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Multiselect: Bulk edit priorities

Multi selecting tasks allows you to bulk edit the due date. However, I find myself quite often wanting to bulk edit the priority. Can I add this as a feature request?

I've put the platform as 'Android', but it applies to all. Should there be an 'All' option?


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Clyde Romo  staff
Replied on Jul 14, 2014 - 11:55 UTC

Hi Dan,

Thank you for sharing your ideas with us. We'll consider adding this option in the future. :-)



Alice Bessoni  premium
Replied on Aug 15, 2014 - 19:29 UTC

I was just wondering about this myself. I actually came to the help section looking for how to do this as I assumed it had to be possible and I just didn't know how to do it.
I'm actually surprised it isn't a thing =O
One should be able to bulk edit tasks ;_;
I hope you guys get to implement that soon =/

Elliot Cuite  premium
Replied on Aug 29, 2014 - 20:34 UTC

seconded, i really hope this could get implemented! it's a big feature that i've used a ton in other software :D

Eli Feghali  premium
Replied on Nov 06, 2014 - 05:36 UTC

Specifically, it would be great to bulk move tasks from the inbox to projects.

Eli Feghali  premium
Replied on Nov 06, 2014 - 05:36 UTC

Nevermind :) just figured out how to do it.

Lech Ambrzykowski  premium
Replied on Nov 27, 2014 - 22:23 UTC

Alas, that's the sole reason why I'm unable to stick with Todoist. Dates allow me to modify the overall load for a particular day, but next I wish to change priorities instantly - to be able to focus on the most important things I want to accomplish.

Lech Ambrzykowski  premium
Replied on Nov 27, 2014 - 22:27 UTC

BTW, I've noticed that not only mass changes to priority are a must, but it's actually very useful to be able to build an instant shortlist, a 'focus' list.

Jonathan  premium
Replied on Jan 26, 2015 - 02:06 UTC

this would be nice for labels as well. I couldn't figure out a way to do it in the desktop app. sorry for necroing the thread.

Matteo Stefanel  premium
Replied on Mar 20, 2015 - 06:17 UTC


David McGill  premium
Replied on Apr 28, 2015 - 17:26 UTC


Mahmoud Ghoz  premium
Replied on May 05, 2015 - 22:59 UTC


spelta  premium
Replied on Jun 30, 2015 - 05:40 UTC

Trying todoist again after the new release. Looking sexy, but still ineffective. I select five tasks, now I want to mass move them in a list - that is a list of things to buy in a certain place, so r u when I am there, I can focus on that alone. Now, the only things I can do with that multiple selection is delete them or chance their due date.
Why? Batch changes would be SO rational that I am genuinely impressed they are not there.

Alice Bessoni  premium
Replied on Jun 30, 2015 - 13:48 UTC


I use the same logic you do when buying stuff. I still like to use Todoist for everything else, but now I use a separate app called AnyList for shopping.
It follows that logic of "Ok, I'm going shopping right now, so I'll take stuff from my general shopping list and put it on the Buy Now list"
With their 'starter list' logic it's really useful for stuff like Shopping and Packing.

Still, todoist should have multi edit.

Jason Roe  premium
Replied on Aug 24, 2015 - 19:12 UTC

I created a Chrome Extension that selects all tasks in the current view at once https://goo.gl/a0Lvxs. Once all the tasks are selected, on the top you can change the date, move them all to a new project, change the priority, or delete them.

This should fix your problem :)