Create tasks and subtasks on mobile

Create and edit tasks and subtasks in the ClickUp mobile app.

What you'll need

Create a task

There are several ways to create tasks on mobile.

Quick-create a task

To quick-create a task:

  1. In the lower-right corner, tap the Quick Create icon.
    Screenshot of the Quick Create icon on mobile.png
  2. Name the task.
  3. Tap the List name directly under the task name to select a new location for it.

    The task location defaults to your current location within the Hierarchy.

  4. Add optional task details:
  5. Tap Create in the lower-right corner.
  6. A Task Created banner will appear at the top of the app.
    • Tap Open on this banner to go directly to the task.

Mobile users on iOS can also create tasks using Siri.

Create a task from List view

Read our article on creating a task from List view.

Create a task from Board view

To create a task from Board view:

  1. From Board view, swipe to a column.
    • The column you create a task in inherits the properties of the column. For example, if the column is an in review status, the newly created task will inherit this status.
  2. Tap the plus icon next to the column name.
    Screenshot highlighting the plus icon in mobile Board view.png
  3. Name the task and add optional details.
  4. Tap Create in the lower-right.

Create a task from Calendar view

To create a task from Calendar view:

  1. From Calendar view, tap and hold on a day and time.
    • This will be the newly created task's due date.
  2. Name the task and add optional details.
  3. Task Create in the lower-right.

Create a task in your Personal List

To create a task and add it to your Personal List:

  1. In the Navigation toolbar, click My List.
  2. From Personal List, tap + Add new Task.
  3. Name the task and add optional details.
  4. Tap Create.

Create a subtask

To create a subtask on the mobile app:

  1. Open a task. By default, you'll be in the Details tab.
  2. Under the Subtasks section, tap + Add Subtask.
  3. Name the subtask and add optional details.
  4. Tap Create.

Create a nested subtask

If the Nested Subtasks ClickApp is enabled in your Workspace, you can create nested subtasks on the mobile app.

To create a nested subtask:

  1. Open a task. By default, you'll be in the Details tab.
  2. Under the Subtasks section, tap a subtask to open it.
  3. Under the Subtasks section of the subtask, tap + Add Subtask.
  4. Name the nested subtask and add optional details.
  5. Tap Create.

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