Evernote Basic Subscription Changes
Evernote Basic has been around for a while. It’s their free service and I’ve been a user for years, but I got this note in my email this week and it arrived shortly after I signed in on my work phone.
As someone who accesses notes on multiple devices, it’s important that you’re aware of an upcoming change.
In 30 days, you will be able to sync your notes to a maximum of 2 devices using Evernote Basic. Upgrading your subscription will allow you to use an unlimited number of devices.”
Two devices, really? I’ve been trying to figure out where that name came from. Three seems like a more realistic number to me. Think about what they’re asking and ask yourself how many devices do you have connecting to a service. Granted I have a large number, but most people have at minimum a desktop/laptop and smartphone right?
So what happens if you have a tablet? That’s becoming pretty common in today’s society. Now you’re up to 3 devices. Do you have a separate phone for work or need to access your account at work, now you’re over the limit.
I’m not sure if this decision was well thought out to be honest, but I need to decide what I’m going to do. Do I decide which of my devices I revoke from my account or stop using Evernote all together. At least I’ve got 30 days to decide