Reminders

What is it?

Any.do’s reminders are crucial in prompting you to do your tasks at the right time and help you in staying on track with completing your to-dos. This feature is an effective tool to stay focused and efficient throughout your day with one time, recurring and location reminders. 

Who has access?

How does it work?

  • You can set a reminder for each of your tasks. 
  • The app offers three different types of reminders: One-time, recurring, and location
  • Your Any.do reminder will notify you by playing an alert at the set reminder time/place.
  • To get reminders the device permissions need to be enabled. 
  • You can modify the reminder sound on your Android/ iOS devices. 
  • The reminders can be re-edited or removed as needed. 
  • A reminder can be disabled, leaving an active due date still. 
  • Reminders are set per account only and cannot be shared. 

To set a reminder from the task menu

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Select a task you want to set a reminder for.
  2. Decide which type of reminder you need, and tap One-Time, Location or Recurring to select it
  3. Choose a pre-set time, or select “Custom” and input your preferred time.
  4. Hit “Save.”

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Select a task you want to set a reminder for.
  2. Click on “Remind Me”. 
  3. Choose a pre-set time, Recurring or set a specific date, and input your preferred time.
  4. Hit “Save.”

Note: If the task already has a reminder set, you will need to delete it first in order to see all options.


Add a task with a reminder

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Use the quick input bar and type in the task title. 
  2. Once you start typing you will set reminder suggestions like “Custom”, “This evening”, “tomorrow”, “Next week” and more.
  3. You can also use natural language to set a due date and time with the Smart Type feature. 

Note: Recurring, or Location reminders can only be set from the task menu itself. 


To edit a reminder

✔️ iOS/ Android/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Select the task to open its Task Menu.
  2. Tap the current reminder to open the date and time screens.
  3. Modify your reminder per your preference
  4. Tap ‘Ok’ and ‘Set’.

To switch reminder types

✔️ Android/ iOS/ 

  1. Select the task to open its Task Menu.
  2. Choose the ‘trash’ icon to remove the current reminder.
  3. Tap the option you would like to switch to.
  4. Set your reminder time and date(s) or location (for Premium mobile users).
  5. Tap ‘Set’ and ‘Save’.

To set a due date

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Tap on the task to open its menu.
  2. Choose a pre-set time, or select “Custom” and input your preferred time.
  3. Toggle the reminder option off.

Note: You can add either a reminder OR a due date per each task. Due dates cannot recur or use locations. 


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 disable a reminder notification

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Tap on the task to open its menu.
  2. Toggle the reminder option off.

To delete a reminder

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

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

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