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Bulk labeling

Hi - I just migrated a couple of hundred tasks into ToDoist. Immediately afterwards I discovered the label feature. Is it possible to bulk label a large group of tasks? If so how?

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Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on Feb 03, 2014 - 00:33 UTC

Hi John,

At this time it's not possible sadly, but we will consider adding these options in future updates.


Andreas Prüller
Replied on Jul 01, 2014 - 08:40 UTC

This would be a very useful and important feature! +1

Replied on Jul 16, 2014 - 16:10 UTC

Yes, please +1 -_-;

Trish Putnam
Replied on Jul 16, 2014 - 16:18 UTC


Tom Benson  premium
Replied on Jul 16, 2014 - 16:29 UTC

I agree and also inheriting labels for sub tasks...

Jakub Hyzyk
Replied on Jul 16, 2014 - 16:54 UTC

yes this is important... bulk processing features in general are weak in todoist

Laura H
Replied on Jul 17, 2014 - 18:01 UTC

Agreed - more ability to bulk edit tasks would be helpful.

I would like to be able to do the following in bulk:
* Remove a due date (not simply change it)
* assign a label
* remove a label
* assign priority
* remove or change priority

Florian Freudenberg  premium
Replied on Jul 17, 2014 - 21:50 UTC

And also bulk subticketing.

Gabriel Kelly
Replied on Aug 01, 2014 - 19:09 UTC

Seems almost mandatory-- now that I know it's not possible I need to do it!

Juan David Gonzalez Cobas
Replied on Aug 15, 2014 - 14:42 UTC

+1 please!

erin.a.t.boyle  premium
Replied on Aug 26, 2014 - 13:50 UTC

yes please

Дмитрий Коновалов  premium
Replied on Sep 02, 2014 - 08:05 UTC


Keith  premium
Replied on Sep 04, 2014 - 09:18 UTC


I like to label every task that involves leaving the house with the label "errands". When I'm about to go somewhere, I can check that label, and see what other tasks I can knock out on the way. In other task management software I've used, I would then select from the list yielded by the "errands" label the tasks I wanted to do that day and then label them "errands shortlist" or something of the like.

Kevin Kaland
Replied on Sep 21, 2014 - 11:43 UTC

+1; add it to the top menu that appears when multiple items are selected.

kersublatest  premium
Replied on Sep 23, 2014 - 06:45 UTC

+1 for bulk editing

Carmel Avnon  premium
Replied on Sep 23, 2014 - 11:11 UTC

Looks like this is the top thread for this issue. Another +1 from me.

Radhesh Naik  premium
Replied on Sep 23, 2014 - 17:08 UTC


Carl Rotter  premium
Replied on Sep 23, 2014 - 17:37 UTC


scott  premium
Replied on Oct 09, 2014 - 16:28 UTC


Parin Patel  premium
Replied on Nov 01, 2014 - 05:39 UTC

+1 - would really love to see this as I'm beginning to use labels and filters more and more, and it just saves so much time. Thanks.

Ilya  premium
Replied on Nov 07, 2014 - 17:38 UTC


Bulk editing of (1) Labels, (2) Priorities and (3) Due dates would be a huge time saver, as I frequently need to reorganize my task list.

Radhesh Naik  premium
Replied on Dec 02, 2014 - 11:33 UTC

Is there any release timeline set for this feature? its a huge time waster and am seriously planning to consider other products. Love todoist so i would hate to move out. Need some urgent action here please :(

Kelly Rothschild  premium
Replied on Dec 18, 2014 - 16:53 UTC

yes please

Layasamadhi  premium
Replied on Dec 21, 2014 - 09:30 UTC

This is a big lack. The ability to assign a label to a group of tasks.

Why can you not drag and drop exactly in the way you move a group of tasks inside a project? Todoist has so many fantastic features, so it is inexplicable that lacks basic option as this. :-S

Jake Roberts  premium
Replied on Jan 07, 2015 - 22:17 UTC


Grace  premium
Replied on Jan 08, 2015 - 00:35 UTC

Please add this!

Hardik Shah  premium
Replied on Jan 25, 2015 - 16:14 UTC

Must needed... This helps further sorting, filtering, planning projects etc.

Andreas Prüller
Replied on Jan 28, 2015 - 20:05 UTC

i think there is enormous demand for this. i hopt his cam be implemented shortly!!!

James  premium
Replied on Feb 03, 2015 - 02:41 UTC


Pascal Zweipfenning  premium
Replied on Feb 03, 2015 - 10:17 UTC

Please add function! Request has been done a year ago!!

Layasamadhi  premium
Replied on Feb 05, 2015 - 20:49 UTC

The Todoist team are asleep standing up :-S .
The only thing they say is "we will consider adding these options in future updates".

The don't know what is Customer orientation.

Steve Jamieson  premium
Replied on Feb 08, 2015 - 03:50 UTC

Yep, clearly needed function. Waiting, waiting.

Arnab Ghosal  premium
Replied on Feb 08, 2015 - 08:42 UTC

+1 to this feature

Todd  premium
Replied on Feb 21, 2015 - 16:34 UTC

I can't believe that a bulk selection and drag-and-drop feature is missing for relabeling, changing dates, etc. This is a major weakness of Todoist that other programs like Things have.

Please consider doing it. It really speeds workflow and limits the ability of this program for power users

Celia Wells  premium
Replied on Mar 25, 2015 - 19:29 UTC

Kind of annoyed that I paid for the labels and this is not a feature!

Shreyas Ragavan  premium
Replied on Mar 30, 2015 - 06:57 UTC

+1 for bulk editing/adding labels > Really really needed !

Todd  premium
Replied on Apr 06, 2015 - 15:28 UTC

Excellent job incorporating bulk labelling and bulk changes in Version 10 for OSX (iPhone and iPad)!! The "Edit multiple items" features is a godsend -- just what we needed. I look forward to seeing it on the other platforms Mac, PC, Android, etc., which I'm sure will be soon :-).

I also love the "pinch and insert", drag to indent, and the swipe to reschedule features. These changes really help streamline the use of Todoist, and catapult it ahead of any other multi-platform task management app.

Kim Hook  premium
Replied on Apr 13, 2015 - 18:32 UTC

+1 for Tablet Android and Web versions please - asap.

Paul Vanatsky  premium
Replied on Apr 13, 2015 - 18:35 UTC

I'm not seeing how to do bulk labeling on the new iOS version ?

Galina Skovorodnikova  staff
Replied on Apr 13, 2015 - 18:36 UTC

Hi Paul,

Bulk labeling is not available in the current version yet. We will consider adding that in the future updates!


Hardik Shah  premium
Replied on Apr 14, 2015 - 04:17 UTC

I think this was the same answer given last year? When will you consider &
when will you update the app/web ?

Tetiana Bilokin  premium
Replied on May 11, 2015 - 07:51 UTC

When will it be done? It's one the most essential features.

Burgess Xavier  premium
Replied on Jun 02, 2015 - 09:59 UTC

These guys are always considering adding this and adding that... these a basic freaking features all simple dumb task management software has.. yet the folks at todoist thinkgs it a luxury 2 freaking years late.. I mean really man? really?....Bulk edit features are a luxury we have to beg for? ...... freaking fraustrating ....get the thing done and stop making people beg.. geeze! GET IT DONE ALREADY!.......

Ian Mayman  premium
Replied on Jul 06, 2015 - 13:27 UTC

It looks like still no change. Just adding my support.

Assigning tasks to people is far easier in various ways and I have never even used that feature. Perhaps Todoist needs to rethink it's priorities.

José A. Herrero Notario  premium
Replied on Aug 22, 2015 - 10:53 UTC

Please, please. This is a basic feature. thanks.

Guenter T. Vollbach
Replied on Aug 24, 2015 - 20:39 UTC


Paul Wood  premium
Replied on Sep 11, 2015 - 16:28 UTC

Please add this feature.

Thomas Thomas  premium
Replied on Sep 16, 2015 - 12:28 UTC

Bulk editing available in all your competition. I like this product, but bulk editing and inheritance of labels is really important to me.

Takahito Torimoto  premium
Replied on Sep 17, 2015 - 12:03 UTC

PLEASE add bulk labeling! :-\