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Manage your categories

BlackBerry Notes
 supports synchronization with the categories in your work email account. New categories that you add in 
BlackBerry Notes
 are automatically assigned a color and added to your work email account.
BlackBerry Notes
 and 
BlackBerry Tasks
 support categories, but 
BlackBerry Work
 does not support categories.
When you change the name of a category in 
BlackBerry Notes
, all current notes in that category are added to the new category. Items from other apps remain in the previous category.
When you delete a category on your device or in your work email account, it is retained with the notes in it but removed from the master list in your work account. On your device, its color is changed and it is treated as a local category.
  1. Tap The Navigation drawer icon or swipe right.
  2. Tap 
    Categories
     to display your category list. The list includes only categories that contain notes.
  3. Tap a category to display the notes assigned to it.
  4. To add or edit the categories, tap The Menu icon on the Notes list page and tap 
    Manage categories
    .
  5. Optionally, tap The Update icon to update the categories in your work email account, including those not in the master list (local categories).
  6. Tap The Edit icon to add a category or tap a category to edit it. 
  7. On the 
    Add Category 
     or 
    Edit Category
     page, enter a name for the category or edit the existing name. Tap The Exit icon to clear the field.
  8. To change the color of the category, tap the color that you want. To return a local file to the master list, change its color.
  9. Perform one of the following actions:
    • If you are editing an existing category, tap The Delete icon to delete the category.
    • If you are adding or editing a category, tap The Save icon to save your changes.
    • If you are adding or editing a category, tap The Exit icon to leave the page without saving your changes.