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How to Create Task

Things to-do pile up every day. If not for papers, spreadsheets and task application, it’s a wonder how people could accomplish their goals on schedule. Thanks to its evolution, things get done, and ticking off a task gives off sense of accomplishment – especially when you’ve got everything crossed-out on the list. In Exchange Task, creating a to-do list has been enhanced with tracking and reminders. Getting things done can be treated with urgency and consciousness.

Creating a Task

Add a task into your list by following the steps given.

  1. Log in to Outlook – 2016, 2013.
  2. On the upper left-corner, click New Items, then select Task.
    You may use keyboard shortcut – Ctrl + Shift + K.
  3. Enter the following on the appropriate fields:
    Subject Name for the task.

    TIP: Keep subject short. Additional details can be added in the task body.

    Start Date The intended start date for the task.
    Due Date The deadline set for the task.
    Priority Mark tasks by priority.
    Reminder Tick the box for reminder, then set time and date.
  4. On Task tab, click Save & Close.

Creating a Task from a Message

Remind yourself with the messages that require action on your end by adding it as a task. Here’s how:

  1. Log in to Outlook – 2016, 2013.
  2. In your Inbox, right-click on the message that needs to be on the list then select, Task.
  3. Important Note: This moves the message to the Task folder from your Inbox.

  4. Enter the following on the appropriate fields:
  5. Subject Name for the task.

    TIP: Keep subject short. Additional details can be added in the task body.

    Start Date The intended start date for the task.
    Due Date The deadline set for the task.
    Priority Mark tasks by priority.
    Reminder Tick the box for reminder, then set time and date.
    4. On Task tab, click Save & Close.

Congratulations! You just created a task and a to-do list.

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