Upgrading & Importing from Day One Classic

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

When upgrading from Day One Classic (Version 1.0) to the latest version of Day One, follow the instructions below to import your data. You will need both Day One Classic and the new Day One app installed on the same device.

Before starting, be sure that your journals and entries are downloaded and available in Day One Classic. If your entries are not in Classic, Please contact our support team and we will work with you.

If you need to redownload Day One Classic first, look for it in your App Store Purchase History by following the instructions in this article: How do I download Day One Classic?

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Local Importing

iOS

  1. Make a PDF export from Day One Classic in Settings > Export to PDF. This is a precaution as Classic has not been updated since March 2016.

  2. Go to Day One Classic > Settings > Sync > and turn off iCloud (if enabled). Make sure the entries are still in the Classic app.

  3. Go to Day One > Settings > Import / Export and tap Import from Day One Classic.

2. You will be prompted if you would like to import your journal. Tap Import. You’ll see a progress indicator.
3. After the import is complete, your newly imported data will appear in a journal titled Journal. If you’ve imported a journal previously, or already have a journal titled Journal, your imported data may appear in a journal titled Journal followed by a number.

Mac

Importing from File Menu

  1. Go to File > Import and click Classic app.

2. You will be prompted if you would like to import your journal. Click Import. You’ll see a progress bar.
3. After the import is complete, your newly imported data will appear in a journal titled Journal. If you’ve imported a journal previously, or already have a journal titled Journal, your imported data may appear in a journal titled Journal followed by a number.

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