Set & manage tasks

You can set, edit, and delete tasks with Google Assistant.

Tip: For Digital Wellbeing to work correctly, your devices and apps must be up to date.

Set up tasks

To use tasks on a shared Google Assistant device, like a speaker or Smart Display:

  1. Turn on personal results.
  2. Set up Voice Match.

Create a task

Important: The option to set tasks for a certain location is no longer available. You can still set tasks for a certain time and set routines for some locations.

With Google Assistant

You can ask Google Assistant to set a task for you. For example, you can say:

  • "Hey Google, set a task."
  • "Hey Google, remind me to call Mom at noon tomorrow."

On the web

To set a task in a browser:

  1. On your computer, go to Google Tasks.
  2. Click Create .

Check your tasks

In the Google Assistant app

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings."
  2. Under "All settings," tap Tasks.

In the Google app

  1. Open the Google app Google app.
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Tasks.

Manage your task settings

Edit a task on your phone

You can manage your tasks in the Google Assistant settings.

  1. Say "Hey Google, open Tasks."
  2. Tap the task you want to edit.
  3. Select your preferences.
Edit a task with your voice

You can change a task’s details like the time. For example, you can say: “Hey Google, change my task to buy milk to 5:00 PM.”

Close a task
When you don’t need a task anymore, you can mark it as completed.

On a phone or tablet

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings."
  2. Under "All settings," tap Tasks.
  3. Mark the circle next to the task you want to mark as completed.

On a computer

  1. On your computer, go to Google Tasks.
  2. Mark the circle next to the task you want to mark as completed.
Delete a task
You can delete a single task or all of your tasks. For example, you can say:
  • “Hey Google, delete my task to empty the dishwasher.”
  • “Hey Google, delete all of my tasks.”

Manage your task notifications

Important: Settings can vary by phone. For more info, contact your device manufacturer.

In your Settings app

  1. Open your phone's Settings app.
  2. Tap Notifications and then App Notifications.
  3. Tap your Google app Google app.
  4. Turn Tasks on or off.

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