Account Preferences

Customize your account to best suit your needs

Updated over a week ago

Any.do is here to help you improve your productivity and user experience. You can customize the app to best fit your needs. Whether it is setting what day is the beginning of your week, choosing the language of the app, changing your default List or Calendar and more. In addition, you can customize the app to best fit your preferences. Whether it is setting the theme, notification sound, background and more.

Availability:

  • Personal users (free).

  • Premium users.

  • Family users.

  • Teams users.

  • Supported on all platforms (functionality-based).


πŸ› οΈβ€‹ How does it work?

You can set your account preferences directly from the app's Settings screen (per device).

  • You can adjust Any.do to your region and culture by setting the language, first day of the week and time zone.

  • Easily customize your home view by choosing which screen will open when launching the app (Calendar or Task views).

  • Set your default calendar, default list, reminder sounds, background color and app theme, grocery list, and the widget view.


βš™οΈβ€‹ General Settings

πŸ“…β€‹ To set the first day of the week

Setting the first day of the week will determine on what day your week starts for both the calendar display and the reminder-settings.

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Next to 'First Day' toggle the days written in blue to your preferred day.

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

The Web/Desktop is the only platform in which you can manually edit your task time settings, set your time zone and date format.

  1. Go to Settings, click on the setting\profile image icon.

  2. Click on 'Time Settings'.

  3. Change the settings for 'Time Formate, 'Date Settings' and 'Week starts on' according to your locale date and time.


πŸ–₯️ To set the Default View

The default view is the view which will open by default when opening the app.

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  1. Open the 3 dots menu on the top right and go to Settings.

  2. Tap on 'Preferred Home Screen' to set the default view - My Day/ All my tasks/ Next 7 days/ Last viewed.

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Click on the 'Default View' and choose your preference - My Day/ All my tasks/ Next 7 days/ Last viewed.


πŸ†• To view What's new

Learn about the latest updates and fixes with our short digest.

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Tap on 'What's new?' under the "Any.do" section.

πŸ’‘ Note: You can also access the 'what's new' tab from any of our browser extensions.

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  • The What's New screen will show up automatically whenever an app update is done.

πŸ’‘ Note: Users can also opt to see the What's New section by simply clicking this link.


🌎 To change the app's language

πŸ“±πŸ’» Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Tap on 'Language' and choose the preferred language.

πŸ’‘Note: If you would like to use the same language when using the voice input feature (on mobile), please check the option 'Same for voice input' or 'Speech' on iOS.

List of supported languages by platform:

Android

iOS

Web/Desktop

English

V

V

V

Arabic

V

V

V

Bulgarian

V

V

X

Catalan

V

X

X

Chinese Simplified

V

V

V

Chinese Traditional

V

V

X

Croatian

V

X

X

Czech

V

V

X

Danish

V

V

X

Dutch

V

V

X

French

V

V

V

German

V

V

V

Greek

V

X

X

Hebrew

V

V

V

Hungarian

V

V

X

Indonesian

V

V

X

Italian

V

V

V

Japanese

V

V

V

Korean

V

V

V

Latvian (Latvia)

V

X

X

Norwegian

V

V

X

Persian

V

X

X

Polish

V

V

X

Portuguese (Brazil)

V

V

V

Portuguese (Portugal)

V

V

X

Romanian

V

V

X

Russian

V

V

V

Serbian

V

X

X

Slovak

V

V

X

Slovenian

V

X

X

Spanish

V

V

V

Swedish

V

V

X

Thai

V

V

X

Turkish

V

V

X

Ukrainian

V

V

X

Welsh

V

X

X


⏰ To change time settings

Note: The time and date are set by the default time and date you have on your device.

πŸ“±Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to your native device settings.

  2. Change time settings.


🎨 To set a theme/ background

πŸ“±Android/ iOS

  1. Go to settings.

  2. Next to 'Theme' choose your preferred color. On Android you can also set the Dynamic Theme .

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings, click on the setting\profile image icon.

  2. Next to 'Theme' choose your preferred mode 'Auto' / 'Light' / 'Dark'.

  3. Under 'Backgrounds' select your preferred background option.


🚦 To enable/disable external integrations

To enable or disable the Siri and Apple Reminders integration please visit the Help Center page.

To enable or disable the WhatsApp Reminders & Tasks integration please visit the Help Center page.

To enable or disable the Zapier integration please visit the Help Center page.

To enable or disable the Gmail integration please visit the Help Center page.


βœ… Tasks Settings

πŸ“’ To set the Default List

The default list is the list to which tasks will be added by default when created.

πŸ“±πŸ’» Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Tap on 'Default List' and choose the preferred list.


πŸ”΅ To launch Any.do Moment

The Any.do Moment feature is currently available on the mobile apps only. You can set when you would like it to pop, so you can manage your day.

πŸ“± Android

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Tap on 'Open Moment'.

πŸ“± iOS

  1. Open the 3 dots menu on the top right

  2. Tap on 'Moment'.


βœ… To allow the clear Completed Tasks with 'shake'

This option allows you to clear your completed tasks by shaking your mobile device.

πŸ“± Android

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Set Shake to ON.


🎡 To change reminder sounds

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Tap on Reminder Sounds.

  3. Choose the preferred sound for each category of notifications.

Please note that in some Android devices, the device provider blocks this option. If this happens, try the following:

Android 7 and below -

  1. From the app's Settings, choose Sounds .

  2. Select your preferred reminder tune.

Android 8 and above -

  1. Go to your device Settings

  2. Under Apps & Notifications, choose Any.do.

  3. From there, go to App Notifications -> Reminder Notifications -> Sound.

  4. Then, simply choose your preference and you're done :)


βœ… To show/hide completed tasks on the Widget

This feature allows you to choose if you would like to see your swiped tasks on the Widget.

πŸ“± Android

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Set 'Show completed tasks' to ON / OFF.


πŸ“± Native Mobile Settings

πŸ“² To manage your Badge settings (iOS)

πŸ“± iOS

The Badge allows you to see how many tasks are due today by only looking at the app's icon and without opening it.

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Set the preferred list under the Badge option.

    ​


πŸ“² To show the Quick-add bar (Android)

The Quick-add bar allows you to add tasks from the notifications area on your device, and to review your scheduled tasks.

πŸ“± Android

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Toggle the Quick-add bar option to "Show" or "Hide".


πŸ“² To disable time detection (Android)

πŸ“± Android

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Go down to 'Time Detection'.

  3. Turn 'Off'.


πŸ‘₯​ Space Settings

Please find the information on our Space Management page.


πŸ”† My Day Settings

Please find the information on our My Day Preferences page.

Did this answer your question?