I keep getting a reminder for a task or event

Cause: The reminder for a past task or calendar event has not been dismissed.

Solution:    Dismiss the reminder.

  • When the reminder appears again, click Dismiss.

Cause: The reminder is for a recurring task or calendar event.

Solution:    Clear the reminder for the event.

  1. Open the event.

  2. On the Meeting tab, click the Reminder pop-up menu, and then click None.

    Meeting tab, Edit Series

Solution:    Clear the reminder for the task.

  1. Open the task.

  2. Click the arrow next to Follow Up, and then click Add Reminder.

    Task tab, Categorize, Follow Up

  3. Clear the Reminder check box, and then click OK.

See also

Turn off Office Reminders

Turn off Office Reminder sounds

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