No badges for the Reminders app?

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by david77, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. david77 macrumors regular

    Aug 1, 2008
  2. gatorknight904 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 24, 2011
    Dallas/Ft. Worth
    Any word on if this is ever going to happen? I don't understand how or why badges were left out of this app.... Any insight anyone? :confused:
  3. Arelunde macrumors 6502a


    Jul 6, 2011
    CA Central Coast
    Would a badge be helpful? For me, there are always alerts pending and the number of them wouldn't be much assistance. Reminder alerts can be a banner or mid-screen alert (or none) but will be listed in the notification panel.
  4. Young Spade macrumors 68020

    Mar 31, 2011
    Tallahassee, Florida
    Exactly. They found it redundant to have it available to be seen from the notification screen along with having a badge over the application as well.

    Also, for many people, I'm sure the reminder will stay there for a while and having constant badges on your screen to "email dad" would get tiring as youre going to get around to doing it eventually.

    Badges aren't pretty.

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