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

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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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Does Apple's stock Reminders app geofencing work with iBeacons?

I'd like to know whether geofenced reminders in Apple's stock Reminders app can use iBeacons to trigger. My use case is that I'd like to place an iBeacon in my home, and trigger reminders when it is ...
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Modify a reminder (Reminders.app) with JXA

I have a specific reminder that runs every day. The time at which that reminder should fire changes frequently (about once a week). instead of manually changing it every time, I’d like to run a script ...
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How do I get Siri to “Remind me about this” for a page in Safari?

When I ask Safari to "Remind me about this" while a page in Safari is focused it creates the Reminder but with a link to Chrome. This happens regardless of if the the reminder is created on iOS or ...
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My service fails with error “WorkflowServiceRunner received error running Workflow Service”. How to diagnose?

I'm following the instructions in the answer to How can I add a due date to OS X Reminders? , to set up a Service which creates a Reminder entry with a due date. I used Automator to create a workflow, ...
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Show all reminders in notification center

The Reminders widget for Notifications Center on macOS Sierra only seems to show today's reminders. I create a lot of reminders that don't always have a deadline or alarm set on them. How can I show ...
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Reminders App runs randomly

I have a MacBook Air running El Capitan 10.11.1. Since the upgrade, the Reminders App runs randomly. I have already deleted all reminders (even removed the scheduled ones) but the behaviour continues. ...
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Showing all reminders in iOS 8 widget

I love using the Reminders app for my todo list, and a big part of that is that you can just pull down the "Today" menu and see all your current todos, and check off any you've completed. But now on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Any way to make shared reminders lists be in the same order?

I'm on Mavericks. I have shared a list in Reminders with someone, and have put in a lot of effort to make sure the list is in a specific order. Just now she opened the list up on her iOS9 phone and ...
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Problems with iOS reminder notifications behaving inconsistently

I have a new iPhone 7 and reminders are not acting consistently. Sometimes when a reminder is marked as done it won't be removed from the notifications (remains on lock screen and badge remains on). ...
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Using IFTTT to sync my Alexa ToDo and Shopping list with iOS reminders

So I have managed to setup an IFTTT applet to copy new todo's and Shopping list items from my Alexa to my Apple iOS reminders. When I tried to create an option to remove them from Alexa (Todoist) ...
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Are location-sensitive reminders bad for battery life and/or data usage?

If I understand iOS's location-aware reminders correctly, they work by constantly checking your location until they see that you're in the specified range. Wouldn't this be really detrimental to the ...
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Cannot enable calendars and reminders in iCloud

I am using late 2014 retina macbook pro 15 inch but first when i click the iCloud settings it takes 15 seconds to open it. When I enable the contacts, I can't open the Contacts app it says contacts ...
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To-Do list which could read the task on time

I'm looking for the application for OS X (Maverick), which could merge two tasks for me. One is the TO-DO list just like "Reminders". The second one is more tricky - I wish "Reminders" to read task ...
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iPhone calendar/todo list app with easily enterable and snoozable reminders?

There are a lot of reminder/calendar/todo list apps, and it's hard to make sense of all of them. Hoping someone can recommend one that meets the following criteria: Reminders are as easy to enter as ...
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Is there a way to add reminder item to shared list in iCal?

I'm trying to add a reminder to a shared list in iCal, but I do not see the list as an option in neither the "Get Info" window nor in the "Calendar" menu drop down list. This shared list was shared ...
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Remove locations from list in Reminders app

I am trying to remove the locations listed in my Reminders app on my iPhone 5c (iOS 8.2). I have several that I no longer use/need but cannot work out how to delete them? I have the 'home' one and ...
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Reminders Disappeared from MacOS, remain in iOS

All my reminders and reminder lists disappeared within the last couple of days on MacOS 10.10.5. If I open Reminders.app for long enough it displays "xxx completed" where xxx looks to be at least in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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In iOS 10, how can I make notifications appear center screen?

I use Reminders a lot, and every time I get one it appears at the top of my screen. The trouble is if I haven't used my phone for a few hours, there are sometimes many notifications all queued up that ...
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Wrong reminders badge on macOS Sierra

My Reminders dock badge shows 6 reminders (am using macOS Sierra 10.12.3) But there are only 2 due: I already tried: Closing Reminders, killing the Dock, reopening Reimenders Enabling the Debug ...
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iOS: Calendar reminder night before for early meeting

Is it possible to receive a reminder for a meeting that is early the next morning (ideally "early" would be user defined option). Do any any 3rd party iOS apps support this? I've had times where an ...
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Using (Shared) Reminders on iPhone - Any Way to Recover?

So, my wife created a Reminders list on her phone and added me. When I accepted the share and went into it, it wasn't loading the list items, so I deleted the list and she removed the share and ...
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Reminders & iCloud sync

I am using iCloud and Reminders and since a couple of weeks I am seeing a strange behaviour: new events are correctly added to all the devices events marked as "done" are not marked on other devices (...
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OS X: How to get Reminders.app to stop asking for permission to determine your location

Every time I add a location-based reminder to Reminders on iOS, the Reminders.app on OS X asks for permission to obtain my location. Is there any way to get OS X to permanently give permission to ...
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Reminders going off at the wrong time

I have a daily reminder that is set to trigger at 3am. However, they seem to be triggering around 10pm on both my Macbook, my iPhone, and my iPad. Why? How can I stop this?