Countdown & Reminders Blog

September Update

First of all we would like to say welcome to our new home of our blog. All old and upcoming blog posts are now directly on our website. So if you want to find anything from before then please have a look around.[…]Read full article

User Inspired Twitter Music Events 2018

It’s time for a user-inspired post and we have found quite a few music based events appearing on our Twitter timeline from our audience. Read on to find out who got featured this month. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here is a little catch up on what happens in […]Read full article

June Update

Every month we let you know what we are working on for the next month and anything new that has come out. Read along to find out more. Overall we have been busy making sure everything at Countdownplus aligns with the GDPR requirements. You may have not noticed at all but we have updated our […]Read full article

Android Profile Header

For this blog tutorial, we want to show you some of features of the profile header. This is for Android only. Since Version 4.0 on Android we introduced a profile header which contains your profile image and countdown to your next birthday and age. If you want to cancel this option then tap on the […]Read full article

Countdown Types Android

This blog tutorial will help you understand the new countdown types on Android Version 4.0 With Version 4.0 we have a whole new bunch of countdown types, since we know a lot of you countdown to different types of events. Birthdays & Exact Age, Keep track of birthdays and get reminded every year. Also see […]Read full article

User Inspired May Edition

We have decided to create the User Inspired posts once a month on our blog. If you do want to get featured on this blog or on our social media channels then tag us in your countdowns. Read on two find out what events we are talking about today. First up is @_spikeyboy is going […]Read full article

Disneyland Spring Updates

Since the last Disneyland updates post we have found out a new more interesting news about the parks. If you are just here for the photos, then we have linked a lot of great images from Disney Instagram. Read on to find out more. Toy Story Land has officially arrived in Disney World and Disneyland […]Read full article

May Update

Over the last month, we have been working hard on getting new releases out both for Android and iOS. Please read on to find out what to expect very soon. First up on the agenda is iOS one main issue we have seen from a lot of users is the multiple push notification the day […]Read full article

Image Packs Android

In this blog tutorial we will be showing you the updated image packs for Android Version 4.0 Currently, on iOS Version 5.0 we have image packs so we wanted to update and duplicate the same feature on Android. There are two different ways to unlock the image packs on Android. Firstly you can access image […]Read full article

Android Version 4.0

In this blog tutorial we will show you what you can expect on the full version of the app. This tutorial is for Android only. So recently we updated the app to Version 4.03 and we have made some changes to what you can get in the full version. In order to see what features […]Read full article

User Inspired Music Events for 2018

We love seeing a lot more countdowns from Twitter from our users. Read on to see what events we are talking about. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here is a little catch up on what happens in these posts. We pick 2 amazing countdowns from Twitter or Instagram and […]Read full article

April Update

We are aiming to update on the progress of the app now once a month, we feel it’s better if we update more frequently. If you want to find out what we are working on this month and beyond, please keep reading. March was a busy month for us trying to solve the App Icon […]Read full article

Profile Cover Image

This blog tutorial will help you understand the new feature for the cover image. This is for iOS Only. When we released the last update, which was a few months ago, we enabled a new feature. You can now change the header image on your timeline. Go to the More section, then go on Me […]Read full article

User Inspired Twitter Events 2018

It’s been a while since we chose some countdowns from Twitter. A lot of you have been posting a few notifications and timelines of your events. We really do enjoy seeing your countdowns and talking about them. Read on to find out more. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here […]Read full article

Disneyland Ride and Attraction Updates

It’s been a while since our last Disneyland themed blog post. A lot has changed for the parks in the last year or so and a lot more planned for both Disney World and Disneyland Paris. If you are just here for the photos, then we have linked a lot of great images from Disney […]Read full article

March Update 2018

Since writing the last update post we have been making great progress with frequent updates to the stores. Keep reading to find out more about what we have planned next. Just a few days ago we released a brand-new update for iOS. List of features updated is shown below. We have since that update been […]Read full article

User Inspired 2018 Instagram Holidays

We really enjoy writing these user inspired posts and for this post, you will see two Instagram posts from our users. Read on to find out who is in this week’s post. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here is a little catch up on what happens in these posts. […]Read full article

User Inspired Theatre and Music events 2018

It’s been a month or so since our last user inspired post here on our blog. In today’s user inspired post we have one countdown from Twitter and one from Instagram. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here is a little catch up on what happens in these posts. We […]Read full article

Login Benefits

This blog tutorial will help you with understanding a little bit more about the login ability of Version 4.0. This is for Ios only. So when you first download the app, you will be asked if you want to log in, we strongly advise that you do log in. Here are the benefits of logging […]Read full article

February Update 2018 📱

Since our last update post on our blog, we have made some changes to the app on Android. Keeping reading to find out what we have updated. First of all, let’s talk about Android, we released a brand-new update last week. It addresses a number of issues and we implemented some features that already exist […]Read full article

User Inspired Events from Twitter 2018

A lot more of you have been posting your countdowns on Twitter and we truly appreciate it. So, we wanted to share with you our favourite countdowns we have found. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here is a little catch up on what happens in these posts. We pick […]Read full article

Countdown Info

This blog tutorial will show you all the information you can add to a new countdown and existing ones. This is for Ios only. Some features will be available on the full version only. When adding a new custom event, you can fill in quite a lot of information. We wanted to show a step […]Read full article

January Update 2018 📱

It’s a brand-new year and we felt like we should update you all on what is going on with the C+ app. Read on to find out more. Android has been our major focus for the past couple of months, it has brought some roadblocks along the way. We have been trying to find solutions […]Read full article

Disneyland Paris Season of the Force

Disneyland Paris is a magical place to visit but more so during The Season of the Force. So we wanted to cover some basic information we found online about The Season of the Force. Read on to find out more. Season of the Force at Disneyland Paris starts from 13th January to 25th March 2018. […]Read full article

User Inspired from Twitter and Instagram 🎤😊

Happy New Year to you all, hope you had a lovely time over the festive period. We are back with a brand-new post on our blog. We wanted to kick off 2018 by showing you two amazing events from our users. You have been busy making plans already for 2018. If you are not familiar […]Read full article

Christmas Update 🎄🎅🏼📱

This will be the last post for 2017 from us as we will be taking a few weeks break over the Christmas period. We wanted to spend the last post just addressing some updates for Countdownplus. Read along to find out more. First up is Android, we are aware that Android released a brand-new update […]Read full article

Hidden Hints and Tips Version 4.0

This blog tutorial we will show you some hidden hints and tips for Version 4.1 of the app. This is for IOS only. When viewing a countdown full screen, if you tap on the note icon you will find additional info on that event. Event codes, locations and anything extra you might have added to […]Read full article

User Inspired Concerts 2018 🎤

We have the last user inspired post of 2017 for you, hope you enjoy reading about the next two events taking place in 2018. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here is a little catch up on what happens in these posts. We pick 2 amazing countdowns from Twitter or […]Read full article

User Inspired 2018 Holidays ✈️🏖

It has been some time since our last user inspired post, so since 2017 is nearly over, we wanted to share two of our favourite 2018 holiday countdowns. Read along to get some inspiration for your next trip. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here is a little catch up […]Read full article

Photo Filters

For this blog tutorial we will be explaining how filters work for the update of the app. This tutorial is for iOS only. Since Version 4.1 we have added photo filters, first of all let’s explain how you can unlock extra filters. So go to the upgrades screen, you will see that now you will […]Read full article

Updates for Android and iPhone November 📱

We wanted to take time to write an update blog post for all users on iPhone and on Android. Read along to find out what is being updated in the app right now. For iPhone users, we have recently updated the app to work on Ios 11, the recent update covers the following. Support for […]Read full article

Add Facebook Events to your Android Calendar

On this post, we wanted to share with you how to add Facebook events on to your Android device. We do have the steps on our app but wanted to share you with you some visual steps on how to add them. Facebook no longer allows third-party apps to directly sync Facebook birthdays. You can […]Read full article

Add Facebook Events to your iPhone Calendar

Since Apple released iOS 11 a couple of our users on Countdownplus have been messaging us on Facebook saying that they cannot see any calendar options in the Facebook section of their iPhone settings. This is because Apple removed direct Facebook and Twitter integration on iOS 11.We wanted to share with you how to add […]Read full article

Profile Header

This blog tutorial will explain the new profile header adjustments. This is for IOS only. In Version 4.1 you can now get rid of the profile header screen. It was a hugely requested feature since Version 4.0 came out. It is super simple to get rid of and we wanted to show you some extra […]Read full article

User Inspired Instagram Events 🎤📚

It’s been a couple of weeks since our last user inspired post so we wanted to come back with another one with two countdowns from Instagram. This user inspired is a mix of music and holiday events. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then here is a little catch up on […]Read full article

Best Tips for Disneyland Paris ✨🏰✨

It’s been some time since we did any Disneyland related blog posts, so we wanted to share some of the best tips for Disneyland Paris. We will split this into sections to read the parts you feel will help you out the most. Weather So unlike in Florida where it is always sunny and barely […]Read full article

Themes and Styling

This blog tutorial will show you the new editing tools when adding images to an event. This is for Ios only. When adding events or editing events, you can add images, but on Version 3.0, editing was rather laborious. Now we have neatened up the editing process for your countdowns. So let’s start with an […]Read full article

Current Updates for Android and iPhone

If you have been following us recently on Facebook, you may have noticed a few more updates on the progress of Android and iPhone. We just wanted to catch you all up on what we are currently working on this month and next month. As mentioned in the last update posted on our blog post, […]Read full article

User Inspired 2017 Instagram

Following on from the many user inspired posts we have gone to Instagram where we find a whole bunch of amazing countdowns from our users. So, for today’s post, we are looking at 2 amazing Instagram countdowns, and there is no theme for this post today. If you are not familiar with our user inspired […]Read full article

User Inspired Music Countdowns from Twitter

Seeing your countdowns on Twitter and Instagram makes us so happy since we get to see the huge amount of creativity and give us major holiday envy. User Inspired blog posts are now going to be a lot more regularly on our blog post. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then […]Read full article

Future Update for Android and iPhone

If you are a loyal reader or just a regular user of Countdownplus then you might have seen a couple of updates appear on the Google Play Store. We wanted to just check in and let you know what to expect from us in the next few months. We were working hard for several months […]Read full article

App Settings Version 4.0

This video tutorial will show you the app settings on the iOS version, so this tutorial is for Ios only. We get a few questions about how to turn off the notification symbol on the logo of the app. So we thought what could help is if we run you through what each function of […]Read full article

User Inspired Holiday from Twitter 2017

We love your countdowns so much and if you follow us on Instagram and Twitter you will see how much we adore your countdowns. So, we decided to make more user inspired posts and stick to posting them once a month on our blog. If you are not familiar with our user inspired posts then […]Read full article

Tips for Universal Studios Orlando

So here at Countdownplus we love writing about Universal Orlando and Disneyland on our blog. There might be a few things you don’t know about Universal Orlando so we wanted to compile some of the best tips we have come across on the internet. Shuttle Bus and Express Passes So if you know all about […]Read full article

Brand New Update for Android

So as you might have all heard from us over the past couple of months that we have been very busy updating the app for Android. We realise it has taken us longer than expected but we are happy to announce it has finally launched for you all to check out. So we wanted to […]Read full article

Sharing Options

This video tutorial turned into a blog post will help you understand all the share capabilities for the iPhone version of the app. This is for Ios only. This came in joint second to the previous video in our Twitter poll. We wanted to know what YouTube tutorial videos 🎬 you would like us to […]Read full article

New Rides for Disneyland Parks

Disney 23 Expo was on this past weekend and we found out a lot of exciting news about upcoming movies and upcoming rides for this parks. So as you may know we are big fans of Disneyland here on our blog and thought it only felt appropriate to share our favourite new rides coming to […]Read full article

User Inspired Music Posts from Instagram

If you read last week’s blog post then you will know we are carrying on with your countdowns from Instagram. Last week is was about holidays, this week it is about music since recently a lot of bands have announced new tours. As always if you want to be featured on any of our User […]Read full article

User Inspired Posts from Instagram

We are midway through the summer months and we have been seeing a huge amount of holiday countdowns on Instagram. You share so many countdowns on Instagram and it is our favourite platform. We have selected some of the favourite countdowns from Instagram to give you some holiday inspiration. Over the month of July we […]Read full article

Holiday Tab

We have another video tutorial turned into a blog post for you. For this blog tutorial, we will show you the Holiday tab features. This is for iOS only. It came 2nd in our Twitter poll, so thanks for voting. We wanted to know what YouTube tutorial videos 🎬 you would like us to make. […]Read full article