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: Open Google Tasks

You can add tasks to the side panel in some Google Workspace apps.
  1. Go to Gmail, Calendar, Chat, Drive, or a file in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides.
    • Important: If you can't see Tasks app, click the arrow in the bottom right of the screen to expand the panel.
  2. On the right, click Tasks Tasks.

Tip: In Gmail spaces, you can create, assign, edit, complete, and delete group tasks.

Step 2: Create a task or list

Step 3: Reorder or hide tasks

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