Article last updated on:
December 27, 2023

You may be here because you’ve got:

  • Meeting notes in Notion
  • Or documents of any type
  • And you want to summarize (simplify) them

This guide shows you the way. Join us!

How to summarize in Notion AI

You can summarize in Notion in a few steps: Open the file > Type “/ai” > Select “Summarize” > Wait for the final result.

Now, let’s see how to do it on multiple devices.

A. Desktop

  1. Open your Notion page
  2. Press ‘space‘ to start the AI
  3. Select ‘Summarize
  4. Wait for the AI to finish writing
Notion AI summarizes a document

There you go!

Notion will then create a new paragraph explaining the summary:

Notion AI gives the summary of a document
  • We’ve added the “Summary” heading so you can easily notice it.
  • Notion will just type in the summary at the bottom of the page.

Let’s move on to the process on mobile.

B. Mobile

First o fall, make sure you’ve got the Notion app for mobile.

Notion AI summarizes text on mobile
  1. Open a Notion page
  2. Tap the ‘stars‘ icon
  3. Hit ‘Summarize
  4. Wait for the AI to finish writing.

When done, you’ll see like this:

Notion AI gives the summary for text on iPhone

Done! You’ve now got your summary.


In this guide, we’ve explored the way to summarize text in Notion, with the AI tool.

We’ve looked at how to do it on both desktop + mobile.

Learn how to become more productive with our guides on how to use AI.

Thank you for reading this,

Ch David and Daniel

About the author

David, the head editor at, has four years of experience in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Join David and the team and explore AI tools and contributing to the creation and curation of AI educational content.