My Settings

Want to customize your personal experience of ClickUp?

Change your email address, reset your password, enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), switch up your color scheme, set your language, date, timezone, and other user experience preferences for your individual user account.

The preferences you set in My Settings apply to all Workspaces.

Update your communication preferences to change or unsubscribe from ClickUp marketing emails.

What you'll need

  • My Settings is available on every ClickUp Plan.

  • Everyone, including guests, can access My Settings.

Access My Settings

To access My Settings to make changes:

  1. Open your account settings menu:

    • If you're using ClickUp 2.0, click your account avatar in the lower-left corner.

    • If you're using ClickUp 3.0, click your account avatar in the upper-right corner.
  2. Select My Settings.

  3. Review and update your preferences and settings.

  4. Click Save changes.

Update your personal avatar

You can update your default personal avatar with a custom one. 

To update your avatar from My Settings:

  1. Click your avatar. 
  2. From the modal, choose a new color or click Add custom avatar to upload an image. 
    • If you've previously uploaded an image, you'll also have the option to remove it. 
    • The optimal dimensions to upload a logo are 300px by 300px.


Update your Workspace color theme

You can update your Workspace color theme from My Settings. The color theme will apply to every Workspace you've created or joined, but it only applies to your user account.

  1. Click your account avatar and select My Settings.

  2. Scroll down to Your color theme.

  3. Click the color you want to use.

We've updated the available theme colors to make ClickUp more accessible and user-friendly. As a result, some theme colors have been deprecated and/or replaced automatically.

Set your language

You can now use ClickUp in other languages. We currently support English, French (Français), Spanish (Español), Italian (Italiano), German (Deutsch), and Brazilian Portuguese (Português brasileiro).

  1. Click your account avatar and select My Settings.

  2. Scroll down to Language and Region Settings.

  3. Click the Language dropdown.
    Screenshot of the language dropdown.

  4. Select your preferred language.

  5. Click Save changes.

Set your timezone

Avoid confusion with other members of your Workspace. Keep recurring tasks and due dates in check by setting your personal timezone.

  1. Click your account avatar and select My Settings.

  2. Scroll down to the Language and Region Settings section.

  3. Use the Timezone dropdown to search for and select your preferred timezone.

Configure timezone notifications 

When ClickUp detects that your device is in a different timezone, it can prompt you to update your timezone preferences. By default, this feature is enabled.

To disable it at any time by:

  1. Accessing your My Settings page.

  2. Scroll down the Language and Region Settings section.

  3. Check or uncheck Notify Me of Timezone Changes.

When your device is in a different timezone, you'll see a prompt appear in ClickUp with the following options:

  • Yes, update my settings: Updates your timezone as indicated in the prompt.

  • Don't update settings: No changes will be made but you will be prompted again.

  • Don't show me this again: Close this prompt and disable timezone notifications.

  • View my settings: View the My Settings page.

Screenshot of the 'timezone settings' modal.

Configure date and time formats

Customize how your dates and times display!

Start of the calendar week

This setting allows you to customize the start of the week in Calendar View.

The options are:

  • Sunday

  • Monday

Time format

Select either 24-hour time (00:00 to 23:59) or 12-hour time (00:00 am to 11:59 pm). This appears wherever you have a timestamp such as Start Dates and Due Dates, time entries, and more.

Date format

Display dates throughout ClickUp in the following formats, where mm uses two digits for the month, dd uses two digits for the day, and yyyy uses 4 digits for the year.

Date Format








Set your Preferences

These additional preferences can be set for your ClickUp user account for accessibility and productivity. Simply click on the toggle to enable and disable these options.

  • Flyout Toast Message: When performing actions, pop-up messages may appear in the bottom left-hand of your screen.

  • Don't post comments with Enter: Use CMD + ENTER to send comments instead of just Enter or Return.

  • Markdown: You can disable Markdown shortcuts when typing.

  • Hotkeys: Use hotkeys to quickly navigate through ClickUp without using your mouse.

  • Notepad: Turn this off to hide the notepad in the bottom right corner of your screen.

  • High Contrast Mode: Make ClickUp easier on your eyes. Recommended for Windows and low-resolution monitors.

  • Dark Mode: Don't like the brightness? Go to the dark side of ClickUp.

  • Show quotes: Show or hide inspirational and motivational quotes when you clear your notifications.

  • Show Celebrations: Show confetti celebrations when you reach inbox zero, clear all notifications, or complete a goal target.

  • Sync data for offline mode: Sync tasks data in the background to be able to view tasks in offline mode.

  • ClickUp Verified: Show or hide your ClickUp Verified checkmark.

  • Plain text links: Pasted URLs will appear as plain text hyperlinks. This will disable auto-unfurling hyperlinks such as embeds or bookmarks.

    • You'll still have the option to convert supported plain text links to embeds or bookmarks.

    • Mentions of ClickUp Docs, views, users, Spaces, Folders, Lists, and tasks are not impacted by this setting.

  • Detect Desktop App: Receive browser notifications with the option to open what you are looking at in ClickUp in the desktop app. This notification only displays when the desktop app is running.

Configure Desktop App Settings

Using our desktop app? You can set your preferences from the Desktop App settings menu. These settings only apply to your account when you're using the Desktop app.

Want to use our handy keyboard shortcut to create a task from anywhere?

  1. Enable the Quick Create New Task shortcut.

  2. Update your keyboard shortcut to a different combination of keys.

Want to launch ClickUp as soon as you start your computer?

  • Under App Behavior, enable the Launch at Startup.

Screenshot of the Desktop app settings.


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