Getting Started with To Do Lists

 

Let Cozi remember your to dos, so you don’t have to. Your family can add and manage to do list items from any computer or mobile device.

Adding and sorting list items

Add To Do Item
  • To add an item, select a list, type an item, and then press Enter.
  • To create categories within a list, type the category header using all capital letters. For example, if you would like to organize your to do list by short-term and long-term tasks, you could add categories like TODAY or THIS WEEK.
  • To move items within a list, drag the item you want to move, and drop it where you want it to be displayed. On the web, drag with cursor; in the apps, press the three horizontal lines to the right of the item.

Checking items off a list

  • To check items off a list, click the box to the left of the item. You’ll see a check mark appear next to the item, as well as a line running through the item.
  • To remove items from a list on the web, check off the items and use the Remove menu at the top of the page.
  • To remove list items in the apps, check off the items and tap the menu (on the top right corner next to the plus sign) and select Delete checked.

NOTE: If you use the Check all Items option, then Delete all, any included headers will also be deleted.

To Do List items

Creating tasks with due dates

To Do List with Due Dates

To add a due date to a list item, add a date (Month/Day; for November 22 enter 11/22) to the task and it will automatically show up in your calendar, e.g., “Reserve party space by 11/22.”

Assigning a to do list

Lists can have a single owner or be listed as “Shared” if they’re being used by multiple people. Please note that assigning a list DOES NOT alert users about their to-do’s; it is only used to color code your lists to aid in organization.

Assign a list

To assign a to do list from the web

To assign a To Do list, click Change at the top of the list, then Organize To Do Lists. At the bottom of the page you will see all your lists, tap Assign and select the person you would like to assign the list to.

To assign a to do list from the apps

To assign a To Do list:

  • On iOS, swipe left, tap Edit, tap the correct list List Owner, and tap Save.
  • On Android, scroll to the list you wish to assign, tap on the list menu (three vertical dots in the upper right hand corner), and tap Edit, choose the correct list owner, and tap Save.
Assign a List Organize

To organize your list of lists from the web

Click Change, then Organize To Do lists, then use your cursor to drag and drop lists into the desired order. From this screen, you can also assign individual lists.

To organize your list of lists from the apps

To change the order lists appear, drag the lists into the order you would like them to appear. The first list will appear on your homepage.

Managing lists

To Do Lists on the web

On the web:

  • To create a new list, click Lists at the top of the To Do page, then click New List.
  • To rename a list, click the list’s name at the top of the page (e.g., “Ryan’s Chores”), and type a new name.
  • To select a different list, click Lists at the top of the page, then click the name of the list you want to view.
  • To change the order lists appear, click Change at the top of the list, then Organize To Do Lists. On the Organize your lists page, drag a list and drop it in the desired order. The first list will appear on your homepage.
  • To delete an entire list, click Remove at the top of the list, and then click Permanently Delete this list.
To Do List organization

On the mobile apps:

  • To create a new list in the To Do section, tap the + on the top right of the screen.
  • To rename a list: 
    • On iOS: Swipe left on the list, tap Edit, and type in a new name.
    • On Android: Scroll to the list you wish to change, tap on the list menu (three vertical dots in the upper right hand corner), tap Edit, and type a new name.
  • To change the order in which lists appear, drag the list and drop it in the desired order. The first list will appear on your homepage.
  • To delete an entire list:
    • On iOS, swipe left on the list, and tap Delete.
    • On Android, scroll to the list you wish to delete, tap on the list menu (three vertical dots in the upper right hand corner), and tap Delete.

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