Lists Management

What is it?

Lists are at the core of good organization and crucial for grouping tasks to successfully execute a project or plan. With Any.do you can easily organize your to-dos by adding as many lists as you want and modifying them to your preference.

Who can access?

  • Both Premium and Free users can take advantage of this feature!
  • Users are able to create as many lists as they want and edit/ delete as needed.
  • Platforms:

How does it work?

  • You can reorganize your lists from under the navigation screen, as well as sort them by List/ Time, and export or print them individually.
  • You can also choose a “Default List” to determine under which list new tasks will be added automatically.

To add a list

✔️ Android

  1. Tap the Home button from the top left corner of any of your views.
  2. Tap on the button at the bottom of the ‘Lists’ section.
  3. Fill in the title and tap on “Done” to save.

✔️ iOS

  1. Tap the Home button from the lower left corner of any of your views.
  2. Tap on the button at the bottom of the ‘Lists’ section.
  3. Fill in the title and tap on “Done” to save.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Open the navigation pane, tap on the button next to the ‘My Lists’ section.
  2. Fill in the title and tap on “Create” to save.

To edit a list title

✔️ Android/ iOS:

  1. Tap the Home button from the top left corner of any of your views.
  2. Tap on a list to open its full view.
  3. Tap the list’s title at the top of the screen, or tap and choose “Rename”.
  4. Edit the title and tap “Done” to save.

✔️ iOS

  1. Tap the Home button from the lower left corner of any of your views.
  2. Tap on a list to open its full view.
  3. Tap the list’s title at the top of the screen, or tap and choose “Rename”.
  4. Edit the title and tap “Done” to save.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Open the navigation pane and select the list you wish to rename.
  2. From the list’s view place your cursor in
  3. Edit the title and click “Save”.

To reorder lists

✔️ Android

  1. Tap the Home button from the top left corner of any of your views.
  2. Long press on the relevant list, and drag and drop it in the desired order.
  3. Release to save.

✔️ iOS

  1. Tap the Home button from the lower left corner of any of your views.
  2. Long press on the relevant list, and drag and drop it in the desired order.
  3. Release to save.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Drag and drop the list from the left menu in the desired order.

To change a list sorting/ view

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. From your Tasks View tap the icon.
  2. Tap “Sort”.
  3. Choose Timeline or List.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. From your Tasks View tap the up and down arrows icon.
  2. Next to “Sort By” choose Timeline or List.
  3. You may also switch between Multi-Column and Single-Column.

To alter the default list

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to your Any.do app Settings.
  2. Tap on “Default List”.
  3. Select the desired list you want as your default.

To minimize categories

✔️ Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac 

  • Press on the category you want to minimize. Minimized categories will display how many tasks are contained within them.

To delete a list

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Tap the Home button from the top left corner of any of your views.
  2. Tap on a list to open its full view.
  3. Tap and choose “Delete” and confirm. This applies to standard lists only.

✔️ iOS

  1. Tap the Home button from the lower left corner of any of your views.
  2. Tap on a list to open its full view.
  3. Tap and choose “Delete” and confirm. This applies to standard lists only.

The list and all associated tasks will be removed immediately.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Click on the icon next to your list’s title.
  2. Choose ‘Archive’ and click ‘Yes’ in the confirmation screen.
  3. The list will be archived and all associated tasks will move to the Archived Tasks folder in your account’s settings.

The list and all associated tasks will be removed immediately.


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