Managing your team's workflow on a single board sometimes gets a bit challenging. Activity List is our take on tracking and evaluating the input that every teammate adds to your projects.
You can check the latest changes made to a board in the Activity List. To open it, click the Activity List icon on the toolbar in the bottom left-hand corner. If you open the board that somebody edited while you were away, you will see a small blue dot on top of the icon indicating new changes.
Activity icon on the toolbar
Activity List is visible to editors of boards that were explicitly invited to boards via email or have access to the board because they are part of a project or team in Miro. If the board is shared via link with the company or via a public link with Guest Editors, Activity List won’t be visible for them. Viewers and commenters don't see Activity List.
At the bottom of the Activity List, you can enable and disable highlighting changes for yourself. You can switch between the options as many times as you want. If you choose to highlight changes, you will be automatically redirected to the most recently modified object on the board.
Show highlighting on changes
The board changes are arranged in date order and grouped by user. All changes are recorded in the user's local time. There are 3 categories of changes that you will find included:
- adding and duplicating content
- editing content
- deleting content (including the Undo actions).
If you're looking to pin down a particular action, you can scroll down the list and look through the edits' content - all text changes are shown as references below the action's name (if it's a frame, the Frame's name will be displayed).
Clicking a record on the list, you will be automatically redirected to the corresponding object on the board and zoom in to view the change in detail (except for Delete records).
Click an event to jump to an updated object
In pursuit of content optimization in every regard, we have limited the list to always displaying only the most recent change - if you modify one object several times, all the previous modifications will be erased from the list.
Whatever you are working on at the moment, all board objects, including Comments, and uploaded files will be registered and tracked in real time right after you exit the Edit mode - no need to re-open the menu or refresh the board. An exception is moving objects - you will not find any records of that on the list.
To close the Activity List panel, simply click the same Activity List icon once again or click Close on top of the panel.
✏️ All changes on the board made by your collaborators while you were offline are also highlighted in pink. You will see the name of the team member who added/modified objects on the board and the time the updates were made. Click Hide highlighting on changes at the bottom of the screen to remove it.
Highlighting changes on the board
⚠️ The feature is not available for guest editors.
You can restore recently deleted objects by opening Activity List and clicking Restore next to deleted widgets – the deleted objects will reappear on the board (exactly where they were before being deleted), and the board will zoom in to that part of the board.
Restoring a deleted object
The following content is available for restoration:
- Any content deleted from the board during their current active session and 30 minutes after the content was deleted in case the session is over
- The last 1000 objects deleted from the board – if the restoration occurs more than 30 minutes after the content was deleted
- Any content deleted from the board if the objects were selected and deleted simultaneously for an indefinite period of time – until the next 1000 objects are deleted
Please note that there can be edge cases. For more details, please refer to this article.