Use Fantastical with Todoist

Available for:
Free
Premium
Business

Fantastical is a calendar app for iOS. 

With this integration, you’ll be able to see all your tasks from Todoist directly in Fantastical, and any changes you make to Todoist tasks in Fantastical will sync back to Todoist and vice versa.

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Setting up the integration

  1. In Fantastical, select Preferences.
  2. Click on the Accounts tab.
  3. Click on the + button.
  4. From the account type list, select Todoist and sign in to your Todoist account. 
  1. Open Fantastical’s settings by tapping on the calendar icon in the top-left of the screen.
  2. Tap on Settings.
  3. Select Accounts.
  4. Tap on Add Account
  5. From the account type list, select Todoist and sign in to your Todoist account.

Using the integration

See all your Todoist tasks in Fantastical’s task view

Here's how to access this view:

At the bottom left, click on the checkmark icon

You can also open the task view by using the Command + R shortcut.

iPhone

Open the DayTicker in Fantastical and swipe up to open the task view. 

iPad

Tap the checkmark icon at the top of the screen. 

Adding tasks in Fantastical

Quickly and easily create new Todoist tasks right from within your Fantastical Calendar using natural language.

  1. In the top left of Fantastical, click on the + button to open the event creation field. 
  2. By default, Fantastical will create a calendar event when you begin typing in the event creation field, but there are two ways you can instruct Fantastical to create a task instead:
    1. In the event creation window which opens when you start typing in the task creation field, tap on the toggle slider. 
    2. Start a sentence by typing ‘task’, ‘todo’, or ‘reminder’ to create a task instead of a calendar event. 
  3. Next, type your task name and add other task details such as the task’s due date or due time. 
  4. Click on Add Task to save the task. 
  1. At the bottom left, tap the + button to open the event creation screen.
  2. By default, Fantastical will create a calendar event when you begin typing but there are two ways you can instruct Fantastical to create a task instead:
    1. In the event creation window which opens when you start typing in the task creation field, tap on the toggle slider. 
    2. Alternatively, you can start a sentence by typing 'task', 'todo', or 'reminder' to create a task instead of a calendar event. 
  3. Next, type your task name and add other task details such as the task’s due date or due time. 
  4. Tap on Add to save the task. 

Using Fantastical Shortcuts

Specifying your task’s Todoist project in Fantastical

In Fantastical, you can specify which Todoist project you’d like to add your new task to by typing a / (slash) in the event creation window, followed by the name of the project. For example, type /Home to add the task to your #Home project in Todoist.

Adding a priority level to your task

In Fantastical, you can quickly set the priority of a new task by typing exclamation points ! into the event creation window. Type ! (one exclamation point) to add P3, type !! (2 exclamation points) to add P2, and !!! (3 exclamation points) to add P1 to your task. 

FAQ

Q: How can I remove the integration?

A: If you no longer want to use Todoist with Fantastical, here's how to remove the integration:

  1. In Fantastical, select Preferences.
  2. Click on the Accounts tab.
  3. In the menu to the left, select your Todoist account.
  4. At the bottom left, click the - button.
  5. In the pop-up window that opens, click on Remove Account to confirm. 
  1. At the top left of Fantastical, tap the menu icon.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Accounts.
  4. Tap on your Todoist account.
  5. In the next screen, select Remove Account to confirm.