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

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Create event in iCloud calendar for different time zone

How do I create a future event in a different time zone than I'm currently on? For example, I reside in Toronto (UTC-5) and I am going to Hong Kong (UTC+8). When I'm still in Toronto, I want to be ...
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iOS location based reminders not working accurately

I created a location based reminder to notify me when I leave my house. However, the notification does not pop-up until I am about five miles away. What do I need to do to have the notification pop-up ...
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Can't get Siri to set a reminder for me to call my bank

I need to confirm a change of address with a bank on January 1. So I do my usual and ask Siri to set a reminder for me to do so. "Hey Siri, remind me on January first to call US Bank about the ...
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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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Reminders no longer separates items by line

Having just upgraded to iOS 9, I've noticed that Reminders is no longer able to take a copied list like this: bananas oranges cereal My wife emails me our grocery list in this format every ...
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Applescript exits with error when run via launchd

I have an applescript running beautifully in Script Editor as well as from an osascript command at the Terminal. The script talks to the Reminders.app in order to pass iCloud reminder entries to a few ...
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How can I move reminders from one list to another by Applescript?

I have an use case where I want to move certain reminders I created using Siri from the default list to another. Programmatically, via an AppleScript script, which runs on a Mac. tell application "...
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TODO manager with hierarchical TODOs?

I use KDE4 on my Linux machines, one of the tools I use a lot is KOrganizer. I love its TODO list which supports hierarchical (nested) tasks. Could someone recommend a similar application for Mac? If ...
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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 reset Calendar and Reminders on OS X Yosemite?

I just hit a nasty bug in Calendar.app and Reminders.app on Yosemite. For some reason, calendars also appear in Reminders.app as empty reminder lists and reminder lists also appear in Calendar.app as ...
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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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How do I sync Google Tasks to an iPhone?

I can sync my mail and calendar to Google from my iPhone via the GMail Exchange interface, but my GMail task list is not synced. How can I sync my tasks so that they show up in the built-in Reminders ...
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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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How can I run a command that requires user input through oh-my-zsh alias?

I'm trying to add Reminder.app items through the command line by invoking an alias. I use the Automator workflow solution from this question: How can I add reminders via the command line?, which ...
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How can I set the default Reminders list on Mountain Lion?

I'm using Mountain Lion and defined a service to add a reminder. My problem: It adds it in the wrong Reminders list. I can find a preference anywhere to set the default Reminders list - Reminders (...
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Deleting completed reminders

Over time I end up with a lot of completed reminders, and I haven't found an easy way to delete them out. Right now I have to go into each reminder and delete it - something that is particularly ...
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How to move existing reminders to iCloud in the reminder app?

There is already a question on reordering of items in the reminder app, but I want to go one step further and move existing items from the device to iCloud. Is that possible at all?
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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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Automator & AppleScript: How do I import the texts of Notes and Reminders as PDFs and RTFs?

I would like to export and save the Notes and Reminders documents or texts as PDFs and RTFs, keeping or preserving the formatting and the background of Notes or Reminders, but the Notes doesn't have ...
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How can I add a due date to OS X Reminders?

I would like to know if it is possible to add the due date checkbox shown in my screenshots to the OS X version of Reminders. I am not looking for the notification option, just the old fashioned due ...
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Sync iOS5 reminders between people using iCloud

How can Reminders in iOS5 be shared between two iCloud accounts? In other words, how can two users send or post to other users a Reminder?
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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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How to remove “Reminders.app” from Mac OS?

How can I delete the folder "Reminders.app" from Mac OS when the current permissions assigned to the folder is currently Read Only for everyone and Read & Write for system? I've tried sudo / ...
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Siri: How to add an item to specific Reminders list AND set a reminder time? [duplicate]

TL;DR: Is there a way for Siri to create an item in a specific list, and add a timed reminder to it? iOS 9 Siri is able to add an item to a specific Reminders list in this fashion: Hey Siri; Add ...
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How do I delete most of my reminders on the iPhone?

Whenever I need to remember something (oil change, buy something for kids, do something, whatever), I fire up Siri and create a reminder for a specific date/time. I do this for both my personal 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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Automator: Find Reminders by list?

I would like to retrieve all the Reminders in a specific reminders list with Automator. Searching for reminder, the available actions are “Delete Reminders”, “New Reminders Items”, “Filter Calendar ...
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Is there a way to show a badge icon for Reminders app on iPhone?

Maybe it is possible but I'm doing something wrong. I want to know the total number of reminders for the day by just glancing at the icon. Do you have any suggestion?
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Is there a way to see or edit Reminder locations in iCal?

With iCloud it is possible to associate a location trigger with Reminders generated on an iOS 5 device, but there seems to be no way to view or edit these locations in iCal. Is that true? Is there a ...
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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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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 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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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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When can I tell Siri to 'Remind me about this'?

Sometimes when I tell Siri "Remind me about this" or "Remind me about this when I leave/arrive/get home/work/car" she replies: OK, just tell me what you want to be reminded about. And other times, ...
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Google Keep for iOS - Is there a setting to play a sound with reminder?

I'm trying out Google Keep for iOS 9 on an iPhone 5. I've given the app permission to produce banners, sounds and alerts in the Notification Center. Timed reminders from Google Keep do show as banners,...
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Does anyone know of a todo-list app that can sync via USB between iOS and Mac?

I've been looking for a todo-list app that can sync directly (via local/tethered USB) between my MacBook Pro (currently running Mavericks, upgrading soon to Yosemite) and iPod Touch 5 (running iOS 8). ...
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Is there a way to specify that a certain app always stay in memory?

I notice sometimes when I open the Reminders app (after not having opened it for a while), it takes a second to load. This is presumably because it is no longer in memory and loading from SSD. Is ...
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Can you increase the font size in Reminders?

The Reminders app in OSX Mountain Lion has no preferences, so I'm wondering if there is any "under the hood" way to increase the font size. It's too small for use on high res displays.
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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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How do I get iOS Reminders to recognize my location/geofence better?

I really like the idea of location based reminders, and would love to use them more. When I first tried them, they worked great. I had it setup to remind me to do something when I got home, and the ...
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Why does Reminders seem to be syncing with the network, even though I have reminders turned off in iCloud settings?

I started using Reminders.app as soon as I got iOS 5.0, and for me it mostly works very well. As soon as I got an iCloud account, of course I turned reminder syncing on there as well. However I soon ...
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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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Completed Reminders not syncing to iOS from OS X

Running the most recent version of OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6.0, I'm able to sync all my Reminders between all my devices. However, though the Reminders themselves will sync across all my devices, ...
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Reminders application does not open in Mountain Lion

When I click on the Reminders icon in the dock it will not open. The console logs only one entry: 12/11/12 11:34:46,016 Reminders[6984]: NSConcreteMutableAttributedString addAttribute:value:range::...