Tips and Tutorials
Legacy Journal import to Day One
Our friends at the Legacy Journal app recently reached out to let us know they’ll be sunsetting their app. In order to ensure their users’ memories are stored safely, we’re working with the Legacy team to put a data exporter in place to make migrating data from Legacy to Day One as simply as possible. […]
Recover Deleted Entries from Trash
Starting in version 7.5 for iOS and macOS, Day One supports a Trash for deleted entries. The Trash is located below the list of journals in the Journal Drawer/Sidebar. Restore deleted entries Open the journal drawer/sidebar and go to Trash near the bottom. Tap an entry and then tap Restore. The entry will go back […]
On This Day
Tips and Tutorials for On This Day
Instructions on how to use Reminders in Day One for iOS and macOS.
The Activity Feed has been redesigned and renamed to Today.
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
Photos in Day One 2.0 are optimized when imported
Day One Tools
Tools that can be used in Day One
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
Creating and ordering printed books in Day One 2.0+ for iOS
Setting the Date/Time and Location with photos
Setting the Date/Time and Location with photos in Day One 2.0 or later.
Creating entries in Day One for macOS
How to create entries in Day One 2.0 for macOS
How do you use Day One? This article explains the basic information about using Day One.
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.
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
How do I remove the Day One icon from the Dock?
Removing Day One from the dock on Mac.
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.
Enable/Disable Location Services in Day One
How to enable or disable location services in Day One for iOS, macOS, and Android.
Journal drawer in Day One
How to see the journal drawer on iOS and macOS.
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.
Day One widgets for iOS
Day One has four separate widgets for the Today View on iOS. Here is how to use them.
Command Line Interface (CLI)
Instructions for installing and using CLI with Day One 2.0
Day One supports audio recording. This article shows you how to record audio and import audio from other sources.
Adding media to entries in Day One for iOS
Adding photos to Day One on iOS
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.
Remove a location from an entry
How to remove a location from an entry in Day One
Day One + Shortcuts
How to use Shortcuts with Day One
Drawing in Day One for iOS
How to draw in Day One on iPhone or iPad with your finger or Apple Pencil (iPad only).
How to use tags in Day One entries on iOS, macOS, and Android.
How to enable and customize templates in Day One.
Connect one or more Instagram accounts in Day One iOS
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
Text Messaging to Day One
How to create Day One entries with Text Messaging (SMS) and set up optional text reminders.
Day One widgets for macOS 11
Widgets for Day One on macOS are here with Big Sur!
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