Besides the usual work schedule, we all have a dozen other things that need to get done within a stipulated time period. But, despite the time limitations, a lot of the times, we end up forgetting the tasks. One way to overcome this problem is to create a task list. And what better way to do it than the most practical piece of tech in our pockets.
So in this article, we have curated some of the best reminder apps that you can use to manage your time and get tasks done on schedule.
Any.do is an all-in-one To-Do List, Calendar, Planner and Reminders app with a simple and easy-to-use interface. It can be used to keep all your to-do list, tasks, reminders, calendar & agenda in one place. To offer more control and freedom to add and manage these tasks, the app supports real-time, cross-platform sync, which syncs all the entries between devices.
In addition to managing to-dos, reminders, and calendars, Any.do also allows the ability to set recurring reminders and get reminders for a scheduled time. Apart from these, there are a ton of other useful features on the app that can make managing tasks easier.
Todoist is a simple Reminders, Day Planner & Habit tracking app. It allows you to get all your tasks and thoughts noted down onto your to-do list anytime, anywhere, across all your devices. The ‘Quick Add’ option on the app allows for easy adding of tasks in natural language. So, you don’t have to spend a long time managing your tasks, and instead, focus on completing them.
In addition, the app offers the ability to highlight the most important tasks for the day using color-coded priority levels, and also allows you to set daily and weekly progress with its customized productivity graphs.
3. Microsoft To-Do
The software giant has a simple and straightforward app for managing your tasks and in turn, increasing productivity. Called Microsoft To-Do, it has a clean interface with well-labeled trivial functions that make managing tasks easier. To enhance productivity, there is a personalized daily planner with suggested tasks to highlight what your task list looks like for the day.
Although the app is clutter-free and uncomplicated, it offers a few more features like creating color-coding lists, setting one-time or recurring due dates and reminders, adding notes, and much more.
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Wunderlist is a straightforward app that allows you to organize and schedule your to-dos from any device. It has the option to add more details like subtasks, notes, files, and comments to your tasks to have them clear and well-defined. There is also the ability to set due dates and reminders to ensure that you never forget the deadlines for your important tasks.
Apart from these trivial functionalities, Wunderlist also offers a bunch of other features like sharing lists, collaborating, saving web pages and articles, et cetera.
Evernote is one of the popular note-taking apps on the App Store that also offers the ability to add tasks and set reminders for the tasks to stay productive and up-to-day with your tasks. The app syncs the added notes, tasks, or checklists across multiple devices, and also allows you to search for any of the listings within the app.
Apart from the basic functionalities, Evernote allows you to sketch in notes, take audio notes, annotate documents, scan and digitize documents, business cards, drawings, and more, along with a bunch of more handy features.
6. Things 3
Things 3 is a re-design of the original task manager app, and it has won the Apple design award for its design in 2017. The app allows you to create projects for your goals, and then, add the steps to plan to take to achieve the goal. Further, to differentiate better, it also allows you to add headings and group projects by areas of responsibility, such as “Family”, “Work”, or “Health”.
Additionally, the app also has other useful features like setting reminders, customizing workflows, create to-dos from other apps, dictate to-dos using Siri, ‘Today’ view for keeping up with the daily tasks, and much more.
Price: Rs 799 ($9.99)
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Due is one of the best, paid reminder apps on the App Store. The kind of customization offered in the app makes you want to use the app more often. It comes with an ‘Auto Snooze’ feature, which notifies you of missed reminders at different time intervals until they are marked done or rescheduled. Adding activities to the list is straightforward, with a bunch of customization features available at disposal.
If that’s not enough, Due also has a few other interesting features like syncing activities, reminders in offline mode, time picker with 12 presets, support for 17 languages, etc.
Price: Rs 399 ($4.99)
8. Fantastical 2
Fantastical 2 is another paid app, for the same price as Due, which allows you to manage all your activities in one place. However, unlike Due, it offers a tonne of customization and is ideal for those who want more control over managing their tasks. The best thing about the app is the ability to switch between events and reminders with the flip of a switch and a new parser feature that can be used to create reminders or events with natural language.
Apart from these, other features that Fantastical 2 offers include the ability to set date, time, and geofences, a map to show your event’s locations, support for 5 languages, adding events or reminders with dictation, and more.
Price: Rs 399 ($4.99)
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Those were some of the reminder apps that you can take advantage of and make your work life productive and efficient. Which app do you use? Let us know in the comments.