How to Sync Fleeting Notes with Obsidian

Fleeting Notes is a separate network of notes outside of Obsidian. The goal of this plugin sync both these networks of notes into one! Below are step-by-step instructions on how to do this.

# Installation / Setup

  1. Before you begin, you’ll need to create an account in the Fleeting Notes App. You can do this by navigating to the settings and registering. Fleeting Notes authentication form

  2. Go to Settings > Community Plugin and turn off the “Restricted mode”. With this turned off, you can install the plugin to perform the sync. Install from Community Plugin

  3. Click “Browse” and search for “Fleeting Notes Sync” Browse Community Plugins

  4. Install the plugin and ensure you have it enabled Ensure Plugin Enabled

  5. Once enabled click “Fleeting Notes Sync” under Plugin Options > Fleeting Notes Sync. Under here, fill in your username, password, and desired folder location to sync your notes. Fleeting Notes Settings

  6. (Optional) Adjust sync settings:

    1. Toggle the “Sync notes on startup”, to run the sync whenever Obsidian is opened.
    2. Change sync type to “Two-way sync” for bi-directional sync
    3. Adjust note template to your needs (Note: metadata is needed for sync)

# Usage

  1. Now open the  command palette and run Fleeting Notes: Pull All Notes from Fleeting Notes Open Command Palette

  2. Your notes will be synced with Fleeting Notes and you will get a notification! Sync Notification

# Next Steps

Now that you have your notes synced, see the 3 Ways to Process Fleeting Notes within Obidian