Completing + Archiving tasks

What is it?

Any.do allows you to easily track your progress while working on your action items by allowing you to complete and archive unneeded tasks. All archived items will be accessible from under the Completed Tasks folder in your account, from which they can be removed permanently.

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Who has access?

  • Both Premium and Free users can take advantage of this feature!
  • Completing and removing tasks can be done on all supported platforms.
  • The Completed Tasks folder can be accessed via iOS and Android.

How does it work?

  • Completing tasks can be easily done by swiping an item or using the checkboxes available in both our Task and Calendar views.
  • An active task that is completed (swiped), will be left pending in your Task View and can be reactivated when needed. It can also be archived and cleared from your lists.
  • On the mobile apps, there is even a “Shake” feature, which allows you to archive all completed tasks by shaking your device.
  • All cleared tasks go to your “Completed Tasks” folder, from which you may permanently delete them or retrieve them as needed.

To complete a task

✔️ Android/ iOS

  • Tap on the circle on the left side of the task or swipe it from left to right.
  • You can also go to bottom of the Task Details Menu and click on “Done”.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  • Tap on the circle on the left side of the task.
  • You can also click on “Mark as done” at the top right corner of the Task Details Menu.

To retrieve a swiped task

✔️Android/ iOS

  • Tap on the button on the left side of the task or swipe it from right to left.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  • Tap on the button on the left side of the task, or click on “Restore Task” from the bottom of the Task Details Menu.

To archive a task

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  • Tap the button on a completed task, or tap “Delete Task” at the bottom of the Task Details Menu.

To archive all completed tasks from a list

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Tap on  to open the options menu.
  2. Click on   to move all completed tasks to the Completed Tasks folder.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac Tap on the “X” button next to the list’s title .


To restore an archived task

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Go to Settings ().
  2. Open the ‘Completed Tasks’ folder.
  3. Locate the task and swipe it from right to left.

Or

  1. Use the Search function on the top of the Navigation Bar to locate the task.
  2. Tap on “Restore” at the bottom of the screen.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Open the ‘Completed Tasks’ folder.
  3. Tap on the “Restore” button on the left side of the task.

To delete a single archived task

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Open the ‘Completed Tasks’ folder.
  3. Tap on the “X” button next to the desired task.

To delete all archived tasks

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Open the ‘Completed Tasks’ folder.
  3. Tap on “Delete All”.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click on the ‘Completed Tasks’ folder.
  3. Click on the ‘bin’ button at the bottom of the screen.

To export archived tasks

With Any.do, you may easily receive a copy of all of your archived tasks straight to your email.

To do so, simply log into any of the desktop apps and follow the instructions below: 

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click on the ‘Completed Tasks’ folder.

Click on the ‘Send’ button  at the bottom of the Completed Tasks section.


 

 

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