- Video Tutorials
- Getting Started
- Account Management
- Calendar Integration
- Chrome Extension
- Export / Import
- Google Apps Login
- GQueues for Gmail
- Keyboard Shortcuts
- Mobile Apps
- Android App
- iOS App
- Quick Add
- Recurring Tasks
- Search Tasks
- Sharing & Collaboration
- Smart Queues
GQueues for iPhone™ and iPad™
The GQueues app for iPhone and iPad allows you to access your tasks from anywhere on the go.
- Video Tutorial
- Downloading from the App Store
- Logging In with Google
- Adding Tasks
- Adding Multiple Tasks
- Voice Input
- Completing and Archiving Tasks
- Editing Tasks
- Repeating Tasks
- Creating Subtasks
- Making Subtasks / Supertasks
- Viewing Tasks
- Viewing Subtasks
- Viewing Archived Tasks
- Sharing Queues
- Smart Queues
- Shared Queues
- Searching Tasks
- Sorting and Grouping
- Setting the Default Queue
- Today Widget
- Add Tasks from Other Apps
- Using Multiple Accounts
- Remove or Reset an Account
Downloading from the App Store
Click the badge below to get GQueues on the App Store™.
Logging in with Google
Sign in to GQueues with your Google Account or Google Apps account.
Tap the plus (+) button to add a new task at any time.
If you are in a specific queue, the task will be added to that queue. Otherwise the task will be added to your Inbox.
Tap the Edit task... button to specify the task details or change the queue.
Adding Multiple Tasks
To add several tasks in a row, tap and hold the Create button after typing your first task.
The task will be created and you can begin typing your next task without tapping the plus (+) button again.
Only available on iPhone 4S and above, iPad 3rd generation and above, iPad mini, iPod 5th generation and above
When adding a new task tap the microphone to speak your task instead of typing.
When finished speaking tap the Done button and the text will appear which you can edit if needed.
Quick add syntax can be used to enter task details inline.
Completing and Archiving Tasks
Tap the checkbox to complete a task.
Depending on your checkmark settings, the task may be automatically archived as well.
To explictly archive a task you can long-tap the task and choose Archive from the menu.
If you are viewing archived tasks you can tap the checkmark to re-open the task.
To edit a task long-tap the task and choose Edit from the popup menu.
Here you can enter the details for the task.
PRO TIP: When setting the task date you can double-tap the date heading area to quickly select today's date
If you are viewing the task details you can long-tap anywhere to automatically start editing, or choose Edit Task from the top menu.
To create a repeating task edit the task, set a date and tap the Set repetition field.
Choose the repetition pattern desired and tap Done.
Now your task is set to repeat according to the pattern.
Whenever you complete a repeating task a new instance will be generated based on the pattern.
From the task list long-tap the task and choose Add Subtask from the popup menu.
Or from the task details you can tap the Add subtask button.
Enter the details for the subtask and save it. The number of subtasks will now appear on the task which you can tap to view the list of subtasks.
Making Subtasks / Supertasks
To make an existing task a subtask position the task underneath the task you want to be the parent, long-tap the task and choose Make subtask from the popup menu.
To make an existing subtask no longer a subtask long-tap it and choose Make supertask.
To attach a file to a task tap Add attachment... from the edit screen.
You can choose to attach from Google Drive, photos on your device, record new audio, or take a new pic.
Note: To attach an entire folder, tap the folder name. To view files inside of a folder tap the arrow on the right.
On the edit screen you can remove an attachment by tapping the X on the right.
Tap the attachment name to view it.
If the file is an image or audio file you can preview it directly inside the GQueues app.
Other types of files will open in Google Drive, if you have the Drive app installed, or in a web browser.
Note: Tapping the Google Drive icon in the top-left of the preview screen will open the attachment in Drive.
To reorder categories, queues and tasks, choose Reorder from the top menu.
Tap the bars that appear on the right side and drag the item to the desired position.
Tap the Done button when you have finished reordering.
Tap any task to view its details.
Once in the details view you can swipe left or right to view the previous and next tasks in the list.
Tap the number on the right of a task to view the list of subtasks.
From the task details view you can also tap the subtasks button.
Viewing Archived Tasks
Choose Show Archived from the top menu to view archived tasks in a queue.
Right now if you want to share an entire queue with someone else you must do so from the web interface.
See here for full details: Sharing & Collaboration
Long-tap a category to edit it.
Make the desired changes and tap the Save button.
To delete a category first delete all the queues in the category. Then swipe the category and tap the Delete button that appears.
To add a new category choose Add Category from the menu.
Long-tap a queue to edit it.
Make the desired changes and tap the Save button.
To delete a queue swipe it and tap the Delete button that appears.
To add a new queue choose Add Queue from the menu.
To view tasks for a tag tap the sidebar button and choose Tags from the menu.
Tap a tag name to see the tasks with that tag.
You can also choose how the tasks are grouped and sorted in this view.
Long-tap a tag to edit it.
Make the desired changes and tap Save button.
To delete a tag swipe it and tap the Delete button that appears.
To add a new tag choose Add Tag from the menu.
Choose Smart Queues from the sidebar menu to view your smart queues.
Tap the smart queue you wish to view.
You can choose how the tasks are grouped and sorted in this view.
NOTE: A network connection is required to view a Saved Search Smart Queue.
Choose Friend Queues from the sidebar menu to view queues shared with you.
Choose the friend and queues you wish to view.
Choose Search from the sidebar menu to search the tasks in your account.
Enter a search term and tap the Search button.
NOTE: Only task descriptions and notes are searched when you type a search term.
Sorting and Grouping
Choose Grouping from the top menu to set how tasks are grouped.
Choose Sorting from the top menu to set how tasks are sorted.
These settings will be remembered the next time you open that particular smart queue or tag queue.
Setting the Default Queue
You can set a default queue for each account so GQueues will automatically display it when you first open the app or switch to that account.
To set a default queue choose Set as default from the top menu.
You can choose to make any regular queue, Smart Queue or Shared Queue the default queue for the account.
To activate the GQueues Today Widget open the Notification Center by swiping down from the top of your device and tap the Edit button at the bottom of the screen
Tap the green (+) button next to GQueues to add it and tap Done.
Tasks that are due today or overdue will appear in the Today Widget.
Mark tasks complete directly in the Today Widget or tap a task to view the details in the GQueues app.
If more tasks are due today than fit on the screen you can tap the View All button to see the entire list in GQueues.
You can customize which tasks appear in the widget by opening the GQueues app and going to App Settings in the side panel and choosing Today Extension.
If you have multiple accounts you can select the desired account to display. You can also choose to show all tasks (including tasks from Shared Queues), or just tasks you have created and your assignments. Select tasks due today and overdue, or only today's tasks.
Add Tasks from Other Apps
You can create tasks from other apps on your phone that support the Share button.
For instance, in Safari you can create a task out of a web page by tapping the Share button.
The first time you will need to activate GQueues by tapping the More button and switching on GQueues.
Then you can tap the GQueues icon to create a task.
If you have multiple GQueues accounts you can choose which account to create the task in by tapping the email address at the top of the screen.
Select the queue where you want to create the task and other task details, then tap Create.
Using Multiple Accounts
You can use multiple GQueues accounts with the app.
To add another account choose Accounts... from the sidebar menu.
Then tap the Add Account button.
Login with the credentials for the other account.
To switch between accounts choose Accounts... from the sidebar menu and then tap the account you want from the list.
Data syncs automatically between your iOS device and the web.
Syncing happens in the background, even when the app isn't open (unless you have force closed the app). If you make changes while offline those changes will automatically sync the next time you have a network connection.
Manual syncing is usually not necessary, but you can tap the Sync button to force syncing at that moment.
To adjust the app settings choose App Settings from the sidebar menu.
From here you can adjust app-wide settings such as the task size.
To adjust account settings choose Accounts... from the sidebar menu and tap the gear icon for the specific account.
Remove or Reset an Account
To remove or reset an account choose Accounts... from the sidebar menu.
Tap the gear icon for the specific account.
To clear all account data from your device and re-download all data from the web choose Reset Account.
To remove the account from your device entirely choose Remove Account.