We now have an Android Widget you can use. Nozbe Personal widget for Android works online, and it automatically refreshes every 30 minutes (or when you force the sync).
You can add it to your home screen very quickly. Choose “add widget” in your device’s settings and then choose a Nozbe Personal application. Please remember that this option may look differently on your Android device.
You will see a few options. You can choose the one that suits you best. Our widget allows you to add the following task lists to your desktop:
You can add as many widgets as you want (if you have space on your home screens).
Of course, you can resize it any way you want:
What can you do in Nozbe Personal Android widget?
When you select a task in a widget, you can:
You can also select multiple tasks and complete them at once.
Please remember that if you move Nozbe Personal app to your SD card, the widget stops working correctly. Also, if you added the Nozbe Personal widget to your screen, make sure you don’t activate any energy-saving option. It may stop the widget from working.
Nozbe Personal for Android now features Quick add, which allows for quick task adding from any screen on your device without even opening the Nozbe Personal app itself. To turn on this feature, go to the Settings -> General -> Local settings and check “Quick add.”
All you have to do is pull down the notification bar; you will see Nozbe Personal icon on the Android status bar, tap on the always visible “Add task to Nozbe Personal” notification and enter task name. Not only that! You can also specify a project, category, due date, the time needed, and delegation. You can add a comment and priority to the task as well.
If you don’t see it, please go to “Settings” -> “Apps” -> “Nozbe Personal” -> “Notifications” and turn the option on. Otherwise, the Quick Add won’t work.
You can also quickly add a task without opening the Nozbe Personal app just by using our 1-by-1 widget. It’s a small widget with the Nozbe Personal logo and a plus sign on it. Just tap on it and add a new task with all the parameters you need. It’s quick and easy!
If you have Android 8.0 or higher, you can customize notification channels in Nozbe Personal. Every channel can have its own settings (e.g., sound, behaviour, etc.). This way, you can quickly filter the notifications that are most important to you and your workflow. We also made some changes under the hood to optimize the process of delivering Nozbe Personal notifications.
The Notification Panel on Android also has a Quick Settings Tiles. If you are on Android 7.1 or higher, you can add the Nozbe Personal Quick Add there.
When you open a task in your mobile app, you have several options available to you. Just tap on three dots displayed at the bottom to open the menu. There you can choose what to do with the task.
Use the ‘back’ button to go back to the previous view. For example:
You can add shortcuts to Nozbe Personal in many places within the Android system.
Under the app icon, you will find:
Just press and hold the Nozbe Personal icon, and you can drag shortcuts to your home screen or launch them.
Please note that this feature requires Android 7.0 or higher.
Sharing from other apps in Android is very easy, thanks to native share menu support. Tap ‘Share’ in the app’s options, select Nozbe Personal, and add a task. The item that you wish to share will be added as a comment to a task. That way, you can easily send a URL link or some photos to Nozbe Personal as a task and quickly set all the parameters you want.
You can add new tasks to Nozbe Personal handsfree, just with your voice. Say “Ok Google” and use the command “Add a note.” When doing this for the first time, you’ll have to select Nozbe Personal as an app to add a note with. Dictate your note, and that’s it! The first line of the note will be used for a task name, and the next lines will be added as a comment. Please note that the dictation feature for this command only works in English.
This integration is independent from the app so that it can be used not only on your Android smartphone but also on Google Home and other devices in the future. Please note Google Assistant is currently available only in English.
To connect your Nozbe Personal account with Google Assistant:
“Talk to Nozbe Personal”
You can also use this link to do it.
Now you can “talk to Nozbe Personal.” Google Assistant understands adding tasks and task parameters such as:
Here are some examples:
“Remember to buy milk”
“on Monday remember to go to the hospital”
“for 15 minutes I have to take a break”
“Tomorrow remember to go shopping”
“Everyday remember to go to work”
“Add everyday task walk the dog”
If you want to disconnect your Nozbe Personal account from Google Assistant, you need to do the following:
That’s it- your account is unlinked from the Google Assistant!