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Quickie reminder


Quick add panel should also show reminder settings once "more" is clicked. To do this, you still need to open the app itself and defeats the "quickie" purpose of being reminded on a certain period. In the absence of this, I use Google Keep side by side with Todoist. However, it would be better that these quickie reminders forms part of your Todoist inbox and just leave (my) Google Keep in taking down notes and other reference materials.

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Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Oct 30, 2013 - 18:30

Hi There,

If you enter a date for your task and a due time, a 30 minute before reminder will be added. You can also enter something such as <remind today at 2pm> within the task name to add a reminder.

We will consider adding access to the full reminder menu with the Quick Add feature in the future.


Replied on Oct 31, 2013 - 00:21

I used the Quick add task feature (pegged below the Status bar) and typed "remind today at 2pm" (after the task) and nothing happened, the phrase just formed part of the Task I typed.

The 2pm did not even show at the Reminder portion when I opened the Todoist app. I even switched my data on (expecting that it might need to synch first with the server, but still nothing happened.

In the meantime, I'll just stick to G Keep for immediate quickie reminder pop-ups.


David Trey staff
Replied on Oct 31, 2013 - 07:12


Please note that in order to set up a reminder from within the task's name, you must put the syntax between these signs: <>

So, for example:

remind tod at 2pm - will not work
<remind tod at 2pm> - will work

Best regards,

Replied on Nov 01, 2013 - 22:06

Ok thanks but still takes several keystrokes. My concern is that I want to maximize use of Todoist on any task encoding be it a simple reminder or not. Looking foward on this improvement. Regards.