How do I use the Todoist for Gmail/Outlook plugin?

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


  1. Open or highlight the email you want to turn into a task.
  2. Click on the Todoist plugin icon, and then click on the + sign for Quick Add.
  3. Click the Add email as task link at the bottom of the quick add window. The email title and link will then be added to the task.
  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.
Another place to find the Add email as task link is at the bottom of any project, as long as an email is opened in your email client.