How to log into your Daylite 6 database

Daylite 6 gives you the ability to log into both Daylite Cloud and Self-Serve databases with a single application. The first time you log into your database a local copy is downloaded on your device which will allow you to use Daylite even when you do not have an internet connection. Daylite will then sync the next time you connect to the server.

Daylite Cloud

With Daylite Cloud you can log into your database anywhere you go as long as you have an internet connection. No hassle with setting up your network or Daylite!

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  1. Connect to the internet
  2. Open Daylite on your Mac, iPhone or iPad
  3. Add your Email address and Password
  4. Click "Log In"

Time to download your database will vary depending on its size and your network speed. On the iPhone and iPad it is recommended to download the database on wifi to avoid any additional charges with your cellular provider.

While Daylite downloads the database ensure that you do not quit the app or disconnect from the internet.

Daylite Self-Serve

You can login to your Daylite Self-Serve database on the same network as your server by default however it is possible to configure your network so that your database accessible over the internet. For more information on how to do this check out How can I setup Daylite 6 Self-Serve for Remote Access?

Local - On the same network as your server

On the Mac

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  1. Join the network where your server is located
  2. Open Daylite
  3. Click on the "Add Daylite Cloud Login…" pop-up menu and select your Daylite server's name from the list that appears
  4. Enter your Daylite username and password
  5. Click "Log In"

On the iPhone and iPad

  1. Join the wifi network where your server is located
  2. Open Daylite
  3. Tap "Log In"
  4. Tap "Self-Serve"
  5. Tap your Daylite server name's from the list that appears
  6. Click "Log In"

Time to download your database will vary depending on its size and your network speed.

While Daylite downloads the database ensure that you do not quit the app or disconnect from the internet.

Remote - Over the internet

Your Daylite database can accessible over the internet if your network is configured to allow this. These steps assume you have already done this.

It is preferred to log into your database while on the same network as your Daylite server. This will ensure the fastest download speeds when downloading a local copy.

When using the local network to log into your database, Daylite will provide your device with both the local and public network address. This way Daylite seamlessly between your local and network address.

On the Mac

  1. Join a network with an internet connection
  2. Open Daylite
  3. Click on the "Add Daylite Cloud Login…" pop-up menu and select "Add Self-Serve Login…"
  4. Type in your public network address and press the return
  5. If not already present select your database name from the pop-up menu and click "Choose"
  6. Type in your username and password
  7. Click "Log In"

On the iPhone and iPad

  1. Ensure your iPhone or iPad is connected to the internet
  2. Open Daylite
  3. Tap "Log In"
  4. Tap "Self-Serve"
  5. Tap "Remote server..."
  6. Add your Daylite user name and password
  7. Tap "Log In

Time to download your database will vary depending on its size and your network speed. On the iPhone and iPad it is recommended to download the database on wifi to avoid any additional charges with your cellular provider.

While Daylite downloads the database ensure that you do not quit the app or disconnect from the internet.

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