Use Todoist on Apple Watch

Available for:
Free
Premium
Business

Todoist for Apple Watch gives you full control of Todoist right from your watch. You can add new tasks, check and complete your tasks, set custom complications and more.

Getting started

First off, install Todoist on your watch:

  1. Make sure that Todoist is installed on your phone.
  2. Open the Watch app on your iOS device.
  3. In the My Watch Tab, scroll down until you see “Available Apps”.
  4. Tap on Install.

Checking in on your tasks and navigating

Browse views such as Today, Inbox or any project, label or filter in Todoist for Apple Watch:

  1. Open the Todoist app on your watch.
  2. You’ll see your start page by default, and you can scroll down to see which tasks you have on your plate.
  3. To change view, long press on the screen and select “choose view”.

Adding a task

Add new tasks via your watch:

  1. Open the Todoist app on your watch.
  2. Long press the screen and select “Add task”.
  3. You can speak your task name. A menu will then appear where you can choose the project.
  4. Press on save.

Your watch will recognize dates too, so you can say things like today, next Saturday or May 31.

Scheduling or rescheduling a task

Add a due date or change the existing due date of a task:

  1. Open the Todoist app on your watch.
  2. Long press the screen and select “choose view”.
  3. Choose the view where the task is located.
  4. Tap on the task you’d like to reschedule.
  5. Tap on the calendar icon on the top-right.
  6. Select one of the preset dates or dictate it using Siri.
  7. Go back to one of your views.

Completing a task

Complete a task on your watch with a tap:

  1. Open the Todoist app on your watch.
  2. Open the view containing the task you want to complete.
  3. Tap on the circle to the right of the task you’d like to complete.
  4. Alternatively, you can tap anywhere on the task and then tap on the checkmark icon to complete it.

Use Todoist complications on your watch face

Stay updated with Todoist at a glance by using any of these watch complications:

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  • Modular Small shows the completed percentage of today's tasks.
  • Modular Large shows the next task and the completed percentage of today's tasks.
  • Utilitarian Small shows the completed percentage of today's tasks.
  • Utilitarian Large shows the next task.
  • Utilitarian Small Flat shows how many tasks are due today and overdue.
  • Utilitarian Large shows the next task.
  • Circular Small shows how many tasks are due today and overdue.
  • Graphic Rectangular shows the next task and how many tasks are due today and overdue.
  • Graphic Circular shows the completed percentage of today's tasks.
  • Graphic Bezel shows the completed percentage of today's tasks.
  • Graphic Corner shows the completed percentage of today's tasks.

FAQ

Q: Todoist isn't syncing on my Apple Watch. How can I fix this?

A: Please try the following steps:

  1. Delete Todoist on your Apple Watch.
  2. Log out of Todoist and back in on your phone.
  3. Restart your phone.
  4. Reinstall Todoist on your Watch.