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If I'm editing a note on iOS, and I go away to another app. When I come back, there's a slight delay, and then it brings me to my notes list, so I have to reopen the note again. It's really annoying because I have to keep reopening the note. I feel like this is new, and it didn't used to happen. Did it??

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It is a PITA and I'm not sure how it happened in the past.  I seem a bit newly aggravated so maybe it didn't?  Just not sure.

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Same here. It must be a bug. The frustration is akin to how you would feel if you had to start back at your booklist every time you opened Kindle. Is there a setting I can change to keep this from happening?

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Has anyone reported this as a bug? If not, I will.
iOS 8.16.6.366049 on iPhone 6 with plenty of free space.

I had all my notes for a 6-week adventure, and this bug was a real PITA. I had to stop multiple times a day to wait for EN to take me away from the place I needed to read next (or where I wanted to add new content to existing notes), wait to get to the All Notes screen, find the note I just had open, wait for it to open, scroll (or search) to the place I just saw, but couldn't access, then resume what I was going to do. Often this was in a crowded spot, where I'd have to step to the side and look like the tourist I was hoping to not look like by having my research in Evernote.

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16 hours ago, jbrennan said:

Has anyone reported this as a bug? If not, I will.
iOS 8.16.6.366049 on iPhone 6 with plenty of free space.

I had all my notes for a 6-week adventure, and this bug was a real PITA. I had to stop multiple times a day to wait for EN to take me away from the place I needed to read next (or where I wanted to add new content to existing notes), wait to get to the All Notes screen, find the note I just had open, wait for it to open, scroll (or search) to the place I just saw, but couldn't access, then resume what I was going to do. Often this was in a crowded spot, where I'd have to step to the side and look like the tourist I was hoping to not look like by having my research in Evernote.

FYI, if you go to the Shortcuts screen, the star icon, recent notes are displaed there.  Workaround to get to last viewed note should EN recycle last position.

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On 11/11/2018 at 3:27 AM, jbrennan said:

Thanks. Same delay to get to recent notes.

Yeah, performance in general on the IOS app has dropped off precipitously in the last couple of releases.  On an older iPad EN is getting to the point of being useless, unless I open the app a couple of minutes before I need it.  Not so bad on a newer iPhone, but still much  slower than a year ago.  And I DON’T use offline notebooks.  Nothing to do with context changing, but a lot to do with dealing with it when it does. 

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I noticed same issue a few months ago.  Maybe started after the Sept 2018 update.  I also switch back-and-forth from EverNote to other Apps.  When I return to my “open” EverNote App, after a significant period of time, I’m taken back at EverNote “All Notes.” In order to get back to the Last Note I was working on, my hacks are:

HACK #1:

 1) on IOS / iPhone:  Press “back Arrow” located upper left corner.

2). On IOS, Back Arrow takes me to:  “RECENT NOTES.”  The Notebook related to the last note I was viewing will be the first of the three “recently” opened notebooks.

3). Kind of a PITA because after I open the Notebook, I have to remember the Note Title & scroll to it.  Or, if I don’t remember Note name, I use Hack 2.

HACK 2: 

1) using Hack 1 Instructions 1 & 2:  With Last notebook OPEN, click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner (IOS), click on Note List Options.  Then click on “Date Open” & that will put Last Opened files on top of List.

I prefer my notes to automatically open to the last note I viewed, but something changed with EV & it doesn’t do that anymore.  Maybe there is a way to change how EV opens ?

 

 

 

 

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2 minutes ago, kate0508 said:

I noticed same issue a few months ago.  Maybe started after the Sept 2018 update.  I also switch back-and-forth from EverNote to other Apps.  When I return to my “open” EverNote App, after a significant period of time, I’m taken back at EverNote “All Notes.” In order to get back to the Last Note I was working on, my hacks are:

HACK #1:

 1) on IOS / iPhone:  Press “back Arrow” located upper left corner.

2). On IOS, Back Arrow takes me to:  “RECENT NOTES.”  The Notebook related to the last note I was viewing will be the first of the three “recently” opened notebooks.

3). Kind of a PITA because after I open the Notebook, I have to remember the Note Title & scroll to it.  Or, if I don’t remember Note name, I use Hack 2.

HACK 2: 

1) using Hack 1 Instructions 1 & 2:  With Last notebook OPEN, click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner (IOS), click on Note List Options.  Then click on “Date Open” & that will put Last Opened files on top of List.

I prefer my notes to automatically open to the last note I viewed, but something changed with EV & it doesn’t do that anymore.  Maybe there is a way to change how EV opens ?

 

 

 

 

It's random for me when returning to EN from another app, sometimes the last viewed note is there, sometimes it isn't.  My hack when not there is to click on the Star on the bottom of the screen which brings up recent notes and then go from there.

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It’s aggravating enough that I have to keep finding where I left off in the middle of writing a fairly lengthy piece—particularly as I often jump around within a note—but I also lose all my undo stages, so if I accidentally obliterate a chunk of work, I better remember what it was or I’m screwed! 
 

I feel like this problem is the result of poor memory allocation on the iPad, as it takes forever to open my photos from within the app. It takes so long I think the app is frozen! This isn’t a problem on the iPhone.

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This thread is from 2018 and this is STILL an issue in the iOS app? How is such a problem still unresolved? This is crazy.

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I have similar problem. I use Evernote for recipes. So I have a recipe on Evernote open in front of me in the ktchen. I turn away to get the tin of flour or whatever. I come back and evernote has closed my note. It has even cleared the search terms that I used to find the note! so to get back to my recipe I have to search for the note all over again!!!

 

😤MAJOR PITA. Isn't there a setting where I can set a default awake time so that this doesn't happen? ridiculous!

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Actually I do have exactly the same issue. Also for me cooking with recipes stored in Evernote got such a pain that I started taking a screenshot of the note and accessing it via Apple Photos app. 

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anybody have any wisdom on this? 

 

ridiculous! 

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I tag the note i'm working on  ex. anchor note. I also have a saved search for anchor note. 

Only caveat  , I should clear the tag regulary.

 

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This is still a problem in June 2020. Evernote even closes the current note if you switch to landscape and back to portrait.

I spent so many hours to put the data in but it's such a pain to get back out. I like the suggestion above to screenshot the recipe so you can avoid having to use Evernote live.

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