This post will show you how to sync reminders (including location based reminders) between your mac and your iphone or iPad.

enable location services on your mac

  • goto settings > security & privacy > privacy
  • click ‘location services’ in the left hand menu
  • tick ‘enable location services’ at the top of the list if its not already ticked

enable reminder sync with icloud on your mac

  • goto settings > iCloud
  • make sure ‘Calendars & Reminders’ is ticked

enable location services on your iphone / iPad

  • goto settings > privacy > location services
  • make sure it is ‘on’ and that ‘reminders’ is enabled

enable reminder sync in the icloud settings on your iphone / iPad

  • goto settings > iCloud
  • make sure reminders is on.

you will now get synced reminders between your mac and your iphone / ipad.


1 Comment

The Dude · January 2, 2013 at 6:31 pm

I was already setup the way you described, however none of my reminders are showing up on my Mac. I see my reminders on my iPhone, iPad, and on my acc’t at iCloud.com. The reminders on the Mac seems to be ignoring all the other devices. I’ve checked on other sites (including Apple forums) and they all seem to say the same thing. Do you have any other suggestions?