Reminders

Maximize your location reminder options through this helpful feature

iOS Reminders

It may be one of the oldest app functions in existence, but many iPhone users don't take advantage of the Reminder app as often as they should. That’s a shame, because the iPhone’s reminder system has received so many updates over the years that it arguably rivals any third-party apps specifically designed for reminder purposes.

The app is so feature rich, in fact, that to this day users are discovering wonderful new abilities that allow it to remind you of tasks in very specific locations.

How to Share Reminders in iOS 8

In iOS 8 you can share Reminders lists with other iCloud users, which can be a useful tool for collaborative efforts. Say you and a group of friends are getting ready to go on a camping trip and you have a list of items that still need to be gathered. You can share this list with the group and everyone can edit it and mark items as completed. Here's how to do it:

1. The first thing you need to do in order to share a reminder list is turn on Reminders in your iCloud settings. Go to Settings -> iCloud and make sure the toggle next to Reminders is on.

How to share reminder lists in iOS 8

2. Go to Reminders and create your list. You can set alerts by location or by time. So you could set "Pick up fuel for the stove" to alert whenever someone is is near an REI store, etc.

Get iOS 5 Features Now: Reminders (No Jailbreak)

Apple promises to help organize your life into a series of to-do lists with the Reminders feature coming this fall in iOS 5. Integration with the mobile operating system on your iPhone or iPad sounds great, but if you don't want to wait for iOS 5 you can have this functionality right now.

Wunderlist and Dont Forget the Milk Reminder apps

There are two popular apps available on the Apple App Store that can be installed free and will help you use your iOS device to create reminders and task lists today. Both apps are found in the Productivity section of the App Store. First we'll discuss Wunderlist, which has companion apps for desktop computers and even a web app that syncs with your lists.

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