Intro to List Info

List Info lets you give detailed context to your Lists. Add descriptions, due dates, comments, attachments, and more.

What you'll need

Add List Info

You can access List Info from the ellipsis ... menu in the Sidebar or at the top of a view. In ClickUp 3.0, you can also manage a List from the location header.

To access List Info:

  1. Open the List settings:
    • From the Sidebar, hover over the List and click the ellipsis ... menu.
    • At the top of a view to the right of the breadcrumbs, click the ellipsis ... menu.
    • In ClickUp 3.0 expand the location header, and to the right of the List name click the ellipsis ... menu.

List Info details

List Info displays at the top of the view in ClickUp 2.0, and the top of the location header in ClickUp 3.0.

You can add the following details to any List Info:

List Detail Description
Start date field

Add a start date to begin working on tasks in your List.

Due date Add a due date for the tasks in your List.
Description Add a description to specify high-level objectives for the List.
Time Estimated See the total of all task and subtask time estimates in the List.
Time Tracked See the total of all time tracked from tasks and subtasks in the List.
Attachments Upload files to keep important items attached to the List.
Priority Set a Priority level for your List.
Owner Indicate someone as the List owner. 
Watchers Add people as watchers in the comment section, and they'll receive notifications when any List Info changes are made.

Discuss the List and its tasks with your team using comments. Access List comments in the List info menu or by clicking the speech bubble icon in the upper-right corner while in List view. 


Color Change the color of your List and add color labels.
Sharing & Permissions

Set List sharing and permissions settings.

When you group by status in List view, the List Info description is visible by default.

In ClickUp 2.0, you can hide List Info:

  1. Hover to the right of the List name at the top of the view. 
  2. Click Hide Description

Customize List Info notifications

List watchers receive in-app notifications anytime updates happen to the List Info section. For example, if the List Priority changes, anyone watching the List will be notified.

To edit granular email, mobile, and browser notifications for List Info:

  1. Go to your Notifications settings.
    • In ClickUp 2.0 click your account avatar in the lower-left corner, and select Notifications.
    • In ClickUp 3.0 click your account avatar in the upper-right corner, and select Notification settings.
  2. Scroll to the List Info section.
  3. Select which email, mobile, and browser notifications you'd like to receive for Lists.
    In ClickUp 3.0, Inbox replaces Notifications with an email-like design that's easier to use. 

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