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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I just figured out how to re-order reminders. The secret is to click on a list item to the right of the text. In other words, if the item reads, "Pick up dry cleaning", click in the empty area to the right of the word "cleaning". This will cause the entire item to turn slightly darker, as if highlighted. Then, just click it and drag it up or down to the desired location.
The secret is in where you click. If you click on the text, you'll get a cursor, enabling you to edit the entry. Click out to the right, however, and you can highlight the item for dragging.
On MacBook I have ordered my Reminders by selecting Title as the order of sorting (under 'View'), and prefixing each item with a 2-digit sequential number, to act as the sort key. If you wish to insert an item between two that you have already numbered, you can simply add another digit to the sort number of that item, as in the Dewey Decimal system used in libraries. E.G. If you already have '01 See to animals', '02 Put out bins' and you want to add 'Put on washing' between those two, give it the number '011'
I cannot reorder tasks on my iPhone 5S, either. However, in the iCloud desktop (WIN7),there is a category that doesn't appear on my 5S. It's called "Scheduled." That is where you will find tasks in day and time order, scheduled automatically by the app. The tasks, et all, you store in the categories that you set up on your phone, pad, or computer can be highlighted, but not moved. Rather, you can move them, but they won't stay!
Using the main list on the computer select for each list: View, Sort By, Manual. Drag them manually into the correct order and this will then be duplicated in your other devices. The previous comment about dragging your reminder to another list may help too but I haven't tried it. Making the new list Manual before importing may also help.