A few days ago, I used the official importer to import my Evernote and Notion notes. It all seemed to go smoothly enough, but ever since, every time I open Obsidian, I see the toast telling me that my vault is being indexed. If I leave this to run, it can take 20-60 minutes to index my ~14000 notes, but the next time I close and re-open, it will start indexing again. It’s also crawling now, performance-wise and crashing semi-regularly to the point of being unuseable
Things I have tried
I’ve turned on restricted mode and disabled Obsidian Sync.
Thanks for the suggestions Gino, but I had tried turning on Restricted mode, so all 3rd party plugins were disabled.
For what it’s worth though, and in case it helps anyone else, I think the fact I had gone offline was to blame. I had only gone offline during the import to avoid potential clashes between the importer and Obsidian Sync, but after I went back online, let it finish indexing again AND let Sync finish uploading everything, it went away again and performance is back to being lightning fast again