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If I Can't Use Legacy, I Might As Well Switch to Joplin?


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The problem is, I want to use the Legacy version on my Android as well. I'm currently using the Legacy windows desktop version which is great because it's faster, simpler, and more reliable than current versions. 

The issue is I want the same to be true on my mobile device. I can do this simply by side loading through apk mirror an older version of Evernote but the Playstore wants to update it and I don't want to have to manually update my apps all the time. 

Is there a work around for this? 

I'm slowly realizing that Joplin may just be my ultimate path despite the lack of features. 

I used to be committed to Evernote until they tried to make their apps look more and more like modern junk with features that don't add value to anything. 

My questions: How long will desktop Legacy be available for the future and is there a work around to make sure that my Evernote android app does not update?

But, isn't it the case that if I am having to depend on "older" versions of this service just to rely on it for my workflow, that that means I should have jumped ship months ago, perhaps years ago? 

 

I'm already using OneNote for my work only notes since my company pays for a 365 subscription for all their employees. 

I would be interested in using either Evernote of Joplin for personal use only.

The new version 10 android app in Evernote is so slow that it is not useable for me. Loading times take 6+ seconds just to scan a document into my .Inbox for example. Whereas the legacy versions all take but -1 second. 

 

Pls Help.

 

Sincerely,

Premium user since 2011. 

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1 hour ago, Matthew85 said:

Is there a work around for this? 

I switched Play Store updates for Evernote off.  All I had to do was find the Evernote app*,  click the three dots menu,  and de-select the auto-update.

EDIT: *that's the store version,  not the installed app

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44 minutes ago, gazumped said:

I switched Play Store updates for Evernote off.  All I had to do was find the Evernote app*,  click the three dots menu,  and de-select the auto-update.

EDIT: *that's the store version,  not the installed app

Mine asks me if I want to "enable" auto update. As if it already has auto update off. Which doesn't make sense because it auto updated and all my other apps auto update as well. 

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To be fair I disabled auto-update when the 'classic' 8.13 was still installed and also the only version on offer to my elderly Android.  IIRC there was a box with that option that was already ticked against the line that read "enable updates" - I just removed the tick.  If anyone else has stepped back from v10 maybe they'll chip in if there's another way....

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