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What version is this? I have 7.14 on my mac, and it is the latest and the sync button is there.

If it is gone from a future version, I wholeheartedly agree, it needs to be there. I am careful on my machines (Windows and Mac) to do a final manual refresh and wait until it stops spinning until I suspend either laptop. I cannot afford to have notes orphaned on one machine because it didn't sync.

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I'm going through my notes and updating/deleting but, if I make any changes, the cursor jumps back to the top of the notes list. I then have to spend ages finding the last note I looked at so I can carry on. How do I turn off auto sync while I'm doing this? I'm using a Macbook with the latest OS.

Edit: I don't think it's sync. I turned the internet off and it still did it. I'll add a separate tag to a selection as I go and deal with them from there in smaller sections.

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On 8/28/2020 at 3:42 PM, RobinM said:

I'm going through my notes and updating/deleting but, if I make any changes, the cursor jumps back to the top of the notes list. I then have to spend ages finding the last note I looked at so I can carry on. How do I turn off auto sync while I'm doing this? I'm using a Macbook with the latest OS.

Edit: I don't think it's sync. I turned the internet off and it still did it. I'll add a separate tag to a selection as I go and deal with them from there in smaller sections.

Change your sort to be on the updated column so it is always at the top/bottom, whichever. You may have it sorting on title and it alphabetically just vanishes on you going to where it needs to be.

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On 9/2/2020 at 10:03 AM, EdH said:

Change your sort to be on the updated column so it is always at the top/bottom, whichever. You may have it sorting on title and it alphabetically just vanishes on you going to where it needs to be.

Of course! That did cross my mind sometime during the night but I hadn't got round to trying it. But, of course that's it. It works just as I want. Thank you!!

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So I only found this thread because I am SO DONE with Evernote that I am trying to export my notes to OneNote so I can cancel my subscription. How fitting that I am unable to use the import feature because my notes aren't properly synced, and I can't manually sync from my Mac! FFS Evernote. I was just trialling OneNote initially, but this has me committed to cancelling Evernote. They just don't listen to users. 

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Me too!  Save the sync button.  It absolutely does not work flawlessly otherwise when actively using desktop and mobile.

Thank you for making your product worse.

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I can't figure out how to manually sync on the iOS app. On the iPhone app, one has to tap the menu button at the bottom right, go to the settings wheel icon on top, tap "sync" and then tap "sync now".

Someone thought of this brilliant idea and is being paid for it. Here's some free advice from a longtime premium user: Put a button at the top of both the desktop and mobile app in a prominent place so a user can simply tap once to sync and get on with their lives. I'm getting over 10 sync errors per day and ain't nobody got time for that. I'm seriously thinking of ditching Evernote over this. C'mon, guys!

 

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