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Questions tagged [reminders]

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

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Import Iphone reminders into computer?

So I have a ton of notes I've written over the last half year on the reminders app (over 2000 lol) that I want to transfer as text to my computer (and then find a real note taking app). Is there a way ...
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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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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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Is it possible to manually sync reminders with iCloud whenever you want?

I regularly seem to have problems with my reminders not syncing in a timely manner. I am using the Reminders app on my iMac (OS X 10.11.6). Is there some way for me to manually sync my reminders with ...
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Apple Reminders make no sound

I make use of Apple Reminders on my iOS 10 iPhone SE but there never is any sound when the reminder is due. Do not disturb mode is turned off but it doesn't seem to matter. Anyone else who has had ...
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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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Is it possible to set priority for reminders when adding reminder via siri?

I tried all sorts of things "Remind me with high priority to do XYZ", "do this with high priority on monday" etc... but siri doesn't seem to pick up on either of them. I've googled around but couldn't ...
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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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How to disable “x days since last backup” reminders in High Sierra

Since I updated to High Sierra (Version 10.13.1 to be exact) the "x days since last backup" reminders have returned, showing up every day or so in the top right corner of the screen. I checked, and ...
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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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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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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 to export Reminders task to Todoist?

Is there a way to export or synchronize Reminders tasks to Todoist?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Reminders badge shows wrong count on different devices

I have an iPhone, iPad, MacBook and Mac mini and am using Reminders on all my devices synced through iCloud. I have several lists created and no incomplete items at the moment. However, the Reminders ...
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What server, DNS, or other settings are required to for tasks to be created by Siri and pushed into Exchange?

Our organization's iPhones were able to create Siri reminders as Exchange "tasks" until updating to iOS 12 and above. If someone could lay out the steps in which reminders or "tasks" are pushed into ...
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Reminders won't sync to iPhone

Running iOS 8.1 on an iPad mini, Yosemite on an Air, and 8.1 on a 5C. For whatever reason, the 5C has stopped syncing reminders to/from iCloud. Works fine between the iPad and Air. So far I've tried ...
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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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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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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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Reminders added as Chrome link instead of Safari

As said in the subject, every time I add a to-do in Reminders.app from the Safari 'share' button, it gets created as Chrome Link, rather than Safari. Therefore when I click on it, it opens Chrome. I ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Is there a way to sync Google reminders with the Mac ones

The macOS Calendar/iCal already syncs nicely with the Google variety. Since 2016 and shortly after the iPhone, the Google web calendar was taught how to do Reminders. Mac OS has its own flavor of ...
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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 ...