Creating & editing on iOS

Quick Add

Tap the + button at the bottom right corner of your screen to create a tasktask Tasks are the basic unit of work in Asana. Tasks can represent any kind of work, break down work into smaller pieces, or store information. Read more or ConversationConversation Conversations are how users communicate in Asana. Start a conversation on any project or team page. Read more .

Tap the + button to:

  1. Create a tasktask Tasks are the basic unit of work in Asana. Tasks can represent any kind of work, break down work into smaller pieces, or store information. Read more
  2. Create a task assignedassigned The person responsible for the task or subtask. Asana allows one assignee per task or subtask. Read more to yourself
  3. Create a ConversationConversation Conversations are how users communicate in Asana. Start a conversation on any project or team page. Read more

Tasks

Create a task

To create a task:

  1. Tap the Quick Add icon
  2. Tap the task icon

From the create task screen, you can:

  1. AssignAssign The person responsible for the task or subtask. Asana allows one assignee per task or subtask. Read more your task
  2. Associate your task to a projectproject Projects are lists of tasks. Read more
  3. Name your task
  4. Add a task descriptiontask description Task description is a text field that allows users to add details and context to their tasks. Read more
  5. Upload an attachmentattachment A file that is attached to a task or conversation. Read more to your task
  6. Give your task a due datedue date The date that a task or subtask is due. Read more

Inline task creation

You can also create a task directly from your My Tasks list.

Tap the empty field at the top of your My Tasks and type in the name of the task.

3D Touch

Hard-press the Asana app icon from your home screen.

If your iOS device has 3D touch, you can:

  1. Create a new task
  2. Create a task with a photo attachment
  3. Access your inbox
  4. Search for items in Asana
  5. Share Asana

View Task Details

Tap any task to view its details.

The details screen will display the task’s:

  1. Name
  2. AssigneeAssignee The person responsible for the task or subtask. Asana allows one assignee per task or subtask. Read more
  3. Due dateDue date The date that a task or subtask is due. Read more
  4. Description
  5. Associated projects
  6. SubtasksSubtasks Subtasks break a task into smaller pieces. Subtasks, like tasks, have assignees, due dates, comments, and hearts. Read more
  7. Associated tagstags Use tags to mark tasks or group together similar tasks. Read more
  8. CommentsComments Comment on a task or conversation to offer help, answer questions, and help move work forward. Read more & activityactivity Updates to a task—including changes to its description, due date or project—are recorded below the description field. Read more

From the details screen, you can also modify certain details about the task.

From the task details screen, you can:

  1. Mark the task completecomplete To mark a task with a checkmark to indicate that it is done. Read more
  2. Edit the task’s details
  3. Write a commentcomment Comment on a task or conversation to offer help, answer questions, and help move work forward. Read more
  4. Upload an attachmentattachment A file that is attached to a task or conversation. Read more

Edit Task Details

Tap the pencil icon to edit a task’s details.

From the edit task screen, you can:

  1. AssignAssign The person responsible for the task or subtask. Asana allows one assignee per task or subtask. Read more the task
  2. Set a due datedue date The date that a task or subtask is due. Read more for the task
  3. Modify the task descriptiontask description Task description is a text field that allows users to add details and context to their tasks. Read more
  4. Change the task’s associated projects
  5. Create subtaskssubtasks Subtasks break a task into smaller pieces. Subtasks, like tasks, have assignees, due dates, comments, and hearts. Read more
  6. Change the task’s associated tagstags Use tags to mark tasks or group together similar tasks. Read more
  7. Delete the task

Create tags on iOS

From the edit task screen, tap the Add Tag button

add tag 1

create new tag

From the select tag screen, you can:

  1. Add an existing tag
  2. Create a new tag

name tag

Once you tap the new tag button, you can then:

  1. Name the tag
  2. Select the tag color
  3. Create the new tag

You can delete a comment in an existing task.

Tap and hold a comment, then select Delete Comment.

You can only delete your own comments.

Conversations

Create a Conversation

To create a Conversation:

  1. Tap the Quick Add icon
  2. Tap the Conversation icon

From the create Conversation screen, you can:

  1. Identify the TeamTeam A team is a group of people in an Organization who are working together on a collection of projects. Read more or projectproject Projects are lists of tasks. Read more you’d like to post the Conversation in
  2. Enter a subject line for your post
  3. Provide context in the body of the post
  4. Add an attachmentattachment A file that is attached to a task or conversation. Read more to your post

Conversation Details

Tap any Conversation to view its details.

From the create Conversation screen, you can:

  1. Access more options
  2. Add followersfollowers Add followers to any task and they will receive notifications about updates to the task. Read more
  3. Write a commentcomment Comment on a task or conversation to offer help, answer questions, and help move work forward. Read more
  4. Upload an attachmentattachment A file that is attached to a task or conversation. Read more

More Options

Tap the three dot icon in the Conversation details screen for more options.

This dropdown allows you to:

  1. Add followersfollowers Add followers to any task and they will receive notifications about updates to the task. Read more to the Conversation
  2. HeartHeart Adding a heart is an easy way to express enthusiasm for a task, offer agreement to a comment, or express gratitude for a task completion. Read more the Conversation

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