I'd like to use Google Tasks without having to open Gmail or Google Calendar or Google Docs. How can I do that?

It used to be possible with mail.google.com/tasks/canvas

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    – Jasir
    Jun 19 at 20:54

4 Answers 4


Use this link by Google to open Tasks standalone:


If you have multiple Google accounts logged in at the same time, you can add the target account to the link url like so:

https://tasks.google.com/embed/?origin=https://calendar.google.com&fullWidth=1&[email protected]

2023 update: This link directly from Google works as well. The tasks.google.com links no longer need JavaScript to unhide.



I used simplegamer solution with tasks.google.com/embed link but for javascript I prefer greasemonkey, so you save 1 click every time.

This is the script I use in greasemonkey:

// ==UserScript==
// @name     google tasks
// @version  1
// @grant    none
// ==/UserScript==
// @match https://tasks.google.com/embed/list/~default?fullWidth=1
// @match https://tasks.google.com/embed/?origin=https://calendar.google.com&fullWidth=1

I'm also an old Google Tasks Canvas user, and I built a complete replacement web app for it (with upgrades) called GTaskD that you can use for free: https://tasks.gtaskd.com/

Warning: 2019-08-30 is the date that Google will get rid of multiple levels of subtasks in the API itself (as opposed to just their interfaces), so third party apps won't be able to support them directly anymore. I'm building my own API/backend that will sync with theirs, but I can't make that part free, so there will be a small fee.


Alternatively, with stylus, or another user stylesheet manager:

@-moz-document url-prefix("https://tasks.google.com/embed/") {
body[style] {
  display: initial !important;

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