In this guide, you'll enable [[Introduction to Obsidian Sync|Obsidian Sync]] for your vault and synchronize it with a [[Local and remote vaults|remote vault]]. ### Prerequisites - An Obsidian account. If you don't have one, [sign up now](https://obsidian.md/account#mode=signup). - An active Obsidian Sync subscription. If you don't have one, subscribe from your [account page](https://obsidian.md/account). ### Log in with your Obsidian account 1. Open **Settings**. 1. In the sidebar, click **About**. 1. Under **Account > Your Account**, click **Log in**. 1. In **Email**, enter your email. 1. In **Password**, enter your password. 1. Click **Login**. ### Enable Obsidian Sync 1. Open **Settings**. 1. In the sidebar, click **Core plugins**. 1. Enable **Sync**. ### Create a new remote vault 1. Open **Settings**. 1. In the sidebar, click **Sync**. 1. Next to **Remote vault**, click **Choose**. 1. Click **Create new vault**. 1. In **Vault name**, enter the name of the remote vault. 1. In **Encryption password**, enter the password for your vault. This creates an end-to-end encrypted vault. For more information, refer to [[Security and privacy]]. 1. Click **Create**. ### Connect to a remote vault 1. Next to your newly created vault, click **Connect**. 1. In **Encryption password**, enter the password you configured for the vault. 1. Click **Unlock vault**. 1. Click **Start syncing**.