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

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Creating an Automator service to add email messages to Reminders.app

I've created an Automator service that creates a reminder based on the selected text. What I really want is to create a keyboard shortcut that gets the same result that you get by dragging an email ...
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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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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 can I create Todoist tasks with Siri?

I recently started using Todoist as the primary reminder/task management app on my iPhone. However, one feature I miss from Apple's native Reminders app is being able to create reminders using Siri ...
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How can I get Siri integration with Remember the Milk to add items for a particular date?

I've set up Siri integration with Remember the Milk on my iPhone 5s (I'm on iOS 8, but I used the iOS 7 instructions, as they haven't been updated yet). The connectivity seems to work fine: when I say,...
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Removing Reminders and Notes from the dock?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion today, I'm noticing the Reminders and Notes apps now having been added to the dock. Great way to discover those apps if you're not aware of them, but I'm not going to ...
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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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remove all alarms of all overdue reminders with AppleScript on OS X

I want to remove all alarms / notifications (there may be none, one or more than one) of all overdue reminders in the Reminders app of OS X. I tried to use AppleScript for this, but having troubles ...
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Enter day tasks in Calendar without times

I feel constrained when I need to enter start and end time for a task because I know it can take another amount of time than entered. Can I somehow just make a list of tasks for a day, one after ...
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Is there a TODO list app for mac you can change Font Size?

You can't do it, in wunderlist, reminders, any.do, etc. You really need to ruin your eyes to read you notes.
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Is there a way to “swipe” between lists in Reminders in iOS 6?

In prior versions, you could simply swipe to switch between lists. The default setting in the iOS 6 version has eliminated this gesture, which means that you have to click on the lists icon, then ...
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Reminders: Move list item to other list

is it possible to move a reminder from one reminders list to another? For example I have two lists: Today Tomorrow How could I move for example "call cindy" from "Tomorrow" to "Today"?
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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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Siri saved my reminder on the shared “family” list. How can I prevent this from happening again?

I asked Siri to remind me to purchase some personal items at the pharmacy, and right at that time the reminder appeared, I got an awkward phone call from a family member asking me why my reminders ...
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Handoff of completed Reminder items not working?

I have a MBP running MacOS Sierra (10.12.1) and an iPhone 6 running iOS v10.1.1. Over the past few months or so, I've noticed that marking a Reminder as complete on either of those devices does not ...
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Problems executing an osascript command via cron

I have a little shell script which creates a new reminder for a project. This works pretty fine and I can execute in the command line newCfSamples "my new sample" and the reminder gets created. I now ...
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AppleScript input text from user

tell application "Reminders" set newReminder to make new reminder set name of newReminder to "Text" set due date of newReminder to current date end tell How can I set the name of ...
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Can I set a custom address for reminders in El Capitan?

I want to get a notification to buy something at store I only rarely go by. "Reminders" doesn't seem to know the store name but I can find the address on Google Maps no problem. But I can't seem to ...
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Can the default for 'remind me at location' be changed to 'Arriving' in Reminders.app?

When you create a location based reminder in Reminders.app, you are given two options to trigger the alert: 'Leaving' and 'Arriving'. I don't know if this is uncommon, but I have never needed the '...
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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 share something into a Reminders list?

Suppose you are viewing a webpage and need to set a reminder to do something with this page. How might you go about doing this given that 'reminders' does not appear to be in the Share list in iOS 8.1....
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Bug? Scheduled reminder won't dismiss

When I put a scheduled reminder with a daily repeat mode, it won't dismiss. It keeps on showing and just changes the date to the next day. Is this a bug or a feature?
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iOS reminders app not syncing with Yosemite

I was working in the reminders app last night and noticed that it failed to sync across all my devices, which run the latest version of OS X and iOS. I've tried to sign out of iCloud on my iOS devices ...
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How to create a custom repeating reminder?

I want a reminder that goes off on Mon, Tue, Wed and Thu at 5pm. I haven't found a way to do that. I can ask Siri to do a reminder on Weekdays, but that includes Friday. Is it possible?
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iPhone Reminders how to determine account

How do I see which account my lists belongs to in the Reminders app? I'm using an iPhone with iOS 7.
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Scheduled reminders question?

Are scheduled reminders supposed to show up in Calendar.app if both are using icloud? PS: iOS 7.0.4, OSX Mavericks
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What iOS app displays ToDos/Reminders in the Notification Center?

I need a tasklist/ToDo/Reminders app that lists out my current tasks in the notification center. I know that Reminders will if I add a time or alarm (I won't want this). I know Things can if I ...
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How to recover 'Reminders' wiped out by Mountain Lion?

I had a large list of reminders in OSX (Mountain Lion) sync'd to iCloud (i.e. my iPhone). While editing the list on the Mac and trying to delete (not 'checkbox') one work item, I accidentally deleted ...
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How does data get “imported” into ML's new features?

I'm a little concerned about upgrading to Mountain Lion right now because I'm not sure how some of the data I have on my machine will get shoehorned into Mountain Lion's new apps and features. Does "...
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Why does Siri not set Geofence reminders on iPhone when used in conjuction with an Exchange account?

I have been trying to use Siri to set a Geofence reminder to no avail. Apparently there seems to be some type of conflict with the phones local reminders and syncing (via Active sync) with Exchange ...
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Reminders app doesn't show badges

I have a love-hate relationship with the new Reminders app in iOS 5. I like how entering new items is made simple and the interface gradually reveals itself as you become more of a power user. Yet ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...