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Data loss

#1

I updated a note in Joplin on Windows and it synced to my NAS using WebDAV. Later I viewed the note on my iPad after syncing and it didn’t have the new text. I viewed the note on my Android phone after syncing and it showed the text as I’d entered it on Windows. I tried several more syncs on the iPad but it wouldn’t update the note. After taking a copy of the note on Android I made changes on the iPad version and it synced. After syncing, the Android version showed the text from the iPad; the text originally entered into the note on Windows was lost.

I don’t know whether it’s significant, but the number of notes shown in Status on iPad and Android differ- the Android figure is lower.

This is very worrying. Up until now I’ve been able to rely on Joplin as a robust note-taking application. What could have gone wrong this time, and is it likely to happen again?

#2

It’s hard to tell. Do you have any error in the log on the iPad app?

#3

No error that I can see. It seems the iPad couldn’t detect that the note has been changed but the Android could.