How to Create Recurring Tasks in Notion: Step-by-Step Guide

Learn how to create recurring tasks in Notion and streamline your productivity. Discover valuable tips and tricks in our step-by-step guide.
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How to Make Recurring tasks in Notion?

Recurring tasks are an essential feature for managing Repetitive tasks, whether they are daily, weekly, or monthly. Notion, the all-in-one Workspace, provides a flexible and powerful platform to organize and track these tasks efficiently. In this article, we will explore how to make Recurring tasks in Notion and optimize your productivity.

Table of Contents

  • Enabling Recurring tasks
  • Creating Recurring tasks
  • Modifying Recurring tasks
  • Managing Recurring Task Templates
  • Using Advanced Options

Enabling Recurring tasks

Before you can start creating Recurring tasks, you need to enable this feature in Notion. Follow these steps:

  1. Open Notion and navigate to the desired Workspace.
  2. Click on the Settings & Members button located in the top-right corner.
  3. Select Workspace Settings from the dropdown menu.
  4. In the Workspace tab, scroll down to the Advanced section.
  5. Toggle on the Recurring tasks option.

Once you have enabled Recurring tasks, you can start creating them.

Creating Recurring tasks

To create a recurring task in Notion, follow these steps:

  1. Open the page or database where you want to create the recurring task.
  2. Click on the "+" button to create a new task or select an existing task that you want to make recurring.
  3. In the task editor, click on the calendar icon next to the Due date field.
  4. Choose the desired Due date for your task.
  5. Click on the Repeat button that appears below the Due date field.
  6. Select the desired recurrence pattern, such as daily, weekly, or custom.
  7. Specify the additional details for your recurring task, such as the repeat interval or end date.
  8. Click Done to save your recurring task.

Modifying Recurring tasks

Notion allows you to modify existing Recurring tasks effortlessly. To modify a recurring task, follow these steps:

  1. Open the page or database where the recurring task is located.
  2. Locate the recurring task you want to modify.
  3. Click on the task to open the task editor.
  4. Make the desired changes to the task's title, Due date, or any other relevant details.
  5. Click Save to apply the modifications.

When you modify a recurring task, you have the option to apply the changes to the task instance only or to all future instances of the task.

Managing Recurring Task Templates

In Notion, you can create recurring task templates to streamline your Task management process. These templates allow you to easily duplicate and adjust tasks that occur regularly. Here's how to manage recurring task templates:

  1. Open the page or database containing your Recurring tasks.
  2. Locate the recurring task you want to use as a template.
  3. Right-click on the task and select Duplicate.
  4. Edit the duplicated task's details as needed, such as the Due date or task description.
  5. Save the duplicated task as a template by appending "[Template]" to the task title.
  6. Use this template whenever you want to create a new recurring task and adjust the due dates or any other task-specific details.

Using Advanced Options

Notion offers advanced options to customize Recurring tasks and tailor them to your specific needs. Here are a few notable options you can explore:

  • Custom Recurrence Patterns: Instead of predefined daily, weekly, or monthly patterns, you can create custom recurring patterns using specific intervals and days.
  • End Dates: Specify when a recurring task should stop appearing in your task list.
  • Reminders: Set up email or mobile Reminders before the Due date to ensure you never miss a recurring task.

Make use of these advanced options to refine your Recurring tasks and optimize your productivity within Notion.


Now that you know how to make Recurring tasks in Notion, you can effectively manage your Repetitive tasks and stay organized. Notion's flexible features and customizable options make it an ideal tool for scheduling and tracking Recurring tasks. Experiment with different recurrence patterns, manage templates, and leverage advanced options to tailor Notion to your workflow and maximize your productivity.

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