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Reminder Creation

  • How do I create a new reminder?

    On iOS, tap the button at the bottom of the main screen. On Mac, click the button at the top left of the window within the sidebar. You can also create reminders on iOS using the 3D touch shortcut or the share extension.

  • How do I edit a reminder?

    You can edit reminders from the schedule view. Tap or click the icon on the main screen. On Mac, double click the desired reminder to edit. On iOS, tap the desired reminder to edit.

  • How do I delete a reminder?

    Open the schedule view from the icon on the main screen. Locate the reminder to delete and swipe to the left. On Mac, right-click and select the delete option.

  • How do I create a reminder with an alert before the due date?

    On the add screen, tap or click the . Adjust the notification time to a preset or choose a custom alert time.

    Reminders with early alerts show up before the due date.

  • How do I create a reminder without a notification?

    On the add screen, tap or click the . Toggle off notifications.

Reminder Actions

  • How do I complete a reminder?

    To complete a task on iOS, tap the Complete button or use the schedule view. Tap the icon on the main screen. Locate the reminder to complete and tap the icon. Tap the Complete button.

    To complete a task on Mac, click the button. You can also complete reminders from the schedule view. Click the icon on the main screen. Locate the reminder to complete. Right-click and select Complete.

  • How do I snooze a reminder?

    To snooze a task on iOS, tap the Snooze button. To bypass your default snooze setting, force press or long press the snooze button. Select between preset options or choose a specific date.

    To snooze a task on Mac, click the button. To bypass your default snooze setting, right click the snooze button. Select between preset options or choose a specific date.

  • How do I sort or prioritize due reminders?

    Open the schedule view from the icon on the main screen. On iOS, tap the Edit button at the top right. Sort reminders in the “Due now” section using the drag handles.

    On Mac, click and drag to re-order items. Tasks appear from top to bottom on the main screen.

iCloud Syncing

  • How do I enable or disable iCloud syncing?

    Tap or click the icon on the main screen. On iOS, tap the iCloud toggle to enable or disable iCloud. On Mac, click the iCloud tab in the Doo Preferences window. Click the iCloud toggle to enable or disable iCloud.

    Doo requires an active iCloud account with iCloud Drive enabled. Read the official Apple instructions for step-by-step help enabling iCloud on your iOS device or Mac.

  • How can I force iCloud to sync?

    You can force syncing with iCloud by showing and hiding the Control Center on iOS. You can also force a sync by re-opening the application from the home screen.

    You can force an iCloud sync on Mac by clicking your desktop and then clicking inside the application window.

  • What happens if I clear the iCloud cache?

    Doo uses a special iCloud feature to sync only the changes that have occurred since the last sync. The syncing mechanism stores a handful of references to remember when the last changes occurred. Resetting the iCloud cache deletes these references and will tell iCloud to sync all data during the next request. You can use this feature to troubleshoot syncing issues.

Integrations

  • How do I enable the Doo extension?

    On iOS:

    • Open Safari and make sure you’re on a webpage.
    • Tap the icon.
    • Beneath Airdrop in the first row of icons, swipe to the end of the list and tap the icon.
    • Scroll through the list of Activities until you find “Add to Doo”. Make sure the toggle is enabled. You can drag the Doo extension up in the list for easier access.
    • Tap the Done button.

    On Mac:

    • Open “System Preferences” from the Apple Menu.
    • Open the “Extensions” preference item in the third row of icons.
    • Make sure the “All” item on the left column is selected.
    • Find Doo in the list on the right.
    • Make sure Share Menu is checked.

    You can now add reminders using webpages, web URLs, selected text, and more wherever you see the icon.

  • Why did the extension tell me no text or URL could be found?

    The Doo extension can use text and web URLs. Some apps convert things like addresses into text that Doo can read. If an app attempts to send an object to Doo that it can’t read, you’ll see this message.

  • How do I enable the Doo iOS widget?

    • Open the Search screen by swiping right on the home screen.
    • Scroll to the bottom of the Search screen.
    • Tap the Edit button.
    • Find Doo in the list of items and tap the icon.
    • Tap the Done button.

    The iOS widget displays up to five reminders. Tap an item to open Doo to that reminder. Tap the app icon to open Doo.

  • The iOS widget doesn’t seem to load or takes a long time to appear.

    The Doo widget responds to loading notifications from iOS. On slower devices it’s not unusual for this process to take up to a minute.

General

  • What accessibility features does Doo support?

    Doo supports VoiceOver on all available platforms. Actionable items have readable labels and hints. Keyboard navigation is supported for major functions.

    Doo supports Dynamic Type on iOS. Layouts and text sizes adapt to your system-level preferences.

    Doo follows AA accessibility guidelines to ensure text has enough contrast to be legible at small and large sizes.

  • What are the Doo for Mac keyboard shortcuts?

    Doo supports keyboard navigation as part of our commitment to accessibility. The following is a list of all Doo specific keyboard shortcuts.

    • ⌘NNew reminder
    • ⌘SSave reminder
    • ⌘`Edit the top card
    • ⌘↑Complete the top card
    • ⌘↓Snooze the top card
    • ⌘→Skip the top card
    • ⌘ZUndo complete or snooze
    • ⌘LShow the schedule view
    • ⌘HHide Doo
    • ⌘QQuit Doo
    • ⌘,Doo preferences
    • ESCExit the current screen or the fullscreen window mode
  • How can I run Doo from the menu bar?

    To run Doo from the menu bar, open up Doo Preferences from the icon on the main screen. Check Show in the menu bar. The active window will close and the Doo icon will appear in the menu bar. Click the menu bar icon to show or hide Doo.