Connecting Toggl to Trello has been a game-changer for me in terms of managing my tasks and time. As a busy professional, I am always looking for ways to streamline my workflow and stay organized. In this article, I will guide you through the process of connecting Toggl to Trello, sharing personal experiences and insights along the way.
Toggl and Trello are two powerful tools that can greatly enhance your productivity. Toggl is a time tracking tool that helps you keep track of how much time you spend on various tasks, while Trello is a project management tool that enables you to organize your tasks into boards and lists.
By connecting Toggl to Trello, you can seamlessly track your time directly within Trello, without the need to switch between different applications. This integration provides a comprehensive view of your tasks and time, allowing you to make data-driven decisions and optimize your productivity.
Step 1: Installing the Toggl Power-Up on Trello
The first step in connecting Toggl to Trello is to install the Toggl Power-Up on your Trello board. To do this, follow these simple steps:
- Open your Trello board.
- Click on the “Show Menu” button on the right side of the screen.
- Click on “Power-Ups” in the menu.
- In the Power-Ups directory, search for “Toggl”.
- Click on “Add” to install the Toggl Power-Up to your board.
Once the Toggl Power-Up is installed, you will see a new Toggl button in the menu bar of your Trello board.
Step 2: Connecting Toggl to Trello
Now that you have the Toggl Power-Up installed on your Trello board, it’s time to connect your Toggl account. Here’s how:
- Click on the Toggl button in the menu bar of your Trello board.
- If you already have a Toggl account, sign in with your credentials. If not, create a new account.
- Grant Toggl access to your Trello account by clicking on “Allow”.
- Once the connection is established, you will see a confirmation message.
Now, Toggl is connected to your Trello board, and you can start tracking your time directly within Trello.
Step 3: Tracking Time in Trello
With Toggl connected to Trello, tracking your time is as easy as clicking a button. Here’s how you can do it:
- Open a card in your Trello board that represents the task you want to track.
- Click on the Toggl button in the card’s sidebar.
- Enter a descriptive title for your time entry.
- Click on “Start” to begin tracking your time.
Once you start tracking your time, Toggl will keep running in the background, accurately capturing the duration of your task. You can stop the timer anytime by clicking on the Toggl button again.
Connecting Toggl to Trello has been a game-changer for me in terms of managing my tasks and time effectively. By seamlessly integrating time tracking into my project management workflow, I have gained valuable insights into how I spend my time and made data-driven decisions to optimize my productivity.
If you haven’t tried connecting Toggl to Trello yet, I highly recommend giving it a go. It’s a simple yet powerful integration that can transform the way you work.