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  1. 9,715 votes
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      under review  ·  218 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow more flexible recurring events

      I am hoping future updates will include more flexible recurring events. For any to do list, there are many types of recurring events that are essential, but not included in this new Wunderlist. For example:
      - 3rd Monday of the month
      - Last Thursday of the month
      - Last business day of the month
      - The 15th of the month, or, if it falls on a weekend, the Friday previous, or the Monday after.
      - Every 5th of January, April, July & October

      9,333 votes
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        started  ·  271 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • due dates and alarms for subtasks

        I would like the ability to add a due date and alarm to a subtask as can be done with a task

        7,964 votes
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          134 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Calendar feature so you can see when your tasks are due ahead of time.

          The Calendar feature would make this application perfect. On the left hand side where the lists are located, you can add a Calendar bar which would allow users to see all of their tasks ahead of time, and plan for the future

          7,340 votes
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            under review  ·  129 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Sync with Evernote

            Wunderlist enables me to remember to do everything. Evernote enables me to remember everything. The integration of Wunderlist as Evernote's much needed task manager would be incredible! If my lists were saved as Evernotes it would be very helpful. Please.

            5,705 votes
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              planned  ·  112 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • More priority levels

              Instead of just a star indicating priority and then filtering it into a list, set up more than one priority level. I need to have priority tasks but also need them sorted by high, medium, low, and none. not everything is the same priority. I find myself having to rearrange the tasks on the list all the time.

              5,409 votes
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                148 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Custom Smart Lists

                For a Tomorrow Smart List for example, or Overdue, etc

                5,381 votes
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                  167 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Location based reminders

                  Implement Location based reminder like in iOS5

                  4,226 votes
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                    planned  ·  112 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Always show task detail view

                    I love the new feature of subtasks, thanks! but it would be great to have the option to always view the subtasks if the user wants rather than having to click on the task itself as subtasks might get lost that way

                    4,037 votes
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                      129 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Template list or duplicate lists (also known as Copy Lists)

                      I use wunderlist to help me manage projects and most of these share many of the same tasks. For me, the missing killer feature would be to be able to either set up a list template with a set of standard tasks that are included when I mak a new list, or to be able to easily duplicate an existing list to achieve the same thing.

                      I really hope you'll consider this for a future version.

                      Thanks!
                      David

                      3,816 votes
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                        159 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Completition status of the task e.g. started, In progress

                        Set a status of a task in detailed view to started, in progress, nearly completed etc.
                        I wouldn't suggest setting %completed eg 25%. Too subjective.

                        S. Zeigarnik Effect - if you start a task, and not finish it, this may cause cognitive dissonance until you complete the task. Starting a task and setting the status "in progress" should contribute to setting things done.
                        http://www.psychwiki.com/wiki/Zeigarnik_Effect

                        3,653 votes
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                          56 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Default Start List

                          Allow your filters such as 'All' to be a default view.
                          Example, I keep all my lists as folders and have tasks within them. Everytime I must go and click 'All' to get them to display. I would rather have the ability to set it to 'All'. Some other people may want to have the priorities be their default.

                          Thanks for a great product. It's nice to have it across multiple platforms.

                          2,809 votes
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                            77 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Better reminders & notifications

                            - Customize reminder sound & vibration
                            - Recurring reminders
                            - Pop-up window for reminders (must click done)
                            - Persistant reminders (option to nag until the user accepts)
                            - Recurring reminders (hourly, daily, weekly)
                            - Reminders for subtasks
                            - Remind via SMS
                            - Quiet hours for reminders (i.e., no sound between 10pm and 8am)

                            2,664 votes
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                              started  ·  82 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Archive a completed list

                              It would be nice to archive lists so that they're not in the way once they're done, but you can view them if you need them.

                              2,626 votes
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                                134 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hi there,
                                Although not being actively worked on right now, this feature is very much on our radar :) We also regularly bring it up at our all-hands meetings.

                                We can see how this would be super helpful for lists you need to re-use, but not so often (like a packing list). We also see how it’d be helpful if you’re using Wunderlist at work and need to keep a record of your projects.

                                Cheers,
                                Simon

                              • Support multiple email addresses for Mail to Wunderlist

                                As a user, I would like to be able to register multiple email addresses with Wunderlist so I can send todos by emails from any of my accounts (especially useful given how iOS handles gmail and 3rd party email addresses).

                                2,568 votes
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                                  125 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hi there,

                                  We’ve started work on making this happen! Currently everything server side has been built and we’re currently fine-tuning the design that you’ll all get to see. The next step will be putting it through QA testing and once any bugs are fixed, we’ll roll it out.

                                  After that, we’ll also be looking to extend the multiple email support for list sharing and signing in too.

                                  Best,
                                  Simon

                                • Permanently sort

                                  When a list is sorted and a task date changes or a new task is added, I have to manually sort the list again. It would be nice if the new item would automatically get sorted as it is added.

                                  2,371 votes
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                                    96 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Sync with MS Outlook

                                    As a GTD user I use Tasks in Outlook to structure my current GTD activities. David Allen wrote an article / book about how to best do this.

                                    Can we expect an outlook integration, preferably with tasks soon?

                                    2,359 votes
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                                      55 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • option sort completed items (& separate option to sort incomplete items after adding them)

                                      option sort completed items (& separate option to sort incomplete items after adding them).

                                      We use Wunderlist as a sync shopping list.
                                      As you can imagine our main list of items is huge! (just think of all the things you buy on a regular basis for food/home)
                                      When these items have been "shopped", they are "ticked" and end up in the completed items (sub-list); however, they are not sorted in any way, so when we want to buy something again we have to find it and untick it... this takes ages, when the completed list is not sorted alphabetically...
                                      ...likewise…

                                      2,311 votes
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                                        115 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Make a research including Completed Tasks.

                                        It would be really helpfull to add a checkbox in Options, to allow the CTRL+F default search to include the completed tasks.

                                        2,192 votes
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                                          37 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Be able to make subtask by dragging task into another.

                                          To be able to take a task and drag it to another task, which would make it a child or subtask.

                                          2,040 votes
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