Tips and Tutorials

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Written by Paul Mayne, Spencer Transier, and Adam D

Slash Commands for Day One

How to use Slash Commands for shortcuts and quick actions in Day One entries
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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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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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Saved/Named locations

How to add a unique name to frequent locations
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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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Change the Day One app icon (iOS)

How to change the app icon on iOS devices
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Daily Writing Prompts

How to use writing prompts to create Day One entries.
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Browser Extension

Day One browser extensions for quick entries on the web
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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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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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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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Tagging Guide

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

Adding photos to Day One on iOS
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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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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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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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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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Journal drawer in Day One

How to see the journal drawer on iOS and macOS.
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On This Day for Android

Tutorial for On This Day in Day One Android
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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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Dictation in Day One for iOS

Using voice dictation for Day One on iOS
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Is my data secure and private?

Data security
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Day One URL scheme

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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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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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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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How do I remove the Day One icon from the Dock?

Removing Day One from the dock on Mac.
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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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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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Filters

How to search and filter your data in Day One on iOS and macOS
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Voice Dictation on macOS

Using voice dictation in Day One for macOS
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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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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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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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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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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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On This Day

Tips and Tutorials for On This Day
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