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 methods.
At present, Google Duties — which was first launched as a standalone app in 2018— works in its personal silo. You possibly can create duties, subtasks, and set reminders within the iOS and Android apps or by way of a facet panel in Gmail or Google Drive on the net. Nevertheless, 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 alter this with an replace that may roll out within the coming months. As soon as it’s obtainable, when customers set a reminder with Google Assistant, it would present up in each Duties and Calendar lists. They may even 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 straightforward approach to view and handle all of your to-dos in a single place by way of Google Duties, no matter whether or not you create them utilizing Assistant or Calendar,” the corporate stated in a weblog submit.
Google stated within the coming months, customers will see a immediate to check out the brand new built-in Activity 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 overlook, Google Maintain 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 must maintain ready for a mega to-do integration from the corporate.