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Calendar reminder program: the variety of solutions and possible problems  

Calendar reminder program: the variety of solutions and possible problems


Calendar reminder program is what can be used in any organization to compose project timelines, staff timetables and timesheets along with reminding workers about their commitments.

One of the most popular and proven programs is MS Outlook, and the function is one of its most useful features. Calendar reminder in Outlook can alert you with a small pop-up window and a beep a few minutes before a task is due. Shared calendar in Outlook is possible only when you have established collaboration through MS Exchange server (Sharepoint calendar reminder email). In order to send Outlook calendar reminder email you should have special application installed. Some time ago, Outlook calendar reminder problem was reported (usually met in Outlook 2007) on different web-forums. According to these reports, reminders just stopped working without any error message, there were some solutions suggested, but the most of them were advanced users oriented.

An example of web-based free program is provided on Google web-site. Google calendar reminder settings allow creating multiple email and pop-up alerts for each event (5 maximum). Through the Google calendar reminder options you can set time before the start time of the event along with selecting time units (minutes, hours etc), and set appropriate type of the alerts including Google email and Google pop up messages (there is no text message yet). From time to time users of Google report about Google problems that they face (reminders not working). Specifically they complain that alerts not popping up or email messages cannot be sent.

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Calendar reminder program the variety of solutions and possible problems

Different mobile devices are also widely supplemented by in-built and third-party applications which are intended for planning tasks and reminding them. For example, popular devices like Blackberry and Iphone have their solutions. When the calendar alert for Iphone is set to produce a reminder, it does so by displaying a message overlaying everything else you’re doing. This message is accompanied by a vibrate or a sound, however users report about certain Iphone problems related to inconveniences in functionality, while Blackberry problem is that reminders may not work at all sometimes, this problem can be solved by complete reinstalling Blackberry software, or by applying special patches. 

VIP Task Manager is professional teamwork calendar reminder program for Windows which allows you planning and reminding your tasks. This client-server calendar reminder program enables you to setup reminders to produce email and pop-up messages that can be shared among multiple team members. 


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