You Need A Budget (YNAB)

You Need A Budget (YNAB)


The perfect companion app of YNAB (You Need A Budget) for Desktop.
>> You MUST have YNAB for Desktop to be able to use YNAB for Android

-- Voted Most Popular Personal Finance Software on Lifehacker Hive Five Poll
-- About.com 2011 Reader's Choice Winner for Best Personal Finance Software
-- "YNAB is great stuff - it really is." (CNN Headline Radio)
-- "If you need extra motivation to achieve financial discipline consider the budgeting software YNAB." (Kiplinger's Personal Finance)
-- Listed as one of 10 Personal Finance Tools You Should Use Now. (U.S. News & World Report)
-- "The budgeting software of choice for those who seriously want to start a personal or household budget." (About.com)

* Easily sync with YNAB for Desktop and other mobile apps (iPhones, iPads and other Android devices) over the Cloud.
* Updates are in near real-time (give or a take a few seconds)
* If your phone doesn't have an internet connection, it will "catch up" to any other syncs as soon as it finds a connection.
* It's seamless, automatic, and magical.
* It will improve the finances in your relationship by leaps and bounds (everyone's on the same page!)
* Cloud Sync uses Dropbox, a personal cloud storage service (an account is free).
* Add split transactions with ease.
* View transactions across all accounts.
* Enjoy the new home view for easy transaction entry and checking your category balances.
* Easily switch between multiple budgets if you use YNAB for personal and business budgeting!

With YNAB for Android, you will:
* Quickly Enter transactions on the go
* Check your category balances before making a purchase.
* View all historical transactions for every account
* Stay aware of your spending
* Never worry about unknowingly going over budget again!

FAST Transaction Entry:
YNAB makes it so quick and easy to add a new transaction, your budget can know about your latest purchase before you leave the store!

Multiple Android devices can sync with the same budget, making it easy for an entire household to stay on the same budget! (You can also have iPhones, iPads, iPods, etc. That app is found in Apple's App Store.)

Never heard of YNAB?
It's easy-to-use budget software coupled with a powerful methodology. Download our free trial at YouNeedABudget.com! It runs on Windows and Mac.

***** IMPORTANT *****
This is a companion app for YNAB for the desktop. You must have YNAB installed on your computer. (Note that it will not work with YNAB Pro, our old desktop application.)

Don't have YNAB yet? You can download a free trial of YNAB for Desktop at YouNeedABudget.com

REQUIREMENTS: You must have YNAB installed on your computer. (Free trial available at YouNeedABudget.com)

APPLICATION PERMISSIONS:

Network communication:
[Market license check] This is pretty self-explanatory.
[Full Internet access, view network state, view Wi-Fi state] These are all needed for the sync functionality, so we can read the device's IP address, check for connectivity, and talk to the Desktop app during the sync process.

Phone calls:
[Read phone state and identity] We use the device's ID as part of the encryption process when communicating with the Android Market to verify the license status. This is recommended by Google.

System tools:
[Automatically start at boot] This is so we can display the notification of unsynced transactions in the status bar when the phone boots up. The app doesn't leave any code running in the background all the time; this is a simple check on startup to display the notification, and then it shuts down again.

Recent changes:
NEW:

- App now enters scheduled transactions when they become due. To enable this, a full re-import of your budget is needed.

1. In desktop YNAB, click File > Save a Version.
2. Then click File > Load Another Version, selecting the time at the top of the list. Let Dropbox finish syncing.
3. On Android, in the main Budget view, swipe down to refresh. Tap the status bar notification to re-import the budget.

FIXED:

- Fix for getting stuck in Dropbox authentication loop
- Many other bug fixes
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About You Need A Budget (YNAB)
The perfect companion app of YNAB (You Need A Budget) for Desktop.
>> You MUST have YNAB for Desktop to be able to use YNAB for Android

-- Voted Most Popular Personal Finance Software on Lifehacker Hive Five Poll
-- About.com 2011 Reader's Choice Winner for Best Personal Finance Software
-- "YNAB is great stuff - it really is." (CNN Headline Radio)
-- "If you need extra motivation to achieve financial discipline consider the budgeting software YNAB." (Kiplinger's Personal Finance)
-- Listed as one of 10 Personal Finance Tools You Should Use Now. (U.S. News & World Report)
-- "The budgeting software of choice for those who seriously want to start a personal or household budget." (About.com)

* Easily sync with YNAB for Desktop and other mobile apps (iPhones, iPads and other Android devices) over the Cloud.
* Updates are in near real-time (give or a take a few seconds)
* If your phone doesn't have an internet connection, it will "catch up" to any other syncs as soon as it finds a connection.
* It's seamless, automatic, and magical.
* It will improve the finances in your relationship by leaps and bounds (everyone's on the same page!)
* Cloud Sync uses Dropbox, a personal cloud storage service (an account is free).
* Add split transactions with ease.
* View transactions across all accounts.
* Enjoy the new home view for easy transaction entry and checking your category balances.
* Easily switch between multiple budgets if you use YNAB for personal and business budgeting!

With YNAB for Android, you will:
* Quickly Enter transactions on the go
* Check your category balances before making a purchase.
* View all historical transactions for every account
* Stay aware of your spending
* Never worry about unknowingly going over budget again!

FAST Transaction Entry:
YNAB makes it so quick and easy to add a new transaction, your budget can know about your latest purchase before you leave the store!

Multiple Android devices can sync with the same budget, making it easy for an entire household to stay on the same budget! (You can also have iPhones, iPads, iPods, etc. That app is found in Apple's App Store.)

Never heard of YNAB?
It's easy-to-use budget software coupled with a powerful methodology. Download our free trial at YouNeedABudget.com! It runs on Windows and Mac.

***** IMPORTANT *****
This is a companion app for YNAB for the desktop. You must have YNAB installed on your computer. (Note that it will not work with YNAB Pro, our old desktop application.)

Don't have YNAB yet? You can download a free trial of YNAB for Desktop at YouNeedABudget.com

REQUIREMENTS: You must have YNAB installed on your computer. (Free trial available at YouNeedABudget.com)

APPLICATION PERMISSIONS:

Network communication:
[Market license check] This is pretty self-explanatory.
[Full Internet access, view network state, view Wi-Fi state] These are all needed for the sync functionality, so we can read the device's IP address, check for connectivity, and talk to the Desktop app during the sync process.

Phone calls:
[Read phone state and identity] We use the device's ID as part of the encryption process when communicating with the Android Market to verify the license status. This is recommended by Google.

System tools:
[Automatically start at boot] This is so we can display the notification of unsynced transactions in the status bar when the phone boots up. The app doesn't leave any code running in the background all the time; this is a simple check on startup to display the notification, and then it shuts down again.

Recent changes:
NEW:

- App now enters scheduled transactions when they become due. To enable this, a full re-import of your budget is needed.

1. In desktop YNAB, click File > Save a Version.
2. Then click File > Load Another Version, selecting the time at the top of the list. Let Dropbox finish syncing.
3. On Android, in the main Budget view, swipe down to refresh. Tap the status bar notification to re-import the budget.

FIXED:

- Fix for getting stuck in Dropbox authentication loop
- Many other bug fixes

User reviews of You Need A Budget (YNAB)
Fantastic supplement to software! Clean and simple interface which makes me look forward to inputting my daily transactions instead of finding it a chore. Easy sync to software on my pc. A dream to use! Thanks YNAB!
Oct 11, 2011
Truly slick and a keeper.
Sep 3, 2011
Great day! We've been waiting for the android version for so looonng. Working perfectly on Galaxy SII. No problem syncing with YNAB3. Well worth the money.
Sep 2, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
5 days ago
Get a handle on your finances We've been using YNAB for about a month, and honestly our finances are still a mess, but that's because they were that bad to begin with. YNAB has helped us actually start communicating about finances and addressing the issues, just that much is invaluable. It will take time, but I have hopes we will learn how to handle our money well. I love the idea of budgeting on what we have instead of what we think we should be spending. As someone who doesn't have much, that alone has made budgeting doable.
A Google User
5 days ago
Works seamlessly with desktop version Cannot rate high enough. 3 cell phones and 3 computers later I have never lost my data. Plus, I love being able to enter transactions on the fly. I recommend YNAB to everyone. Thx!!!
A Google User
5 days ago
Up Front, to bad every one isn't up front about needing to purchase more software or the app won't work.. Even though I cant afford it now thanks for being honest.
A Google User
6 days ago
LG G3 Good app to update desktop and for my wife and I watch our spending. Had quicken 2015, but their server kept locking up. Also you had to sync with the desktop to v get updates from the mobile app. I would like to see reports added along with widgets. Spent $170 on quicken and I got this for $60. What a deal. Travis
A Google User
6 days ago
Just two complaints... 1. Can't do transfers via the mobile app 2. Can't perform the account reconciliation via the app. That being said, this is a phenomenal suite of applications!
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