1: Click on ‘Gmail’
Click on the ‘Gmail’ menu in the top-left corner of the Gmail interface and then choose Tasks
from the list of options. A small task window will now appear in the lower-right corner
of the interface.
2: Creating tasks
Use the tasks window to create simple to-do lists. Click on ‘+’ to create a new item and on Actions for a list of formats etc. You also have list options and can make the window bigger by clicking the arrow.
3: Convert emails to tasks
You can also convert emails into tasks on your list. To do this, open up an email message from your inbox and then click on the More menu at the top of the screen. Now simply choose ‘Add to Tasks’.
4: Never forget to reply
If you are currently in the middle of something and can’t reply to important emails straight away, adding them to your Tasks list will ensure that they are always visible, so you won’t forget to reply later.
5: Tick them off
When you complete a tasks in your list, click on the box next to it and the text will be struck through to show it’s been completed. Highlight completed tasks and then click on the bin icon to delete them.
6: Set reminders
To set yourself reminders to complete certain tasks in your list, click on a task and set the due date, then add any other notes that you wish to assign. It will then be marked on your Google Calendar.