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The native iOS to-do list app available on iOS 5+ and OSX Mountain Lion

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Which internet accounts work with Apple Reminders and allow for timed alerts?

With iOS 13 & Catalina, Apple has created a new version of Reminders. I am not yet ready to upgrade to Catalina, but accidentally upgraded Reminders on iOS 13. As a result, my Reminders no longer ...
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How can I have Calendar use an Alarm Clock reminderalarm for alerts?

I used Samsung Galaxy 6 for couple of years. I loved that in the Clock you can use the Alarm and set not only time of alarm but also the date. For example, if you want to watch a game that was 4 days ...
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Mac reminder app: add screenshot/local image?

so this seems trivial but cant get this to work. How does one add a screenshot/local image on the Mac reminder app (Catalina). I see there is a add photo button but that seems to only get to the ...
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Reminders deletes personal keychains in Catalina

Every time Catalina starts after booting, this message concerning my personal keychains (not system or session) pops up:  When I click the CANCEL button, all passwords that are not private notes are ...
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The Reminders on my Mac is not working

I recently upgraded my Mac to the Catalina Os. Since then, the reminders are not working on my Mac. But once I click on the Reminders it is showing an error and redirecting me to login. Post login ...
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“Family” (shared) reminders in iOS 13 are not working - how can this be fixed?

I spent over an hour updating devices to get "Family" (shared) Reminders working again....and it still isn't. Then I find this, which is a bit infuriating: https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/...
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share a reminder list with non apple users (pc/android users)

Is it possible to share a specific reminder list with non apple users (pc/android users). It could be read only if not possible to edit for non apple users.
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MacBook Pro (macOS 10.15.1) waking up from sleep … with Reminders from iOS?

the weirdest thing is happening and I can reproduce it quite reliably. I put my Mac to sleep by closing the lid and check it has gone to sleep in the evening. In the morning, both my iPhone and iPad ...
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After Catalina, cut / copy on Reminders doesn't work

After installing Catalina, I can't seem to copy reminders to some other app (e.g., textedit). Cut does seem to remove items but then it is not possible to paste them elsewhere. I note that my old ...
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How to change default sort order in Catalina's Reminders?

The new Reminders with Catalina allows the user to change the sort order, but does not remember the user's choice after system restart and always defaults to Apple's choice, which I believe is manual. ...
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Why is my iOS Reminders app slow and unstable when invoked by Siri?

I am a longtime user of the iOs "Reminders" app. And I most commonly create new reminders through Siri, for example by saying "Remind me to pay the rent at 6pm." These Siri requests started taking a ...
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Reminders missing from macOS Catalina

I've upgraded my devices to iOS 13 and macOS Catalina. When my iPhone prompted me to upgrade reminders, I went ahead with it since all my devices were now new-reminders capable. Reminders are working ...
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How to get macOS Catalina Reminders to work with Apple Script?

I'm trying to create a Workflow that adds a specific task with 3 subtasks to a specific list in the new Reminders (that was released with Catalina). How can I access a list that is in a group? For ...
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Missing reminders

After upgrading all my devices I have the following situation regarding iCloud reminders: Reminders are correctly synced among macs (Catalina). I can add reminders, mark them as completed and the ...
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Notifications from Reminders Wake Screen in Catalina

I have an issue in Catalina that I'm not sure how to solve. Whenever a notification from Reminders comes through on my Mac, it wakes the computer from sleep, which in turn wakes up the external ...
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Restore missing Reminders items after macOS Catalina

My Reminders lists and items are completely messed up after using macOS Catalina's upgrade helper. Completed items from a year ago are popping back (some from 2018) Move items are moved back to the ...
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If I upgrade to Mac OS Catalina can I skip the database upgrade for reminders to continue sharing

My girlfriend has an older iPhone that cannot be updated to iOS 13. I've avoided updating the reminders on my own iPhone so that we can continue to sync. I'd like to update to Catalina on my mac, but ...
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iCloud reminders (web site) - missing features?

This Apple KB article implies that one can create new reminders lists, edit details of reminders set as alert time, change folders of reminders, etc. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH12088?locale=en_US ...
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Old reminders are gone from macOS 10.14.6

I'm so confused about what happened to the macOS version of the Reminders app. Reminders 6.0 macOS Mojave 10.14.6 My mobile version of Reminders has the old data and it seems to work fine. I don't ...
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Missing Reminders since upgrade to Catalina beta

I am using macOS 10.14.5 and all but one of my reminder lists have gone. I have macOS Catalina Beta installed on a separate testing partition and all my Reminders are there. But they don't appear on ...
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“The creator of this list has upgraded these reminders” - macOS Catalina beta vs. iOS 12 Reminder incompatibility

After installing Catalina (10.15 Beta (19A487m))on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) Reminders no longer sync across devices (e.g., between the Reminders app on a Mac running the Catalina beta ...
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How to create two-week recurring alarms and reminders?

I have many events that recur on two-week time spanned schedules. For example, I have several things that happen based on a two-week period where these things repeat on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, ...
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Reminders: repeat reminder based on date last completed

I'd like to be able to add custom repeat periods for Reminders starting from the date / time I last completed the item. eg. Service Car: Repeats 3 months after last completion Is there a way to do ...
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Why is the MS To-Do App adding things to my reminders, and how do I stop it?

I have a corporate Office 365 account for work and have the Microsoft To-Do app installed to manage work related things. When I add a task, it seems to be added to my iOS reminders: I haven’t given ...
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Force MacBook to install updates when it restarts

I kept getting an annoying notification alert "Some updates could not be installed, Restart / Remind me." I kept hitting "remind me tomorrow" until a couple nights ago. Since then I have restarted my ...
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Reminders won’t delete one shared with me

For some reason to reminders list that my wife sent me at Christmas time will not decline. I also can’t accept them. They just clog up my Reminders screen and I can’t make them go away. Any ...
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How can I have my mac display a reminder when it connects to a particular network? [duplicate]

I'd like my mac to display a reminder with a customized message every time it connects to a certain network. The network can be distinguished by whether my mac's local IP address falls into a few ...
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Strange AppleScript behaviour in relation to Reminders

I am trying to write a small script that will move all reminders from one list to another. After some experimentation, I have come up with this, that seems to do what I want: tell application "...
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Can Apple Watch faces display reminders other than the scheduled list?

Some of the faces available for the Apple Watch 4 allow me to set "Reminders" as one of the displayed complications. Unfortunately, all it ever shows is "NO REMINDERS" because none of my reminders are ...
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“Alert when I need to leave” reminds me 15 minutes too early. How can I turn that off?

Say I create an event starting at 2 pm and at a location that takes me 10 min to walk to. I also add the alert Time to leave as the only alert. Then, I will get a reminder at 1:35 pm. But I want the ...
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How can I delete the reminders database?

seems my reminders data are corrupted. A regular task is popping up again and again which I cannot delete (error message). I am fine with deleting ALL regular tasks from both the reminders and ...
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Use AppleScript to search for message by subject

Does Applescript provide a mechanism for me to search for a message by subject; or do I have to write a loop and examine every message "by hand". The code below generates this error: Mail got an ...
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How to iterate over Reminders using AppleScript

I'm trying to write an AppleScript that simply iterates over uncompleted Reminders and displays the name. The code below generates this error: Reminders got an error: Can’t make name of reminder (...
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How can I make reminders show on the lock screen on iOS 12.01?

I'm on iOS 12.01 with my iPhone 6s and I need to set a reminder and I want it on my lock screen but I can't figure out how to put it there, any help please? It's preetty urgent
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Old calendar reminders continue to pop up on my iPhone 6

I have a fully updated iPhone 6. I continue to get old calendar reminders showing up on my iPhone. It routinely reminds me of a regular meeting that has been cancelled for two years in some cases. I ...
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Automatically dismiss/prevent notifications for reminders that were already completed on another device?

I have a reminder that is repeated daily. I use three different Apple devices (work mac, home mac, phone) with the same iCloud account. When I complete the reminder on device 1, Apple still shows me ...
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Postpone reminders on iPhone XR

On a phone with 3D touch it is possible to postpone a reminder from the lock screen (one hour, tomorrow) or mark it as complete. iPhone XR lacks 3D touch, and if the reminder pops up when the phone ...
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Disable reminder notification for past events on macOS

I have an event defined on my Mac to remind my to go home on time. Unfortunately, if I shutdown the Mac before the time of the reminder, I get a notification the next day as soon as I login. Is ...
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Persistent location-based reminder

I want to set a permanent reminder in iOS that will fire every time I leave the house to remind me to check that I've locked the door. I can set a location-based reminder that triggers when I leave, ...
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Is there an app for iOS which can extend Reminders with tags?

Something like that Fantastical can add to iCloud calendar, but for Reminders. My goal is to be able to use Siri to create reminders but then tag them up with extra metadata later on.
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Error in Automator Open File

I have a Service in Automator that works fine till I try to use the Open File action In the New Reminder widow.
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create `inteligent` apple mail reminders

I am almost at 100% online Banking and Bill Pay. Thus I get all my bills online in email. Is there a way to extract the due date and the amount and place it in a reminder or calendar with reminder ...
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How can I get Apple Watch style Activity reminders on iPhone / iPad

Example: watchOS reminds users to that it’s “Time to stand!”. Is there any way to leverage the default apps provided by Apple to get these notifications on iOS devices? The default reminders app is ...
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Have Reminders use date format set in System Preferences

Over here, you can see that Reminders is using a different date format from the one I have set in System Preferences. How do I get it to conform to the date format I have established in System ...
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Is it possible to add attachments to iCloud reminders?

I can add links to the Notes field of Reminders - but I don't seem to be able to drag files into there. Is there a way to link to a PDF on iCloud Drive perhaps?
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How does one create a repeating location-based reminder on their iPhone?

Typically, when a user creates a reminder on their iPhone they have the option of setting a 'repeat' schedule (e.g. Every Day, Every Week, etc). However, this option is only available when the ...
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iOS 11 reminder completely broken, not working

Yet another major major bug with the simplest app such as reminder. I can't set the reminder for certain time. I can set it, but as soon as I go out, and in again to the Reminder app, it gets resetted ...
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How to sort by priority in iOS Reminders app?

The ability to automatically sort items by priority on desktop is an useful feature. It keeps them on top in list view reminding that most urgent tasks are to be completed first. Therefore, lack of it ...
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How can I delete a whole list amongst my reminders?

Seems like I’m missing a delete button at the bottom. I do not have family sharing enabled. How do I get rid of this list?
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How to create a calendar event but keep my external calendar default alert times?

I haven't been able to find an option to not override my external calendar (Google Calendar) default alert times and scheme. I always have one email alert 1 day before and one normal reminder like ...