MacMost Now 745: Using Reminders in OS X

The new Reminders app lets you create quick little notifications to remind you to do things at specific times, locations, or just to add to your to-do list. The reminders sync with iCloud to your other Macs and iOS devices.

Comments: 7 Responses to “MacMost Now 745: Using Reminders in OS X”

    Murray A
    10 years ago

    I had removed reminders from my dock as I thought it was just a stagnant app that I had to bring up each time to check. Had no idea of the power behind it in the other applications. Thank you!

    Cathleen
    10 years ago

    Where is the reminders app? Do you get it from the app store or is it already on my system when I download mountain lion?

      10 years ago

      It is something you get when you install Mountain Lion.

    Kolja
    10 years ago

    Hi Gary,
    Thanks for all your great episodes on Apple. Just one quick question - would reminders work appropriately as a task/to do manager like Things/Wunderlist etc.?
    All the best, Kolja

      10 years ago

      That all depends on what you want from a task/to do manager. For some it will work fine, for others they will want other features. For some people a simple text document works fine. Try it and determine if it fits your needs.

    Stephen Cromie
    10 years ago

    Thanks very much. Any idea how to import tasks from Todo into Reminders?

      10 years ago

      Depends on your situation. It might happen automatically when you upgrade. But I wouldn't count on it. You probably have to re-enter them manually. I'd save them all out since there are no to-do items in Calendar in MLion, so there is not "from" to go "to" Reminders.

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