How to Use Location-Based Reminders in iOS

Reminders in iOS

Sometiems we all might think of reminders as time-based alerts which also help you to remember a particular task or errand at a point of time when it is required.

For the longest time period, I know I did. But when it comes to the Operating System of iOS, alerts in the Reminders app can be both be according to the time- or location-based.

Maybe you already know this, in theory. But it seems like far too few iOS users take advantage of location-based reminders.

As they can also be work incredibly handy in organizing our days and to-do lists. As we know that, not everything in our day-to-day lives has a set timeframe which is merely attached to it.

If you already use location-based reminders, great. Otherwise, read on to see how these can boost your productivity and daily routines.

How to Use Location-Based Reminders

First off all, you have to make sure that Location Services is enabled for the Reminders app. You won’t be able to use location-based reminders if it is not enabled otherwise.

Location-Based Reminders in iOS

Once they are, done just do the following steps:

  • Open Reminders and tap the create new reminder by simply clicking on the plus sign.
  • Tap the circular i iconwhich is available to the right of the title.
  • Toggle Remind me at a location.
  • Tap the Location option.
  • Then now search for a location, or enter the address of a location. Alternatively, you can use your Current Location.
  • Once you have selected a location, then you can easily choose whether to be reminded when you arrive at that location, or when you leave that location.
  • When you’re done, then just click on the Details in the upper-left. Then tap Done.

Location Reminders in iOS

Now you can use Siri to Set up Location Based Reminders

Alternatively, you can always ask Siri to create a location-based reminder for you, as Siri is based on Artificial Intelligence.