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When I create a reminder that is set to repeat, for example:

"take out the garbage" repeat every 2 weeks.

it pops up on my phone and on my desktop.

When I check it off on my phone, my computer never gets the message that it was checked off. If I check it off on my computer, my phone never gets the message that it was checked off.

I'm running OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and iOS 6.0.1 on an iPhone 4S.

This has never worked for me and I've been through several versions of each OS.

Any suggestions?

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Reminders supports iCloud but does not require it. Have you checked on your iPhone that Reminders is using iCloud? Go to Settings > iCloud and ensure Reminders is on. – bneely Nov 6 '12 at 22:07
bneely , I checked and it is on. I assumed it was though because when I create a reminder on my phone, it will show on my computer and vice versa. – teewuane Nov 7 '12 at 23:10
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I fixed this.

On iOS I went to SETTINGS > ICLOUD > Turned Reminders OFF, then ON. It warned me that it would delete my reminders.. No big deal as they are still stored on iCloud.

On OSX I went to System Preferences... > iCloud > unchecked Calendars & Reminders ( it again warned me that it would delete them from computer which is okay because they are stored on iCloud) > Checked Calendars & Reminders (to turn them back on.)

It is now working as expected. Weird...

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