15+ useful keyboard shortcuts for Reminders on Mac

Looking for a way to move around Reminders easier and faster? Check out this list of handy keyboard shortcuts for the Reminders app on Mac.

Keyboard shortcuts for Reminders app

Like your other Mac apps, Reminders offers a collection of keyboard shortcuts that let you zip around the app and get things done faster.

While Reminders may not have as many shortcuts as other apps like Mail or Notes, this may actually be a good thing because you can remember them easier.

Keyboard shortcuts for the Reminders app

From new reminders and lists to working with subtasks, here are the shortcuts for Reminders:

  • New reminder: Command + N
  • New list: Shift + Command + N
  • Add section: Option + Command + N
  • Indent: Command + ] (right bracket)
  • Outdent: Command + [ (left bracket)
  • Flag: Shift + Command + F
  • Show info: Command + I (capital letter “i”)
  • Show subtasks: Command + E
  • Hide subtasks: Shift + Command + E
  • Show completed: Shift + Command + H
  • Go to Today | Scheduled | All | Flagged | Completed: Command + 1 | Command + 2 | Command + 3 | Command + 4 | Command + 5
  • Find: Command + F
  • Show and hide the sidebar: Option + Command + S
  • Enter or exit full-screen view: Control + Command + F
  • Close and quit Reminders: Command + W
  • Quit Reminders: Command + Q

Hopefully, these handy keyboard shortcuts will be some that you keep in mind the next time you’re using Reminders on Mac.

For more, check out our Keyboard Shortcuts section!

Useful related tip: How to use Templates in the Reminders app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac