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Question: Notes App grayed out?

Hey everyone i just went to make a note and everything is grayed out! I dont want icloud inabled, is that the issue?

Here is a screen shot of it!

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iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), macOS High Sierra (10.13.2), Memory 20G

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Apr 21, 2018 10:08 AM in response to Bcky555 In response to Bcky555


Make sure your macOS software is up to date.

Click your Apple  menu top left in your screen then from the drop down menu click App Store then click: Check Now

Latest version available for High Sierra is 10.13.4.

If indeed there's an update available go ahead and do that then try your Notes app.

Apr 21, 2018 10:08 AM

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Apr 21, 2018 10:20 AM in response to Bcky555 In response to Bcky555

try the Safe Mode.

Safe Mode - About

Safe Mode Startup – El Capitan. also Sierra

If it works in the Safe Mode, try running this program when booted normally and then copy and paste the output in a reply. The program was created by Etresoft, a frequent contributor. Please use copy and paste as screen shots can be hard to read. Click “Share Report” button in the toolbar, select “Copy to Clipboard” and then paste into a reply. This will show what is running on your computer. No personal information is shown.

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Apr 21, 2018 10:20 AM

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