5 Steps to Add an Internal Note to an Order on Shopify

Chandler
Chandler July 20, 2018

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As you may know, an (internal) note is something that can only be seen by you or your staff members. Adding notes to the orders can help you when you want to give some special instructions to your staffs and is a thing that you should do when you manage orders in general. However, the method of adding internal notes to your desktop version is different from that of the IOS or Android version.

Below is a guideline which gives you a detailed guide on how to add an internal note to an order on Shopify. Please spend your time reading this writing carefully and follow the instruction.

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How to add a note to your order on Shopify

Here is how you can add a note to an order on Shopify:

Step 1: Go to Orders

From your Shopify admin screen, look at the left side of the page and find a button called Orders, click on that button to continue.

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Step 2: Choose an order to add a note

When you get to the Orders page, you can see all the orders are shown on the page. Take a look and choose an order which you want to add a note.

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Step 3: Find the Timeline section

Once you get to the Order details page, you can see there are a lot of sections inside it, however, to add a note, you should scroll down and find the Timeline section.

Step 4: Add an Shopify order note

Under the Timeline section, you can see a box named ` Leave a comment`. Fill the box with the note you want to add

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Step 5: Save the note

When you have finished adding the note, you must click on the Post button to save the changes.

To add an internal note to an order on iPhone (Click here)

  • Step 1: Go to Orders

After logging into the Shopify app on your phone, take a look at the home screen and find the Orders button, tap on it.

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  • Step 2: Go to All orders or Draft orders
    You can add notes to both orders and draft orders so choose either the All orders button or the Draft order button.

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  • Step 3: Choose an order

After the previous step, the screen will display the orders on your phone screen, choose one orders that you want to add note.

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  • Step 4: Tap the ... button

From the Order details screen, look at the top of the screen and find the ... button. Click on that button to continue our action.

  • Step 5: Tap Add note

After you tap the ... button, you can see a small box which has the Add note option shows up on the screen, go to that option.

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  • Step 6: Add note

The Add note screen will appear after the above step, add your note on the field inside the screen and tap Save to update your note to the Order details screen.

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To add an internal note to an order on Android (Click here)

  • Step 1: Go to Orders

After logging into the Shopify app on your phone, take a look at the home screen and find the Orders button, tap on it.

  • Step 2: Go to All orders or Draft orders
    You can add notes to both orders and draft orders so choose either the All orders button or the Draft order button.

  • Step 3: Choose an order

After the previous step, the screen will display the orders on your phone screen, choose one orders that you want to add note.

  • Step 4: Tap the button

From the Order details screen, look at the top of the screen and find the button. Click on that button to continue our action.

  • Step 5: Tap Add note

After you tap the button, you can see a small box which has the Add note option shows up on the screen, go to that option.

  • Step 6: Add note

The Add note screen will appear after the above step, add your note on the field inside the screen and tap Save to update your note to the Order details screen.

Concludion

To sum up, the above is my detailed instructional writing on how to add an internal note to an order on Shopify. I hope you have a good time reading and applying my guideline. You can click on Shopify tutorials link to find more instruction writing on the same topic.

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Chandler
Chandler
Hi! I'm Chandler - a Shopify expert and also a customer supporter with over five years of experience. I had done more than 300 custom work projects in the Shopify platform, namely building a store from scratch, installing apps, adding custom features, optimizing speed and SEO, and so on.

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