Add a label to a task

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Add more helpful context to your tasks with labels.

Add a label to a new task:

  1. Click the icon to open a new task.
  2. Type "@" into the task field (or click the label icon on the right).
  3. In the menu that appears, select the label you want to add. Keep typing the label name to narrow down the results.
  4. If a label you type doesn't exist yet, you will get an option to create it. Finish typing and click Label not found. Create Label_name.

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Add a label to an existing task:

  1. Click on any task to edit it.
  2. Type "@" into the task field and follow the same instructions above to add an existing label or create a new one. 

Add a label to a new task:

  1. Tap the icon to open a new task.
  2. In the menu that appears at the bottom of the screen, tap on the label icon (or just type @).
  3. In the list that appears, select the label you want to add. Keep typing the label name to narrow down the results.
  4. To create and add a new label to the task, finish typing the new label's name and then tap Add label "Label_Name".

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Add a label to an existing task:

  1. Tap on any task to select it.
  2. In the menu that appears at the bottom of your screen, tap the pencil icon.
  3. Tap Labels.
  4. Tap to select the label(s) you want to add from the list and tap OK.
  5. Tap the send icon to save your changes. 

When adding a label to an existing task, you'll only be able to choose from existing labels. To add a new label to a task, create a new label first:

  1. Tap on the menu icon in the top left of your Todoist.
  2. At the very bottom of your label list, tap Manage labels.
  3. Select Add label.
  4. Type in the new label's name and choose a color.
  5. When you're finished, tap the send icon in the top right. 

Add a label to a new task:

  1. Tap the icon to open a new task.
  2. In the menu that appears underneath the task field, tap on the label icon (or just type @).
  3. In the list that appears, select the label you want to add. Keep typing the label name to narrow down the results.
  4. To create and add a new label to the task, finish typing the new label's name and then tap Add label "Label_Name".

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Add a label to an existing task:

  1. Tap on any task to select it.
  2. In the menu that appears underneath the task, tap the pencil icon.
  3. Tap Labels.
  4. Select the label(s) you want to add to the task.
  5. To create and add a new label to the task, tap the icon in the top left, give the label a name and select a color, and tap Done in the top right corner. 
  6. When you've selected the labels you want, tap < Edit Task in the top left corner.
  7. Tap Done in the top right corner to save your changes.

Add a label to a new task: 

  1. Click the icon to open a new task.
  2. Type "@" into the task field (or click the label icon on the right).
  3. In the menu that appears, select the label you want to add. Keep typing the label name to narrow down the results.
  4. To create and add a new label to the task, finish typing the new label's name and click +Add label Label_name.

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Add a label to an existing task:

  1. Click on any task to edit it.
  2. Type "@" into the task field and follow the same instructions above to add an existing label or create a new one. 

There's a whole lot more you can do with labels to organize your tasks. Learn how to get the most out of labels.