Assign a task to someone else

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Easily assign a task to any team member. When you assign a task to someone, they'll be notified about the assigned task and if you add a due date, the task will show up in that person's Today and Next 7 Days views when it becomes due.

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You'll need to share the project with that person before you assign them a task.

Assigning an existing task:

  1. In any shared project, click the assign_web.svg assign icon to the right of the task name.
  2. Select the person's name from the drop-down menu.

While creating a task:

  1. Open any shared project and click + Add task.
  2. Write out the task name and type the + (plus symbol) followed by their name.
  3. Select the person's name from the drop-down menu.

If you create a task from an unshared project – or in the Today, Next 7 Days, or any filtered view – you'll need to specify a shared project first by typing # into the task field and selecting the project's name. e.g.,"#Design +James".

Assigning an existing task:

  1. In any shared project, right-click on a task and select Assign.
  2. Select the person's name from the menu.

While creating a task:

  1. Open any shared project and click + Add task.
  2. Write out the task name and type + (plus symbol) followed by their name.
  3. Select the person's name from the drop-down menu.

If you create a task from an unshared project – or in the Today, Next 7 Days, or any filtered view – you'll need to specify a shared project first by typing # into the task field and selecting the project's name. e.g.,"#Design +James".

Assigning an existing task:

  1. In any shared project, tap on the task to open the task view.
  2. Tap the assign_ios.svg assign icon.
  3. From the pop-up menu, select the person's name.

While creating a task:

  1. Open any shared project and tap on the + button.
  2. Write out the task name and type + (plus symbol) followed by their name.
  3. Select the person's name from the drop-down menu.

If you create a task from an unshared project – or in the Today, Next 7 Days, or any filtered view – you'll need to specify a shared project first by typing # into the task field and selecting the project's name. e.g.,"#Design +James".

Assigning an existing task:

  1. In any shared project, tap on the task to open the task view.
  2. Tap the assign_ios.svg assign icon.
  3. From the pop-up menu, select the person's name.

While creating a task:

  1. Open any shared project and tap on the + button.
  2. Write out the task name and type + (plus symbol) followed by their name.
  3. Select the person's name from the drop-down menu.

If you create a task from an unshared project – or in the Today, Next 7 Days, or any filtered view – you'll need to specify a shared project first by typing # into the task field and selecting the project's name. e.g.,"#Design +James".

When collaborating within Todoist, you can keep everyone on the same page with comments. Share more task details or upload relevant files – everything stays neatly organized along with the task.