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Notification troubleshooting

The most common causes of notification trouble are listed below. If your problem isn't solved here please send me an e-mail by tapping on ☰ > Help & feedback > Contact developer and I will help you out!

Missed notifications appear when I open the app#

Some manufacturers terminate background apps to conserve battery. Please visit dontkillmyapp.com for help disabling your manufacturer's battery restrictions

Notifications are late (Android 6+)#

Android can delay notifications to conserve battery while your device is idle. To prevent Android from delaying Tasks' notifications:

  1. Tap on ☰ > Settings > Notifications > Disable battery optimizations
  2. Tap on the dropdown and select "All apps"
  3. Tap on "Tasks" and select "Don't optimize"

I disabled battery optimizations and notifications are still late#

Please visit dontkillmyapp.com and make sure you have disabled your manufacturer's battery restrictions

Notifications only appear while the app is open#

Please visit dontkillmyapp.com and make sure you have disabled your manufacturer's battery restrictions

Notifications are silent or do not appear at all (Android 8+)#

It is easy to inadvertently silence or disable reminders from the notification shade. To check your settings tap on ☰ > Settings > Notifications > More settings. Make sure Notifications are toggled on, then tap on Notifications to configure your ringtone, vibration, and priority

Notifications don't appear on my watch#

Wearable devices will not display persistent reminders. Toggle off ☰ > Settings > Notifications > Persistent reminders

Notifications don't appear on my lock screen#

Some lock screens exclude persistent reminders. Toggle off ☰ > Settings > Notifications > Persistent reminders

Notifications still don't work!!!#

Open up the navigation drawer, tap on ☰ > Help & feedback > Contact developer and let me know!