mobileorg is a free software iPhone and iPod Touch application for storing, searching, viewing and editing your Org-mode files. Its home page is at The current maintainer is Sean Escriva and contributions are accepted from any interested developers. The iPhone development git repo is at and the home page development repo is

The Android version’s home page is at:, although that one seems to be no longer maintained.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)