Interface Overview

Take a look at the main areas of the Journey window.

Main Window

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The main window consists of two panes; left and right pane.

Left Pane

The left pane contains journal entries that can be displayed as list, calendar, media and map view.

Lock App
Tap the profile icon and select lock app. To add passcode in lock screen, please refer to this page.
Click the to reveal the sync dialog. The sync dialog includes the sync status and sync button.
Create new entry
In Journey, you can create a text, picture and video journal. To create a entry, click to open the editor.
Single/Dual pane
To switch to single or dual pane, click .

Journey View (List)

This is the default view. In this view, entries are arranged chronologically in descending order.

Search and filter entries
Tap to search for entries containing the specific words and phrases. To filter entries by tag, press the tag icon and select the tag.
Delete entries
Cursor right click the entry in a list and tap Delete. To delete multiple entries, click the first item, hold down the Shift key, and then click the last item. Cursor right click the entries and tap Delete. Learn more

Media View

Only entries with media are shown in this view. Click the media thumbnail to view the entry.

Calendar View

In this view, the entries are organised in a calendar. To move to the next month or previous month, you can use the back and forward navigation buttons. Click the Today button to quickly navigate to today’s date.

Atlas View (Map)

Only entries with location are shown in this view. Click the cluster icon on the map to view the entries located in the same place.

Right Pane

The right pane shows the preview of the selected entry.

View media in an entry
Click on the media preview to reveal the original attachment. To view the next media or previous media, you can use the back and forward navigation buttons.
Text of the entry
The text of the entry is displayed under the media preview. You can use Markdown to format the text.


Create or edit an entry to open the editor window.

Create Entry
Click in the main window to create a new entry.
Edit Entry
Select an entry and click to edit an entry.


Editor Toolbar

Add, remove and modify location of the entry. This feature is useful if you want to view the entries based on location in Atlas.

To modify location manually, click the pin icon > Pick a Place. To remove location, click the pin icon > Remove Geotag.

Journey retrieves the weather data from our data provider BitWeather. The data might be delayed for up to a few hours, depending on your location. Historical weather data is supported for up to a year.

To remove weather data, tap the weather icon in editor's toolbar > Remove weather. If the weather icon turns red, it indicates that Journey is unable to retrieve the weather data. Please check your internet connection.

You can keep track of your current motion activity when you create an entry. For example, the motion activity will be automatically set to running if the entry is created from Google Fit. The available motion activities are:

  • Stationary
  • Eating
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Running
  • Flying (Flight)
  • Automotive

Add, remove and modify tag of the entry. To modify the tag of the entry, click the tag icon.

To modify the date and time of the entry, click the calendar icon.

Disable Automatic Location

To disable automatic location, go to  (Settings) > uncheck Auto Add Location.

Updated on January 21, 2018

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