How to Create A Task in Microsoft Outlook?

Microsoft Outllook is a very amazing tool of Microsoft Office Setup to keep your task to do list up-to-date.

It helps you to get reminders, and track task progress also.


How to Create A Task in Microsoft Outlook?


  • Open Outlook
  • Go to Home tab
  • Go to New group
  • Select New Items
  • Select Task
  • Fill the task form
  • Click on Save & Close.


You can also use the shortcut key for it (Ctrl+Shift+K)


How to Assign a task in Microsoft Outlook?


Select Tasks on the navigation bar.

Press Ctrl+Shift+K to create a task or Open an existing task.

Click on Assign Task

Fill the task form:

  • In the To box, enter a name or an email address.
  • Add a Subject, choose a Start date and Due date, and set Status and Priority as needed.
  • Accept or clear the default selection of the two check boxes: Keep an updated copy of this task on my task list and Send me a status report when this task is complete.
  • If needed, type a message in the content block below the check boxes.

You can also select the Recurrence on the ribbon, if you want the task to repeat.

Click on Send.


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