Welcome to our guide on using the Time Tracking column in Monday.com. Track time to improve productivity. In this guide, we'll show you how to monitor and analyze task and project time for better efficiency.


Access the monday.com dashboard

Sign in to your monday.com account and navigate to the main dashboard. From here, you can access all your boards and workspaces.


Create or select a board


Select "+ New"

If you haven't already, create a new board by clicking the "+ New" button at the top left corner of the dashboard


Choose "Board"

Choose "Board."


Select Board Type

Select the appropriate board type (Main, Shareable, or Private) and give it a name.


Alternative for existing boards

Alternatively, you can choose an existing board from your list of boards.


Add the Time Tracking Column


Click "+ Add column"

In your board, click on the "+ Add column" button located to the right of your existing columns.


Choose "Time Tracking"

Scroll through the list of available columns and click on "Time Tracking" to add it to your board.


Customize the Time Tracking Column

Click on the column header (Time Tracking) to access the column settings. You can rename the column and customize time tracking (showing the seconds or not).


Start tracking time


Click on the cell

To start tracking time for a specific task, click on the cell in the Time Tracking column corresponding to that task. A small timer icon will appear.


Click "Start"

Click on the "Start" button to begin tracking time.


Click "Stop"

To stop tracking, click the "Stop" button.


Edit and view tracked time

To edit or view the tracked time for a task, click on the corresponding cell in the Time Tracking column. A window will appear, displaying a summary of the tracked time. You can add or modify time entries manually and view the total time spent on the task.


Filter tasks by time spent


Click on the Filter Icon

To filter tasks based on the time spent, click on the filter icon at the top right corner of the board.


Select "Time Tracking"

Select "Time Tracking" from the list of columns


Choose Criteria

Choose the desired filter criteria (e.g., "greater than" or "less than").


Input time range

Input the desired amount of time and click "Apply."


Export time tracking data


Click on the Three-dot Icon

To export the time tracking data to an external tool for further analysis, click on the three-dot menu icon in the top right corner of the board.



Choose "Export" and then select the desired file format (e.g., Excel or CSV).

The exported file will contain all the time tracking data for the tasks on your board.


Make data-driven decisions

ased on your analysis, make informed decisions to optimize your team's workflow and productivity. Adjust project timelines, allocate resources more efficiently, and prioritize tasks based on the insights gained from the time tracking data.

Congratulations! You've successfully learned how to use the Time Tracking column in Monday.com. By monitoring time spent on tasks and projects, you can identify areas for improvement, optimize resource allocation, and enhance overall productivity. Continuously track and analyze time to drive efficiency and achieve project success. Happy time tracking!

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