Please follow the steps below to transfer notes saved on the previous device to the new device using local backup.

 

  • When you have the previous device
  • Open ColorNote and go to the device backup screen on the previous device.
    [Menu -> Backup -> Tap ‘Device’ in the upper bar] or [Settings -> Backup]
  • Manually back up notes
    [Press ‘Backup Notes’ -> Enter master password -> Done]
  • Move backup files from the previous device to the new device
    [If your backup file is on the SD card: Move the SD card of the previous device to the new device]
    [If your backup file is on the internal storage: Copy the backup file of the previous device to your PC, and then copy it to ‘data/colornote/backup’ on the new device.]
  • Open ColorNote and go to the device backup screen on the new device.
    [Menu -> Backup -> Choose ‘Device’ in the upper bar] or [Settings ->Backup]
  • Tap the file you want to restore in the backup file list.
  • Choose ‘Restore’ and type the master password that you set when the backup file was created.

 

  • When you don’t have the previous device
  • Move backup files from the previous device to the new device
    [If your backup file is on the SD card: Move the SD card of the previous device to the new device]
    [If your backup file is on the internal storage: Copy the backup file of the previous device to your PC, and then copy it to ‘data/colornote/backup’ on the new device.]
  • Open ClorNote and go to the device backup screen on the new device.
    [Menu -> Backup -> Tap ‘Device’ in the bar] or [Settings -> Backup]
  • Tap the file you want to restore in the backup file list.
  • Choose ‘Restore and type the master password that you set when the backup file was created. If your notes have been automatically backed up, you might not be required to type the master password.

*Troubleshooting

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