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Is there a way to add reminder notifications in Trello?

I've spent a few days on Trello and love all of the features and extensions but I can't find any way to add notification reminders for cards. I know you can set due dates, but there is no way to edit or change the 24 hour reminder, which is crazy in my opinion. It is really hard to believe that one of the most essential, foundational features for any task/to do/project management system, like setting specific reminders/due date notifications is missing in Trello.

Does anyone know of a way or an extension to add this essential feature? If not, I'm tempted to use a different app until they add this feature. Thanks in advance for your answers!

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Hey Jonathan

There's not a way to change the timing of the 24 hour notification for due dates, but there's a workaround using Butlerbot Automation

To add custom automation using Butlerbot, follow these steps:

1) Add Butlerbot to your board here:
-- A new list will be created titled "Butler"
2) Add a new card to the Butler list, using the following text 

the moment a card is due, post comment "@username, This card is due!"

Change @username to whatever username you want to receive the comment. You can change "the moment" to "two hours, one hour, six hours", however much in advance you want to receive the notification. This will add a comment to the card, mentioning you in the comment, and trigger a notification.

Let me know if you have any further questions about setting this up.

PS: Here's Butler's command builder: and here's Butler's sample board:

That is not really the same thing is it? I agree with Jonathan, it's crazy that this feature is missing. I actually wanted to upgrade to the paid version but it makes no sense if this is there isn't some good support in terms of reminders.

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