How to Turn Off Notifications for Shared Reminders on iPhone (2022)

If you like to share Reminders on your iPhone but don't want to be notified every time the other person adds something, we've got you covered.

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When you share a Reminders list with someone, you don't always need to be immediately notified every time they add or complete something. Learn how to turn off notifications for a shared Reminders list on your iPhone to prevent your indecisive or hyper-productive friends from messing up your focus.

Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Cut down on distracting notifications from your list-mates.
  • Share as many reminders as you want without constant play-by-play updates.

How to Turn Off Notifications for Shared Reminders on iPhone

If you're sharing a Reminders list with someone, you might not want to get updated when they add or complete something. Here's how to turn off iPhone Reminders notifications on a shared list. For more iOS productivity tips, check out our Tip of the Day. You can also learn how to set a Reminder to get the process started.

  1. In your Reminders app, tap the shared list for which you want to silence notifications.

  2. Tap the Shared List icon at the top.

  3. Tap Manage Shared List.

  4. Under Notify When, toggle off Adding Reminders and Completing Reminders as desired. You can change your mind at any time and turn them back on.

  5. Tap Done.

That's it! Whether you want to quiet just one bout of noisy updates or keep these updates off forever, now you know how to turn off notifications for a shared Reminder.

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Amy Spitzfaden–Both

Amy Spitzfaden Both is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, an award-winning novelist, and an iPhone enthusiast. Over the past decade, her work in the publishing industry has included live coverage of industry events including the Yale Publishing Course and Magazine Innovation’s ACT 9 Experience, providing editing services for several start-up publishing houses, and acting as newsstand consultant for magazines such as The Old Farmer’s Almanac and The New York Review of Books. She graduated from M.I.U. with a Bachelor’s in Literature and Writing, and has gone on to publish two novels and two short stories. Her debut novel Untold won the 2014 Chelson Award for Fiction.
Writing everything from book reviews to skincare tips, Amy discovered a passion for bringing exciting and useful information to even the most casual researcher. The mix of usability and endless possibilities is what drew her to Apple products originally, and the more she learns, the more she loves.
Amy lives in New Hampshire with her husband and daughter. When she’s not writing or glued to her iPhone, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and creating her own tea blends.