How to change priority, move, and add notes to Reminders on iPhone or iPad

Just because you've set a to-do or task doesn't mean you're stuck with it. Reminders lets you add timers or location alerts, edit text, and change priority, even add notes if you need them.

How to change the priority of a reminder on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Reminders from the Home screen.
  2. Tap the list with the reminder you want to change.
  3. Tap on the reminder.

    Launch Reminders, tap a list, tap a reminder

  4. Tap the info button to edit the details of the reminder entry. It's the circled "i" on the right side of the list entry.

  5. Tap the Priority level you wish to set it to; your options are None, Low (!), Medium (!!), and High (!!!).
  6. Tap Done. You will see the priority level represented by exclamation marks next to the reminder.

    Tap the info button, tap a priority, tap Done

How to move a Reminder to a different list on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Reminders from the Home screen.
  2. Tap the list containing the reminder you want to change.
  3. Tap the reminder.

    Launch Reminders, tap a list, tap a reminder

  4. Tap the info button to edit the details of the reminder entry.
  5. Tap List.
  6. Tap the Reminders list you want to move the reminder to.

    Tap the info button, tap List, tap the list you want to move the reminder to

How to add notes to a Reminder on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch Reminders from the Home screen.
  2. Tap the list containing the reminder you want to add notes to.
  3. Tap the reminder.

    Launch reminders, tap a list, tap a reminder

  4. Tap the info button to edit the details of the reminder entry.
  5. Tap Notes.
  6. Type the notes you want to add to the reminder.
  7. Tap Done.

    Tap the info button, tap Notes, add a note, tap Done

The notes are now attached to that item. If it's a shared list, the notes will appear the next time someone looks at the Reminder details.

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