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Using YNAB for iPad

When you first launch YNAB on your iPad, you'll be prompted to link your Dropbox account in order to access your Cloud Sync budgets. Follow the on-screen directions to do so. If you didn't create a Cloud Sync budget in YNAB 4 or you are using YNAB 3, choose the "Use Legacy Sync Instead"
Last Updated: August 25, 2014

Cloud Sync Troubleshooting

Cloud Sync is not working for me. Help! First, make sure that Cloud Sync is working on your desktop computer: YNAB’s "Cloud Sync" has nothing to do with the Apple Inc. product named "iCloud".  YNAB’s Cloud Sync uses the free file syncing service Dropbox. Make sure you have a
Last Updated: June 30, 2014

Setting up Cloud Sync on your Mobile Device

Set up Cloud Sync on your desktop first. How do I set up Cloud Sync on my mobile device? YNAB has apps for the iPhones and Android phones. In order to use Cloud Sync, make sure your device is compatible. YNAB for Android Requirements: Requires Android 2.1 and above. It will run on Kindle
Last Updated: May 19, 2014

Wi-Fi sync troubleshooting guide

The steps below apply to our Android and iPhone mobile apps when syncing locally using Wi-Fi mode only as well as for  (the now discontinued) YNAB 3 which was Wi-Fi Sync only capable. If you own YNAB 3 and would like to try Cloud Sync you can download a 34 day trial to see how amazing Cloud
Last Updated: September 24, 2013

Keeping more than one device in sync

This article is for anyone who is using Legacy sync (Wi - Fi) as opposed to Cloud Sync.  If you have YNAB 4, you may want to check out our Cloud Sync feature as it eliminates all the hurdles associated with Wi-fi syncing. To keep more than one mobile app (Android, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
Last Updated: September 17, 2013

Using YNAB for iPhone

When you first launch the app, you'll be prompted to link your Dropbox account in order to access your Cloud Sync budgets. Follow the on-screen directions to do so. If you didn't create a Cloud Sync budget in YNAB 4 or you are using YNAB 3, choose the "Use Legacy Sync Instead" option.
Last Updated: November 30, 2013

Create an Ad-Hoc network on a Mac

These steps help troubleshoot connections between your iPhone and your WiFi network and an Apple computer. These steps will not work if you have an Android phone as it will not support this sort of connection. This article does not  apply to YNAB 4 with Cloud Sync. Instructions for
Last Updated: September 18, 2012

Using YNAB for Android

When you first install and launch the app, you'll be prompted to link your Dropbox account in order to access your Cloud Sync budgets. Follow the on-screen directions to do so. If you didn't create a Cloud Sync budget in YNAB 4 or you are using YNAB 3, choose the "Use Legacy Sync Instead"
Last Updated: May 7, 2014

Verify your WiFi network connection

The steps below outline advanced steps in troubleshooting connections between your smartphone and your WiFi network. If you are having trouble getting your mobile app to sync with the desktop then please start at the mobile sync troubleshooting guide first before delving into the steps below.
Last Updated: September 27, 2012

Create an Ad-Hoc network in Windows

You should follow these steps only if normal sync fails to work. If you are having trouble getting your mobile app to sync with the desktop, please start at the mobile sync troubleshooting guide before trying these steps. These steps help troubleshoot connections between your iPhone and your
Last Updated: October 16, 2012