mobileorg is a FREE (open-source) iPhone and iPod Touch application for storing, searching, viewing and editing your Org-mode files. Its home page is at It seems that the Iphone development git is at The Android version’s home page is at:, although that one seems to be no longer maintained. Another Android version can be found on

Automatic importing of new items as TODO's

The following code is courtesy of johnw on #emacs:

(defun my-org-convert-incoming-items ()
  (with-current-buffer (find-file-noselect org-mobile-inbox-for-pull)
    (goto-char (point-min))
    (while (re-search-forward "^\\* " nil t)
      (goto-char (match-beginning 0))
      (insert ?*)
      (forward-char 2)
      (insert "TODO ")
      (goto-char (line-beginning-position))
        " SCHEDULED: %s
:ID: %s :END:
        (with-temp-buffer (org-insert-time-stamp (current-time)))
        (shell-command-to-string "uuidgen"))))
    (let ((tasks (buffer-string)))
      (kill-buffer (current-buffer))
      (with-current-buffer (find-file-noselect "~/Dropbox/todo.txt")
          (goto-char (point-min))
          (search-forward "* CEG")
          (goto-char (match-beginning 0))
          (insert tasks))))))
(add-hook 'org-mobile-post-pull-hook 'my-org-convert-incoming-items)