Tech Tip – Create Simple To-Do Lists Using Google Tasks

Date: Jul 14, 2021

Tech Tip –  Create Simple To-Do Lists Using Google Tasks

Google Tasks (similar to Microsoft To-Do), which is integrated with into Gmail and Google Calendar provides a convenient way to create simple to-do lists. 

Here’s how to do it:

  • Sign-in to Google
  • Open Calendar
  • Click on the ‘Tasks’ symbol (right-hand side, blue circle with pen symbol)
  • Click on “Add a task”
  • Add the title
  • details
  • date, and time, and click on the tick/complete link

You will notice that it has then been added to your calendar.

For bigger tasks:

  • Click on the three dots by the task name (right-hand side of Calendar) and select "Subtask"
  • add each subtask of the main task including time and date
  • Repeat until all subtasks are added
  • When a task is completed, right-mouse click on it in Calendar and select "Mark completed".

This will put a line through the task

In Calendar, clicking on the yellow light bulb symbol enables you to add notes via Google Keep.


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