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Add Reminders
Receive email reminders before dates in a specific column of your Sheet are reached.
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Google Sheets is very useful when it comes to listing tasks in a collaborative effort: personal to-do lists with friends and family or task lists as a project management interface requiring team-wide coordination.
Add Reminders will help you save time by automating a time-consuming process: sending reminders to your contacts and to yourself.

Set up notifications to be sent months, weeks, days or hours before / after each deadline. 
Choose who to notify for each task by adding email addresses in a designated column, separating addresses with a comma. Your contacts will get the notifications according to the settings you chose as well as a direct access to the spreadsheet.

Add Reminders is helpful for personal and / or professional use.
In your personal life
- Send reminders to yourself and your partner about bills to pay before a specific deadline
- In your collaborative blog, send reminders about a list of videos / articles to put online at a specific date by specific people
- Receive a reminder about books to return to the library (especially useful if return dates are different according to the books)
- When preparing a trip far ahead: get a reminder the day before tickets sale opens for a plane, a train…

At work
- Schedule reminders for coworkers to contact clients X days after their payment deadline is overdue
- On the day after each meeting, send automatic reminders to coworkers to write reports
- When working on a collaborative project, send reminders about tasks to accomplish before or after specific stepping stones.
- Send reminders to employees or members of an association when it’s time to renew annual fees

Education
- Send reminders to a whole class when papers are due in a few days
- Send reminders to parents a week before each teacher / parent meetings or any other important event at school
Reviews
A User of Add Reminders
October 7, 2019
Only the owners are allowed to set reminders. When the document is shared is not possible to the Editors to add more reminders. Is an option that doesn't make sense.
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Niall Scarlett
September 13, 2019
Great add on, would be lost without it! No issues so far!
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A User of Add Reminders
June 11, 2019
I love this add-on, but today it vanished from my sheets and I can't add it again. What happened? Is it coming back?
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A user of Add Reminders
June 24, 2019
Did it start working again? I just installed and it looks it's working fine.
A user of Add Reminders
June 12, 2019
Used the email reminders for almost two years. Today I did not get the email. Started checking - Add Reminders option disappeared from Add-Ons Section.
A user of Add Reminders
June 11, 2019
Same here
A User of Add Reminders
April 13, 2018
There is no specific instruction like to set the reminder tasks to send to email account
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A User of Add Reminders
April 3, 2017
one of my bills was late because this add-on quit working!
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Julie Koclanis
March 22, 2017
This app does not seem to be working anymore, which is very unfortunate considering that when it did work it worked very well. Please fix your app!
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A user of Add Reminders
April 4, 2017
I know! I am experiencing this too. I need an alternative fast!
Laura Whalen
March 2, 2017
It worked really well for a short time and then just stopped working entirely. I don't have time to go into the document everyday to make sure it is functioning like it should. Does anyone have an alternative that works better?
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A user of Add Reminders
January 9, 2018
WHAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN THE ALTERNATIVE?? TO GET A CUSTOMIZED EMAIL NOTIFICATION, YOU'VE TO REGISTER A PAID APP, WHICH I CAN MAKE FOR YOU, KINDLY GET IN TOUCH IN MY EMAIL: infobytesbd [at] gmail
A User of Add Reminders
January 10, 2017
Like others, I found this add-on very frustrating. Firstly, I could only get it to work on a freshly created worksheet built for the purposes; adding it to an existing sheet wouldn't work. That was not so bad, as I could easily enough create a dedicated sheet that pulled the necessary data from my existing sheets. Secondly it only seems capable of sending one reminder. Whenever I tried to set up a second reminder, the first stopped working. I even tried creating separating worksheets for each reminder, but no joy. Again, not critical - two reminders would be nice, but not essential. Thirdly, and most critically, like others, I found that it stops working after a few weeks. I can get it to work again by opening the sheet and add-on, editing the reminder and saving it (unchanged). This works again for a few weeks at which point it fails again. This makes it worse than useless, as the whole point of a reminder is to help you not forget something.
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A user of Add Reminders
October 23, 2017
Shut up
A User of Add Reminders
December 15, 2016
I really want to be able to edit the message sent and chose multiple columns as the email addresses.
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A User of Add Reminders
November 11, 2016
It does not work and I am unable to understand if the date is to save in MMDDYY or DDMMYY format I am looking for help but not a response
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A user of Add Reminders
September 21, 2019
format do matters if the the format is not interpreted properly, easy to set, Data -> Numbers -> Date and Time format -> change to the one you intend to use
A user of Add Reminders
January 10, 2017
I don't think the display format matters at all. But make sure that your cell is a date field - provided it is a Date (and not text that happens to look like a date), then it should work.
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