Import Todoist Data to Google Sheets

In this tutorial we will show you how to use the Todoist API with Google sheets, using the API Connector add-on for Sheets.

We will first register to the website to get a personal token and then set up some requests to pull and push data to and from the API.


Before You Begin

Click here to install the API Connector add-on from the Google Marketplace.

Part 1: Get Your Todoist API Token

  1. Navigate to
  2. You will see your personal API token, as depicted in the picture below. That's it, click to save it.

Part 2: Pull Todoist API Data into Google Sheets

For this example, we'll get a list of projects.

  1. Open up Google Sheets and click Extensions > API Connector > Open > Create request.
  2. In the request form enter the following:
    • ApplicationCustom
    • MethodGET
    • Request URL
    • Headers:
      • AuthorizationBearer your_token
  3. Create a new tab and click Set current to use that tab as your data destination.
  4. Give a name to your request and click Run. You should be able to see the pulled data.

Part 3: Post Data to ToDoist

To create a project in Todoist use the following settings. Substitute in your own token and project name.

  • ApplicationCustom
  • MethodPOST
  • Request URL
  • Headers:
    • AuthorizationBearer your_token
    • Content-Type: application/json
  • Request body: {"name":"Shopping List"}

After you send this request, you should immediately be able to see your created project.

Part 4: API Documentation

Official API documentation:

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