How to use Google Tasks

Keep track of your tasks on your computer or phone.

Tip: If you have a work or school account, on the side panel, click the Tasks app Tasks. If it does not appear,  your admin may have turned it off.

Step 1: Get the Tasks app

On your Android phone, download the Google Tasks app.

Tip: You can also create, assign, edit, complete and delete group tasks in Gmail within a room.

Step 2: Create a task or list

Step 3: Reorder or hide tasks

Learn how to organize your tasks.

Turn dark theme on or off

Dark theme is available in the Google Tasks app on Android 7.0 and up.

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Tasks app Tasks.
  2. At the bottom right, tap Menu Moreand then Theme.
  3. Choose an option.

Tip: For Android 10 and up, widgets and the Tasks app appear in Dark mode if Battery saver or Dark theme are turned on from your system settings. For Android 9 and lower, widgets are always in light mode.

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