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Is there a way to get reminders on iPhone to persist until they're checked?

I find reminders pretty useless because once you're reminded once it doesn't remind you ever again, even if you haven't completed the task yet. It would actually be useful if every time I looked at my ...
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Does Apple's stock Reminders app geofencing work with iBeacons?

I'd like to know whether geofenced reminders in Apple's stock Reminders app can use iBeacons to trigger. My use case is that I'd like to place an iBeacon in my home, and trigger reminders when it is ...
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Saving GPS Coordinates in Contacts

I live in a country which has few registered Apple Maps addresses. All that i want is to store GPS coordinates in contacts to use those at the Reminders app. I came from diverse forums like this and ...
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iOS location based reminders not working accurately

I created a location based reminder to notify me when I leave my house. However, the notification does not pop-up until I am about five miles away. What do I need to do to have the notification pop-up ...
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Siri: How to add an item to specific Reminders list AND set a reminder time?

TL;DR: Is there a way for Siri to create an item in a specific list, and add a timed reminder to it? iOS 9 Siri is able to add an item to a specific Reminders list in this fashion: Hey Siri; ...
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Siri: “I can't update reminders. Sorry about that.” Why?

I use Siri to set reminders a lot, like a dozen times a day. This morning Siri is saying, "I can't update reminders. Sorry about that." It happens on my Watch, my phone and my iPad. I've tried ...
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How to configure browser used by web page Reminders?

How can I change which browser the Mac Reminders.app uses to open "this webpage" associations for a Reminder, so I can change the "Open Google Chrome Canary" notification button to an "Open Mozilla ...
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iPhone showing reminders, but I have none

My Reminders app is showing 6 reminders, but as far as I know, I have none. I've checked the completed file, checked in iCal on the Mac. Any ideas how to delete these reminders?
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How do I force iOS Reminders to sync?

Reminders on iOS is often out of sync with Reminders on my other devices and iCloud. How do I force it to sync?
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Reminder triggered when certain person calls?

iPhone reminders have a nice feature where you can remind yourself to do something when arriving or leaving a certain location. Is it possible to do something similar, but replacing the location ...
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How to snooze reminders on the notification screen?

In iOS 7, when a Reminder notification showed up on the Lock screen, I could tap it to Snooze it. Since I upgraded to iOS 8, the option is no longer there.. Am I missing something simple? Or is it ...
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Reminders and Contacts disappeared when turning on iCloud

I decided to give iCloud a go, so I did the following: Logged into iCloud on iPhone Logged into iCloud on Mac The following happened: Calendar events were merged (that is, they were copied from ...
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Disable automatic “remind me on a day” in Reminders?

I use Reminders simply as a set of todo lists. Today I created a reminder to "buy a shirt, size 14-1/2 32/33", and Reminders added a due date of "2016-01-14 12:00" (not sure how it calculated that ...
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Reminders not setup via profile manager

When I setup a CaldDav account manually, everything is fine. But when the CalDav account is setup via a profile made with the profile manager service (under El Capitan and serverapp 5.0.14) then, ...
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Create event in iCloud calendar for different time zone

How do I create a future event in a different time zone than I'm currently on? For example, I reside in Toronto (UTC-5) and I am going to Hong Kong (UTC+8). When I'm still in Toronto, I want to be ...
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OSX: Make “Reminders” reminders appear in “Calendar”?

In the OSX "Reminders" app you can assign a time and date to a reminder. Is there any way to get these "dated reminders" to appear in the "Calendar" app?
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iPhone - create location based reminders from Google Maps link

I'm in a new city with lots of things I'd like to try. I've set up a few location-based reminders on my iPhone so that it can buzz when I'm walking around to say "Hey, you are near that food place ...
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Disable Reminders “due” date

Generally, there is no option to set a "due" date and time for a reminder, just a "remind me" date and time. However, often when I have a reminder and I change the "remind me" time a "due" time ...
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iOS 5 Reminders on weekdays only

Is it possible to create repeating reminders for weekdays only? I don't see this option, but I can't believe something so basic would be left off.
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“Remind Me” about Google Docs

I learned about the "Remind me about…" feature of Siri a few weeks ago, and I tried to remind myself about a Google Document, but it claimed it couldn't. I tried in the actual document and the ...
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How does a reminder that has both a location and time reminder work?

I can add a reminder with both "Remind me on a day" and "Remind me at a location" turned on. When I turn both on, how does the remind work? Is it: only at the specified time if I arrive/leave the ...
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Disable extraneous Reminders notification from Mac on iPhone

I use Apple Reminders synced through iCloud on my mid 2014 15" MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan and my iPhone 5S running iOS 9.1. Usually operation is reasonably flawless besides this recurring ...
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Reminders app emailing whole company every item

I have no clue why, but every time I add anything in my reminders app (the native app) it emails my entire company and invites them to an event with the title of my reminder. This happens in different ...
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Can I set a custom address for reminders in El Capitan?

I want to get a notification to buy something at store I only rarely go by. "Reminders" doesn't seem to know the store name but I can find the address on Google Maps no problem. But I can't seem to ...
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Why does the Apple Watch health reminders pop up at 50 minutes past the hour? [closed]

The Apple Watch gives me health reminders about standing or walking goals. These reminders pop up at 10 to the hour - ie at XX:50. This seems like an opinionated choice, but I thought there might be ...
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How do I change the default sound for Reminders in El Capitan?

It is very important as I use it for medication reminders. I would like to use one of the sounds (.aif) that I already have stored on my computer. Changing default sounds in Calendar would be helpful ...
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Added IFTTT Reminders channel, and now all my Reminders are gone

I hope this is an appropriate question for here... Yesterday, I received "Automatic" for my birthday (the gadget that connects a phone to a car). I got it all set up, then added the Automatic channel ...
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Reminders App runs randomly

I have a MacBook Air running El Capitan 10.11.1. Since the upgrade, the Reminders App runs randomly. I have already deleted all reminders (even removed the scheduled ones) but the behaviour continues. ...
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How to move a Reminder from one list to another in iOS?

There doesn't appear to be an option in Reminders to 'move to another list' Is it really just a case of copy and paste, which would be pretty terrible
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Enter day tasks in Calendar without times

I feel constrained when I need to enter start and end time for a task because I know it can take another amount of time than entered. Can I somehow just make a list of tasks for a day, one after ...
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How to open multiple web pages at once from a Reminder

Once a week I need to check five different websites for new content. I've set up a Reminder that repeats weekly, and which I've cut n pasted all five URLs into. I can click on them in the Reminders ...
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iOS app that scans Contacts for birthdays and anniversaries and provide notifications for same

I am looking for an App that reminds me of Birthdays and Anniversaries. If app can remind me of other dates, it would be "icing on cake" (added advantage). I know notifications can be handled by ...
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iPad mini, reminders doesn't seem to work

Reminders app in iPad mini doesn't allow for typing in reminders, and dictation through Siri doesn't work to set reminders either. Also, when the edit button is pressed in the reminders app, it ...
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Google Keep for iOS - Is there a setting to play a sound with reminder?

I'm trying out Google Keep for iOS 9 on an iPhone 5. I've given the app permission to produce banners, sounds and alerts in the Notification Center. Timed reminders from Google Keep do show as ...
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OmniFocus adds note when capturing reminder

I have OmniFocus set up to capture reminders created in Reminders.app on my iPhone 6 running iOS 9. Starting with iOS 9, the following text is added to the task's notes field: "Original task available ...
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When can I tell Siri to 'Remind me about this'?

Sometimes when I tell Siri "Remind me about this" or "Remind me about this when I leave/arrive/get home/work/car" she replies: OK, just tell me what you want to be reminded about. And other ...
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Remove completed reminders in OS X and iOS

I run the latest versions of OS X and iOS. Is there a way to mass delete all completed reminders in both iOS and OS X. I've looked but can't seem to find a way so far.
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How to move existing reminders to iCloud in the reminder app?

There is already a question on reordering of items in the reminder app, but I want to go one step further and move existing items from the device to iCloud. Is that possible at all?
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How do I create nested lists in Reminders?

I want to use Reminders.app but I also want a little more structure through nested lists. How do I created nested lists with Reminders.app on iOS or OS X?
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Reminders no longer separates items by line

Having just upgraded to iOS 9, I've noticed that Reminders is no longer able to take a copied list like this: bananas oranges cereal My wife emails me our grocery list in this format every ...
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Can the default for 'remind me at location' be changed to 'Arriving' in Reminders.app?

When you create a location based reminder in Reminders.app, you are given two options to trigger the alert: 'Leaving' and 'Arriving'. I don't know if this is uncommon, but I have never needed the ...
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How can I “automatically” get a reminder that day is done?

I many times forget time and stay long hours in the office. Is there any kind of app that would automatically set a reminder when computer starts + X hours passed? Now I try to set a reminder (native ...
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Good GTD/todo/tasks app [duplicate]

I am looking for a free task management application that has the following: - Reminders for tasks that can be snoozed (like native reminders app) - Grouping tasks/Adding subtasks - UI showing tasks ...
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Applescript exits with error when run via launchd

I have an applescript running beautifully in Script Editor as well as from an osascript command at the Terminal. The script talks to the Reminders.app in order to pass iCloud reminder entries to a few ...
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Completed Reminders not syncing to iOS from OS X

Running the most recent version of OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6.0, I'm able to sync all my Reminders between all my devices. However, though the Reminders themselves will sync across all my devices, ...
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How to reset Calendar and Reminders on OS X Yosemite?

I just hit a nasty bug in Calendar.app and Reminders.app on Yosemite. For some reason, calendars also appear in Reminders.app as empty reminder lists and reminder lists also appear in Calendar.app as ...
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iOS: Calendar reminder night before for early meeting

Is it possible to receive a reminder for a meeting that is early the next morning (ideally "early" would be user defined option). Do any any 3rd party iOS apps support this? I've had times where an ...
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Prevent OSX from auto-detecting and deleting dates in iCal, Reminders

I use iCal's month view, so when creating an event I put it as all-day and put the event time in the title, like so: "3:30 meeting with Steve", "9am-10am TYO-NYC flight" (if you find it unusual, I'm ...
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deleate update reminders in osx 10.10.2

I need to stay with OSX 10.10.2 because some legacy programs don't perform smoothly with later versions. Is there a way to completely prevent any OSX upgrade reminders from showing up?
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Automator: Find Reminders by list?

I would like to retrieve all the Reminders in a specific reminders list with Automator. Searching for reminder, the available actions are “Delete Reminders”, “New Reminders Items”, “Filter Calendar ...