How to Add an Attachment to a Reminder on Your iPhone

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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. 

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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 has over a dozen years of experience writing for online publications. As a Feature Writer for iPhone Life, she has authored hundreds of how-to, Apple news, and gear review articles, as well as a comprehensive Photos App guide. Leanne holds degrees in education and science and loves troubleshooting and repair. This combination makes her a perfect fit as manager of our Ask an Expert service, which helps iPhone Life Insiders with Apple hardware and software issues.
In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.