How can I use Todoist with Gmail?

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If you've installed the Todoist for Gmail plugin, here's how you can easily turn an email into a new task in Todoist.


  1. Open the email you want to turn into a task.
  2. Click on the Todoist icon in the icons bar directly above the email.
  3. A new task will be loaded into Todoist in the bottom right, and the task will consist of the email title and a link to the email as the content.
  4. You can also fill out any additional details about the task including labels, priorities, dates or assignments by using the quick add options.
  5. Click Add Task.
After you install the plugin, you can also use Todoist from directly within Gmail by clicking the Todoist bar in the bottom right of Gmail. You'll have full access to Todoist so you can add, complete, view your tasks and more, all without having to open a new window.