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Postpone a task

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We can't always accomplish everything we want to get done in a day. And that's ok! Todoist makes it easy to roll with the punches and reschedule tasks for later.

To reschedule an individual task:

  1. Hover over a task you want to reschedule and click the calendar icon.
  2. Choose a new due date for a task by clicking on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar.

To reschedule multiple tasks at the same time:

  1. Press Ctrl (Windows) or Cmd (macOS) and click each task to select/unselect them. To select a range of tasks, hold Shift and click on the first and last tasks in the range.
  2. In the bar that appears at the top, click Schedule and choose a new due date for all the selected tasks.

To reschedule a task from the Today or Upcoming views:

  1. Hover over the task you want to postpone and click and hold the gray handle that appears to the left of the task name.
  2. Drag and drop the task to a later date to reschedule it.

To reschedule an individual task:

  1. Swipe from right to left on the task you want to postpone.
  2. In the next view, choose a new due date for the task by tapping on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar.

To reschedule multiple tasks at once:

  1. Tap the three dots icon in the top-right corner of the view followed by Select tasks.
  2. Tap the tasks you want to postpone. 
  3. At the bottom, tap the calendar icon.
  4. In the next view, choose a new due date for the tasks by tapping on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar.

To reschedule an individual task:

  1. Swipe from right to left on the task you want to postpone.
  2. In the next view, choose a new due date for the task by tapping on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar.

To reschedule multiple tasks at once:

  1. At the top right of a task list, tap the three dots icon.
  2. In the drop-down menu, tap Select Tasks.
  3. Tap the tasks you want to postpone.
  4. At the bottom, tap the calendar icon.
  5. In the next view, choose a new due date for the tasks by tapping on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar.
If your iOS device is using version iOS 13 or above, you also have the option to reschedule tasks by using context menus.

Learn more about due dates and times.