirm before deleting to On or Off to enable or disable delete confirmation for Notes in Windows 11.

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Click or tap the close icon ( X ) in the upper right to close the note. You note will be automatically saved.

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to enable or disable delete confirmation for Notes in Windows 11. If you find any error above or have something to share, please use the comment form below.

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