This item has been moved to mature support. Please see What's new for more information.


Ad hoc information, whether it be vegetation issues, unsafe conditions, or general network notes, is important to know at an organization. The map notes solution allows staff to record this information using a mobile device and view the results in a web app.

Map Notes is a configuration of ArcGIS for use in the field or office. Office staff can access this solution on a web browser using an ArcGIS configurable web application template and field crews can access it on a smartphone or tablet with the ArcGIS Collector application.


Map Notes requires specific technical experience and software.

Requirement Description
Solution deployment
  • ArcGIS Pro (Basic, Standard or Advanced) 2.4-2.6
Solution hosting
  • ArcGIS Online, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 - 10.8.1 (Standard or Advanced)
  • ArcGIS Collector
  • Basic Viewer (ArcGIS Online web application template)

What you get

When you deploy Map, you'll find the following:

Item Name Description
Application Map Notes An application used to record ad hoc information.
Map Map Notes A map used by field technicians to record ad hoc information.
Feature layer Map Notes A feature layer used to store ad hoc information about the service territory and network.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Map Notes.

Date Description
November 2020
  • Map Notes has been moved to Mature Support.
June 2017
  • Map Notes documentation updated for automated deployment with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.
January 2017
  • Map Notes can now be deployed in your ArcGIS organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.
August 2015
  • First release of Map Notes

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