Create a Task

Contact Us or call 1-877-932-8228
Create a Task

Create a Task

Tasks created in Outlook will be displayed in your Outlook Tasks area, as well as on your calendar.

To create a task:

  1. If not already in the Tasks area, go to it by selecting Tasks in the Navigation Pane. Tasks Command
  2. On the Tasks Ribbon, on the HOME tab, in the New group, select New Task. New Task Option
  3. In the Task dialog box, enter the task's subject in the Subject field. Subject Field
  4. Use the Start date and Due date drop-down lists to set start and end dates for your task. Dates
  5. Use the Status, Priority, and % Complete drop-down arrows to set a status, priority, and percentage complete for the task. Drop-Down Arrows
  6. If desired, have Outlook remind you of this task by checking the Reminder check box and using the date and time drop-down arrows.Reminder Check Box
  7. You can then click the Reminder Sound icon to set a reminder sound. Reminder Sound Icon
  8. Set the sound in the Reminder Sound dialog box, and click OK. Reminder Sound Dialog Box
  9. If desired, enter notes about the task in the body of the task. Notes
  10. When the task is complete, select Save & Close in the Actions group of the TASK tab of the Ribbon. Save & Close
  11. The task now appears in your Task list, as well as on your calendar. Task List
Next