Frequently Asked Questions
What is "Diaro - personal diary"?
It is Android app designed and focused to record activities, experiences, thoughts and ideas throughout your day and browse diary notes from the past in the easiest way. Also, it has Online version which allows to access app data from your phone or tablet on any web browser on PC or Mac.
Can I use this app on tablets?
Yes, you can. We adapted "Diaro - personal diary" to every tablet screen resolution.
Is the app free to use?
Yes, it is free to use on any device with Android 2.1 or newer. Also, you can get PRO version with additional features.
What permissions are required by Android Diaro app?
Read more about required permissions of the Android Diaro app here.
Is information stored in "Diaro - personal diary" app safe?
Yes, local backup files which are stored in your device SD card and are encrypted.
Is "Diaro - personal diary" app password protected?
Yes, it has a "Security Code" protection. You can set it in Diaro app Settings -> "General Settings" -> "Security Code" and when Diaro app is launched you will be asked to enter this code.
Can I reset my "Security Code" if I have forgotten it?
In order to keep your private data completely secure, there is no way to reset the "Security Code". If you forgot it and do not have a backup file or never synced your data with Dropbox, please contact us at email@example.com to solve this problem.
Can I change the language of "Diaro - personal diary" app?
Yes, you can choose from 20+ languages from Diaro app Settings -> "Appearance" section! Help us to translate to your language.
How can I change the appearance of the app?
Go to Diaro app Settings -> "Appearance" section and change "UI Color", "Time Format", "First day of week", "Text Size", "Row Height", etc.
How to turn off daily reminder?
Just go to Diaro Settings -> "General Settings" -> "Time to write notification" and uncheck all days of week.
How many entries I can add throughout the day?
There is no any limit. You can add as many entries as you want.
How can I edit or delete entry?
Simply tap on the entry, use edit button to edit it and then tap 'Save' to confirm the changes. To delete an entry you can long tap on an entry and choose 'Delete' button.
How can I export my entries to PDF file?
You can export your entries to PDF file and print it in Diaro Online version www.diaroapp.com.
Categories or Tags
How to create new category or tag?
On the left side menu click "+" button to create categories or tags.
How to edit/delete category or tag?
Just long tap on the category or tag to edit or delete.
How to change entry text font or background color/pattern?
Entry font and background color/pattern can be changed by setting them at first for a category. To do this, please go to category edit mode (long-tap on category name) and choose the font and background color/pattern. All entries assigned to this category will have the font and background color/pattern you have set.
Backup & Restore
How can I backup my data?
Go to Diaro Settings and in "Backup & Restore" section tap on backup button.
How can I import my entries from the old version to Diaro 3?
- Before transferring data to the new Diaro version 3 it is important that you update your current Diaro version to the latest 2.5.6 from Google Play. Go to Google Play app, search for "Diaro - diary writing" and click "Update" button.
- When you have Diaro 2.5.6 installed, make a backup of your existing data by going to Diaro 2.5.6 app Settings -> Backup & Restore and clicking "Backup current Diaro entries" button.
- Now you can download new "Diaro 3 - personal diary" app from Google Play and open it.
- Click on a Settings icon at the bottom of the left side menu in the new Diaro app. When you're at the Settings screen, go to "Backup & Restore" screen, click on the backup file you created in the Diaro 2.5.6 app and choose "Restore from this file" option. Select "Merge" and you're done.
What will I get in PRO version?
You will get Sync with all your Android devices and Diaro Online version. Diaro Online has additional features which you can access from all web browsers. Also, there will be no ads anymore.
How can I get PRO version?
Diaro PRO version can be purchased from inside the app. Just go to Diaro Settings -> Get Diaro PRO version and click 'Get PRO' button.
How to check if the purchase of PRO version was successful?
When you purchase Diaro PRO version, Diaro automatically goes to PRO version without downloading anything extra. To check if you are using PRO version, go to Diaro Settings -> "Get Diaro PRO version" and you should see ''Thank you for using Diaro PRO version!" text instead of "Get PRO" button.
How to activate the widget after upgrading to PRO version?
When you purchase Diaro PRO version, Diaro activates the widget automatically, just add it to your home screen from widgets list. It is called 'Diaro widget'.