Widgets are a neat way of viewing your tasks right on the home and lock screens. Finale To Do comes with a variety of widgets, including overviews of your tasks, upcoming days, full month calendars, and more.
How to add home screen widgets
To add new widgets, touch and hold anywhere on your iPhone’s home screen until the apps start to jiggle. Tap the ➕ plus icon in the top left corner and search for Finale To Do. From there you can select from a variety of widgets and drag them anywhere on the screen. Learn more here.
How to add lock screen widgets
To add widgets to your iPhone’s lock screen, touch and hold anywhere on the lock screen and tap on the Add Widgets button. Search for Finale To Do widgets and drag them on your lock screen. Learn more here.
Exclude lists from widgets
Sometimes you might not want tasks from specific lists to show up on your widgets. You can choose which personal lists contribute tasks to the widgets via ⚙️Settings → Widgets → Widget Lists.
Frequently asked questions
Rarely, if you recently installed Finale To Do, the widgets might not appear in the widgets list. This is a known iOS issue outside of our control since it needs to be fixed by Apple. Usually, coming back in couple minutes or restarting the phone resolves the issue.
To save battery, all widgets are restricted to update only once every few minutes. That is why in rare occasions they might show information that is couple minutes old. That said, due to the nature of information shown on Finale To Do widgets, you will almost never notice any delay.
Every time you open and close Finale To Do, widgets will be immediately updated.