How to Show Overdue Items in Reminders Badge Count

iOS 16 allows you to show overdue items in Reminders badge count.

How to Show Overdue Items in Reminders Badge Count

Apple Reminders app is one of the best task management apps, and you get it for free. We have already covered top Reminders tips in a previous article, but today, we have something new to show you. We know that the Reminders app shows us the tasks due today in the app’s badge count. With the iOS 16 update, you can also show overdue reminders in badge count. Here’s how you can enable this.

But before we begin:

Show Overdue Items in Reminders Badge Count

In our Reminders guide, we have shown how you can use the app to manage your tasks with ease. The app is getting several new features, including a Template List, improved Smart Lists, and more. We use Reminders along with Logseq - our note-taking app - to manage all our tasks, and we couldn’t be happier. If you have not used the Reminders app in a while, we recommend you try it before discarding it for something fancy. With that out of the way, let’s get to our tutorial, shall we?

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down to find Reminders and tap to open it.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and enable the toggle for Include Due Today.
screenshot showing include due today setting in Reminders

Now, the Reminders app will also show overdue items in the badge count.

Display overdue items in Reminders badge count

If there are tons of overdue items in Reminders, we recommend you clear them before turning on this feature, as it can be overwhelming to see too many pending items in the badge count. If you liked this tip, do not forget to share it on your social. It helps the website grow. Also, follow us on Twitter to get notified whenever we publish a new article.