How to Set Reminders and Update To-Do Lists with Siri

Being an intelligent personal assistant, Siri can support you in accomplishing tasks effectively. It allows you to set reminders as well as update to-do lists. For instance, you need to prepare a lunch meeting or purchase milk on the way to home. All will be arranged, thanks to Siri.

How to create a time-based reminder with Siri

Step 1: Initially, besides saying “Hey, Siri“, you can press and hold down the Home button to activate Siri.

Step 2: Next, you have to say aloud the time and the name of your tasks which need reminding. “Remind me to phone parents at 8 p.m.” is an example.

Step 3: To delete the reminder, you tap Remove.

As soon as the Reminder goes into the default Reminders list, it will be set as the default list in Settings.

How to create a location-based reminder with Siri

Another feature is that you can set up Reminders based on location because your iOS devices can navigate your places.

Step 1: First, you can activate Siri by saying “Hey, Siri” or pressing and holding down the Home button.

Step 2: Then, you need to say aloud your tasks and where to do them. For instance, you can say: “Remind me to feed the cat when I go back home.”

Step3: Lastly, to cancel the reminder, you tap Remove.

Similar to standard Reminders, the location Reminder will go into the default Reminders list and it is totally possible for you to change the title or time of your events.

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How to create a Reminder in a specific List with Siri

In case you own multiple lists in Reminders, Siri also can create to-do lists to help you.

Step 1: Similarly, you can say “Hey, Siri” or press and hold down the Home button to activate Siri.

Step 2: After that, you need to say aloud your tasks and in which List you would like them to go. “Add eggs to grocery shopping list” is an example.

Step 3: As above, you tap Remove to delete the Reminder.

How to use Siri to remember things from apps

You can be reminded of “this” you are looking at if Siri is invoked.

Step 1: First and foremost, it is necessary to access the content you wish to remember.

Step 2: Then, via saying “Hey, Siri” or pressing and holding down the Home button, you can activate Siri.

Step 3: Eventually, you just need to say “Remind me of this.