The Reminder Types screen allows up to three separate reminder text messages to be sent for each specific reminder type. The messages used are the same ones used for manually sent reminders, these can be configured by clicking the Messages link in the User Options menu (see previous screenshot).
A. Click the Database menu item.
B. Select the User Options menu item.
C. Click the Reminder Types link.
A. Select a Reminder Category from the dropdown menu.
B. Select a Reminder Type from the dropdown menu, or select the Create New option and enter a name.
C. Check the Send Automated Reminders checkbox.
D. Check the 1st Reminder checkbox.
E. Enter a number of Days Prior (E1) to the reminder date to send the message (this can be set to 0 to send the message on the day of the reminders), and set a Time (E2) for the message to be sent (note: This should be treated as an approximation, as many factors can affect the sending time).
F. Select the Message template to use from the dropdown menu.
G. Optionally, repeat steps D – F for the 2nd and 3rd Reminder.
H. Click the Update button to confirm the changes.
When you click update, the following message may display:
Clicking the Yes button will apply your settings for all future events. If the No button is clicked, the settings will only be applied to newly created or updated events. In neither case will reminders be sent for events in the past.