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Reminders app different on iPhone vs MacOS/iPadOS

The reminders app on my iPhone (11PM) seems to be in a completely different universe vs the reminders app on my Macbook Air (M1) and iPad Pro (M1). Plus the iPhone's reminders app does not have any of ...
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Is there a way to see sub-tasks in the “Today”-view of Reminders on iOS?

I have a reminder with sub-reminders set. When looking at it in “Today” I just see this: The only way to see the sub-reminders are to click “Details”. There’s no way I’ve found to expand them in ...
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Asking siri to remind me does not work any more

When I ask Siri something like: "Remind me to ______ on Feb. ___" It used to always add it to my reminders. Now it says I have to open the app for reminders. When I do that it still won't ...
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Reminders.app grocery list auto-categorization is not working (MacOS Sonoma)

The reminders app in Sonoma is supposed to have this new feature where it auto sorts your grocery list. I can't get it to work though, the items I add to the list just stay as a list (no auto-...
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Google Sheets data to Apple Reminders

I'd like to transfer a list of names and dates from a Google Sheet into Apple Reminders. The names would be the reminder text, and the date next to each name would become the reminder's alert date. ...
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Manage location-related notes

I have some information I'd like to keep track of, that is only relevant when I present in a particular physical location. Ideally, I'd get a notification when I am near that location, and the ...
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In the Reminders app on Mac, keyboard shortcut to finish editing the Notes field?

In the Reminders app on Mac, when editing a value in the Notes field of an existing reminder item, what's the keyboard shortcut to commit (save) and finish editing the current note, while in the "...
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Reminders app taking massive amount of space

Why does the Reminders app have 471 MB of “Documents & Data” on my phone? First of all, I’ve only ever created text reminders. There’s no reason that it should’ve ever used that much space for ...
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Getting reminders on the home screen not the notification center

I want to create reminders in the Reminders app and have them create pop-ups on my main screen, not in the notification center because if they are time-sensitive I might not see them right away. Is ...
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Force iCloud to sync from phone reminders

I went from iPhone to Android and now back to iPhone. iCloud seems to have my old iPhones reminders even though I have iCloud turned on for reminders on new phone. I only know this because I opened ...
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Cannot import VTODO to Reminders app on MacOS Ventura 13.1

I'm trying to import an ics file containing only todos (VTODO) to Apple reminders app. Since the App doesn't provide an option to import todos, I use the calendar app; File > Import > ICS file. ...
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ShortCut - add remined to a specific category based on text

I have this shortcut where I input a text and add it to my reminders. I would like to enhance the flow to classify reminders based on a tag i insert into the text. something like the text being "@...
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Where are my old reminders on my iPhone 6 after upgrading the list on my iPhone 14 Pro Max?

I have two iPhones. An old iPhone 6 iOS:12.5.6 and a new iPhone 14 Pro Max. I clicked something like "do you want to upgrade" on the iPhone 14 Pro Max, and then got a notification on my old ...
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Is it possible to show reminders only when I'm on a certain location?

I have some reminders every work day, but it only makes sense in office. Ever since COVID, I'm having more and more time working from home, and these reminders still pop up. Do we have anyway on iOS ...
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Apple script : create new Reminder but ALL DAY

I've been searching for several days but couldn't find the answer. I am trying to create an apple script and generate a new Reminder (not event). I am using the command make new reminder with ...
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How to set a default due date and time for new Reminders?

I rely on to-do apps to keep my work and personal life in order. If it needs to be done, I add it immediately to a list, and expect a reminder at the right time. After using the Reminders app on Mac ...
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How to stop Apple Mail from telling me to "Follow Up..."

I really appreciate that MacOS' Apple Mail now is able to tell me that emails that I sent three days ago have not been responded to, and that I can "Follow Up..." However, now, Apple Mail ...
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Apple's Reminders app: How do you deal with completed tasks?

I just realised that I've never used Apple's app Reminders as it would deserve to be used, because I've never completely understood his way of managing completed tasks. I mean: I create a reminder. I ...
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Duplicate Reminder notifications on some recurring reminders

I've had this issue ever since the Reminders upgrade a few years ago. I forget which iOS/macOS version it was, but ever since the upgrade, there are certain recurring reminder notifications that ...
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How to get Reminders and similar to work after daylight savings?

I see a bunch of threads here on the topic, but I can't find "the answer". I have a Reminder set for every weekday at 3:25 to pick up my kid at school. After daylight savings ended, it is ...
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Reminders, macOS Ventura and MS Exchange

Since the upgrade to Ventura, I am unable to see my Reminders from an MS Exchange account any more. The account is configured: But no list or task is shown: Any idea what I could try to get them ...
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Can't upgrade Reminders anywhere

Last year (2021) I upgraded the OS on my mac and got the "Where are my Reminders?" note, and message about needing to upgrade them to access them. I did that, and they have been unavailable ...
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Microsoft Outlook event reminders not showing on fullscreen apps

I use a MacBook Pro and Microsoft Outlook for work, as well as an external monitor that I use as my primary (the built-in display is my secondary). I also frequently use applications in full-screen ...
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Reminders app won't sync on macOS Monterey, remaining blank and unresponsive

I have a problem with the Reminders app on my iMac that after upgrading to a 2TB SSD, installing the latest version of Monterey and using a Time Machine backup to restore my files. The problem I am ...
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How to restore deleted list on Reminders on MacOS?

I accidentally deleted Reminders list on Reminders app on MacOS (MacBook Air). The list was synced with the Reminders list on Reminders app on my iPhone. The list is still there on the iPhone. How can ...
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How can I get a list of all my unscheduled reminders?

My basic workflow is to add tasks I need to do to my "Todo" list in Reminders. Then, every morning, I scan the list and schedule some for today, and they show up in the "Today" ...
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Add Reminder with container reminder with applescript

I have this script to get all current window of chrome tab urls and add them as reminders: set titleString to "" tell application "Google Chrome" set tab_list to ...
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How can I restore all Reminders data from a backup of macOS Monterey?

I wanted to mark all reminders in a group as not complete. On my iPhone I selected the group and pressed 'clear' thinking that meant 'mark as not complete' but no, that means delete. @#$%^&* Who ...
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Setting reminder due date takes too long in AppleScript

Maybe someone can explain why is that like this and how to speed things up # this is for some reason is pretty slow and takes >=11s to execute osascript << EOF tell app "Reminders&...
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Is it possible to add url to reminder through AppleScript in attachment (preview) style

Hi folks, I have an apple script question. Maybe someone know is it possible to add reminder with url in form of preview and not text (on screenshot I want a bottom variant) Adding url in form of the ...
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How can I import reminders from *.ics files to Monterey's Reminders app?

I am migrating from an old mac running macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra to a new mac running macOS 12.3.1 Monterey. I am having difficulty migrating my Reminders items manually to the Reminders app on ...
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Can one sync reminders between iPhone and Mac using lightning cable?

I am trying to avoid using iCloud… thanks for helping out! Enabled calendar sync in Finder, calendars sync but not reminders.
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I welcome being reminded to stand but can't stand the constant exercise ring-related messaging. How can I turn those off on my Apple watch?

I find the stand reminders extremely helpful, and I like how my Apple Watch keeps track of various exercise activities; when I forget to start a walk or a bicycle ride the watch notices and asks to ...
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How to resolve Reminders keeps crashing when accessing "ToDo" folder

I'm using 10.13.6 macOS High Sierra. Reminders keeps crashing when I try to access a personally-made folder called "ToDo" I'm not sure if that folder name is reserved for the system, but it ...
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Keyboard shortcut to move list items up/down in macOS Reminders app?

Items in a list in the macOS Reminders app are primarily rearranged (re-ordered, re-prioritized) by clicking and dragging the trackpad (or mouse). I find this slow and error-prone. I would rather use ...
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How to add a 10 minute reminder through shortcut?

I'm on iOS 15 and what I'm looking for is a way to add a 10 minute reminder to 'wake up'. I can do the same by asking Siri to 'remind me to wake up in 10 minutes', but I'd like a way to create a ...
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Snooze mail in Apple Mail (set reminder for later)

I would like to snooze email in mail.app. I discovered that the easiest way is to set a reminder for certain mails to be (re)checked on a particular date which I can choose, using automator. I found a ...
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How to use 2 different iCloud accounts in Reminders app on iOS and macOS?

I use one iCloud account for my private use (mainly on my phone) and one for work (on my Macbook Pro with Monterey). I however want to use Reminders to use both accounts, so I could see all my working ...
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New Family Sharing account does not create shared Photos/Reminders/Calendar

The official landing page for the Family Sharing feature states the following: https://www.apple.com/family-sharing/ When you set up your family, a shared album is created automatically in the Photos ...
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How can I make a weekly/recurring reminder via AppleScript?

Is there a way to access the recurring/repeating property of a reminder when making it in an AppleScript, like the following: tell list chosenList make new reminder at end with properties {name:&...
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Is there a way to set up a location reminder with an alarm sound on my iPhone?

I set up a location reminder in my iPhone which reminds me to check something when I get home, however I can't seem to figure out how to get it to sound an alarm, all that it does is flash a reminder ...
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Reminders: prevent app quit on CMD+W

I'm used to closing only the open windows when pressing CMD+W. However, when all Reminders windows are closed, the application itself quits. How to prevent this behavior?
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Is it possible to stop completed reminders from still reminding me on other devices?

I've got a Mac Mini, a MacBook Air and an iPhone. I set a scheduled reminder on one device and it reminds me on all devices, great! The thing is, after having been reminded on my Mac Mini, for example,...
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Reminders (remindd) waste CPU resources 100% / 200%, and obviously drain batteries of my MacBook Pro, Apple Watch (guess) and iPhone (guess)

A couple of months ago I decided to get a new MacBook Pro, it felt like the battery on the old one was dying, same applies to my old iPhone. And here I am, with a new MacBook (Intel, i9), new iPhone ...
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Exporting items from “To Do” by Microsoft to Apple “Reminders”

I’ve been using “To Do” by Microsoft for several years now, but I’m considering the possibility to hand over to the Apple-native “Reminders” app. Is there a way to export all items (including lists, ...
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Mac+iPhone: calendar + reminders (or tasks)

I'm trying to make something work for both Mac and iPhone and I'm open to any solution that works on both. Problem: I have a work Google account with my work events, and I need to use either my ...
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Cannot find files for `calcurse` calendar application installed with homebrew : not where documentation says they are

I just installed calcurse, an calendar open source solution (which looks great!). I installed version calcurse version 4.7.1 via homebrew (brew install calcurse) I cannot find where the todo and apts ...
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What should I tell Siri to set up a reminder on Wednesday at 3pm with text "Team meeting is tomorrow at 4pm"

These phrases and variations don't work: Hey Siri, remind me on Wednesday at 3 pm about a meeting tomorrow at 4pm Hey Siri, remind me about tomorrow's 4pm Team meeting on Wednesday at 3pm. ... What ...
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iPad mini Retina can no longer access shared reminders

My wife and I both have iPhone SEs, and iPad minis (original Retina version). Our phones are updated to the latest iOS 14 version, but the mini cannot go past 12.x. This means the minis are no ...
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remindd: constant 100% CPU load on my two Macs

The remindd service on my two Macs runs at a constant 100% CPU load. Having a look at the console, two errors are reported over and over again (strangely with one emoji being differently every time): ...
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