How to Import Trello Boards into Asana

Using multiple project management tools means you have to transfer information back and forth. Most tools allow users to import the information between platforms, including two of the most famous: Asana and Trello. 

Listed below are steps for importing a Trello board in Asana. Make sure you are logged into both the tools before you proceed.

Use Migrator.xyz

To migrate an entire board from Trello to Asana, you need to use a third-party tool. In this method, we will be using the website Migrator.xyz for this purpose. Here’s how to use this free tool:

  1. Launch your browser and head over to migrator.xyz website.
  2. Click on Login with Asana.

    Login with Asana
    Login with Asana
  3. Hit the Allow button to grant migrator.xyz permission to access your Asana account. This should automatically connect your Asana account with Migrator.

    Click on the Allow button
    Click on the Allow button
  4. Click on the Authenticate button under “Connect to Trello”.

    Connect to Trello
    Connect to Trello
  5. In the next window, click on Log in, as shown below.

    Provide Migrator.xyz access
    Provide Migrator.xyz access
  6. After, select the Migrate Trello board to Asana button.

    Migrate Trello board
    Migrate the board
  7. Select how many boards you are planning to migrate to Asana.

    Select how many Trello boards you want to migrate
    Select how many boards you want to migrate
  8. Next, select the board you want to import.

    Pick a Trello board
    Pick a Trello board
  9. Choose the Asana workspace where you wish to migrate the board.

    Choose your targeted Asana workplace
    Choose your targeted Asana workplace
  10. Once you do that, the board will be successfully migrated. Click on the button under “See the result!” to see how it looks.

    Check your Asana project
    Check your Asana project

Import Data From Trello to an Asana Project

If you own a Trello Business Class subscription, you can use the CSV Importer to move data to Asana.

  1. Access the targeted board and click on Show menu.

    Access the menu
    Access the menu
  2. Select More, and click on the Print and export option.

    Choose to export the board
    Choose to export the board
  3. Select Export as CSV.

    Choose to export as CSV
    Choose to export as CSV
  4. Head back to Asana and access the targeted project.
  5. Click on the dropdown menu associated with the project title and choose Import > CSV.

    Import to Asana
    Import to Asana
  6. Add the download CSV file in the following window to successfully add the Trello board to Asana.

    Import CSV
    Import CSV

Import Trello Board Without a Business Class Subscription

If you don’t have a Business Class subscription, follow the steps mentioned below to import the targeted Trello board. These steps are for Chrome and Edge. However, if you are a Firefox user, you can use the Trello Super Powers extension to import the Trello board. While steps for adding the extension in Firefox might be a bit different, the principle remains the same.

  1. Add CSV Export for Trello extension on Chrome or Edge.

    Add the extension
    Add the extension
  2. Pin the extension to your toolbar.

    Pin extension to your toolbar
    Pin extension to your toolbar
  3. Head over to your Trello board and click on the CSV Export for Trello extension icon in your toolbar.
  4. This should download the CSV file.
  5. Go back to Asana and access the targeted project.
  6. Click on the dropdown menu associated with the project title and choose Import > CSV.

    Import to Asana
    Import to Asana
  7. Add the download CSV file in the following window to successfully add the Trello board to Asana.

    Import CSV
    Import CSV

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