Nowadays people live extremely busy lives, often juggling all kinds of tasks at once. This can get confusing and sometimes things get overlooked or forgotten, which is exactly where this next list can step in and help out. These apps are dedicated to helping users with task management both for personal and business purposes. You’ll find a wide variety of tools, themes, and layouts offered, giving you the ability to pick how in-depth you need your task management solution to be.
The best iPhone apps for task management
22 Jul 2016, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
ATracker is an elegant time management app for your iPhone. Take back your time with effective time management. Users will love the ability to start and stop tracking with a single tap. The app allows you to set alarms and keep notes, as you track your daily activity. The app opens with an overview of your daily tasks. Set your customized alarms as needed and the alarm will sound even if you’ve forgotten to activate the app. Users can compile a log of their activity history, and edit or review it later. See where your time is going by reviewing the handy statistics reports, and even share on social media.
- Time management app
- Single tap activation
- Alarms work when app isn’t on
- Compile a log of how you’ve spent time
Priority Matrix is a fantastic time management application that allows users to improve their time management by prioritizing their time effectively. Users can manage tasks and projects, delegate tasks, and manage projects. The app integrates seamlessly with all your business tools, such as Outlook, Gmail, and more. Design of the app is smooth and intuitive, so users can easily add all the information they need to manage their life or their team. The app is free to use, but users always have the option of upgrading through an in-app purchase of a subscription. The upgrade will unlock additional features.
- Time management application
- Integrates with Outlook
- Smooth and intuitive design
- Upgrade to subscription with in-app purchase
- Free time management app for iPhone
Keeping yourself organized and on-task has never been easier thanks to the Wunderlist: To-Do List & Tasks app. This one can be used in so many different ways making it perfect for business organization, students, and even those just trying to organize their everyday life. What's great is that you can create a list and then access it from any location, meaning your mobile device and/or your computer. When creating your lists you can add presentations, PDF files, and photos, and then share these lists with others. After sharing your list you can actually discuss them. Keep your content organized by using folders.
- Anyone can use this app
- Create lists and then add presentations, PDF files, and photos
- Share lists with others and then discuss them
- Make use of the folders to manage your lists
Before you know it a project can start to spiral out of control with all the things you need to get done. The Project Planning Pro app helps to keep you focused, on track, and organized. It has been set up to be user-friendly and input is quick so that managing your projects doesn't become a task in itself. It doesn't matter what the project is that you're trying to manage, the app can help you. You can enter in the different tasks involved, the duration of the tasks, and the start date of them. This is ideal when a project requires things to be done in a specific order.
- Use this to plan any type of project either for business or personal use
- The app is user-friendly
- Add the tasks, the duration, and the start date for each one
- Input of the tasks is quick and simple
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Are you the type who would love to be organized and get things done on time but find it next to impossible to do? If so the Beesy app can help you out. This is a user-friendly tool that makes it possible to create to-do lists that can be synced with your address book and calendar. These are lists that require following up so that you'll never feel overwhelmed again. This app has been specifically designed for sales people, project managers, and managers. Take meeting notes within the app, add photos and audio notes, create bullet points in your notes, and so much more.
- Get organized by creating to do lists and notes
- This one is meant for sales people, project managers, and managers
- Take meeting notes in the app
- Add audio notes and photos
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Not all task management apps are made equal and if you're looking for one that can take on the more advanced tasks then the Smartsheet app is for you. This one allows for task management, project management, and Gantt charts and is meant to be your mobile companion tool when using the online version of it. You've got the ability to import a file you are working on or you can start one from scratch using one of the many templates offered. The app is currently being used by more than two million people that have come to realize how helpful and user-friendly it can be.
- Is being used by more than two million people
- Is a companion tool for the Smartsheet online management tool
- This one is loaded with tools
- Make use of the templates or import an existing one
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One of the secrets to being productive is to be organized and well managed, which isn't an easy task for most people. The Producteev by Jive app can help you achieve organization by providing you with a way to manage and organize your tasks and projects even if more than one person is involved. This one is great for team managers so that you can outline all the tasks, assign them, check the status of the tasks and get real-time updates, plus you can set up due dates and reminders. The app is integrated with Dropbox and Box where you can also attach files.
- This one is ideal for team managers
- Set up tasks, assign them, check the status of them and get real-time updates, set up reminders and due dates
- The app is integrated with Dropbox and Box
- The app is user-friendly
How many times have you tried to keep mental note of all the tasks you need to do and then forgotten half of them? If this sounds familiar then you can likely benefit from the 2Do app. This app takes its own unique approach to task management that is meant to be more user-friendly. This one is highly versatile so that you can use it for any type of projects or tasks and because it can be used on your Apple Watch as well as every other iDevice you know it’s always right there when you need it. Features include being able to create check lists, projects, tasks, you can share these lists, make use of the task editor, and so much more.
- Task management has never been more streamlined
- Use this for any type of project or list
- Use this one on all your iDevices including the Apple Watch
- There is a task editor
- Share your lists
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Sometimes you're just looking for a quick and easy way to jot down lists and tasks and you can't be bothered with all kinds of unnecessary tools. The Clear - Tasks, Reminders & To-Do Lists app is able to meet all your needs in that sense making it possible to create a list from scratch in mere seconds. It's meant to be as easy as using a piece of paper and a pen yet this one is digital so you've always got it with you. Set up helpful reminders, sync with iCloud, personalize your lists, and pick a theme. This one uses gesture functionality making it all the more streamlined and with more than two million downloads you know the developer is on to something.
- The app syncs with iCloud
- It uses gesture functionality
- There are more than two million downloads
- It’s as easy as using a piece of paper and a pen
- Set up reminders
- Personalize your lists and pick a theme
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Because you sometimes need to be able to create a quick to-do list or a check list and don't have time to be bogged down by endless menus and options the Pocket Lists - Checklists & Reminders app is available. This one can be used for the simplest everyday tasks right through to the most complex lists. The user interface has been made to be streamlined and simple without any clutter on the screen. You can add notes and priority levels to your tasks, there is a search tool, you can copy and paste items, input a due date, share lists by email, and set up reminders.
- This one can be used for any type of check list or to-do list
- Set up reminders
- Add notes and priority levels to your task
- Make use of the search tool
- Share lists by email
- Add due dates