How to set default reminders for iOS calendar

Learn how to set the default reminder time for iOS calendar events and never miss an event again!

We've all been there: thought we set a reminder alert for a calendar appoint we added to our calendar two weeks ago.

In just a few taps you can set default reminder times for events in your iOS calendar and never miss a birthday or appointment again!

To set a default alert, follow these three steps:

  1. Open Settings and scroll to Mail, Contacts, and Calendars. Select it.
  2. Scroll to the Calendars section, select Default Alert Times.
  3. Set your default alerts for each respective category.

That's all there is to it! Going forward, any appointments or events entered into your calendar will have the selected default alert time.

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