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How to customize Quick Add

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Customize the Quick Add feature to suit your needs and workflow!

You can change the following: 

  • Add task actions that will show in your Quick Add (such as priority level, assignee, due date).
  • Change what order the task actions appear in your Quick Add.
  • Select to show the task action labels.
You’ll still be able to select the task actions you’ve disabled for your Quick Add by clicking/tapping the three dots icon in the Quick Add field.

How to customize your Quick Add

  1. Click your avatar in the top-right corner of Todoist.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Quick Add.
  4. Select what task actions you want to show in Quick Add by clicking the + icon to show the action, and the - icon to hide it.
  5. Drag-and-drop the task actions to reorder, by clicking and holding the handle on the right of each action. 
  6. Use the Show action labels toggle to show or hide the task action labels.
  7. Preview your new Quick Add setup and click Update to save the changes. 
  1. Swipe up the bottom app bar to open the menu. 
  2. Tap the gear icon in the top-right corner to open Settings.
  3. Tap Quick Add
  4. Use the Show action labels toggle to show or hide the task action labels.
  5. Select what task actions you want to show in the Quick Add by tapping the + icon to show the action, and the - icon to hide it. 
  6. Drag-and-drop the task actions to reorder, by tapping and holding the handle to the right of each action. You can also drag the actions to show or hide them in the Quick Add.
  7. (Optional) Tap Show All or Hide All button if you’d like to show or hide all task actions in your Quick Add. 
  8. Preview your new Quick Add setup and tap the back arrow in the top-left corner to save the changes.
  1. From Todoist's main menu, tap the gear icon in the top-right to open the Settings menu.
  2. Tap Quick Add.
  3. Use the Show action labels toggle to show or hide the task action labels.
  4. Select what task actions you want to show in the Quick Add by tapping the + icon to show the action, and the - icon to hide it. 
  5. Drag-and-drop the task actions to reorder, by tapping and holding the handle on the right. You can also drag the actions to show or hide them in the Quick Add.
  6. (Optional) Tap Show All or Hide All button if you’d like to show or hide all task actions in your Quick Add. 
  7. Preview your new Quick Add setup and tap the back arrow in the top-left corner to save the changes.

FAQ

If I customize my Quick Add, will my Quick Add be the same across all platforms?

Yes, the settings you set for your Quick Add will sync across all platforms you use Todoist on.