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Reminders in the android app don't work stable...

1) Reminders in the android app don't work stable: push-reminders don't appear at time or (today) don't appear at all.
In settings of android app: reminders are on.
In settings of web app: default reminders - push reminders.

2) Need adding reminders option for task in android app (not only in web app)! And need hold reminders settings in phone locally (like in other GTD apps), not only in cloud (I guess it will make reminders independent from Internet, and it is very important).

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Zachary Richheimer  premium
Replied on Aug 15, 2013 - 12:41 UTC

This is very true. The reminders are many times unpredictable and don't show up, and if they do, they show up late.

There really should be a dedicated field to set reminders as there is in the web application.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Aug 15, 2013 - 13:09 UTC


We're sorry to hear that. Currently our push notifications are handled by the Google servers so you need to be online to receive them. We'll consider implementing local reminders as well a better way to add and manage them on Android.

In fact, you can try it out today if you sign-up for the current beta testing of our soon-to-be-released version 2.0 of the Android app: https://plus.google.com/communities/108057919781399570441?hl=en

Best regards,

Oleg Maisak  premium
Replied on Aug 15, 2013 - 21:03 UTC

Oh, beta is better) I am testing. Thank you!
Beta adds some needed features at once.

Dependence on online is not good for notifications. In many parts of the World, even in cities, mobile Internet is not stable. Notifications should be handled by device locally.

Oleg Maisak  premium
Replied on Oct 31, 2013 - 09:39 UTC

The problem was caused by application Go Power Master (Go Battery Saver). In the energy saving mode the application stops Internet connection when the display is off, and quickly start the connection when the display is on.

So, if you use Todoist and reminders, you can not save energy on your phone via desabling Internet connection.

And therefore, in particular, reminders should be kept on a device, but not only in a cloud.