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choosing reminder date and time from a calendar


Is there any way to have a calendar pop up to choose a date for a reminder, and to have a pull down time as well? This is how every other program I have seems to work and it's helpful to choose a date for a reminder. Currently, I have to switch to my calendar, pick a date, then switch back to ToDoist then manually type it it. How frustrating! Thanks.

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David Trey  staff
Replied on Aug 31, 2013 - 11:49 UTC


Although we indeed don't have a date picker for reminders right now, you can use very intuitive date formats to type in the date, for example "tomorrow at 2pm" or "in 4 days @ 13:20" or "next Fri at 10am" etc.

Nonetheless, we'll consider adding a date and time picker in the future and you're welcome to add a request for it to our Votebox: http://todoist.com/Vote/

Best regards,

Elliot Furman
Replied on Jul 14, 2014 - 16:51 UTC

I second the need for a calendar with reminders. Intuitive date formats are OK for relatively short time periods and simple tasks, but sometimes you *need* to look at a calendar to schedule reminders. This is particularly true when scheduling multiple reminders.

Jan Kok  premium
Replied on Sep 02, 2014 - 11:37 UTC

I for one HATE the "natural" date & time picker and would much prefer to select it from a list... For some reason the way I like to enter dates and times is not "natural" according to Todoist... they are never recognized and I alwys need to look up what format I need tot enter them :-(

Marcus  premium
Replied on Jan 26, 2015 - 15:13 UTC

This would be very nice!