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How can I see the completed tasks in a project?
I had a meeting task in a project. After the meeting, I took the minutes of the meeting under the notes of the task.
After I ticked the task as complete, I can not see the task anymore under the project, hence miss the valuable information in the notes.
Please advise.

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lubos.melichar premium
Replied on Jan 31, 2014 - 09:56

Probably the same problem with android app..
vote here..


Nouf Al-Abbas premium
Replied on Jan 31, 2014 - 12:19

I found this in the side bar on the left (from my desktop) there is a greyed out area that says "Show Archived" - click on that then go to the bottom of your list and you can see all your completed tasks

David Trey staff
Replied on Jan 31, 2014 - 13:07


There are two ways to see your completed tasks:

1. Enter the project and click on the circular icon in the bottom-right corner (free feature).

2. Click on the Karma score at the top and then go to "View All Completed" (Premium feature) - this will show all tasks from all projects and allow you to filter the results.

The "Show archived" link below projects only works for projects themselves (not task) which have been archived (not completed).

Best regards,

Alexis Garland
Replied on Feb 28, 2014 - 09:28

Are completed tasks that were not assigned to a project not possible to show again then?

David Trey staff
Replied on Feb 28, 2014 - 13:07

Hello Alexis,

It's not possible in Todoist to have a task not assigned to a project. Each task belongs to a project, even if it's not one you've created, in which case it will go to the "Inbox" which is also a project (a default one).

That said, you can go to the inbox and click on the circular icon at the bottom of your task list there to find them.

Best regards,

Andrew Moss premium
Replied on Mar 26, 2014 - 14:31

sure would be nice to have the option to include completed tasks in the view.... it gives a silly peace of mind that yes, i did do that....

bigmcguire premium
Replied on Mar 28, 2014 - 17:42

I also vote +1 on an option to - Show Completed Tasks. I have a day off from work today and I'm going through the house and doing some cleaning chores. I'm checking them off as I'm doing them but... having a reference for what I've done already would be great because I'm going back making sure I remembered to put them there or if I actually got the task done. Would love to have this feature :D - Basically leaving the crossed out To Do item there but at the bottom while having the yet to be completed ones on the top.

Loving ToDoIst Thanks! :-D

Replied on Apr 04, 2014 - 18:44

+1 as well. Simple feature that most other task managers have.

Marc premium
Replied on Apr 25, 2014 - 17:07

+1 from me as well. Would be nice to see what I've done so there's no duplicate tasks or just take stock of the day.

Replied on Apr 28, 2014 - 14:23

Just clutter.
You can always use show completed tasks button to view completed tasks.
Todoist = uncluttered and simple :-)

bigmcguire premium
Replied on Apr 28, 2014 - 14:28

Well, I agree with you there. However, I think this would be a cool option to have (off by default though) - that way it wouldn't disrupt what's already there, and make those of us who would like it happy. :P

Robert Holloway
Replied on May 02, 2014 - 16:05

+1 from me. I tried clicking on Karma and it said i had to pay to see my completed tasks? Rob

Replied on May 02, 2014 - 16:38

Robert, I think what you are mentioning is a different issue.That's for seeing all your completed tasks at once

Robert Holloway
Replied on May 02, 2014 - 16:47

Hi Aarjav, thanks for your reply. I just can't see what I completed today :-(
I don't want to see the thousands of tasks I have completed this year

Can you give us a step by step guide on how to display completed tasks within the today "view"


Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on May 02, 2014 - 17:23


There is no way to do this from the Today view, or any custom views, only within Projects. The idea behind these comments is to allow that, as well as on mobile.

If you upgrade to Premium, the view all completed option from the Score (karma) at the top right allows you to filter the completed more.


Replied on May 07, 2014 - 23:01


I really like that I can see my completed tasks in the projects view. It's just so much more satisfying to see completed tasks checked off on my list. It's also practical as a way to keep track of what you've done on a given day/project.

Two extra functionalities would be really nice:

1. Having this option in the "Today" and "Next 7 days" views as well as the project views.

2. Being able to set this as the default through settings instead of having to click "Show completed tasks" each time we move to a different page.

Mr Me premium
Replied on May 17, 2014 - 23:42


I definitely want to see what I've completed each day just as much as what I have to do.

Andrea 66
Replied on May 27, 2014 - 11:04

ho scaricato il programma ed eseguito però quando clicco sull'icona non parte mi esce una schermata in inglese e si blocca tutto devo andare su Gestione attività e arrestare.
Ho provato più volte però non riesco.
Windows 7
mo potete aiutare?

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on May 27, 2014 - 16:16


Can you please post your question as a new topic, as this is unrelated to this post.


Pablo Gagliardi
Replied on Jun 04, 2014 - 10:44


staranto premium
Replied on Jun 10, 2014 - 13:53


Николай premium
Replied on Jun 10, 2014 - 15:05


Parvez Alam
Replied on Jun 12, 2014 - 03:17


I definitely want to see what I've completed each day just as much as what I have to do by default, not by clicking the absurd silly grey button down below

Its such a vital thing for any todo / task management / planning tool

Rachael premium
Replied on Jun 12, 2014 - 15:46

+1 to Sophie's requests—viewing completed items sorted by project, or date is REALLY helpful and helps build incremental success and confidence. Reviewing what you've completed for the day/week and by project helps so much. See https://idonethis.com/

Brett Gowder
Replied on Jun 12, 2014 - 20:16

I just started using Todoist today and noticed that my first completed task vanished from "Today" after marking it as complete. I'd like to be able to see these completed tasks at a glance, so I can easily answer the question, "What have you done today?"

Yogan Patel premium
Replied on Jun 13, 2014 - 11:05

Agreed. In addition to being able to filter and view completed tasks, I think it would also be good to leave tasks completed in the past visible on the calendar export as well.

This way, you can look back over previous months on your calendar and see when something was completed. Additionally, you can also pull notes from that previous task on your calendar if you need to recall anything.

Chase Giles
Replied on Jun 16, 2014 - 19:05

+1 from me, as well.

Kartik Nath  premium
Replied on Jun 24, 2014 - 03:47

+1 from me for filter option for completed tasks, this is a must have for me. Thank you.

Asif Mehedi
Replied on Jul 04, 2014 - 01:33

+1 from me too. Completed tasks can be shown by default with a strike-through. This feature can be added as an option that can be turned on and off from the settings.

Alan Johnson premium
Replied on Jul 06, 2014 - 12:45

+1 from me for too! Come on Todoist, put this on your own to do list, there's enough of us that would like to see it!

louise premium
Replied on Jul 10, 2014 - 09:43

+1 from me - also completed tasks shown when you click the clock features should have the date they were completed visible!

Replied on Jul 18, 2014 - 07:34

I definitely want to see what I've completed each day just as much as what I have to do.

Think of a paper todo list: you usually just strike a task that you complete and hence this remains visible.

Replied on Jul 18, 2014 - 07:36

My current work around is to change the priority of a completed task, this allows me to get a visual coloured dot beside 'completed' tasks.
Of course this comes to the price of losing the priority, which s good for, me as I don't use priority except for marking a task as completed and keeping it in view.

staranto premium
Replied on Jul 18, 2014 - 10:48

Really sort of dumbstruck that this topic is being discussed for so long. It would seem to be fundamental functionality that every ToDo app would provide. Frankly, this is the only thing holding me back.

David Trey staff
Replied on Jul 18, 2014 - 11:51


Just to clarify - Todoist of course allows you to see your completed tasks in 2 ways:

1. In a project - enter the project and click on the circular icon to see tasks completed in this project. This works on all platforms.

2. On the full completed task log - go to Karma -> View All Completed and see all completed tasks from all projects incl. each completion event of recurring tasks from all projects. This works on all platforms except mobile.

Aside from that, if you're using sub-tasks, they will stay on the list crossed out until the parent task is completed.

The only option that is not available is to have all parent tasks show up as completed without being moved to the history or access a specific history of completed tasks on the today view without going to Karma -> View All Completed where this information already is available.

We will consider adding such option in the future.

Best regards,

Mr Me premium
Replied on Jul 18, 2014 - 20:58

Thanks for the response David. What we are looking for is the ability see not only what we have to do, say in the default view, but what has been done at the same time. Seeing what you've accomplished gives a sense of satisfaction and additional energy to continue with the undone tasks.

Please "consider" adding this as soon as possible. The whole basis of one of your competitor's system is knowing what you've gotten done because of its power as a motivator.



David Schlesinger premium
Replied on Jul 20, 2014 - 11:06

David, I just wish there were an easy way of showing completed tasks without having to go through karma first (that's just not intuitive - why should that view be there of all places) and it would be great if that view were available on mobile as well. In other words, I like what you have, just not where you have it and not where it is available

Andrew Collins premium
Replied on Jul 25, 2014 - 04:47

+1 Need not be the default behaviour, but an option setting. I really like seeing the list of crossed of tasks from today.

David Rodrigues premium
Replied on Aug 07, 2014 - 21:37


Anthony Munoz
Replied on Aug 11, 2014 - 10:35

+1 for ability to see completed tasks WITH current task lists/projects. Also for the ability to see in the non-project views (e.g. Today, Next 7 Days, etc.).

Nic Muller premium
Replied on Aug 11, 2014 - 15:37


Kelly Smith premium
Replied on Aug 12, 2014 - 15:07

+1 for option (maybe the dev team can make a serach term for this to enter into the search bar at the top along with overdue, 7 days, etc?) to see completed tasks from previous day in main view. It is great for morale to see what you did the day before or when journaling.

Replied on Sep 02, 2014 - 12:45


Trent McPheron premium
Replied on Sep 05, 2014 - 18:46

This issue has been open for a while. I really need Todoist to have the ability to be Todoneist. Since I have a job where tasks pop up dynamically every day, only looking at my preordained tasks as entered into TD makes me feel unproductive, and also kind of resentful toward my to-do list, discouraging me from using it at all. In fact, if this doesn't get resolved by the time my current premium period expires, I won't be renewing.

Could you guys at least explain how one might use the webapp's API to do it using a userscript?

Mr Me premium
Replied on Sep 06, 2014 - 14:12

I have to second Mr McPheron. I believe this critical functionality and will affect my renewal decision.

Mr Me premium
Replied on Sep 06, 2014 - 14:12

"this is critical"

Elizabeth premium
Replied on Sep 07, 2014 - 17:56

+1 - Most definitely!!

The charts in the Visualization feature are nice but not necessary. Seeing all my Completed items is top priority. It is after all my data :-)

Andrew Thompson premium
Replied on Sep 07, 2014 - 19:46

The answer that you've given a couple of times isn't actually solving what people are asking for: A list of "What I have done today, and what I have left to do today." It's too basic and too important to ignore at this point. Great job otherwise!

S K premium
Replied on Sep 12, 2014 - 18:20

Hey David Trey,

I'm a new user and I really liking what I've with Todoist. I feel it's really improved my productivity and it helps me remember tasks I often forget to do. I'm still working at being studious in adding tasks to the list every time I remember I have to do something. However, I'd also like +1 this feature request. I'd like to be able to use you filters to get me a quick one click look at completed tasks, if I want to modify them or whatever (or unfinish them if I accidentally marked them as complete).

I have yet to the rate the app and leave a review, since I haven't even used it a month. I would like to get used to it and understand its nuances and get a feel for all the creative ways to use it get my life organized before I leave one. However, your responsiveness to the userbase's feature reque (love) sts would have a huge impact on my final perception of the app (right now the difference between 4 stars and 5 stars).

Satya premium
Replied on Sep 15, 2014 - 03:10

+1 from me too to view completed tasks (at lease the ones done within last week).
Easier to talk about status to managers in project meetings.

mconalty premium
Replied on Sep 30, 2014 - 18:54

another +1 from me - I think this feature is important to have. I'm finding it frustrating not having it, when it's been a feature in other apps I've used before.

Allen Jones premium
Replied on Sep 30, 2014 - 20:09

+1 from me as well. This is one of the biggest shortcomings that I see so far.