Using git to sync your vault just means you’re pushing changes to a remote repository (GitHub is one option). Then, you can use an app like Working Copy (iOS) to pull those changes to your mobile app. When you’re done editing on mobile, you can push your changes to your Git client of choice and pull them once you’re back on the computer. Here are two helpful guides if you are new to Git:
I guess what I didn’t realize was that you could “sync” (by manually pushing, pulling, committing - I’m not really sure about the lingo ) your vault onto mobile Obsidian app. That is quite a relief to find out. I had just relinquished any hope of getting my Obsidian vault to sync between my Windows, Android, & iPad.
Everyone mentions version control in relation to GIT, does this help with resolving file conflicts if I accidently upload two differnt versions of the same md file?
Yes, Git is great at merging conflicts because it lays out exactly what is different. A lot of people (including myself) like Git because it saves a version of your “repository” every time you “commit”. For a simple overview of Git, this video might be helpful:
Here’s a screenshot of my git repository for my vault. I can click each of these commits and download the version of my repository at that time. This means, if I were to need the version of my vault from a couple of months ago, I could just go to the commit and download exactly what my vault looked like at that time.