How to Access Gmail Tasks on Your Phone or in Your Browser

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Using Gmail Tasks is a great way to stay organized. You can manage your tasks in Gmail with your favorite desktop browser or on the web browser on your smartphone, tablet or other mobile devices. 

Access Gmail Tasks on Your Phone

You can manage your Gmail tasks on a mobile device using the Google Tasks app for Android and iOS devices or from a web browser on any mobile device.

Using the Google Tasks App

Download the free Google Tasks app from Google Play for your Android phone or from the App Store for Apple mobile devices. Any changes to the list sync across all your devices.

  1. Enter your Google login credentials.

  2. View the list of existing tasks. Tap the circle next to a task to mark it as complete.

  3. Tap the Add a new task button at the bottom of the screen to add tasks.

  4. Use the menus at the bottom of the screen to create and name additional lists, to rename or delete a list, or to delete all the completed tasks.

Using a Web Browser on Your Phone

  1. Open a web browser on your mobile device.

  2. Enter mail.google.com/tasks in the browser URL field.

  3. Enter your email address and Gmail password when prompted to do so.

  4. Tap the Tasks tab to see your Tasks List.

From this screen, you can add new tasks, marked tasks as complete, view all tasks, and clear all the completed tasks. If you use more than one list of tasks, you can switch between your task lists.

Access Gmail Tasks in Gmail on the Computer

To enter or view tasks from your Gmail screen on a computer:

  1. Open your Gmail account in a desktop browser.

  2. Click on the word Gmail located at the top of the screen to open your email screen.

  3. Go to the Gmail label at the top of the left panel, right under Google's logo. Select Tasks from the drop-down window to open a small Tasks window at the bottom of the screen. 

  4. From this window, you can view tasks, mark them complete, sort them by due date, print out a list of the tasks, and perform other actions listed under the Actions menu.

To open Gmail Tasks in a browser screen of its own without going through Gmail, enter mail.google.com/tasks/desktop in your browser.