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On This Day

Tips and Tutorials for On This Day

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Reminders

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

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Activity Feed

The Activity Feed has been redesigned and renamed to Today.

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Keyboard shortcuts

Using keyboard shortcuts in Day One 2.0 and later

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Markdown Guide

Using Markdown in Day One

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Exporting entries

Exporting your data from Day One

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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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Photo optimization

Photos in Day One 2.0 are optimized when imported

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Day One Tools

Tools that can be used in Day One

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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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Using Time Zones in Day One

Using time zone in Day One 2.0

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Upgrading & Importing from Day One Classic

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

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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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Book Printing

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

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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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Creating entries in Day One for macOS

How to create entries in Day One 2.0 for macOS

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Getting Started

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

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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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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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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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Is my data secure and private?

Data security

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Dictation in Day One for iOS

Using voice dictation for Day One on iOS

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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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On This Day for Android

Tutorial for On This Day in Day One Android

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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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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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Command Line Interface (CLI)

Instructions for installing and using CLI with Day One 2.0

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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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Adding media to entries in Day One for iOS

Adding photos to Day One on iOS

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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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Remove a location from an entry

How to remove a location from an entry in Day One

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Day One + Shortcuts

How to use Shortcuts with Day One

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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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Tagging Guide

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

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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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Create entries with Email

How to send an email directly to specific Day One journals

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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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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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Daily Writing Prompts

How to use writing prompts to create Day One entries.

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Change the Day One app icon (iOS)

How to change the app icon on iOS devices

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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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Saved/Named locations

How to add a unique name to frequent locations

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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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Day One widgets for macOS 11

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

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