Clean up your reminder list to free up space and stay organized
what you need to know
- Open the Reminders app. Touch and swipe left on the reminder you want to delete; Select the Erase icon when it appears.
- Delete an entire list of reminders: Open the list, tap the three-dot icon in the top right corner, then tap delete list.
- Delete completed tasks: Open the Reminders app and select Everyone > press Sure next to the number of completed tasks > select the date range.
The article teaches you how to delete individual reminders, a list of reminders, and entire reminders in the Reminders app in iOS 15.
How to permanently delete reminders on iPhone?
The Reminders app in iOS 15 is a handy tool for creating a to-do list or keeping track of things you don’t want to forget, but sometimes you need to clear it so it doesn’t grow too big, or you may have created a reminder that you later find out. does not need. In any case, deleting reminders only requires a few steps.
To permanently delete a single reminder, follow these instructions.
Open the Reminder app.
Select the list that contains the reminder you want to delete.
Touch and hold the reminder you want to delete, then swipe it slightly to the left. This should bring up an options menu.
Alternatively, while holding down on the reminder you want to delete, you can swipe it to the left and it will be deleted automatically.
Reminder app settings
In addition to the Delete option, you will also find options for Details and Report.
- Details: Touch Details to open an editing screen that allows you to add notes or URLs, edit the task’s due date and time, add labels, location, view the reminder when you send someone a message, mark the reminder, add a priority , edit the list the reminder is assigned or add subtasks or images to the reminder. If you make any changes on this screen, be sure to press Done when finished to save the changes.
- Flag: This option adds a flag to your reminder to help you remember. It also automatically adds the reminder to the list of flagged reminders.
How do I remove all reminders?
Clearing all reminders can mean a number of different things. You may be trying to remove all reminders from a specific list, or you may be trying to remove all reminders you have completed. Each has slightly different steps to complete.
How to remove all reminders but keep the list
You have two options if you want to delete all active reminders in a specific list but not delete the list. You can press and hold individually, then swipe each reminder to the left to remove it. It is a slow process. However, there may be a faster way, but it is somewhat limited.
Open the Reminders app and select one of four predefined reminder categories. They include:
Then tap on the three-dot menu in the top right corner of the screen.
Faucet Select Reminders.
Touch the reminders you want to delete. This will add a check mark to the reminder.
When you’re done selecting reminders, tap the trash can icon.
then press Delete reminder(s) to confirm and delete.
How to delete an entire list of reminders
If you don’t mind deleting the entire reminder list, you can also use this method.
Open the list you want to delete.
Tap the three-dot menu in the top right corner to open the menu.
Faucet delete list.
then press delete list again to confirm that you want to remove the list, and it will be removed completely.
If you want to create a new list, just open Reminders and tap add list at the bottom of the screen.
Another way to delete an entire to-do list is to long press and then swipe the list title to the left to open the list options. There you will see an information icon and a trash can icon. Tap the trash can icon to remove the entire list.
How to delete all completed reminders
If you want to keep your reminders active but delete reminders that you’ve completed, here are the steps for that process.
To clear all completed tasks from all your lists, open the Reminders app, then select Everyone.
In the list that appears, next to the number of completed tasks, tap Sure.
An options menu appears. Choose the time from which you want to delete your completed tasks. Your options include:
- More than a month
- More than 6 months
- more than a year
- It’s over
Click on the confirmation message that appears and the reminders you selected will be completed.
How to set reminders on an iPhone?
To set reminders on an iPhone, open the Reminders the app and select new reminder. Enter a title for the reminder and write notes. Add date and time information; optionally select Details to choose the date, time and location settings. To select Add to save the reminder.
How to share reminders on an iPhone?
You can share reminder lists with specific people. First, open the reminder list and touch Modify to rearrange or delete items. To share the list of reminders, select Add People, choose how you want to share the list, and then select your recipients. You can also sync your reminders across all your iOS mobile devices.
How to sync reminders on iPhone and Mac?
Your reminders should automatically sync across your Mac and iOS devices. If they don’t sync, make sure each device is running the latest version of iOS or macOS. Also check your internet connection, make sure your date and time settings are correct, check that you’re signed in with the same Apple ID on all devices,