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How can I configure custom repeat intervals for Reminders?

I would like to configure an alert for a recurring reminder in Reminders.app on Mountain Lion. Currently the only options I have for repeating the alert are "Every Day", "Every Week", "Every 2 Weeks", ...
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Exactly what are the limitations of geofenced reminders?

One of the most exciting new features since iOS5 is the ability to setup reminders - and even better - the ability to setup geofenced reminders based on when you arrive or leave a location. I have ...
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Is it possible to share reminders?

I really like the reminders feature in iOS 5, especially the geo-tripping reminders that will alert you when you are at, or leave, specific locations. I was disappointed, however, that you could not ...
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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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How do I manage locations for the Reminders iPhone app?

I want to manage where my home, work etc is for the reminders app. Where can I do that?
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How can I make Siri's geo-fenced reminders wait until I actually arrive?

I'm walking my dog and tell Siri, "When I get home, remind me to take out the trash." It sets up a reminder keyed to my arrival at a location, my home address. So far so good, but the reminder ...
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Is there some way to sync only Reminders to iCloud?

Under Mountain Lion, syncing Reminders to iCloud is linked to syncing Calendars for some reason: In contrast, under iOS (version 5), you're able to sync Reminders to iCloud separately: I sync my ...
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How can I login to icloud.com from my iPhone?

I was reading the following answer which tells you how to enable shared Reminder lists: Is it possible to share reminders? However, at the moment, the only way I can get to icloud.com is from my ...
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Why won't Siri recognise my home address?

How on earth do you get Siri to remind you to do something when you arrive at a location in iOS 6? It worked fine in iOS 5 but I've never got it to work on iOS 6 - it just always seems confused about ...
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How can I add reminders via the command line?

Once in a while it may be useful to add some reminders to Reminders.app from the command line — especially because they are synced to iCloud. Is there any way to do so? A solution that does not rely ...
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iOS 5 reminders for Mac

I like iOS5 reminders app and use it on my iPod touch , however I am looking for an app for OSX lion which provide similar functionality for macOSX in an app which can sync with reminders app for ...
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Is it possible to add iCloud Reminders to iCal calendars?

In iCloud, each Reminder is placed in a named list (called a "List" in the details dialog, and a "Calendar" in the context menu in iCal), but there seems to be no way to assign a reminder to an ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut that I could use to set a task priority in Reminders.app on a Mac?

I know that if I want to create a new task in Reminders and I write something like: Buy milk tomorrow at 3:00pm Reminder.app understands by itself that the date and the time of execution of the ...
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Reorder items in Reminders app

Can't find a way to reorder tasks in Reminders. Am I missing something or it really is not possible? Update: Apple added this feature to iOS 6.
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How to set a Reminder on iOS5 for a location AND date?

I'd like to set a Reminder on iOS5 for my iPhone 4 for when I leave work on Friday... However, the app seems to allow only location OR date/time notifications (or you can have both independently). Is ...
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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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How do I create a global keyboard shortcut to create a new note in Notes.app or Reminders.app?

The new Notes app is great but How do I create a new note without switching to the Notes app first? Same goes for Reminders.app.
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How to sync OS X Reminders with Android?

OS X Reminders doesn't sync with my Google Account although Calendar and Mails work OK. How to sync OS X Reminders with Google (or GTask Android App) to have it Android device?
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Sync Google Tasks with iOS Reminders? [duplicate]

Is there anyway of syncing my Google/Gmail tasks with iOS reminders?
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TODO manager with hierarchical TODOs?

I use KDE4 on my Linux machines, one of the tools I use a lot is KOrganizer. I love its TODO list which supports hierarchical (nested) tasks. Could someone recommend a similar application for Mac? If ...
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How do I sync Google Tasks to an iPhone?

I can sync my mail and calendar to Google from my iPhone via the GMail Exchange interface, but my GMail task list is not synced. How can I sync my tasks so that they show up in the built-in Reminders ...
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How can I set the default Reminders list on Mountain Lion?

I'm using Mountain Lion and defined a service to add a reminder. My problem: It adds it in the wrong Reminders list. I can find a preference anywhere to set the default Reminders list - Reminders ...
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Stop Reminders App from sending emails every time a change is made on a shared reminder list

I have a shared reminders list with my wife. For the last couple of weeks any time she updates/deletes an item I get an email - however when I update she doen't get an email. She is the owner of the ...
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Reminders App Hangs after Mavericks Upgrade

A couple of people on twitter share this issue, but I cannot find any discussions of it nor solutions. Since moving to OS X 10.9, Reminders app keeps pinwheeling, and won't respond. It doesn't ...
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Sync iOS5 reminders between people using iCloud

How can Reminders in iOS5 be shared between two iCloud accounts? In other words, how can two users send or post to other users a Reminder?
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How do I delete most of my reminders on the iPhone?

Whenever I need to remember something (oil change, buy something for kids, do something, whatever), I fire up Siri and create a reminder for a specific date/time. I do this for both my personal and ...
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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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Is there a way to see or edit Reminder locations in iCal?

With iCloud it is possible to associate a location trigger with Reminders generated on an iOS 5 device, but there seems to be no way to view or edit these locations in iCal. Is that true? Is there a ...
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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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How can I run a command that requires user input through oh-my-zsh alias?

I'm trying to add Reminder.app items through the command line by invoking an alias. I use the Automator workflow solution from this question: How can I add reminders via the command line?, which ...
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Can OS X automate creating a reminders from a page in a web browser?

I enjoy the feature of creating reminders from a web page with one click. similar to how Omnifocus does this. Can Apple's Reminders do the same by apple scripting or other addition/short cut?
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URL-scheme details for Reminders application

The Reminders application understands the reminders: URL scheme, so that you can invoke it, for instance, from Terminal as open reminders: (use of // is optional). What I'm looking for is ...
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Why does Reminders seem to be syncing with the network, even though I have reminders turned off in iCloud settings?

I started using Reminders.app as soon as I got iOS 5.0, and for me it mostly works very well. As soon as I got an iCloud account, of course I turned reminder syncing on there as well. However I soon ...
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Reminders application does not open in Mountain Lion

When I click on the Reminders icon in the dock it will not open. The console logs only one entry: 12/11/12 11:34:46,016 Reminders[6984]: NSConcreteMutableAttributedString ...
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Creating an Automator service to add email messages to Reminders.app

I've created an Automator service that creates a reminder based on the selected text. What I really want is to create a keyboard shortcut that gets the same result that you get by dragging an email ...
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How can I add a due date to OS X Reminders?

I would like to know if it is possible through a .plist alteration, or otherwise, to add the due date checkbox shown in my screenshots to the OS X version of Reminders. I am not looking for the ...
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Removing Reminders and Notes from the dock?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion today, I'm noticing the Reminders and Notes apps now having been added to the dock. Great way to discover those apps if you're not aware of them, but I'm not going to ...
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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 to add a reminder to a specific list and time via Siri

I can say " Add call friend to my Work list " and Siri will add that reminder to the specific reminder list WORK. However, if I imply any time, it will add it as a calendar entry. Yet when I say " ...
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How do I sort Reminders in OSX?

One can enter reminders in OSX in the Reminders app. But how to sort them by name, date? I can't seem to find it.
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Is there a way to “swipe” between lists in Reminders in iOS 6?

In prior versions, you could simply swipe to switch between lists. The default setting in the iOS 6 version has eliminated this gesture, which means that you have to click on the lists icon, then ...
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Is there a way to show a badge icon for Reminders app on iPhone?

Maybe it is possible but I'm doing something wrong. I want to know the total number of reminders for the day by just glancing at the icon. Do you have any suggestion?
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How to create a custom repeating reminder?

I want a reminder that goes off on Mon, Tue, Wed and Thu at 5pm. I haven't found a way to do that. I can ask Siri to do a reminder on Weekdays, but that includes Friday. Is it possible?
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iPhone Reminders how to determine account

How do I see which account my lists belongs to in the Reminders app? I'm using an iPhone with iOS 7.
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Scheduled reminders question?

Are scheduled reminders supposed to show up in Calendar.app if both are using icloud? PS: iOS 7.0.4, OSX Mavericks
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Fantastical: how to add alerts/reminders in text

I'm a big Fantastical fan, but I can't work out the syntax to add a reminder/alert to a new event: For example: Lunch with John at 12:00, alert 15 min before should give an event with the title ...
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Can you increase the font size in Reminders?

The Reminders app in OSX Mountain Lion has no preferences, so I'm wondering if there is any "under the hood" way to increase the font size. It's too small for use on high res displays.
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How to recover 'Reminders' wiped out by Mountain Lion?

I had a large list of reminders in OSX (Mountain Lion) sync'd to iCloud (i.e. my iPhone). While editing the list on the Mac and trying to delete (not 'checkbox') one work item, I accidentally deleted ...
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How does data get “imported” into ML's new features?

I'm a little concerned about upgrading to Mountain Lion right now because I'm not sure how some of the data I have on my machine will get shoehorned into Mountain Lion's new apps and features. Does ...
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Why does Siri not set Geofence reminders on iPhone when used in conjuction with an Exchange account?

I have been trying to use Siri to set a Geofence reminder to no avail. Apparently there seems to be some type of conflict with the phones local reminders and syncing (via Active sync) with Exchange ...