Simple, easy-to-use design helps you keep track of your grocery lists, shopping lists, checklists, packing lists, to-do lists, and more.

Tap items off your shopping list on your wrist and leave your iPhone in your pocket.

Free for a limited time to celebrate the Apple Watch!

iPhone & Apple Watch Features:
+ Quickly add previous items back to the active list.
+ Unlimited lists.
+ Share lists by text or email.
+ Multi-line item names.
+ No advertisements.
+ Completed items are immediately removed from the active list. You don't need to tap another button, swipe up, shake the phone, or jump through hoops to clear finished items.

Apple Watch Features:
+ Add items using voice dictation.
+ Quickly add multiple items by saying "comma" between items. For example, say "Bread comma butter comma milk" to quickly add separate items for "Bread", "Butter", and "Milk".
+ Create new lists using voice dictation.
+ Immediate updates between your iPhone and Apple Watch.

**Pro tip**: Set your Apple Watch to resume the previous activity whenever you raise your wrist. This way, your list is immediately ready for you while you're shopping.
1. Open the "Apple Watch" companion app on your iPhone.
2. In the "My Watch" tab, go to "General" -> "Activate on Wrist Raise" -> "Resume Previous Activity".

Don't waste time fiddling with list priorities, categories, or deadlines. With Simple Lists, you can just get things done!

What's New

Version 1.3

+ When adding items to a list, typing an item name searches and filters previous items. Only previous items with similar names are shown.

If you like Simple Lists, please help me out and leave a nice review in the App Store for this version!

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

6 Ratings

6 Ratings

So far so good

Crash test reviewer

Update: this app works very well. I use it on my iPhone 6 and Apple Watch. Here's how it works for me.

Any list syncs from my phone to watch (but not from iPad unfortunately). It also appears in my glances and is quick to make changes. I set it as the first Glance I see after the default one. Which means one swipe up, and one over and I see my latest open list. Great to view my tasks quickly without pulling out my phone!

If I want to make changes, see another list, etc, I tap the app. It opens the most recently viewed list (I use 2 mainly, To Do and Groceries). To check as done, just one tap and it goes away. To add another item, press and hold, and speak when prompted. Works great.

Not even Evernote allows you to add an item on your Watch.

And this is the only one that is viewable in Glances and quick to view and make changes. Well done!

Just add iPad syncing and it'll be perfect!


Went through like 10 apps to find one that worked well on my Apple Watch.

Does what I need. Simple lists, accessible through Glances, not a lot of buttons or swipes to access them.

How is it that all the fancy apps couldn't do those simple things?

Excellent List app


This app does exactly what I want without overloading it with features you never use.

I was looking for an easy to use app that would allow me to have multiple lists (To Do, Buy, etc) both on my phone and AppleWatch. This fit the need perfectly. The color coding of the different lists is a nice touch. It’s easy to add items, and check them off on your watch.

My only complaint is that I haven’t found a way to edit the text of an item after you’ve added it (to fix spelling as an example).

Best list app for Watch, but...


This app could definitely use the ability to add multiple items at once. I have 20 item lists in my notes that I'd rather not add one at a time. Similar apps do have this functionality. On that same note, resetting a list should be a one step process. Thanks for all the hard work making the app. Much appreciated!


Keaka Jackson
1 MB
Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2015 Keaka Jackson


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