How to create, assign, and complete tasks in Outlook 2016

Outlook 2016 is a great tool for planning, assigning and tracking workloads. Add items to your task list by clicking Tasks > New Task in the Outlook ribbon.

New Task

Add details of the task, including a subject, start/due date, status, priority and percentage complete. If you wish to set a reminder for the task, to can do so with the Reminder button.

Task Details

If you wish to assign a task to someone, select Task > Assign Task.

Assign Task

Enter the person’s email address in the To field and use the Send button to proceed.

To edit a task, find it in the Task List and double-click the entry. Then, once the task is complete, simply right-click the entry in the Task List and click Mark Complete.

Mark complete

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