How to Add an Attachment to a Reminder on Your iPhone

Want to add a photo to a Reminder on your iPhone? It's quick and easy to do!

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This article will tell you how to add a photo to a Reminder on an iPhone. A useful feature of Apple's Reminders app for the iPhone and iPad is 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

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

  1. Open the Reminders app.
  2. Choose the reminders list that you'd like to add a reminder to.

  3. Tap New Reminder on the bottom left of your display.
  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.
  6. Once you've taken or chosen your photo or scanned your document, tap Done to save your Reminder and attachment. 

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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and has written hundreds of in-depth how-to and troubleshooting articles. She's a former Associate Editor for iPhone Life magazine, and has written for the Iowa Source, as well as web content for education marketing. Leanne has an associate's degree in education, with a focus on curriculum development, as well as a bachelor's degree in science. She has over nine years of experience with SEO, social media management, and web development and writing. Despite years of web work, Leanne is by no means an early adapter; she's only owned a smartphone for five years, which makes her highly sympathetic to the learning curve of new iPhone owners. She enjoys making reader's lives easier and putting her education experience to work by walking them through the most practical ways to use Apple devices, step-by-step.

In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.