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Turn off Task Reminders

As a default, your tasks have a popup reminder that will show up on the day they are due. This reminder is a great way to help you stay on track. If you prefer to work off your Task list on the Home page, you can turn off the popup reminder by following the following steps.

To turn off Task reminders in Lightning:
  1. Click on the Gear Icon in the top right corner of the screen.
  2. Click on Setup.
  3. Search for Activity Settings in the side panel and click on it. 
  4. Uncheck the checkbox for Enable Activity Reminders
  5. Check the checkbox for Enable User Control Over Task Assignment Notification
  6. Click the Save button. 
TIP: with these settings adjusted, you will be able to assign notifications on a task-by-task basis. 

To turn off Task reminders in Classic:
  1. Click on Your Name in the top right corner of the screen.
  2. Click on Setup.
  3. Click on My Personal Information on the top of the list on the left.
  4. Click on Reminders.
  5. Uncheck the checkbox next to By default, set reminder on Tasks to.
  6. Click the Save button. 
-  With the reminders off, you can now use the reminders only on high priority tasks on a case by case basis from the individual task page. 

Watch the video below to learn how to turn off task reminders in Classic:

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