IntelliJ IDEA

The WakaTime IntelliJ IDEA plugin is open-source on GitHub.


  1. Inside IntelliJ IDEA, select PreferencesPluginsBrowse Repositories....

  2. Search for wakatime.

  3. Click the green Install Plugin button and confirm the installation.

  4. Re-launch IntelliJ IDEA.

  5. Enter your API key , then click Save.

  6. Use IntelliJ IDEA like you normally do and your time will be tracked for you automatically.

  7. Visit to see your logged time.


The plugin will be kept up-to-date automatically.


  1. Inside IntelliJ IDEA, select PreferencesPlugins.

  2. Search for WakaTime.

  3. Click the Uninstall plugin button and confirm the uninstalling.

  4. Re-launch IntelliJ IDEA.