How to Set Up Recurring Reminders in Microsoft Teams

Do you find it challenging to stay on top of your tasks and meetings within Microsoft Teams? Managing multiple projects and a busy work schedule can make it a daily struggle.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to easily set up recurring reminders in Microsoft Teams, to streamline your workflow and productivity.

How to Set Up Recurring Reminders in Microsoft Teams

How to Set Up Recurring Reminders in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams doesn’t have a built-in feature to set Teams meeting reminders for tasks and calls.

But, there are many authorized apps that you can add to your app to set recurring reminders such as Remind, Remind me, Snooze Bot, etc.

Here, we’ll be using the Remind app to guide you through the process:

1. Open the Microsoft Teams app on your desktop and click on Apps in the sidebar menu.

2. In the Apps list, search and select Remind.

3. Then, click on Add and the app will appear in your sidebar menu.

add reminder app to teams

4. Now, go back to the chat or channel you want to set reminders for.

5. Click on the three dots on that chat and select More Actions.

6. Choose Remind me about this and set the date and time at which you want to be reminded of a certain task. You’ll receive a chat from the app to confirm that the reminder has been set.

set time and date

7. To add recurring reminders, go to the Reminder app chat, type /remind, and then specify the task’s details and end with – recurring. For example – /remind to call mom at 6.00 pm – recurring daily.

The app will set a recurring reminder and send a confirmation reply to you.

 set a recurring reminder

Also Read: How to Setup Avatars in Microsoft Teams Meeting

How to Set Up Recurring Reminders in Microsoft Teams Using Outlook Calendar

Microsoft Teams and Outlook are integrated so you can create a recurring reminder for a meeting in Teams through Outlook Calendar. Follow the below steps to do so:

1. Open Outlook and select Calendar from the sidebar menu.

2. Select a date and create a New Meeting or select an already scheduled meeting in Teams from the calendar.

3. Enter specific details such as purpose, send invites, and set date and time.

4. Near the date and time, click on the drag-down arrow for the Don’t Repeat option.

5. Select the duration for the meeting’s recurrence such as Daily, Weekly, or Monthly. We have chosen Daily.

Recurring Reminders Using Outlook Calendar

6. Finally, click on Send and now you’ll receive a recurring reminder every day a few minutes before the meeting starts.

How to Set Reminders During the Teams Meeting 10 or 15 Minutes Before it Ends

As of now, there isn’t a feature available to get a reminder 15 minutes before a Teams meeting comes to an end.

You need to add third-party apps and set separate alarms manually if they wish to receive reminders before a meeting concludes.

Keep in mind that Microsoft Teams is regularly updated, and new features are introduced, so it’s advisable to check for updates and feature additions that may address this specific need in the future.

Some of the recommended apps for setting reminders:

  • Reminders
  • RemindMyself
  • Unmind
  • My Reminders

Also Read: How to Enable Green Screen Feature in Teams Meetings

Setting up recurring reminders in Microsoft Teams can significantly improve your task management and ensure that important deadlines are never overlooked. Stay tuned to Techcult for more such helpful guides.

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