Creating tasks and projects on Android

Asana's Android app isn't just useful for keeping up to date with progress on the go. You can also create tasks and projects, edit their details, and even update project progress when you're away from your desk.

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Creating a task

Create Task

To create a task:

  1. Tap the Quick Add button
  2. Add a task title
  3. Tap to add an assignee or due date
  4. Add a description
  5. Add your task to a project
  6. Add a subtask
  7. Tap to add collaborators

The task will then appear in your My task once you tap Create.

By default the task you create will be private to you. Upon creating your task, privacy indicators will be visible, indicating if the task is private or public.

View or edit a task's details

Task editing lets you include all of the necessary information needed within your tasks such as custom fields, description, projects, subtasks, and attachments. Having all relevant information within your tasks allows you to trust that everything is in the right place.

task details

From the task edit details screen you can:

  1. Mark a task as complete, like a task or forward a task
  2. Tap the three dot icon to see more options
  3. Add a task title
  4. Edit the assignee or due date
  5. Add custom fields to your task
  6. Add a task description
  7. Add your task to specific project
  8. Create subtasks within your task
  9. Add an image, attachment, appreciation or link
  10. Add collaborators to your task

Sorting and filtering your tasks

my tasks

From your My tasks, you can:

  1. Change the viewing option (list or calendar)
  2. Filter tasks and change the sorting option

Changing your sorting option

sorting option

From the project page you can also:

  1. Select your desired sorting option
  2. Access more options

Creating a project

Create project

To create a project you can:

  1. Tap the Quick Add button
  2. Add a project name
  3. Choose between list or board view
  4. Tap Create after entering all project details

Edit a project

Edit project

To edit a project:

  1. Tap on the project
  2. Tap the drop-down arrow next to the project header
  3. Next, tap the three dot icon

edit a project 2

From here, you can:

  1. Make the project public or private to project members
  2. Edit the project name
  3. Change the project icon
  4. Copy the project URL
  5. Archive the project
  6. Delete the project

Project progress

The project progress section gives you an in-depth snapshot into the status of any project you’re working on. Status reports make it easy to create rich, repeatable, actionable status updates and share your work with key stakeholders.

Accessing the project progress page

accessing project progress

To view your project progress page:

  1. Tap on the project
  2. Tap the drop-down arrow next to the project header
  3. Next, tap the three dot icon

Updating your project status

updating your project progress

To update your project’s progress:

  1. Tap Update Status from your project progress page
  2. Choose whether your project is On TrackAt Risk or Off Track
  3. Add a description
  4. Tap to add an attachment
  5. Tap Post when your status update is ready to be shared

Your status update will then appear automatically in your progress tab.

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