App 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. 
  • Platforms:

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/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

See details here.


To change reminder sounds

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Reminder Sounds.
  3. Choose the preferred sound for each category of notifications.

Please note that in some Android devices, the device provider blocks this option. If this happens, try the following:

✔️ Android

Android 7 and below –

  1. From the app’s Settings, choose Sounds .
  2. Select your preferred reminder tune.

Android 8 and above –

  1. Go to your device Settings
  2. Under Apps & Notifications, choose Any.do.
  3. From there, go to App Notifications -> Reminder Notifications -> Sound.
  4. Then, simply choose your preference and you’re done 🙂

To enable/disable Any.do’s Calendar notifications

✔️ Android

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

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

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

Note: Disabling Desktop Notifications will affect task notifications as well.


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. 


Setting up a Daily Push

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Open Any.do Settings. 
  2. Tap on Daily Push.
  3. Select the time and days you want to get the daily push.

To disable a task reminder

✔️ Android/ iOS

To remove the reminder:

  1. Select a task to open its menu.
  2. Tap on the reminder to edit it.
  3. Tap on clear. 

To disable the reminder and keep the due date:

  1. Select a task to open its menu.
  2. Untoggle the reminder. 

Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. To remove the reminder:

    1. Select a task to open its menu.
    2. Click on the reminder to edit it.
    3. Click on “Delete”. 

    To disable the reminder and keep the due date:

    1. Select a task to open its menu.
    2. Untoggle the reminder. 

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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