If you spend most of your time working on your Windows 8 PC or laptop, you can install some reminder app that helps you in remembering your important to-dos by displaying timely notifications. To help you choose the right app, we are going to review three best free Windows 8 live tile reminder apps, including Relay, Remember Me, and RemindMe.
With the help of these apps, you can easily keep yourself notified of your important tasks and events. These are simple apps that let you set reminders for any important event like test, friend’s birthday, billing date, important meeting and more.
Lets have a look at these reminder apps.
Relay is a free Windows 8 live tile reminder app that lets you set reminders and get notified about them by alarm. The app displays these reminders on the live tile of the app on Start screen and lets you have a quick glance on your important tasks every time you switch to the Start screen.
Setting a reminder in this app is simple and you can preview it right after scheduling. You can set date and time of a reminder using the dropdowns provided in the app. The app offers to write a title as well as a message (description) which appears as a live tile on your Start Screen, till it gets notified by an alarm.
The advantage is that you can set as many reminders as you want. Relay is freely available in the Productivity category of the Windows Store.
RemindMe, is a feature packed Windows 8 live tile reminder app that lets you set 3 types of reminders: reminder for a particular time, reminder for a relative time, and reminder without notification. Reminder for a particular time lets you set alarm for a particular date and time. Reminder for a relative time lets you set short time alarms like alarm after 10 minutes or 1 hour from now.The third type of reminder simply lets you set reminders without notification.
The app offers 7 different alarm tones and you can set colour for a reminder. You can always see the next reminder on the live tile. You can also edit, delete or add comment to a reminder. The reminder will simply pop-up on your screen when the set time is reached, no matter which program you are working on. The app also offers ‘repeat the alarm’ option and you can pin the compose screen to your start screen to access the app in just one click!
RemindMe is freely available under the Productivity Category in Windows Store.
Remember Me (Reminders):
Remember Me (Reminders) is another free Windows 8 live tile reminder app that lets you set multiple reminders in an easy way. All you have to do is to type reminders in the text box provided on the app’s screen and click on Save button. You can also set priority level of reminders. The app offers options to Sort, Add categories, Edit categories, Edit reminder, Remove reminder, or Pin a reminder to your Start screen.
A unique feature of this app is that you can set app’s icon as a Live Tile on your start screen. This icon displays the number of reminders you have saved in the app.
Remember Me (Reminders) is freely available under the Productivity Category in Windows Store.
These were some of the useful Windows 8 live tile reminder apps we have found. Pick the one that suits you best. Do share your feedback and suggestions via comments.
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