Postpone a task

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We can't always accomplish everything we want to get done in a day. And that's ok! Todoist makes it easy to roll with the punches and reschedule tasks for later. 

To reschedule an individual task:

  1. Hover over a task you want to reschedule and click the three dots icon to the right of the task name.
  2. Under Schedule, choose a new due date for a task by clicking on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar.

To reschedule multiple tasks at the same time:

  1. Press the Ctrl (Windows) or Cmd (macOS) and click each task to select/unselect them. To select a range of tasks, hold Shift and click on the first and last tasks in the range. 
  2. In the bar that appears at the top, click Schedule and choose a new due date for all the selected tasks.

To reschedule a task from the Today or Next 7 Days views:

  1. Hover of the task you want to postpone and click and hold the grey handle that appears to the left of the task name.
  2. Drag and drop tasks to a later date to reschedule them. 

To reschedule an individual task: 

  1. Swipe from right to left on the task you want to postpone.
  2. In the next view, choose a new due date for the task by tapping on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar. 

To reschedule multiple tasks at once:

  1. Tap on each of the tasks you want to postpone to select them.
  2. At the bottom, tap the calendar icon.
  3. In the next view, choose a new due date for the tasks by tapping on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar. 

To reschedule an individual task: 

  1. Swipe from right to left on the task you want to postpone.
  2. In the next view, choose a new due date for the task by tapping on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar. 

To reschedule multiple tasks at once:

  1. At the top right of a task list, tap the three dots icon.
  2. In the drop-down menu, select Edit multiple items.
  3. Tap the tasks you want to postpone.
  4. At the bottom, tap the calendar icon.
  5. In the next view, choose a new due date for the tasks by tapping on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar. 

To reschedule an individual task:

  1. Hover over a task you want to reschedule and click the calendar (schedule) icon to the right of the task name.
  2. Choose a new due date for a task by clicking on one of the date shortcuts or by selecting a new due date from the calendar.

To reschedule multiple tasks at once:

  1. Press Ctrl+m to turn on multi-select mode and click on all the tasks you want to reschedule.
  2. Click the calendar (schedule) icon in the top right and choose a new date for all selected tasks.

You can also use Smart Schedule to reschedule all your overdue tasks at once and set realistic deadlines for each one.

 

Learn more about due dates and times