I haven’t used Joplin in a while and wanted to get back to it.
When I opened up the application on my Desktop, I was not able to see some notes and notebooks, which have been labeled “encrypted” (see screenshot).
How can I get this readable again?
Thanks for any help that you can give!
What version are you currently running? A few versions back implemented a new encryption algorithm. If any of your devices including the mobile apps are using a newer version of Joplin, I don’t believe they are able to open notes on the older encryption algorithm. Instead, you should see a Re-encrypt Data option under Encryption in Tools=>Options. Let that complete and then try to decrypt afterwards and you should be good to go.
Hi, thanks for your help.
So on my mobile (the device on which I made the notes that are showing as encrypted on my Desktop computer), I can see the content.
As stated just now, the device that I’m having trouble seeing the notes on is my Desktop computer. When I go to Tools > Encryption Options this is what I see.
I downloaded an install package for Windows from the Joplin website and reinstalled. At first, Joplin showed a message that some notes could not be decrypted and could either be too large or corrupted.
I clicked “Retry” for the first one and Joplin was able to decrypt all of them.
Thanks again for the guidance!
Sweet. Glad to be of help.