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Create project templates in Todoist

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If you regularly reuse a project structure with the same tasks, sections, due dates, and other task attributes in Todoist, try creating a new project template. You can add the template directly to a new or existing project from the template gallery.

Create a template

To use a personal template from the template gallery, you'll first have to create one. Here's how:

  1. Open the Todoist project you want to save as a template.
  2. Click the three dots icon at the top-right.
  3. Select Save as template.
  4. Under About this template, add a description or change the name and color.
  5. Click Save. Your template is now saved in the templates gallery.
  1. Open the Todoist project you want to save as a template.
  2. Tap the three dots icon at the top-right.
  3. Tap Save as template.
  4. Preview your template, and tap Next to continue.
  5. Under About this template, add a description or change the name and color.
  6. Tap Save. Your template is now saved in the templates gallery.
  1. Open the Todoist project you want to save as a template.
  2. Tap the three dots icon at the top-right.
  3. Tap Save as template. Your template is now saved in the templates gallery.

Use your template to create a new project

  1. Click the plus icon next to My Projects or your team name.
  2. Select Browse templates.
  3. In My templates, select a template.
  4. Click Copy to My Projects/[workspace name] to create a new project from the template.
  1. Tap Browse at the bottom-right.
  2. Tap the plus icon next to My Projects or your team name.
  3. Select Browse Templates.
  4. In My templates, select a template.
  5. Tap Copy to My Projects/[workspace name] to create a new project from the template.
  1. Tap Browse at the bottom-right.
  2. Tap the plus icon next to My Projects or your team name.
  3. Select Browse Templates.
  4. In My templates, select a template.
  5. Tap Copy to My Projects/[workspace name] to create a new project from the template.

Add your template to an existing project

  1. Open the project in the sidebar.
  2. Click the three dots icon in the top-right.
  3. Select Apply my template.
  4. Select Browse my templates.
  5. Under My project templates, select a template.
  6. Click Import to project.
  1. Open a project.
  2. Tap the three dots icon in the top-right.
  3. Select Apply my template.
  4. Tap Browse my templates to view all your templates in the gallery.
  5. Select your template.
  6. Tap Import to project.
  7. Tap Confirm.
  1. Open a project.
  2. Tap the three dots icon in the top-right.
  3. Tap Browse my templates to view all your templates in the gallery.
  4. Select your template.
  5. Tap Import to project.
  6. Tap Confirm.
When selecting Apply my template, any of your four most recently created templates can be selected to import it even faster.

Delete your template

  1. Click the Add icon next to your workspace in the sidebar.
  2. Select Browse templates. This opens the template gallery.
    Press the / (forward slash) to open the command menu. Then, type Browse templates to open the template gallery.
  3. Select the template from the My templates section.
  4. Click Delete at the bottom-left.
  1. Tap Browse in the bottom-right.
  2. Tap Browse Templates.
  3. Select the template from the My templates section.
  4. Tap the three dots icon at the top-right.
  5. Tap Delete Template.
  6. Tap Delete to confirm.
  1. Tap Browse at the bottom-right.
  2. Tap Browse Templates.
  3. Select the template from the My templates section.
  4. Tap the three dots icon at the top-right.
  5. Tap Delete Template.
  6. Tap Confirm.

FAQ

Is there a limit on how many project templates I can create?

You can create up to 100 project templates. 

Can I share my templates with my team?

Currently, templates can't be shared with others. 

Can I edit my templates?

For now, you can only edit the template’s name and description. If you wish to edit the content of your template, you need to copy it to an empty project, edit the content, and save it as a new template.