Completing + Archiving tasks

What is it?

Any.do tasks can be Active, Completed (swiped), Archived or Deleted. While active and completed items will be available in your active lists, Archived items will be accessible via the Completed Tasks folder, from which they can be Deleted permanently. These statuses will help you to easily manage and track your progress while working on action items from your various lists. 

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, Android and desktop.
  • Exporting Completed Tasks can be done via the desktop apps only. 

How does it work?

  • All standard tasks will fall under one of these categories – Active, Completed (swiped in your active lists), Archived (in the Completed Tasks folder) or Deleted (no longer visible in the account).
  • Archiving and completing tasks can be done from the Tasks View or via the Task Menu.
  • Completed tasks can be exported via the desktop apps so users always have their record. 

To complete a task (swipe)

✔️ Android/ iOS

  • Tap on the circle on the left side of the task or swipe it from left to right.
  • You can open the Task Details Menu and press the top left 3 dots menu- and tap on “Mark as complete”.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  • Tap on the circle on the left side of the task.
  • You can also open the task and click on “Mark as done” icon.

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 to restore it from the top of the Task Details Menu.

To clear a single swiped task

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  • Tap the button on a completed task, or tap on from the top left of the task menu and press “Archive”.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  • Tap the button on a completed task, or click on the archive icon from the task menu

To archive all swiped tasks

✔️ Android/ iOS

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

Alternatively – 

  • Simply shake the device to instantly clear all swiped tasks from your active lists. Be sure this option is enabled from the app’s Settings first. 

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  • Tap 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. Open the settings menu from the top left settings icon/ profile image next to your profile name.
  2. Open the ‘Archived Tasks’.
  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. Open the settings menu from the top left settings icon/ profile image next to your profile name.
  2. Open the ‘Archived Tasks’.
  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. Open the settings menu from the top left settings icon/ profile image next to your profile name.
  2. Open the ‘Archived Tasks’.

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


 

 

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