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 […]
Secure Cloud Backup
Backup data to Day One Sync from one device for free.
Recovering Entries after iCloud Data Loss
Recovering Entries after iCloud Data Loss in Day One Classic
Resetting the password for Day One Classic (version 1)
Recovering lost passwords on Day One Classic
How do I download Day One Classic (version 1)?
Downloading Day One Classic from the App Store
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.
Publish FAQ (available in Day One Classic)
How do I restore from a backup in Day One Classic?
Restoring from a backup in Day One Classic for Mac
How do I uninstall Day One Classic for macOS?
Steps to uninstall Day One Classic for Mac
Syncing with Day One in version 1.x
Day One Classic
Syncing with Dropbox in Day One Classic
Syncing with Dropbox in Day One Classic is no longer available.
How do I keep journal entries from appearing in Mac Spotlight or All My Files?
Day One Classic
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
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.
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Day One Classic is no longer being updated.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.
Day One Classic release notes
Release notes for Day One Classic (version 1) for iOS and macOS
Importing to Day One Android
How to import data into Day One on Android devices.
Accessing the Settings in Day One Android
Accessing and changing preferences in the Settings of Day One Android
Backups in Day One Android
Backup and sync methods available in Day One Android
Passcode + Biometrics in-app options in Day One for Android
Using passcode and fingerprints to lock Day One Android
Join the Day One Android Beta
How to enroll in the Day One Android Beta
Day One Web
We are planning on a web app in the future.
Contact Day One support
How to find help guides or contact Day One support.
How many licenses do I need to run Day One on multiple devices?
Installing Day One on multiple devices.
Day One FAQ
FAQs about Day One
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.
Day One Premium FAQ
Learn about the benefits of Day One Premium.
Day One Pricing & Features Guide
These are the pricing options for Day One. Basic, Plus, and Premium statuses and included features are explained here.
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.
Subscribing to Day One Premium
How to subscribe to Day One Premium in iOS, macOS, and Android.
Gift Certificate FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions for Day One gift certificates for Premium membership.
Sign in with Apple
How to use the new Sign in with Apple option for Day One Sync
Accessing the Preferences in Day One for macOS
How to access and change preferences in Day One Mac
Accessing the Settings in Day One for iOS
Accessing and changing preferences in the Settings of Day One iOS
Passcode & Biometrics in-app options in Day One for macOS
How to enable a password for Day One for macOS
How to set up end-to-end encryption
This article describes the steps to set up end-to-end encryption for Day One Sync.
How to edit a journal in Day One on iOS, macOS, and Android
Optimize Device Storage
How to optimize device storage on iOS, macOS, and Android by selecting to store media on the cloud only.
Selective Sync in Day One
How to change from Fahrenheit to Celsius
Changing the weather option from Fahrenheit to Celcius
Locating the version number of Day One
How to locate the version number of Day One on each platform.
Day One Account Status
Where to locate the Account Status in Day One.
How to delete a journal in Day One
Setting the default journal
How to set the default journal in Day One 2.0
Importing data to Day One
Day One supports importing Plain Text and JSON file types.
Setting the "Preferred Language Order"
How to use different languages in Day One 2.0 and later
How to enable Dark Mode in Day One on iOS and macOS
Day One User ID
How to locate your Day One User ID on all platforms
iOS Permissions for Day One
How to access permissions settings for Day One on iOS.
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
How to manage your Day One account
Details about the privacy policies now show on the App Store.
Using Apple ID with Day One Sync
FAQs about using Apple ID with Day One Sync
Where is my data stored?
Where Day One data is stored.
Backup and Sync options on iOS and macOS
Backup and sync methods available in Day One 2.0 or higher.
Day One Sync FAQ
FAQs about Day One Sync
How can I delete my journal data on your server?
Deleting data from Day One Sync
Sync status for Day One Sync
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
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).
Creating a Day One account
How to create a Day One account or sign in with Apple ID
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 […]
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.
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
Known issues in Day One 2.0 and Classic, iOS and Mac
Screen captures for support issues
Instructions on capturing video or screen shots of issues in Day One
Getting crash logs from Day One for macOS
How to obtain crash logs for Day One from your Mac
Location not included when using the macOS share extension
How to include location metadata when using the share extension to Day One.
Getting iOS crash logs for Day One
How to obtain iOS crash logs for Day One
Day One diagnostics
How to send diagnostics to Day One support
Duplicate entries appearing in Day One
Resolving duplicate entries in Day One
Using URLs with Parenthesis in Markdown Links
Some URLs contain parenthesis which can cause problems with Markdown links.
"Entry is too large" error
"Entry is too large error" in Day One 2.0
What does “Rebuild Index” do? (iOS only)
Rebuilding the index on Day One for iOS
Sign In/Sign Out with Day One Sync
How to sign in/sign out with Day One Sync.
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
I am supposed to be Plus, why did I lose my features?
Here are the steps to restore the Plus account status.
Using iOS Console
Day One on iOS
Data Loss and Recovery Options
Here are options to resolve issues of data loss in Day One
Premium Subscription Troubleshooting
How to restore Day One Premium in all Day One 2 apps
Uninstalling and Reinstalling Day One for macOS
How to uninstall and reinstall Day One version 2.0 & later for macOS
Merging Day One accounts
How to merge a standard Day One account and an account with Apple ID
How to delete a Day One Sync account
These are the steps to delete a Day One account.
Locating an Entry ID
How to locate an Entry ID in Day One
Automatic Text-only backups to iCloud for Day One iOS
How to enable automatic, text-only backups to iCloud for Day One iOS
Locating a Journal ID
How to locate a Journal ID for support purposes.
Uninstalling Day One for iOS
How to uninstall Day One from iOS devices
We appreciate receiving your feature requests. We love to hear from our users on how to improve Day One.
Mac Release Notes
View a comprehensive list of all Day One releases, including dates and features.
iOS Release Notes
View a comprehensive list of all Day One releases from 2.0 and later, including dates and features.
Android Release Notes
View a comprehensive list of all Day One Android releases, including dates and features.
On This Day
Tips and Tutorials for On This Day
The Activity Feed has been redesigned and renamed to Today.
Instructions on how to use Reminders in Day One for iOS and macOS.
Using keyboard shortcuts in Day One 2.0 and later
Using Markdown in Day One
Exporting your data from Day One
Linking journal entries
How to link journal entries in Day One for iOS, macOS, and Android
Creating entries in Day One for iOS
How to create entries in Day One for iOS
Multi-select and more!
How to use multi-select in Day One 2.0 for iOS and Android
Day One Tools
Tools that can be used in Day One
Photos in Day One 2.0 are optimized when imported
Calendar view in Day One
Using the Calendar view in Day One for iOS and macOS
Voice Dictation on macOS
Using voice dictation in Day One for macOS
Using Time Zones in Day One
Using time zone in Day One 2.0
Upgrading & Importing from Day One Classic
How to import Day One Classic data into the latest version of Day One
Backing up Day One data to iCloud
Backing up Day One data to iCloud Device backups
How do I show or remove the Day One icon in the Menu Bar?
Day One for Mac
Setting the Date/Time and Location with photos
Setting the Date/Time and Location with photos in Day One 2.0 or later.
Creating and ordering printed books in Day One 2.0+ for iOS
How do you use Day One? This article explains the basic information about using Day One.
Creating entries in Day One for macOS
How to create entries in Day One 2.0 for macOS
Creating journals in Day One for iOS
How to create additional journals in Day One on iOS
Adding media in Day One for macOS
How to add photos in Day One for Mac
How do I merge two journals together?
How to move entries from one journal to another in Day One
Creating journals in Day One for macOS
How to create additional journals in Day One for Mac
Search in Day One
How to Search for words and phrases in Day One for iOS and macOS
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
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.
How to search and filter your data in Day One on iOS and macOS
Editing and formatting in Day One for macOS
How to edit and use formatting options in Day One for macOS.
Editing and formatting entries in Day One for iOS
Adding rich text, photos, audio and more to your entries in Day One for iOS.
How to rename tags in Day One
Sharing entries from Day One
How to share an entry from Day One.
How do I remove the Day One icon from the Dock?
Removing Day One from the dock on Mac.
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
Deleting an entry and deleting media in Day One
How to delete entries or delete media in entries for Day One.
Why are my first lines sometimes – but not always – bolded?
Auto-bold first line in Day One
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!
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 […]
Is my data secure and private?
Dictation in Day One for iOS
Using voice dictation for Day One on iOS
On This Day for Android
Tutorial for On This Day in Day One Android
Change the date & time of an entry
This is how to change the date in Day One for iOS and Mac.
Journal drawer in Day One
How to see the journal drawer on iOS and macOS.
Enable/Disable Location Services in Day One
How to enable or disable location services in Day One for iOS, macOS, and Android.
Moving entries to another journal
How to move entries in bulk to another journal on iOS, macOS, and Android
How to add a special indicator on entries for Favorite entries
Embed video links in Day One
How to add links to videos in your entries.
Command Line Interface (CLI)
Instructions for installing and using CLI with Day One 2.0
Day One widgets for iOS
Day One has four separate widgets for the Today View on iOS. Here is how to use them.
Adding media to entries in Day One for iOS
Adding photos to Day One on iOS
Day One supports audio recording. This article shows you how to record audio and import audio from other sources.
How to delete tags from an entry or from all entries
Day One for watchOS
Day One is available on Apple Watch to dictate short entries or check in with locations.
Day One + Shortcuts
How to use Shortcuts with Day One
Remove a location from an entry
How to remove a location from an entry in Day One
How to use tags in Day One entries on iOS, macOS, and Android.
Drawing in Day One for iOS
How to draw in Day One on iPhone or iPad with your finger or Apple Pencil (iPad only).
Connect one or more Instagram accounts in Day One iOS
How to enable and customize templates in Day One.
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.
Create entries with Email
How to send an email directly to specific Day One journals
Attaching PDFs and document scanning
How to add PDF files to entries and scanning documents in Day One.
Day One browser extensions for quick entries on the web
Change the Day One app icon (iOS)
How to change the app icon on iOS devices
Daily Writing Prompts
How to use writing prompts to create Day One entries.
Today view brings together entries created on a specific date plus allows users to create new entries using information from various sources
Enabling location history in Day One.
Journal streaks show how many days have consecutive journal entries created.
How to add a unique name to frequent locations
Day One widgets for macOS 11
Widgets for Day One on macOS are here with Big Sur!
Text Messaging to Day One
How to create Day One entries with Text Messaging (SMS) and set up optional text reminders.
Conceal content for additional privacy
How to conceal entries on the Timeline and multi-entry views in Day One
Merging Entries in Day One
How to merge multiple entries into one entry in Day One on iOS and macOS.
Tracking and Shipping information for Day One Books
How to locate tracking/shipping information for Day One books.
Timeline view customization
How to customize the Timeline view with pinned entries and timeline sort order.
Slash Commands for Day One
How to use Slash Commands for shortcuts and quick actions in Day One entries