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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Can reminders have a custom location?

Is it possible to move the location pin in the Reminders app, or otherwise set a custom location? I want to set a reminder at a place with no address. (This is on an iPhone 7, so 3D Touch is ...
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Move Calendar event to Reminders?

I have some events on my Calendar that I would prefer to have listed in Reminders. (They were added to the Calendar by TurboTax.) Is there a simple way to move them from one app to another? (I'm ...
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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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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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Notes as reminders

Is there a way with Apple Notes to set a time to be reminded of a note, as in Google Keep? Or must I set a reminder separately which reminds me to check the note?
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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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How do I import a Reminder.app lists into a Notes.app checklist?

I want to transform my list of reminders in Reminders.app into a checklist inside a note in Notes.app. I tried dragging the list from the list of lists from Reminders to Notes and that didn't work. I ...
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Stop the Outlook 2016 Reminders window from being “always on top”

It looks like Outlook 2016's calendar Reminders window is set to "always on top" and there's nothing I can do about it. But that seems crazy. Googling isn't finding other people complaining of the ...
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How to launch Twitter app from Tweet URL in Reminders in iOS 11

I am using 6th gen iPod touch. When I was using iOS 10.3, Tweet URLs in Reminders showed with Twitter icons, and I could open Twitter app from Reminders by tapping Tweet URLs. From when I updated to ...
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iOS Siri: How to add multiple items to Reminders?

Using Siri, adding items to a Reminders list can be done one-by-one by saying, "Hey Siri, add apples to the shopping list". Naively trying "Add apples and oranges to the shopping list" results in a ...
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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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Can I print lists from the Reminders app?

I would like to print out the lists and tasks that I maintain in the Reminders app. I can copy the text or take screenshots and paste them to a program like Word, but… Is there an easier approach?
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Increasing the number of reminder snooze options in MacOS

This is an issue I've faced for such a long time on both macOS and iOS, though for the purpose of this question I'd like to focus on macOS as that is where, I hope, manually editing settings files ...