Google Calendar To Do Lists.

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  1. mountainbikermark

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    With the new update it adds the ability.
    My question is does it sound useful to you?
    I'm gonna start writing my work schedule there as well as Color Note for comparison on how it notifies me. It seems intriguing and might be what I seek for notifications on my Gear S as a reminder . My Notes in Gear still dominates lists as I can edit or start a list on either phone or watch but this looks like a nice addition to the Google Calendar.
    Thoughts? Feedback?

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    I already put my work schedule in as calendar entries. I did just notice the blue/white finger with Reminder next to it. Completely ignored it until I read your post. I'm going to use it for my shopping list and see how it goes.
     
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    As soon as I updated my calendar app it displayed my Tasks from the Keep app that I forgot to mark as complete a long time ago. This new feature may be handy at times, having a to do list right there with calendar events.
     
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    I really really need to start using a calendar more than I do. About all I do is look at dates. I don't save any info on it like I should. I was doing it for a while for schedule and reminders but never did it enough to make it a habit.

    I think it is a great feature and can't believe it took them this long to add it
     
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    Yes its useful to me. I have been using reminders first when Google now started offering them and then they integrated them into inbox which I also liked. I think its about time for them to show up in calendar as well. I use google reminders daily!

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    I use my calendar for reminders all the time. Very helpful. I like that I can add a notification to remind me of a reminder 10 min or an hour before I need to be reminded.

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    That's a lot of reminding for a reminder that you need reminded of.
     
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    I got no reminder for my schedule today, but it's no biggie because I know I don't have a day off until Christmas day. I guess I'm going to have to dig deep into some hidden setting somewhere that I've evidently got turned off because reminders for everything else are working as expected. My last day off was back in November so I might just be tired and missing something obvious. Glad to see others are liking the feature as well. I'll be using it more for "at a glance future dates" so the reminder that I'll keep Color Note reminders for until I figure it out.

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    I wish it was more of a reminder with tasks. This doesn't do much more than what I was doing by creating events.
     
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    It looks like they incorporated the Keep app into the Calendar now. If you create a new Keep task (with a checklist, pic reminder, etc) and set a reminder it instantly shows up in your calendar now. That's the part that may be helpful, seeing reminders from all G Apps in one calendar.
     
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    I removed Keep when I got rid of a bunch of other crap, like Talkback.
    Readding to see if this helps.
     
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    I really don't make to-do lists. We use Google Calendar for everything though. My wife's work schedule varies, so we have a shared calendar that she puts that in, as well as any events that have to do with my stepson (dr appointments, school music programs, etc) and I put in stuff that will make me unavailable as well. We do that as events.

    If I need a reminder, like to pick something up, I just use Google Now and tell it to remind me when I get home or remind me when I leave work or remind me at a certain time.

    Not sure I need this functionality that they just added, but good to know it's there if I do.

    I like the thought that it's integrated with keep. I do use keep for jotting down quick notes of things I want to remember, so if I were to create a to-do list, I'd likely to it there.
     
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