Organize your tasks

You can change the order of your tasks, or move them to a different list.

On your Android phone, download the Google Tasks app.

Reorder your tasks

  1. Open the Google Tasks app Tasks.
  2. Touch and hold a task.
  3. Move the task where you want.

Sort tasks by due date

  1. Open the Google Tasks app Tasks.
  2. At the bottom, tap More More and then Sort by and then Date.

Move a task to a different list

  1. Open the Google Tasks app Tasks.
  2. Tap the task you want to move.
  3. At the top, tap the list name.
  4. Choose a list you want to move the task to.
  5. To close the task, tap Back Back.
Tip: Tasks set to repeat can't be moved to a different list.

Prioritize tasks with stars

Star tasks

  1. Open the Google Tasks app Tasks.
  2. To the right of a task, tap Add to starred Star.

Tips:

  • From the Starred list, you can also create a starred task and select its primary list.
  • To remove a task from your starred tasks, tap Remove from starred Star.

Manage starred tasks

  1. Open the Google Tasks app Tasks.
  2. To view your starred tasks, at the top, tap Starred tasks Star.
  3. To re-order your tasks, tap More More and then Sort by and thenchoose an option:
    • To sort by due date, tap Date.
    • To sort by time starred, tap Recently starred.
  4. To change the primary list of a starred task, tap the task and then the name of the list at the top and then the desired list from the drop down.

Tips:

  • You cannot manually reorder starred tasks in the starred view.
  • You can find your completed starred tasks in their primary lists.

Check pending tasks on a list

  1. Open the Google Tasks app Tasks.
  2. Tap the list you want to check for pending tasks.
  3. Sort the list by due date. Uncompleted tasks appear at the top, under “Past.”

Tips:

  • Tasks with dates also appear in Google Calendar.
  • A list of all uncompleted tasks from the last 30 days is available in your current day on Google Calendar.

Find or hide completed tasks 

  1. Open the Google Tasks app Tasks.
  2. Select an option:
    • To find completed tasks, next to "Completed," tap the Down arrow .
    • To hide completed tasks, tap the Up arrow Up arrow.
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