How to Change Reminder Sync on an iPhone

The Reminders tool on your iPhone is a great way for you to keep track of tasks that you need to perform. Whether it’s something for work, a chore at home, or something in your personal life, effective use of the Reminders app is a useful way to make sure that you don’t forget to do important things.

If you use Reminders on other devices, then it’s probably in your best interest to keep all of your reminders synced across all of your devices. However, you may notice that your iPhone is only syncing reminders for a short period of time. Our guide below will show you how to change this reminder duration so that you can sync reminders from further back.

Adjust the Duration for Reminder Sync on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.1. By completing the steps in this article you will be changing the period of time for which your iPhone will sync reminders. You have the ability to select from several periods of time, including syncing all of the reminders that you have.

Step 1: Open Settings.

change reminder sync settings on iphone

Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Reminders option.

open the reminders menu

Step 3: Choose the Sync option.

choose the sync option

Step 4: Tap the amount of time for which you wish to sync reminders on your iPhone.

how to change iphone reminder sync duration

Now that you know how to change the reminder sync setting on your iPhone, you can choose whether or not your reminders on different devices all sync with one another.

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