Notifications Settings

What is it? 

Being a productivity app, Any.do uses device notifications in order to alert users regarding any upcoming action items, events, daily planning and more. Using your device’s notifications, ensures you stay up to date with your ongoing items and never lose sight of your intentions.

Who has access?

  • Both Premium and Free are able to control their notifications settings. 
  • Any user who enables permissions and sets notifications, will be able to receive them on their device. 

How does it work? 

  • In order to receive notifications, Any.do requires your device/ browser permissions.
  • On mobile, it also requires access to background activity and the disablement of any restricting battery saving apps (Android).
  • To receive task notifications, simply make sure to add a reminder via the Task Menu.
  • The Daily Planner also provides daily reminders which can be turned off/ on from its setting. 
  • For event notifications, simply enable the option from your account’s Settings. 
  • To take a break from receiving Any.do’s reminders, you can easily turn them off under each task.
  • You may also ops to completely disable Any.do’s notifications from the app’s Settings screen.

To enable device permissions

✔️ Android/ iOS

See details here.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click to turn on Desktop Notifications. 
  3. Make sure to allow pop ups from your browser, in order to receive the reminders. 

To add a reminder

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

See details here.


To enable Any.do’s Calendar notifications

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Go to your Any.do Settings.
  2. Toggle ‘Event Reminders’ from under ‘Calendar’ to On.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click to turn on Desktop Notifications. 
  3. Make sure to allow pop ups from your browser, in order to receive the reminders. 

To enable/disable the Android pop up

✔️ Android

  1. Go to your device Settings – Apps and locate Any.do.
  2. Under Permissions, enable Any.do to show on top.
  3. To stop seeing the pop up upon receiving a reminder, disable the ‘on top’ permission. You will still be able to see the pop once you open the notification 

Note: Without this permission, the pop-up will only show when tapping on a reminder notification. Settings are available for Android 10+ and may vary slightly, depending on device type. 


To enable/disable Moment notifications (Daily Planner)

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Tap the settings icon ().
  2. Select any.do Moment.
  3. Select your preferred setting OR
  4. Tap to “DISABLE”.

To learn more about these preferences, see The Daily Planner.

Note: The planner is currently available on mobile only. 


To disable a task reminder:

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Select a task to open its menu.
  2. Tap on the reminder icon .
  3. Tap the trash icon  to reset the reminder.

To disable Event reminders

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Tap the setting icon ().
  2. Tap on “Event reminders” under Calendar and set it to “OFF”.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Any.do Settingsat the top right corner of your screen.
  2. Toggle ‘Desktop Notifications’ under Preferences OFF

Note: This will disable task notifications as well.


To disable all notifications

✔️ Android

  1. Go to your device Settings – Apps and locate Any.do.
  2. Under Permissions, disable access to your device’s notifications. 

✔️ iOS

  1. Launch Any.do.
  2. Go to Settings – Permissions.
  3. Disable access to your device’s notifications. 

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Any.do Settingsat the top right corner of your screen.
  2. Toggle ‘Desktop Notifications’ under Preferences OFF

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