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Creating different journals is very valuable for different purposes. For example, you can have different journals for mindfulness, travel, work, family, or personal notes. Each journal has unlimited entries and notes.

📚 Multiple journals are only available to Diarly Premium users. With the free version of Diarly, you can access one journal, with unlimited entries.


Switching journals

To switch to another journal, click on the name of the journal to open the drop-down menu.

Multiple Journals

Alternatively, from the Menu Bar, go to Journals and select a different journal.

Creating and managing journals

Go to the Journals section of the Settings to create, rename, or delete journals.

There are a few ways of getting there:

  • From the Menu Bar, under Journals > Create New Journal.
  • Click on the journal name displayed on the top of the sidebar, and choose Manage Journals at the bottom.
Manage Journals
  • From the Tab Switcher at the bottom of the sidebar, select More, and then Journals on the left.
Diarly Tab Switcher More
  • From the Menu Bar, go to Diarly > Preferences... (⌘,) and select Journals on the left.

Removing journals

To remove a journal, go to the Manage Journals section of the settings as shown above. On the right of each journal, you will find the Rename and Remove options.

Remove Journal


Click on the journal name (Diary by default) in the toolbar and choose Manage Journals.

iOS Manage Journals

Alternatively, Go to More > Journals

iOS Add Journals

To remove a journal, go to More > Journals and swipe to the left on name of the journal that you wish to delete.