How to Add an Attachment to a Reminder on Your iPhone

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Apple's Reminders app for the iPhone and iPad has a useful new feature with the introduction of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, the ability to add attachments to Reminders. We've previously covered how to set a reminder and how to search for a particular reminder, now we'll get into how to make your reminders even more useful by adding attachments like photos or documents. 

Related: How to Share a List in Reminders on Your iPhone

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How to Add an Attachment to a Reminder on Your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Open the Reminders app.
  2. Choose the List that you'd like to add a reminder to.
  3. Tap New Reminder on the bottom left of your display.

    choose the list in remindersadd a new reminder
     
  4. Enter your reminder and enter the usual details about time, location, and priority then tap the Camera icon.
  5. Choose Take Photo, Photo Library, or Scan Document; this example is of the Take Photo option. Tap Use Photo when you're happy with your shot.

    tap the camera icontap use photo
     
  6. Once you've taken or chosen your photo or scanned your document, tap Done to save your Reminder and attachment. 

    tap done to finish reminder
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Leanne Hays is a Feature Web Writer at iPhone Life.  She loves reading and blogging, and is never without a book in her backpack or an audiobook on her phone. Short-term goals include finishing painting her house and starting an aquaponics farm, long-term goals include a bike tour of Italy and writing a novel.