Pill Reminder

Pill Reminder

1,000 - 5,000 downloads

Pros
  • Works well
  • Ease of use
Cons
  • Other similar apps with more features
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Expert's Review
5.0
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"Never miss a pill"

Reviewed by / Apr 15, 2013

Remind yourself of taking the pill

PillReminder is an application set to help you remember to take your contraception method (pill, patch, ring) at an exact time every day. The app also stops on the pause period and starts again in the next period.

First of all, you'll need to select your contraception type and the number of pills you usually take. After configuring that, you can choose to enable the alarm and the time you want it to sound. The design is good and colorful, very girly; as for the preferences, you can easily change the information by accessing to the main settings.

A helpful tool for women who take contraception methods. bropatapps is the developer of PillReminder Lite and the full version with extra features and the possibility of creating themes.

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Developer's original description available here
PillReminder reminds you to take your contraception (pill/patch/ring) at the desired time every day, stopping reminders automatically on the pause period (contraception type specific) and rescheduling automatically when the next period starts. Plan ahead using the calendar if you want to be reminded on certain days sooner or later to take the prevention or whether you want to skip the next pause period.

Now you can plan in advance the following:

- Skipping contraception pause
- Delaying contraception notification
- Changing contraceptive
- Starting new contraception cycle

All these things will be displayed in the calendar.

Features:

- Configurable daily reminder time with timezone support and on/off switch
- Different pill/patch/ring type templates
- NuvaRing and Ortho Evra support
- Custom pill/patch/ring type support
- Snooze reminders
- Change contraception type preserving the history
- Custom notification message
- Configurable automatic snooze interval
- Log: shows you when and what contraception you have taken
- Google Backup Service (>= Android 2.2)
- Possibility to take the contraception sooner (within the actual day)
- Possibility to snooze the contraception in advance (displays in the calendar view- within the actual day or future days)
- Calendar displays if you have taken, forgotten or delayed the contraception
- Take notes in the calendar
- Plan ahead to skip a contraception pause from the calendar view
- Supports portrait and landscape mode
- Themes
- Create your own themes (integrated custom theme creation)
- 3 Widgets
- Includes a Dashclock extension (http://bit.ly/15Rp5mT)
- Android 4.4 KitKat Support
- Backup & restore settings
- Password protection

Permission description:

- VIBRATE => for notification
- RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED => to schedule notifications
- WAKE_LOCK => for notification
- MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS => for notification
- DISABLE_KEYGUARD => disable lockscreen during notification (configurable)
- WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE => backup & restore settings
- READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE => backup & restore settings

Found issues to be fixed soon:

- None

If someone has problems with the timezone contact me via mail for better support/troubleshooting.

Attention: If you use a task manager / killer and you are on Android pre-2.2, please add PillReminder to the esclude / ignore list.

Attention for devices with root rights (ex. Cyanogenmod and other): This app must be installed in the internal memory of the device, to be able to function correctly.

Advice: In the mutual interest I would be very grateful if you contact me, before you give me a negative feedback, so that i have the opportunity to correct the problem. I am at your disposal. (bropatapps@gmail.com)

Please send any question, request or bug report to bropatapps@gmail.com

(birth control pill, contraceptive pill, anti pregnancy pill, pilule)

Recently changed in this version

Version 3.0.10:

- Optimizations
- Fixed: Some user reported bugs

Version 3.0.9:

- Added: Possibility to undo a taken contraception from calendar view (user requested feature)
- Fixed: rare issue - showing another notification popup right after confirmation (should now be resolved)
- Fixed: log files not always attached to support request
- Fixed: changes on custom theme not saved properly

Version 3.0.8:

- Fixed: rare issue - showing another notification popup right after confirmation


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Comments and ratings for Pill Reminder
  • (66)

    by Anita Bell Daniels on 03/04/2014

    love this app! Best one I've seen that works well for Nuvaring and other non-daily forms of birth control. temporary time delay is like a snooze button, great for if you're on the go at reminder time.

  • (66)

    by Agne A on 18/12/2013

    After the update it just stopped alerting me... Worked fine until now - UPDATE alert works well again :)

  • (66)

    by Kathleen Dart on 09/12/2013

    Don't like the new setup at all. App updated and now cannot easily change my start date by clicking on calendar days. Uninstalling

  • (66)

    by Tiffani Grim on 12/04/2013

    Until a month ago i would have gave this 5stars but the alarm randomly stopped working and never goes off. It still notifys you just no alarm. Off to find a different app.

  • (66)

    by Josiah Griffin on 20/03/2013

    Like how its always on time

  • (66)

    by stephanie contreras on 19/03/2013

    Paid for it and it doesn't even remind me! Don't use it!

  • (66)

    by Alison Caine on 16/02/2013

    Developer responded to error report of bug with speed and published a fix ASAP, full marks! App is excellent, never fails me.