It has been a while since Apple introduced the new MacBook Pro models. This year’s MacBook Pro laptops have thinner bodies, better screens and bigger trackpads. But the biggest addition is the Touch Bar. It is the capacitive strip of OLED glass that replaces the traditional function keys sitting at the top of the keyboard.
The new Touch Bar on the 2016 MacBook Pro is a handy feature that offers you quick access to commands on your Mac. Noticeably, the Touch Bar makes it much easier for users to take action in the Reminders app, eliminating the need to transfer over to the trackpad.
In this guide, we will run you through the steps to use the Touch Bar with Reminders on the new MacBook Pro.
- Steps to add a Reminder to a list using the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro
The new Touch Bar simplifies the process of adding a new item to your to-do list in Reminders. Here is how you can do this:
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Reminders app on your new MacBook Pro and select a list you have created within the app
Step two: Next up, all you need to do now is to tap the Add button on the Touch Bar. Once you are done, you simply need to type in the to-do list item and hit the Enter button to proceed
- Steps to edit a reminder using the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro
On the new MacBook Pro, you can use the Touch Bar to add a location and time to any reminder with some simple steps.
Step one: Open the Reminder app on your Mac and select a list to proceed
Step two: All you have to do now is to click on an item on the list and select Add Time on the new Touch Bar. Once you are done, you need to tap the left/right arrows to exchange the due date
Step three: Once you are done, you just need to drag your finger along the Time wheel to adjust the time. After that, you are now supposed to tap the X button on the Touch Bar and tap Add Location.
There’s also Getting out of car, Getting in car or Current location options you can select to get a reminder notification when find yourself in those locations. Besides, the Touch Bar also suggests your locations when you type an address.
That’s it! The new Touch Bar on this year’s MacBook Pro changes the way you use your Mac. There is so much to explore with the Touch Bar, so make sure you check it out on your new Mac.
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