Getting The Most Out Of Todoist


Todoist is a popular app and for good reason – it works well, is flexible, and really helps you stay on top of tasks, projects, and more. I’ve created a number of videos and shortcuts that have helped myself and others get the most out of Todoist. After having these spread around in several places, I wanted to consolidate these tips into one post so that you can quickly get up to...

How To Setup Recurring Tasks In Todoist


  Setting up recurring tasks in Todoist is very easy and is a powerful way to get even more out of this productivity program. If you’re not sure where to start, check out the short video above to see exactly how it’s done. You have a ton of options when setting up recurring tasks – the formatting options allow for a wide range of setups (you can find the Todoist support...

Saving And Uploading Files With Todoist (Free)


  Saving files to your Todoist account is something that really comes in handy! Whether you’re uploading a picture, saving a text file, or adding a spreadsheet, there’s just times that putting it directly into your task will save you time and keep things organized. However, it turns out that you can’t do this if you are using the free version of Todoist (see the video). So...

Recurring And Repeating Tasks Set Up In Todoist


Using recurring and repeating tasks in Todoist is a great way to save a lot of time and to stay on top of all of your tasks that occur regularly, or at least more than once. When setting up a task in Todoist, to make it recurring you fill out the task information as you normally would, but when it comes to the time / date field you make some small changes. For example, if you want a daily...

Todoist Sub Tasks And Project Uses

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  Todoist is a great program, but like any useful tool there’s always a few things that you have to figure out on your own in order to get the most out of it! One of these things is finding how to use sub tasks and projects in order to define a more hierarchical structure to your To-Do lists or general organization within Todoist. Watch the video above for a quick run through on how to...

Using Asterisk In Todoist For Headers And More


  It turns out that using an asterisk in Todoist can lead to some interesting results! By mistake, I found out when automatically importing a task from Slack to Todoist via Zapier (that’s another post for another time!) that having an asterisk, “*”, at the start of your task did something interesting. By having that asterisk there, it essentially made a task that could not...

How To View Completed Tasks In Todoist

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  Todoist is a great app for many reasons – but some of the features can be difficult to find. Viewing completed tasks is one of those features that took me some time to figure out and I get asked how to view completed tasks from time to time. You can watch this short video to see exactly how to do it – there are 2 main ways to see your completed tasks. However, if you...

Getting Comment Attachments Right In Todoist App

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  In this short video, I’ll show you how to make sure your attachements are in fact uploaded to your task when using the mobile application for Todoist. The app itself is great, but there’s a few quirks that you need to be aware of. When uploading pictures or other media / files, you want to be sure you’re doing it right so that they are there for later use and retrieval...

How To Use Todoist With Gmail Starred Emails And IFTTT

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Gmail can be configured to be a pretty powerful system in it’s own right, however when you connect it to tools like Todoist it becomes really powerful and takes the burden of organization out of Gmail – which should be a communication hub. What to do? This is where IFTTT comes in. IFTTT (If This Then That) is a free service that lets you connect many online services for some killer...

How To Use Dates In Task In Todoist Without Automatic Assignment


  Todoist is a great app but there are a few features that can be a little confusing. One of these is the use of dates in the task field (the field where you task or other info goes). If you write in a date or time in that field, Todoist will overwrite your assigned date in the actual date & time area…which can cause some confusion and problems. What to do? It turns out that all...

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