ClickUp: Tasks, Screenshots, Email, Time


ClickUp’s revolutionary Chrome Extension replaces five separate apps, virtually allowing you to do anything!

1. Create Tasks & Save Websites as Tasks
2. Time Tracking: Easily attach time to ClickUp tasks
3. Screenshots: Capture, mark up, and edit screenshots
4. Email: Create tasks and attach emails to tasks
5. Notepad

ClickUp is free forever for up to 100MB of files storage.

Installing the Chrome Extension
2. Click Add extension in the next popup 
3. Click the ClickUp extension icon at the top of your browser window.
4. Log in to your ClickUp Account
5. Select the Workspace(s) that should have access

Create Tasks & Saves Websites as Tasks

Creating a new task 
1. Select the “New Task” tab
2. Write a title for your task
3. Add assignees and a due date
4. Write a description for your task. (Pro tip: Use Markdown Shortcuts in your description fast rich text editing)
5. Click Create New Task 

Bookmark a site as a task
1. Click on the Bookmark  tab
2. This automatically sets the page title & URL as the task title 
3. You can also add a description here
4. Then you’ll also be given the option to attach a screenshot of the website to the task by clicking Include screenshot 

Set a Default List
Save a default destination for tasks making this the fastest way to add new tasks!

Time Tracking: Easily attach time to ClickUp tasks

Simply locate a task in the extension and select it to begin tracking time. 

From the Time Spent window, you are able to view time logged on recent tasks and even remove time that was accidentally logged.

Back in the ClickUp task, the time has been logged, and we can even start the extension’s timer from within the task.

Screenshots: capture, mark up, and edit screenshots

Capture your entire browser tab or select a certain area to add to a task or download to your computer

Attach the file to an existing task or create a new one

Mark Up
The extension grants you extremely detailed mark up functionality:

– draw what you want on top of the screenshot
– set a color and brush size

Arrow, line, circle, square
– quickly add shapes to highlight areas of the screenshot
– set a color and brush size

– add notes right onto a screenshot
– set a color, size, and substrate (background)

– select an area of the screen you would like to remain hidden. 

– drop increasing numbered markers on your screenshot
– dragging and dropping allows you to create a box with the number
– perfect for sharing steps with a team member

– select things you’ve already added to the screenshot and make adjustments
Undo / Redo

Attach to comments
1. Take a screenshot with the Chrome Extension
2. With the screenshot still in the extension, open a task in ClickUp
3. Open the comment editor
4. Click the “Chrome attachment” button

Email: Create tasks and attach emails to tasks

Capture an email
Click the Add to ClickUp button in your email to generate a full HTML record of the email.

Attach emails to tasks and create tasks from emails
ClickUp will attach the email to a task or create a brand new one with the email attachment included so you can quickly view, jump back, or download the email!

For more info, check out our doc on attaching emails to ClickUp!


You can also access your ClickUp notes from any page. Open the extension to the Notepad tab, and all of your notes are available from ClickUp. Your notes will sync across all your devices. Use Markdown Shortcuts and Rich Text in any note.

When hovering over a note, you will be able to rename the note, archive, delete, and convert the note to a task.

While inside a note, at the bottom are the options to see earlier versions of the note, open the fullscreen editor, as well as the option to convert the note to a task.

Floating Button

The ClickUp button gives you quick access to the Notepad, Bookmarks, Screenshots, Time Tracking, and creating a task from any webpage.

To move the button, click and drag it to any spot on the page. 

To hide the button, hover over the x  icon. You can choose to hide the button for the current session, always for the current website you’re on, or turn them off all together.

ClickUp: Tasks, Screenshots, Email, Time
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