How to enable and use the Asana integration

Overview

Like other integrations, you need to be an admin in order to enable the Asana integration.

The Asana integration allows you to create an Asana task/subtask from Front or attach a Front conversation to an existing Asana task/subtask.


Instructions

Create Asana Task/Subtask

Step 1

Go into your Settings and select Integrations. Click on Asana.

Step 2

Select Settings, and turn the toggle on to enable Asana. 

Step 3

If you'd like to reopen conversations after an Asana task has been closed, the click the Sign in to Asana button.

Step 4

Click Save to finish enabling the Asana integration.

Step 5

Now, go back into your mailbox view. Next to your subject is a tag icon. Click that, and select Asana task.

 

Step 6

The first time you use Asana task, you will be required to sign in to Asana from Front using your Asana credentials. 

Step 7

After that, complete the detail fields to create a new task or subtask. When you're done, click Create task/subtask.

  

Step 8

Your task is now posted. You will see a tag to the right of the subject line of your email. You can click on that to see the task in Asana.

Attach Conversation to Asana Task/Existing task

Step 1

Toggle to Attach to task/Existing task.

Step 2

Select the Project or Task you want to search in.

Step 3

In search, type the name of the existing task/subtask you want to attach the conversation too. By default, we won't search for completed tasks, but you can always click the 'Include completed tasks' box to include that them in your search. 

  


Frequently Asked Questions

Can you create a task without assigning it to a project?

No. You can consider just creating a personal project, like a person to-do list, and add your task there.

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