Publish FAQ (Available in Day One Classic)

What is Publish by Day One? Publish enables you to handpick entries to share with family, friends, and the world. Publish creates an individual webpage on dayone.me for each entry you choose to publish. Will anyone and everyone be able to see my entry when I publish it? No. By default, you’re the only one that will know […]

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Using the Share Extension in iOS 8 (and later) Versions of Day One

iOS 8 brought numerous new features, some of which have been utilized by Day One. One such feature is the “share extension.” This enables you to add photo, text, and links to new Day One entries right from third-party apps, including Photos, Safari, and others. Follow these steps to use the share extension in Photos: […]

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Recovering Entries after iCloud Data Loss

Confirming iCloud Data Loss As part of Apple’s migration from iCloud to iCloud Drive, there tends to be a bit of a delay in seeing your entries reappear in Day One. (For more details about iCloud Drive see: iCloud Drive FAQ.) To confirm whether or not your entries are still in iCloud, please follow these steps: […]

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

In the Advanced settings there is a button labeled “Rebuild Index”. This button allows our support team to help customers who are having trouble with searching.   In order to perform fast text searches, Day One maintains a separate database of search terms. Normally this database is kept in sync as changes are made to an […]

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Using the iPhone Configuration Utility

Sometimes it will be necessary to install and use Apple’s development tool, iPhone Configuration Utility, to obtain console logs. These logs will assist Day One developers in troubleshooting the issue you’re experiencing with Day One. Here are the steps for using the iPhone Configuration Utility: Download and install the utility. It is found at: http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1465 Open the utility, […]

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Using iOS Console

Sometimes it will be necessary to install and use the free iOS Console to obtain console logs. These logs will assist Day One developers in troubleshooting the issue you’re experiencing with Day One. Here are the steps for using the iOS Console:  Download and install iOS Console on your Mac. Open iOS Console, then plug-in your iOS […]

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Setting Date/Time and Location with Photo Metadata

It’s possible to use your photos’ metadata to set your entries’ date and location. This is particularly handy when you want to just snap photos on vacation, then write about the moment later.   Setting Date/Time To change an entry’s date and time to match the date and time a photo was taken, follow these steps: […]

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Recover a deleted entry in the mobile app

There are a couple of different scenarios in which you might have deleted content in Day One, and each has its own steps for attempted recovery. 1. You mistakenly deleted a chunk of text in an entry. If the entry itself is still present and you have not tapped ‘Done’, simply shake your iPhone or iPad […]

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