Sync between devices
I would like to have my notes automatically appear on my other note devices with papyrus installed. E.g. Create a note on note 2 and it appears on my note 10 1. If possible allow editing too from that device.
This is something we’ve been investigating since the app’s inception and we continue to investigate constantly. Syncing is a very difficult problem to solve, especially in regards to handwritten notes which can be combined with images and text. I don’t have any kind of ETA for when syncing will be supported, but rest assured this is a high priority for us. We appreciate all your feedback on this idea.
Clayton Jones commented
I couldn't agree more with this suggestions or the comments above me. This would put Papyrus over the top. The current backup/restore option is a nice placeholder but I've already found myself taking a note on my phone, then my tablet later that day and not backing one or the other up. So if I restore on either device I'd lose my notes!
Auto-sync for Papyrus would push me further away from having to use Evernote and closer to using only one app...Papyrus!!!
Yes please. Google drive would be my weapon of choice
David Gawlowski commented
Absofreakinlutely! Need to add to notebooks from either my 5 or 10" note! Ok to just view from computer so scheduled export to pdf, or just with every sync would be great too.
Ryan Springer commented
Definitely a must have feature!
Great you can export to Dropbox, but an automatic sync function would be better.
Gustav Delius commented
When I open a pdf file from within my Dropbox on my Android tablet in Adobe Reader and then add notes to that pdf file, then those changes get synched to all my computers automatically by the Dropbox app. Similarly when I open a .doc file from within my Dropbox it opens in Polaris office and any modifications are saved back to dropbox and automatically synced. So it seems that the app does not have to do anything special beyond being able to work with files saved in the dropbox folder rather than its own folder.
We completely agree that sync is very important. We have had plans since the beginning to provide not only syncing between devices to keep all your notes up-to-date, but also real-time syncing for sharing and creating notes with other people.
Since this is more difficult and will take longer to solve we wanted to add backup and restore capabilities to Papyrus first. Please stay tuned and continue to comment and vote up this idea as we continue to develop it.
Brandon Garlock commented
I commented on a similar suggestion but this would be soooooo great.
Aaron Mitchell Davis commented
The sharing feature sort of does this, but having the ability to auto-sync would be a very good feature.
Agreed on synching over backup. Once Papyrus gets dropbox synch (and Google Drive...), then I'll start using the app A LOT more on my several andorid phones and tablets.
I just feel like what I enter into my phone (Galaxy Note) is going into something of a black hole when I know in the afternoon I'll be using my ThinkPad Tablet. If everything were synched to the cloud, then I could enter notes with confidence.