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I have a shared shopping and chores list. I would like to be able to delete completed items quickly without having to delete them one by one or the entire list. I can do this with other apps like mail and messages - why not reminders? - why such a lack of consistency between apple's apps?

Any solutions?
 
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I have a shared shopping and chores list. I would like to be able to delete completed items quickly without having to delete them one by one or the entire list. I can do this with other apps like mail and messages - why not reminders? - why such a lack of consistency between apple's apps?

Any solutions?
I don't use that feature, so I can't speak to it. But there are a boatload of "to do list" software programs, and several of them are even free. The obvious solution would be to switch to one that meets your needs. Here are some of the more popular ones. I can provide a much longer list if you like:


Things ($50)
The all-new Things. Your to-do list for Mac & iOS

TaskMate (free)
TaskMate // The to-do list made simple again

ToDo X (free)
ToDo X

TaskBox ($1)
MacAppStudio - Mac | iOS App Development And Mobile App development Company

Midnight Inbox ($35)
Midnight Beep Softworks

TaskPaper ($25)
https://www.taskpaper.com/

ThinkingRock ($29)
http://www.thinkingrock.com.au/

Ready, Set, Do ($30)
http://readysetdo.com/

Chandler (free)
http://chandlerproject.org/
(A number of users have highly recommended this one.)

Check Off ($5)
http://www.chromedomesoftware.com/checkoff/

Docket ($20)
http://www.surprisesoftware.com/docket/

Do It (donation requested)
http://www.jimmcgowan.net/Site/DoIt.html

Wunderlist/Pro (free/$5 per month- Cloud-based)
https://www.wunderlist.com/

Remember the Milk/Pro (FREE/$25 per year - cloud based)
http://www.rememberthemilk.com/
 
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I have a shared shopping and chores list. I would like to be able to delete completed items quickly without having to delete them one by one or the entire list. I can do this with other apps like mail and messages - why not reminders? - why such a lack of consistency between apple's apps?

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It's easily done on the macOS version of Reminders if you use a Mac also and sync them. Otherwise, you may need to look at an alternative app. It's utterly baffling to me that Apple has failed to address this huge usability hole in the iOS version after all these years.
 
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Why are you deleting Reminders? They're for reminding you to do things, once it's checked off, it's completed.
 
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How do you view the completed tasks?
Which version (iOS or macOS) are you referring to? There is an option to show completed, in each List. Look for the “3 dots/options” button.


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Which version (iOS or macOS) are you referring to? There is an option to show completed, in each List. Look for the “3 dots/options” button.


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On my MacBook I just realized I can pull down the screen and the menu shows, that is what I was asking but I also now see how to do this on the iPad mini and the iPhone. I like the reminders app they have now especially because its easy to create groups etc on the Mac and then use what I create on the other devices, plus its a nice little app. Thanks for the help!
 
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I don't see my current app on the list. Toodledo.

Not perfect for my needs, but the best I have found for them.
 
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I have never heard of Toodledo, looks very interesting.
 
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Sorry for interrupting your post.
Regarding what badshoehabit said about using notes.Could you be so kind to tell me what method to you use notes for reminders Please.
Many thanks David.
 
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