Smart Grocery Lists

What is it?

Any.do’s Smart Grocery Lists will make your shopping experience better than ever before! The feature will automatically sort your groceries into their respective aisles so that you can easily see everything you need from each aisle at once. It is specifically designed for mobile, to provide the ultimate on-the-go experience while shopping.

Who has access?

  • Both Premium and Free users can take advantage of this feature!
  • The feature is available on Android and iOS and syncs the items on all other supported platforms as well. 

How does it work?

  • When adding items to the Grocery List, the feature will automatically sort your groceries into their respective categories.
  • You can convert your regular lists into Grocery lists and vice versa.
  • You can even customize the items so they’ll fall into whichever aisle you choose!
  • A default list will be created until you choose to create one of your own, to which you can simply add as many items as you wish.
  • You can add as many Smart Grocery Lists as needed. 

To convert an existing list into a smart one

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Select “Get started” to the right of the list you want to convert.
  3. Select which lists you wish to be converted (all items are converted by default) and then press “Add Items”
  4. If there are non-grocery items, there will be an additional screen prompting you to decide whether or not you want to add those items to the list.

Any standard lists you create which contain identifiable grocery items will show under the Grocery feature’s suggestions and can be converted accordingly.


To add a new Grocery List

✔️ Android/ iOS 

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Select “Create a new list” and add any items you like

To change the category of an item

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Open the grocery list and tap the item you want to change the category of.
  2. Tap on “Change category”.
  3. Choose your desired category to change it to from the list, and hit “Save.”

To convert a Grocery List into a regular list

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Select the list you’d like to convert.
  3. Tap the menu button on the upper right corner.
  4. Choose ‘convert to a regular list’

To edit a smart list's title

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Tap on the Edit option in the right corner of the Smart Lists menu.
  3. Choose the pencil icon to edit the list’s title.

To share a Grocery List

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Select the list you’d like to share.
  3. Tap ‘Share this list’ icon.
  4. Enter collaborator’s email and send invite.

* For more information about sharing see Sharing Lists and Tasks.


To edit a Grocery List item

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Tap on the item you wish to edit
  3. Choose ‘Rename’ and modify per your requirements.

To move a Grocery List item to another list

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Tap on the item you wish to edit
  3. Choose “Move to another list” and select the list you wish to move the item to.

To export a Grocery List

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Select the list you’d like to share.
  3. Tap the menu icon on the top right corner.
  4. Choose Export and select your preferred option.

To delete a smart list

✔️ Android/ iOS 

  1. Enter any task view screen, and press the shopping basket icon
  2. Tap on the Edit option in the right corner of the Smart Lists menu.
  3. Choose the trash icon to delete the list.

Note that the default Grocery list cannot be deleted from these or other platforms.


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