What you need to know
- Evernote has introduced a new capability within the To-Do feature called Recurring Tasks.
- This allows users to set a recurring sequence of due dates and receive reminders before the deadline.
- It will be available to all Android users this week.
Evernote shipped a note-taking app last year with the launch of Tasks, allowing users to create to-do lists for one-time tasks and assign them due dates. However, this is cumbersome for repetitive tasks, so Evernote does it Introduce a new feature (Opens in a new tab) to remedy this deficiency.
The new Recurring Tasks capability in Evernote allows users to set recurring due dates and receive reminders of upcoming deadlines. It’s located inside Evernote Tasks, allowing you to easily set recurring due dates for each task you create.
You can choose from preset options like ‘daily’, ‘weekly’ or ‘monthly’, depending on your goal. There are also time slots for tasks that need to be repeated as often as needed. Recurring tasks have a circular arrow icon next to their due date for easy identification.
When you mark a task as completed, its cycle will automatically reset to the next due date. To avoid missing important deadlines, you can set a reminder for recurring tasks. It comes in handy if you don’t want to forget to send your weekly reports to your boss, for example.
Evernote’s latest feature appears to be inspired by Google Tasks. Recurring tasks have been a long-standing feature of Google’s productivity app, but there’s no option to set reminders for deadlines.
However, this could change in the future. a recent rumor (Opens in a new tab) Suggest phasing out Google Assistant reminders in Google Calendar in favor of future tasks.
The feature’s arrival in one of the best note-taking apps should be a welcome improvement. Evernote says the new capability will roll out to Android phones and desktops this week. It’s also available on Evernote for desktop.