How to Use Touch Bar with Reminders on New MacBook Pro

With Touch Bar, adding a new item in a list or editing any reminder is ultra-convenient on new MacBook Pro.

Right from the moment, Apple showcased “Touch Bar” at the “Hello Again” Mac event, I’m thoroughly fascinated with its functionality. Though laptops and computers with a full-on touchscreen are good, they haven’t been able to attract me. What makes the OLED panel on the MBP so user-friendly is the ability to let you use apps and control settings with consummate ease.

With Touch Bar, you can effortlessly add a new item in the list, edit and check off any reminder. The touch technology works pretty smoothly with the stock Reminders app.

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How to Use Touch Bar with Reminders on New MacBook Pro

How to Add a Reminder to any List with Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

Step #1. First off, open Reminders app on your Mac.

Step #2. Next, you have to select a list.

Step #3. Tap on the Add (+) button on the Touch Bar from the left corner. Then, you have to type in the to-do item.

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Step #4. Once you are done, hit Return/Enter.

How to Check off a Reminder with the Touch Bar

Step #1. Open Reminders app on your Mac. Then, choose any item in the list.

Step #2. Now, you need to tap on the Checkmark on the Touch bar.

Once you have checked off any item on the list, Reminders will automatically choose the next item on the list.

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How to Edit a Reminder with the Touch Bar

Touch Bar makes it extremely easy to add a location and time to any Reminder on the MacBook.

Step #1. Open Reminders app on your Mac. Then, you have to select a list.

Step #2. Now, click on an item on the list.

Step #3. Next, you need to choose Add Time on the Touch Bar.

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Step #4. Next, you need to tap on the left or right arrows on the Touch Bar to change the due date.

You can drag your finger on Time wheel to adjust the time.

Step #5. Once you are done, tap on X on the Touch Bar to close the editing tool.

Now, tap on Add Location on the Touch Bar to add a geo-reminder.

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You have the option to select Getting out of the car or Getting in car or Current location to get a reminder notification when you are at that location.

You get the option to add a reminder location manually. While typing an address, suggested locations show up in the Touch Bar, making it easier for you to add the preferred location.

That’s it! You can customize Touch Bar to get the best out of it. To check out its amazing functionalities, jump over to this post. Even if you don’t have new MBP, you can use the Touch Bar on your older Mac.

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