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Guides

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Getting a new encryption key

Right now we do not have a way to change encryption keys within the app. We will be adding this in a future update. The following steps will allow users to obtain a new key via a new Day One account. Please follow the steps carefully. Please contact support if you have any questions about […]

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Updated over 1 week ago

Secure Cloud Backup

Backup data to Day One Sync from one device for free.

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Updated over 1 day ago

Recovering Entries after iCloud Data Loss

Recovering Entries after iCloud Data Loss in Day One Classic

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Updated over 1 day ago

Resetting the password for Day One Classic (version 1)

Recovering lost passwords on Day One Classic

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Updated over 1 day ago

How do I download Day One Classic (version 1)?

Downloading Day One Classic from the App Store

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Updated over 1 day ago

Missing data in Day One Classic (version 1) for iOS

Some users have experienced data loss when updating iOS versions. This is the first option we recommend to recovering data in version 1.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Publish FAQ (available in Day One Classic)

Publish FAQ

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

How do I restore from a backup in Day One Classic?

Restoring from a backup in Day One Classic for Mac

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

How do I uninstall Day One Classic for macOS?

Steps to uninstall Day One Classic for Mac

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Syncing with Day One in version 1.x

Day One Classic

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Syncing with Dropbox in Day One Classic

Syncing with Dropbox in Day One Classic is no longer available.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

How do I keep journal entries from appearing in Mac Spotlight or All My Files?

Day One Classic

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Recover a deleted entry in Day One Classic (version 1.0) for macOS

Recover a deleted entry in Day One Classic (version 1.0) for macOS

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Entries missing in Day One Classic (Version 1.0) for macOS

If you are missing entries in Day One Classic while using iCloud to sync.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Day One Classic is Retired

Day One Classic is no longer being updated. Here's why, and how to get your data from Day One Classic to Day One 2.0.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Day One Classic release notes

Release notes for Day One Classic (version 1) for iOS and macOS

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Importing to Day One Android

How to import data into Day One on Android devices.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Accessing the Settings in Day One Android

Accessing and changing preferences in the Settings of Day One Android

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Backups in Day One Android

Backup and sync methods available in Day One Android

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Passcode + Biometrics in-app options in Day One for Android

Using passcode and fingerprints to lock Day One Android

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Join the Day One Android Beta

How to enroll in the Day One Android Beta

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Day One Web

We are planning on a web app in the future.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Contact Day One support

How to find help guides or contact Day One support.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

How many licenses do I need to run Day One on multiple devices?

Installing Day One on multiple devices.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Day One FAQ

FAQs about Day One

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

View, change, or cancel your Premium subscription

Learn how to view active, expiring, and past subscriptions, change subscription preferences, and cancel subscriptions to Day One Premium.

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Updated over 2 weeks ago

Day One Premium FAQ

Learn about the benefits of Day One Premium.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Day One Pricing & Features Guide

These are the pricing options for Day One. Basic, Plus, and Premium statuses and included features are explained here.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

What happens if my Premium subscription expires or is canceled?

This article describes what happens if your subscription expires or if you choose not to renew.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Subscribing to Day One Premium

How to subscribe to Day One Premium in iOS, macOS, and Android.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Gift Certificate FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions for Day One gift certificates for Premium membership.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Sign in with Apple

How to use the new Sign in with Apple option for Day One Sync

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Accessing the Preferences in Day One for macOS

How to access and change preferences in Day One Mac

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Accessing the Settings in Day One for iOS

Accessing and changing preferences in the Settings of Day One iOS

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Passcode & Biometrics in-app options in Day One for macOS

How to enable a password for Day One for macOS

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

How to set up end-to-end encryption

This article describes the steps to set up end-to-end encryption for Day One Sync.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Editing Journals

How to edit a journal in Day One on iOS, macOS, and Android

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Optimize Device Storage

How to optimize device storage on iOS, macOS, and Android by selecting to store media on the cloud only.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Selective Sync

Selective Sync in Day One

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

How to change from Fahrenheit to Celsius

Changing the weather option from Fahrenheit to Celcius

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Locating the version number of Day One

How to locate the version number of Day One on each platform.

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Day One Account Status

Where to locate the Account Status in Day One.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Deleting Journals

How to delete a journal in Day One

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Setting the default journal

How to set the default journal in Day One 2.0

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Importing data to Day One

Day One supports importing Plain Text and JSON file types.

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Updated over 1 day ago

Setting the "Preferred Language Order"

How to use different languages in Day One 2.0 and later

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Dark Mode

How to enable Dark Mode in Day One on iOS and macOS

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Day One User ID

How to locate your Day One User ID on all platforms

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

iOS Permissions for Day One

How to access permissions settings for Day One on iOS.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Passcode + Biometrics in-app options in Day One for iOS

Using passcode and Touch ID to lock Day One 2.0 and later for iOS

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Account Management

How to manage your Day One account

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App Privacy

Details about the privacy policies now show on the App Store.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Using Apple ID with Day One Sync

FAQs about using Apple ID with Day One Sync

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Where is my data stored?

Where Day One data is stored.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Backup and Sync options on iOS and macOS

Backup and sync methods available in Day One 2.0 or higher.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Day One Sync FAQ

FAQs about Day One Sync

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

How can I delete my journal data on your server?

Deleting data from Day One Sync

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Sync Status

Sync status for Day One Sync

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Add an email/password to your Day One Sync account with Apple ID

How to add an email address and password to your existing Day One Sync account with Apple ID

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

End-to-End Encryption FAQ

Day One encrypts your data, protects your privacy, and safeguards your data from end-to-end (client app to server).

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Updated over 1 week ago

Creating a Day One account

How to create a Day One account or sign in with Apple ID

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

May 2018 Day One Outage Postmortem

Between May 7-10, 2018, Day One experienced a significant sync outage. We know our users expect a robust sync service, and this event was not up to our standards. We want to inform our users what happened and explain what we will do to address it in the future. Brief summary A hardware failure on […]

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

How do I know if my data is synced?

How to verify if your data is synced by using the Day One Sync server dashboard.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Map data issues with Apple Maps and Foursquare

If there are errors or inaccuracies with maps in Day One 2.0 use these to send feedback to Apple and Foursquare

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Known Issues

Known issues in Day One 2.0 and Classic, iOS and Mac

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Screen captures for support issues

Instructions on capturing video or screen shots of issues in Day One

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Getting crash logs from Day One for macOS

How to obtain crash logs for Day One from your Mac

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Location not included when using the macOS share extension

How to include location metadata when using the share extension to Day One.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Getting iOS crash logs for Day One

How to obtain iOS crash logs for Day One

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Day One diagnostics

How to send diagnostics to Day One support

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Duplicate entries appearing in Day One

Resolving duplicate entries in Day One

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Using URLs with Parenthesis in Markdown Links

Some URLs contain parenthesis which can cause problems with Markdown links.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

"Entry is too large" error

"Entry is too large error" in Day One 2.0

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

What does “Rebuild Index” do? (iOS only)

Rebuilding the index on Day One for iOS

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Sign In/Sign Out with Day One Sync

How to sign in/sign out with Day One Sync.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Resetting the app-locking passcode for Day One

How to reset the password for Day One 2.0 and later on macOS, iOS, or Android

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

I am supposed to be Plus, why did I lose my features?

Here are the steps to restore the Plus account status.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Using iOS Console

Day One on iOS

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Data Loss and Recovery Options

Here are options to resolve issues of data loss in Day One

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Premium Subscription Troubleshooting

How to restore Day One Premium in all Day One 2 apps

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Uninstalling and Reinstalling Day One for macOS

How to uninstall and reinstall Day One version 2.0 & later for macOS

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Updated over 2 weeks ago

Merging Day One accounts

How to merge a standard Day One account and an account with Apple ID

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

How to delete a Day One Sync account

These are the steps to delete a Day One account.

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Locating an Entry ID

How to locate an Entry ID in Day One

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Automatic Text-only backups to iCloud for Day One iOS

How to enable automatic, text-only backups to iCloud for Day One iOS

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Locating a Journal ID

How to locate a Journal ID for support purposes.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Uninstalling Day One for iOS

How to uninstall Day One from iOS devices

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Feature Requests

We appreciate receiving your feature requests. We love to hear from our users on how to improve Day One. 

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Mac Release Notes

View a comprehensive list of all Day One releases, including dates and features.

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Updated over 2 weeks ago

iOS Release Notes

View a comprehensive list of all Day One releases from 2.0 and later, including dates and features.

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GDPR

We’ve updated our privacy policy to reinforce our commitment to the privacy and security of user data, and to address the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These changes will be effective on May 25, 2018. You may review the updated policy here: https://dayoneapp.com/privacy-policy/ We have appointed a Data Protection Officer, who can be reached […]

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Android Release Notes

View a comprehensive list of all Day One Android releases, including dates and features.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

On This Day

Tips and Tutorials for On This Day

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Activity Feed

The Activity Feed has been redesigned and renamed to Today.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Reminders

Instructions on how to use Reminders in Day One for iOS and macOS.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Keyboard shortcuts

Using keyboard shortcuts in Day One 2.0 and later

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Markdown Guide

Using Markdown in Day One

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Exporting entries

Exporting your data from Day One

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Linking journal entries

How to link journal entries in Day One for iOS, macOS, and Android

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Creating entries in Day One for iOS

How to create entries in Day One for iOS

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Multi-select and more!

How to use multi-select in Day One 2.0 for iOS and Android

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Day One Tools

Tools that can be used in Day One

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Photo optimization

Photos in Day One 2.0 are optimized when imported

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Calendar view in Day One

Using the Calendar view in Day One for iOS and macOS

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Voice Dictation on macOS

Using voice dictation in Day One for macOS

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Using Time Zones in Day One

Using time zone in Day One 2.0

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Upgrading & Importing from Day One Classic

How to import Day One Classic data into the latest version of Day One

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Backing up Day One data to iCloud

Backing up Day One data to iCloud Device backups

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How do I show or remove the Day One icon in the Menu Bar?

Day One for Mac

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Setting the Date/Time and Location with photos

Setting the Date/Time and Location with photos in Day One 2.0 or later.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Book Printing

Creating and ordering printed books in Day One 2.0+ for iOS

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Getting Started

How do you use Day One? This article explains the basic information about using Day One.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Creating entries in Day One for macOS

How to create entries in Day One 2.0 for macOS

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Creating journals in Day One for iOS

How to create additional journals in Day One on iOS

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Adding media in Day One for macOS

How to add photos in Day One for Mac

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How do I merge two journals together?

How to move entries from one journal to another in Day One

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Creating journals in Day One for macOS

How to create additional journals in Day One for Mac

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Search in Day One

How to Search for words and phrases in Day One for iOS and macOS

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Journal views in Day One for iOS

There are four different ways to view your journal in Day One. Here are the options for iOS

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Journal views in Day One for macOS

There are four different ways to view your journal in Day One. Here are the options for Mac.

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Filters

How to search and filter your data in Day One on iOS and macOS

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Editing and formatting in Day One for macOS

How to edit and use formatting options in Day One for macOS.

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Editing and formatting entries in Day One for iOS

Adding rich text, photos, audio and more to your entries in Day One for iOS.

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Renaming Tags

How to rename tags in Day One

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Sharing entries from Day One

How to share an entry from Day One.

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How do I remove the Day One icon from the Dock?

Removing Day One from the dock on Mac.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Entry Info/Metadata in Day One for iOS

Accessing Metadata in Day One for iOS will give you an in depth look at your entry

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Deleting an entry and deleting media in Day One

How to delete entries or delete media in entries for Day One.

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Why are my first lines sometimes – but not always – bolded?

Auto-bold first line in Day One

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Using IFTTT with Day One

IFTTT is a great way to automate some aspects of your journal entries with Day One. Use IFTTT to import data from Facebook, Twitter, more!

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Day One URL scheme

Day One iOS and Mac apps support URLs to send data into the apps from external sources. Note: If you’re using the Day One URL scheme in Terminal (or your preferred CLI app), you’ll need to type “open” followed by the URL scheme. Also, if you have both Day One Classic and Day One 2.0 […]

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Is my data secure and private?

Data security

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Dictation in Day One for iOS

Using voice dictation for Day One on iOS

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

On This Day for Android

Tutorial for On This Day in Day One Android

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Change the date & time of an entry

This is how to change the date in Day One for iOS and Mac.

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Journal drawer in Day One

How to see the journal drawer on iOS and macOS.

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Enable/Disable Location Services in Day One

How to enable or disable location services in Day One for iOS, macOS, and Android.

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Moving entries to another journal

How to move entries in bulk to another journal on iOS, macOS, and Android

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Favorite entries

How to add a special indicator on entries for Favorite entries

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Embed video links in Day One

How to add links to videos in your entries.

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Command Line Interface (CLI)

Instructions for installing and using CLI with Day One 2.0

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Day One widgets for iOS

Day One has four separate widgets for the Today View on iOS. Here is how to use them.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Adding media to entries in Day One for iOS

Adding photos to Day One on iOS

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Audio recording

Day One supports audio recording. This article shows you how to record audio and import audio from other sources.

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Deleting tags

How to delete tags from an entry or from all entries

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Day One for watchOS

Day One is available on Apple Watch to dictate short entries or check in with locations.

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Day One + Shortcuts

How to use Shortcuts with Day One

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Remove a location from an entry

How to remove a location from an entry in Day One

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Tagging Guide

How to use tags in Day One entries on iOS, macOS, and Android.

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Drawing in Day One for iOS

How to draw in Day One on iPhone or iPad with your finger or Apple Pencil (iPad only).

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Instagram Integration

Connect one or more Instagram accounts in Day One iOS

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Templates

How to enable and customize templates in Day One.

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Transitioning Day One data to a new device

Here are some tips to help you successfully transition to a new device with all of your data.

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Updated over 4 weeks ago

Create entries with Email

How to send an email directly to specific Day One journals

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Attaching PDFs and document scanning

How to add PDF files to entries and scanning documents in Day One.

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Browser Extension

Day One browser extensions for quick entries on the web

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Change the Day One app icon (iOS)

How to change the app icon on iOS devices

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Daily Writing Prompts

How to use writing prompts to create Day One entries.

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Today view

Today view brings together entries created on a specific date plus allows users to create new entries using information from various sources

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Location History

Enabling location history in Day One.

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Journal streaks

Journal streaks show how many days have consecutive journal entries created.

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Updated over 3 weeks ago

Saved/Named locations

How to add a unique name to frequent locations

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Day One widgets for macOS 11

Widgets for Day One on macOS are here with Big Sur!

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Text Messaging to Day One

How to create Day One entries with Text Messaging (SMS) and set up optional text reminders.

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Conceal content for additional privacy

How to conceal entries on the Timeline and multi-entry views in Day One

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Merging Entries in Day One

How to merge multiple entries into one entry in Day One on iOS and macOS.

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Tracking and Shipping information for Day One Books

How to locate tracking/shipping information for Day One books.

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Timeline view customization

How to customize the Timeline view with pinned entries and timeline sort order.

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Slash Commands for Day One

How to use Slash Commands for shortcuts and quick actions in Day One entries

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Journal from here, there, everywhere.

Download for free on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch.

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A Day One companion app is available for Android on the Google Play store.