old journal entries gone

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scatyb
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old journal entries gone

Postby scatyb » Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:07 am

After this latest android app update my journal entries are gone. I have only one account, I sync regularly, did not actively delete them, and nothing is in my notes trash folder. Any ideas how to retrieve them?

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Re: old journal entries gone

Postby sbradshaw » Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:05 pm

In the old version of Gospel Library, "Journal" was a separate section of Notes that was kind of like a combination of a notebook and an "all notes" area. A lot of users were confused by the feature and how it worked (mainly the fact that creating notes in other notebooks also showed up in the Journal). The Journal section of Notes has been removed. However, all of your notes are still there.

There is a quick way to "restore" your journal – it creates a new notebook called Journal and moves applicable notes from Notes > Recent into the new notebook:
1) Open the Notes area of the app.
2) Tap the overflow (three dots) menu, and choose "Restore Journal."
This will create a regular notebook called "Journal" and migrate your notes (all those that aren't associated with a notebook or a highlight) into it.
Samuel Bradshaw • Interested in church apps and sites, creative recordkeeping, clerk support, YSA wards and stakes, LDS music, Vineyard at BYU, and online service.


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