Evernote Reminder is the latest feature users have been waiting for a long time. Now, you can turn static notes into action items. It is easy to use this notification feature making Evernote one of the most successful applications for note taking and archiving purposes. In the past, you will find yourself going through your notes ever so often in order to make sure nothing is missed. Undeniably, this ‘Reminders’ feature will help to put your mind at ease and remember everything. If you are new to Evernote, this is an easy to follow guide to assist you in understanding how to use ‘Reminders’ on your iPhone.
The Home screen
Once you have downloaded Evernote from the Application Store, you will need to create a new user account. Follow the step by step instructions. After you have signed in, you will reach the ‘Home Screen’.
Create a new note
In order to create a new note, you will have to tap on the ‘Add New Note’ button from the Home Screen. A new page will pop up on your iPhone and type in the title as well as the body of your new note.
After you have finished typing, all you need to do is tap on the ‘Close’ and you are done. Your new note will appear on your Home Screen under the section of ‘All Notes’.
Creating a reminder for one of your notes
After you have created a note, there is an icon in the shape of an alarm clock at the bottom right hand corner. Tap on it and a new dialogue box will pop up saying you have already added a reminder. By default, a reminder is automatically set for the next day at the same time.
However, you can choose to change the date and time you want to be reminded by tapping on the ‘Notify me’ button. This will bring you to a calendar page.
If you tap on the ‘Month’, it will redirect you to a new page where you can scroll up and down to choose the month you want to set your reminder.
Once you have chosen the desired month, tap on it and now, you can choose the date you want to be reminded.
By tapping on the date, you are lead to a new page where you can select the time for the reminder. There is certain restriction in the time setting. You can only set the reminder’s time by the hour (1PM, 2PM, 3PM) and each line is an added 15 minutes. With that said, this layout is more than enough to serve its intended purpose.
Once you have selected the desired month, date and time, tap on the ‘Done’ button situated at the top right hand corner.
Now, at the bottom of the page, you will see the reminder has been set and highlighted. Tap on the ‘Close’ button to return to Home Screen.
You have successfully set a reminder to one of your notes.
Creating a reminder from your ‘Home Screen’
You can also create a reminder from the ‘Home Screen’. Go to ‘All Notes’. Tap on the ‘Reminder’ icon that is shaped like an alarm clock. A new dialogue box will appear.
On the right hand corner, there is an ‘Edit’ button. Tapping on this button will give you 2 options. You can either add a new reminder or edit your previous reminders. Choose the ‘add a new reminder’ bar and a new page will pop up.
Type in your notes and tap on the ‘Notify me’ icon that is situates at the left hand corner. This will bring you to the calendar page. Once you have selected the date and time, tap on the ‘Save’ button.
On the ‘Home Screen’, you can see the new Reminder has been added.
Marking / Deleting Reminders
There are 2 ways you can mark or delete Reminders on Evernote. First, you can do it from the ‘Edit’ option. Check the boxes of each reminder you want to stop and they will be crossed off.
Secondly, you can do it from the ‘Home Screen’. All you have to do is locate the reminder you want to delete from Evernote and using your finger, give the card or snippet a slide with a left to right motion. This action will reveal 2 icons on the left of the card; an alarm clock and a trash bin.
Tapping on the ‘alarm clock’ icon will give you 3 options. You can mark the reminder as done, clear the reminder or change the date. After you have marked or cleared the reminder, the ‘alarm clock’ icon is no longer highlighted. However, if you tap on the ‘trash bin’ icon, the reminder will be deleted permanently from Evernote.
Sorting Reminders in Evernote
There are 3 ways you can sort your reminders in Evernote. You can do so by tapping on the ‘Alarm Clock’ icon from the Home Screen. A new dialogue box will appear with a small icon on the top left hand corner containing a picture of a clock and a calendar. Tap on this icon and you will see the 3 options; show upcoming, sort by date and recently completed.
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