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How To Add Reminders On Android – 4 Methods

The latest Android phones can be called mini computers as they can do almost everything that a decent PC can do. However, one of our favorite things about Android devices is that they can act as your personal assistant as well.

After the success of Apple’s Siri, Android’s Google Assistant became quite popular and is a brilliant personal assistant, especially to add reminders on Android.

Google Assistant can set reminders and if you find yourself forgetting things during the day, then Google Assistant’s reminders can make your life a lot easier. Continue reading to find out how you can set reminders using Google Assistant and through 3rd party apps from the Google Play Store.

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How to Add Reminders on Android with Google Assistant

Google Assistant is Google’s response to Apple’s Siri and this feature makes using the phone a lot easier. From voice commands to asking questions, it is the perfect assistant on Android. A while back Google Now introduced reminders and you can now use this feature to create and set up reminders in just a couple of seconds.

If you don’t already have it installed on your phone, you can get it by clicking the button below:

Google Assistant Logo
Google Play

Step 1: Open Google Assistant

You can open Google Assistant by pressing for a couple of seconds on the back button – or other shortcuts specific to your Android device. After you open the app, select the menu by clicking on the icon in the right corner of the screen.

Open Google Assistant

Step 2: Set Your Reminder

If you don’t have this option already on the menu, you can search for it in the search bar, or by voice commands. After you find it, you will have the option of typing it the details of your reminder.

How to Add Reminders on Android with Google Calendar

This one is perhaps more intuitive than the Google Assistant method. While you’re not setting up a reminder per se, you can create an event or a countdown that you will be reminded of whenever you need to.

If you don’t have the app already installed, you can download it by clicking on the button below:

Google Calendar Logo
Google Play

Step 1: Open Google Calendar

After you open the app, press on the “+” button, located in the right corner, in order to add an event.

Press the + button

Step 2: Create Your Reminder

Select the type of reminder you want to create and type in the details – you’re all set!

Enter Your Details

How to Add Reminders on Android with Your Alarm Clock

This method might feel like a bit of a cheat, but if it works… you know the saying! If you need to set up a quick reminder to do something, setting up an alarm for it is easy as 1-2-3.

If you want to take it a step further, here’s how to set up your favorite song as your alarm ringtone!

Step 1: Open Your Alarm App

Open your clock app and press the “+” button to add a new alarm for your reminder.

Add Alarm

Step 2: Create Your Reminder

You can add a label to your alarm to remember what it was a reminder of.

Add Alarm Details

How to Add Reminders on Android with a 3rd Party App

There are many apps that can help you with this, but for the sake of this article, we’ve chosen To Do Reminder with Alarm – because it’s simple to use and has all the features you need.

Like Google Assistant, this app also supports voice commands as well as the manual setting of reminders. The best thing about this app is its integration with Facebook and it lets you sync Facebook birthdays. You can then wish others either through a wall post or through a message.

If you don’t already have the app, you can download it by clicking on the button below:

To Do Reminder with Alarm Logo
Google Play

Step 1: Open the App

Open the app and tap on the Create Task button.

to do reminder
Create Task

Step 2: Add Your Details

Tap on the Microphone button to create a reminder through a voice command or manually enter the details such as date, time, repeat, and title.

to do reminder microphone
Add Your Details

Step 3: Save Your Reminder

Tap on the Save button. That’s it! You have successfully set up a reminder.

to do reminder save
Save Your Reminder

Set Up a Reminder On Android – Never Forget Anything!

We usually use my phone for power-hungry things, such as games and web browsing. While doing this, we sometimes forget the basic stuff that our phones can do, such as creating reminders and taking notes.

We sometimes forget that our phones can also act as a personal assistant and if you have the need to set up regular reminders, then you can do so in just a couple of seconds on your Android phone or tablet. We believe that Google Assistant is the perfect way to set up reminders, especially because you can use voice commands. However, if you find Google Now annoying or too complicated, then you can use one of the 3rd party apps mentioned above to set up reminders.

What’s next? Checkout calendar apps to take care of your appointments even further!

So what app did you try? What was your experience? Let us know in the comments down below!

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