In its newest step of the app cleanup drive, Google is folding in Assistant and Calendar reminders in its Duties app. The corporate needs to make it simpler to handle your duties and reminders from any of those three apps by unifying its to-do programs.
At the moment, Google Duties — which was first launched as a standalone app in 2018— works in its personal silo. You may create duties, subtasks, and set reminders within the iOS and Android apps or via a aspect panel in Gmail or Google Drive on the net. Nonetheless, these don’t actually present up in your Assistant reminders. Plus, Calendar has two separate choices to create duties and reminders, which could confuse customers.
Google is making an attempt to vary this with an replace that can roll out within the coming months. As soon as it’s accessible, when customers set a reminder with Google Assistant, it’s going to present up in each Duties and Calendar lists. They may also get a notification for the duty completion reminder on the set time.
“Quickly, we’ll be simplifying our activity administration options by migrating Assistant and Calendar Reminders to Google Duties. This implies you’ll now have a simple strategy to view and handle all of your to-dos in a single place via Google Duties, no matter whether or not you create them utilizing Assistant or Calendar,” the corporate mentioned in a weblog put up.
Google mentioned within the coming months, customers will see a immediate to check out the brand new built-in Job expertise when they’re utilizing Calendar or Assistant. What’s extra, the corporate will take away the Calendar Reminder choices as soon as the migration is full.
However earlier than you neglect, Google Hold additionally enables you to set reminders for various duties. However there’s no integration with Google’s note-taking app with this replace, so we’ll simply should preserve ready for a mega to-do integration from the corporate.