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March 19, 2024


  • Includes all new functionality and bug fixes up to Obsidian Desktop v1.5.11.
  • Fixed alignment of app header. The file name should now be horizontally centered.
  • Ensure the last few seconds of changes are saved when leaving the app.
  • Added missing icons in the "Mobile" settings list.
  • Fixed dialogs sometimes appearing with way too much space at the top.
  • Allow loading Google fonts inside custom CSS.
  • Fixed collapse buttons on tablet devices were incorrectly shown when sidebar is pinned.
  • Opening the photo lightbox no longer activates the keyboard.
  • Removed commands to navigate to specific tab number on small mobile devices.


  • Animations throughout the app have been sped up slightly.
  • Fixed the appearance of dialogs throughout the app to appear more uniform.
  • The mobile toolbar items are now spaced closer together.
  • Improved layout of community plugins directory.
  • Fixed the status bar color in light mode for tablets.
  • The last updated date in community plugins is now hidden on smaller devices.
  • Settings will now slide in from the left.


  • Minor improvements to scrolling in Live Preview. Should reduce the amount of times that scrolling gets interrupted.


  • Text properties will be selected when they receive focus on tablet.
  • Fix placeholder text not showing for date and datetime properties.
  • Fixed issue where arrow keys would not always function when properties were focused.


  • Fixed keyboard getting closed when deleting a table.
  • Fixed keyboard being closed when switching back to Obsidian from another app.
  • Fixed not being able to type with external keyboard.


  • Fixed app being laggy when backlinks view is open.
  • Fixed black bars sometimes appearing when virtual keyboard opens or closes.
  • Fixed "Select all" not working on larger documents.
  • Fixed pasting link sometimes generate a link with empty title.
  • Fixed pasting text containing a colon getting inserted as a Markdown link.
  • Long-pressing on links in Live Preview no longer activates the keyboard.
  • Keyboard will now update immediately after the theme changes between light/dark modes.
  • Fixes file corruption when large files fails to save due to out of memory errors when using Sync.
  • Typing -- at the start of a line will no longer get converted to a en-dash.
  • Native interface elements such as the text selection menu and iPad keyboard overlay will now following the color scheme.


  • Fixed tabs requiring two taps to activate.
  • Improved compatibility with Apple Vision Pro's eye tracking making it clear what elements are interactive.
  • Fixed the toolbar sometimes having too much space below it when using physical keyboard.
  • Fixed sometimes the navigation bar shows behind the toolbar when using an external keyboard.

No longer broken

  • Fixed the "toggle sidebar" commands causing the sidebars to get completely hidden.
  • The formatting submenu will no longer appear in the editor context menu.
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