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    Default Reminder VS. Appt

    Okay, so I have to see the dentist. What is the difference between me putting it on my calendar on my phone vs. setting it up as a reminder? Is there a basic difference here? I do notice that if I set it up as a reminder, it does not show on my calendar. is there an easier way here or what am I missing?

    Also, do others use some better calendar/reminder app? Is there an easier way to enter them?
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    Default Re: Reminder VS. Appt

    I put appointments in my Calendar. I use Reminders for shopping lists, things to do, etc. I set alerts for the reminders as well so I can instantly see when I have some outstanding.
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    I could just use Google Calendar and it would sync with my calendar on my phone, right?
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    As long as you have the calendar sync enabled in your Mail, Contacts, Calendar settings.
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    I just did that and am exploring. Is there like a google calendar app to give more options for appointments? the Apple interface is very basic. Didn't see one but was wondering.
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    there are lots of calender apps that will give you more options. I use Agenda and Week Cal, but like I said there a ton. Search the forums for "Calender Replacement"
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    Default Reminder VS. Appt

    I use Google Calendar for appointments such as work, parties, hair cut, doctors appointments, etc.

    I use reminders for shopping list and a to-do list. Examples include "hang up picture in hallway" or "deposit check in the bank".
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    Default Re: Reminder VS. Appt

    Quote Originally Posted by bamf-hacker View Post
    there are lots of calender apps that will give you more options. I use Agenda and Week Cal, but like I said there a ton. Search the forums for "Calender Replacement"
    I'll do that.
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    Default Re: Reminder VS. Appt

    Calendar for time-sensitive items
    Reminders for daily to-do list
    Straight from my Franklin Planner days. ( their software use to get corrupted almost weekly on my PalmPilot. Loved the binder.
    Anyway
    So in my case, a dental appointment would go on my Calendar. Picking up stuff from the grocery would go on Reminders

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