Use the Magic Link to log in to Todoist

Available for

  • Beginner
  • Pro
  • Business


  • macOS
  • Windows 10
  • Linux

Team Role

  • Admin
  • Member
  • Guest

The magic link is a unique URL that authenticates your account credentials, so you can successfully log in to the Todoist desktop apps. 

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Use the magic link if the prompt to open Todoist doesn't appear, or if you’re experiencing login issues with the desktop apps:


Update Todoist to 8.17.0 or later to use the magic link when logging in to the app. If you've not installed it yet, download the Todoist desktop app.
  1. Open the Todoist desktop app.
  2. Click Continue in your browser.
  3. Enter your Todoist account credentials. You'll see a prompt to open the desktop app.
  4. Click Cancel to close the prompt.
  5. Click Try using a magic link in the login page.
  6. Click the copy icon beside the magic link.
  7. Switch to the Todoist app.
  8. Click use a magic link.
  9. Paste the magic link.
  10. Click Log in.

Get help

If you're having trouble logging in to Todoist with the magic link, get in touch with us.