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Using Trello in Shift
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Trello is a task management tool that helps you organize and collaborate on projects, to-do lists, or your next vacation in a fun and flexible way. By allowing you to integrate more than 100 apps such as Slack, Jira and Google Drive, Trello can power your productivity. The Trello web application is available in Shift for any Shift Advanced user. For more information about the features available on Trello, click here.


How to Add Trello to Shift

  1. Open Shift and click on the plus sign in the bottom left-hand corner

  2. Click on 'Add Application'

  3. Tap on the search bar to type 'Trello'

  4. Select 'Trello', add your preferred account name and preferred account color

  5. Click on 'Save' and find 'Trello' added to the Shift sidebar



If you use multiple Trello accounts or want to create an additional one, Shift gives you the power to access all of your accounts at the same time. Just follow the same steps in this video to log into your additional accounts by adding more Trello accounts to your Shift sidebar. 


How do I manage my notifications and badges for Trello in Shift?

  1. Go to Options > Settings > Apps

  2. Click on 'Installed apps' and find 'Trello' in this list

  3. From here you can toggle your notifications and or badges on/off


Your app notification settings can also be adjusted by performing a right-click on the Trello icon in your sidebar and changing your settings in the dropdown menu. Shift honors the notification settings as set in the application.



After turning off your desktop notifications for Trello, you may still continue to hear custom notification sounds from the Trello app. To choose what you get notifications about on Trello please refer to this article here.

To always receive notifications for Trello in Shift, ensure Auto-Hibernate is turned off. If the app is Hibernated, you will not get up-to-date notifications. Read more about it here.


Is there a difference between the Trello Desktop app and the Trello app in Shift?

Shift currently supports the web version of the Trello application. The web and desktop versions of Trello have a lot of features in common. However, the experience does differ with some features. You can see the differences in the Desktop/Native Trello app here.


What's next?

To get started with Shift, click here.


For more guides, click here.


Need help?

Get in touch with our support team here.

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