How To Add Time To Trello Card

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Adding time to Trello cards can be a useful way to track the amount of time spent on certain tasks or projects. As a Trello user, I often find it helpful to have this information readily available to better manage my workflow. In this article, I will guide you through the process of adding time to a Trello card, and share some personal tips and tricks along the way.

Step 1: Install the “Time for Trello” Power-Up

The first thing you need to do is install the “Time for Trello” Power-Up. This Power-Up allows you to add time-tracking functionality to your Trello boards. To install it, simply navigate to the board where you want to add time to cards, click on the “Show Menu” button on the top right corner of the screen, and then select “Power-Ups”. In the Power-Ups section, search for “Time for Trello” and click on “Enable”.

Step 2: Activate the “Time Tracking” Feature

Once you have installed the “Time for Trello” Power-Up, you will need to activate the “Time Tracking” feature for your board. To do this, open the board menu again by clicking on the “Show Menu” button, and then select “Power-Ups”. In the Power-Ups section, find “Time for Trello” and click on the gear icon next to it. This will open the Power-Up settings, where you can enable the “Time Tracking” feature for the board.

Step 3: Add Time to a Card

Now that you have the “Time for Trello” Power-Up installed and the “Time Tracking” feature activated, you can start adding time to your cards. To add time to a card, simply open the card, and you will see a new “Time” section on the right-hand side. Click on the “+ Add Time” button to enter the amount of time you want to record. You can also add a comment or description for the time entry if desired.

As I mentioned earlier, I find it helpful to add personal touches to my time entries. For example, instead of just entering “2 hours”, I might add a comment like “Worked on designing the new website layout”. This allows me to quickly recall what tasks I worked on when reviewing my time entries later on.

Step 4: View and Manage Time Entries

Once you have added time to your cards, you can easily view and manage your time entries. To view the time entries for a card, simply open the card and navigate to the “Time” section on the right-hand side. Here, you will see a list of all the time entries for that card, along with any comments or descriptions you added.

If you want to edit or delete a time entry, simply click on the entry you want to modify, and you will be able to make changes or remove it entirely. This flexibility allows you to keep your time records accurate and up-to-date.


Adding time to Trello cards is a powerful way to track and manage your tasks and projects. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily install the “Time for Trello” Power-Up, activate the “Time Tracking” feature, and start adding time to your cards. Don’t forget to add personal touches and commentary to your time entries to make them more meaningful and informative. Happy time tracking!