Get Started with Google Tasks

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Keep track of your daily tasks, organize multiple lists, and track important deadlines with Google Tasks. Create and update your tasks from Gmail, Google Calendar, and the Tasks mobile apps. Tasks synchronizes across all your devices, so your lists and tasks go with you, wherever you are.


  • Create task lists with your most important to-dos
  • View, edit, and manage tasks on the go, from any device
  • Manage tasks created in Gmail or Calendar on the web from your mobile device
  • Break down your tasks into subtasks
  • Add details about the work you need to focus on
  • Edit details about any task as your work progresses
  • Set due dates for any task to help you achieve your goals
  • Receive due date notification reminders to keep your tasks on track


How do I use this technology?

Google Tasks works in the browser on your desktop, or laptop computer, and in mobile apps for Android and iOS devices.

  1. Login to your Google Workspace @ UA account.
  2. Click the Apps menu.
  3. Click Tasks icon.

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Is there any additional information I should know about?

There are several keyboard shortcuts in the Tasks side panel.

Google Tasks Shortcuts
Shortcut Result
Shift + Enter Enters task detail veiw
Esc Exists task detail view
Space Marks a task complete or incomplete
Enter Enters inline edit mode
Backspace Deletes a task
Alt + Up Moves selected task up
Alt + Down Moves selected task down
Google Tasks Inline Edit Actions
Shortcut Result
Esc Exists edit mode
Command + ] Indents a task to create a shortcut
Command + [ Un-indents a subtask
Enter Adds a task


Need additional help or have issues

For support, requests may be submitted anytime via a ticket using the appropriate Google Workspace @ UA Service form. Requests generate a Ticket which will be worked in order received and urgency by the IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request.

For immediate assistance please review the Contact IT page for the appropriate support group.

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