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Asana CSV Importer

Easily import data from spreadsheets and other work management tools into Asana.

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What is the CSV importer?

Built by Asana, the CSV importer makes it easy to move data from tools—such as Excel, Smartsheet, Wrike,, Airtable, and Trello—into Asana so you can get started right away on any project. Once imported, you’ll see your data in Asana as tasks in a project.

In addition to task names and descriptions, the CSV importer supports information such as assignee, due dates, start dates, dependencies, followers, and custom fields.

How to import CSVs and spreadsheets into Asana

To move information from Excel, Smartsheet, and other work management tools into a new project in Asana, first create a CSV file. (For more information on exporting data to a CSV file, check out our Help Center article).

Once you have a CSV file, follow these steps:

  1. Log in or sign up for Asana.
  2. Click the + button in the top bar to create a new project.
  3. Select the Import option when prompted.
  4. Select the CSV file you want to upload.
  5. Preview your import and make any changes if needed.
  6. Start your import.

That’s it!

You can also import spreadsheets to any existing Asana project by through the project menu.

Get support

For more detailed instructions, read our article on using the CSV importer. For help, please visit Asana Support or ask a question on the Asana community.

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