Setting a reminder every half an hour
I may be trying to use Todoist in a way that it is not designed for. I want to set a task with a reminder on the every half hour during the day before its due. Can I do that?
Technically, it's not possible, but there are two workarounds which will allow you to achieve it:
1. Setting multiple reminders. There's no limit to how many reminders one task can have so you can add multiple absolute reminders set to:
- 4 Aug at 8:00
- 4 Aug at 8:30
- 4 Aug at 9:00
...and so on. You will get each reminder until you check off the task.
2. A more convenient way would be possible if you have an Android phone running Jelly Bean. In such case, you would get an interactive push notification which has a "Snooze" option. The snooze delay can be configured in the settings so you could just set one reminder to "4 Aug at 8:00", configure snooze to "30 minutes" in the app's settings and then just snooze it each time you receive it and it will repeat after 30 minutes.
Thanks for the reply. I thought it was worth asking. I'll look for another solution.