Google Docs to Todoist Connection - Setup and Use

Setup Google Docs to send action items to Todoist with our easy setup wizard.  Then, watch TaskClone copy tasks from Google Docs to Todoist in 30 seconds.

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Google Docs to Todoist setup steps

1. Select Google Docs

Click the Google Docs icon to select it as your source of tasks and events.


2. Connect Google Docs

Note: Google Docs setup requires a two-step process to 1) connect your account, and 2) authorize access to specific Docs.  

Grant permission to connect TaskClone to your Google Drive/Docs account.  You will authorize access to specific Docs in a later step.  Be sure you're authorizing the specific Google Docs account you want to use. 


3. Select Todoist as your destination

Click the Todoist icon if visible or select Todoist using search field. Click “Next” button to save and continue.


4. Authorize TaskClone to access your account

Once logged in to your account, you will be prompted to allow TaskClone to add tasks.


5. Select a Todoist Project

Select a Todoist project to receive tasks from using the drop-down list that appears (e.g., Inbox). 


6. Finish 

Click Finish button.  You're now connected, but there is one more step.


7. Authorize Individual Google Documents

Because Google Docs requires granting access to each specific Doc you want us to process, we've built a simple Google Docs Add-on to make that easy from within Google Docs.  Install our Google Docs Add-on just once (see instructions) and then use the add-on whenever you want to grant access to one or more Google Docs (see instructions). 


Advanced Setup

In addition to connecting directly to the Todoist service, Todoist can also convert emails from TaskClone into tasks.  This method is not the default because it can only be setup from desktop, but offers additional features like the ability to set due dates, assignees, priorities and labels for tasks.  For setup, see the video below and to learn how to use the features, see Todoist instructions.


Google Docs to Todoist usage

In addition to the video below, we have detailed Google Docs usage instructions summarizing all that can be done using Google Docs with Todoist.


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