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TickTick iPhone & iPad

Works on All Devices

TickTick is a To-do-list application that works in sync across all your devices, Computer, iPhone/Android. tablet or Apple Watch.

In this video, I’ll show you how to add your thoughts and ideas to your phone or tablet following my G.A.P. theory

In the previous tutorials, I showed you how to set up TickTick with folders and lists so you can GATHER your items needing to be done as you think of them.

 

TickTick is a To-do-list application that works in sync across all your devices, Computer, iPhone/Android. tablet or Apple Watch

I’ll show you how to add your thoughts and ideas to your phone or tablet following my G.A.P. theory

In the previous tutorials, I showed you how to set up TickTick with folders and lists so you can GATHER your items needing to be done as you think of them.
 

I’ll show you here on the iPhone and iPad.

Text can be copied and pasted into the inbox.

You press the Plus sign and either type or paste the copied text - you could even use dictation - I’ll show you a version of that in a minute.

This works the same on both the iPad and the iPhone.

As you add a new idea into the iPad it almost instantly syncs with the Computer.

You can do the same thing with the iPhone.

You can set up really quick ways of adding the information.

There’s a cool feature on the iPhone, that lets you add an idea with dictation almost hands-free even on the locked screen. 

You double-tap the back of the phone and a shortcut appears allowing you to dictate - the text is added to the inbox with no further action from you.

This is really cool.

Let me show you how to set this up as a shortcut on the iPhone.

Select the shortcuts app, click “all shortcuts”

Click the + at the top right.

Now add action

Search for "Dictate"

Select "Dictate text"

You may need to enable Dictation in settings if you have not used this before. You will be taken to settings. 

After you have enabled Dictation return to shortcuts and select "Show more"

Select your language

Choose stop listening “after pause”. There are other options but I find “after pause” works well in this situation.

Click the search field and select "Apps"

Find TickTick - they are in alphabetical order.

Select “add tasks”

Click on the word "tasks”

Select "Dictated Text"

Select "Today" for the date

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Make sure "Inbox" is selected and turn on edit in App.

Turn on “edit in App”

Select “next”

Now give the shortcut a name

You can also use Siri to run this shortcut as well as the double-tap.

Select an icon and color

Click done.

It’s now showing in your shortcuts.

Hold the Shortcut until the next screen appears - and select "Share"

Add to Home Screen

Press “Add” at the top right

You can find it on your Home Screen.


Try it from here to see it is working OK

When you try it, you may be asked to allow access speech.

Now you need to add the shortcut to the double-tap feature.

Go to "Settings" on the iPhone

Select "Accessibility"

Select "Touch"

Scroll down all the way to “back tap”.

Select double-tap and then the shortcut you have just created "Dictate"

Now try it out and view the entry in TickTick

You can add something similar on the iPad.

What you have is a tap location that always stays on every screen no matter what app is active

To create this.

Set up the shortcut as I showed before.

Select "Settings" on the iPad and "Accessibility."

Turn on "Assistive touch"

Select “single tap”

Select the shortcut “Dictate”

Exit settings and the touch button shows all the time.

You can move the button to any location that you prefer.