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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Responding to Reminders

When an event or task reminder is triggered, you are notified by an alert screen or a number appears in the status bar. In addition, a distinctive ringtone may play. The notification method is determined by Event Notification settings, as explained in “Setting Calendar Preferences,” later in this chapter. You can respond to a reminder by snoozing (requesting that it repeat later), dismissing, or ignoring it.

Simple Alarms

If you just need an alarm to remind you that it’s time to take daily meds or wake up in the morning, you don’t need to schedule a Calendar event; you can create alarms in the Clock app.

1. If the Alerts and Notifications setting is Status Bar Notification, an icon showing the number of waiting reminders ...

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