Set up alarm for To-Do tasks

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by chogall, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Nov 18, 2010

    I would like to set up an alarm for a ToDo task. And so far, the only way I found is to use iCal in the iPhone. But in iCal, it's more meant for events, since there is a start and end time.

    What if you just need to remember something and want to set an alarm for this ? Using iCal and set startTime = endTime (because it's not an event, it's just something to remember to do) doesn't really make sense, although it's possible to use it that way.

    I remember on the previous old phones, you could specify if the reason of your alarm is an event or a ToDo task, but I can't find it on the iPhone.

    Anyone has an idea ?

  2. macrumors 6502

    Oct 1, 2007
    So the iCal "event" thing does exactly what you need it to do..... but you want to find another way to do it that doesn't use iCal because u want it to be some sort of "To-Do alarm" and not an event alarm??


    Maybe try and find a more advance alarm app that offers some type of alarm system for tasks and events.


    Just use iCal??

  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 18, 2010
    Sure I can use iCal, that's what I've done til now.
    But I just hoped Mac would propose a ToDo list thing with his iPhone, instead of using the concept of an event starting at time A and finishing at time B where B > A.

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