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  1. Show Tasks with no due date at the end

    In the due date view, Tasks with no due Dates are shown in the beginning. It would help me if I could move them th the end of the list. Thanks!

    21 votes
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  2. Update Task After Assignment

    Enable a function that permits the creator and assignor of a task can edit it AFTER it has been assigned to someone else. Assignors should be able to "manage" the expectations of tasks they assign.

    22 votes
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  3. Ability to send tasks in Outlook via WhatsApp

    Hi, it would be cool to send tasks via Whatsapp ... actually, everybody uses WA also for job affairs

    5 votes
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  4. Today tasks agenda with start and end hour. Timer included

    The latest scientific researches show that it's inefficient to only list tasks without clearly scheduling them within the day with start hour and end hour so it would be great if that could be available the Today tasks page. Would be great also to hit "Start" to the task and have a timer running for the pre-scheduled time which will motivate you to stay focused and close the task in the predefined time.

    16 votes
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  5. Provide an option to restore a deleted task in Outlook 2016

    When a task is accidently deleted, it cannot be restored. It must be re-entered.
    It would be nice if deleted task could be moved back to task list.

    22 votes
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  6. Set a due time for tasks

    Currently, the due time is configured to 12:00 a.m. on the due date. Having the ability to create a due time would be beneficial on an exchange account.

    89 votes
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  7. Change the way a new task is created when dragging an email into the task pane.

    Currently, you can drag an email in the tasks pane and it will create a task. However, it doesn't give you the ability to change the details of task when creating. When you open the task, you are taken to the email but are unable to change the task details (due date, comments, etc). This is a big issue because it makes selecting the due date more difficult and it prevents you from adding notes. You can change the due date using the task lists but this adds another step.

    Suggested Resolution: Either add the task fields above the email…

    12 votes
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  8. Outlook 2016 and OneNote 2016 should have daily reminders for tasks marked with a flag

    When an email is flagged for follow-up, Outlook should show daily reminders so as not to forget to follow up.

    9 votes
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  9. Kanban View for Outlook Tasks

    Include a Save and New button to allow for easy entry of multiple items.

    Also, It would be great if there were a better way to organize outlook tasks into something more like a Kanban board. The columns in the Kanban could be predefined and selectable by Assigned To, Status, or a Category. This would something better than the raw list.

    37 votes
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  10. Allow Tasks in Sub folder to be edited by assignee

    In outlook tasks, when I create sub-folder under task folder for specific project , for that sub-folder, when I try to assign the task to other employee then can't update the task unless I move the task back to main "Tasks" folder!

    So I suggest to Allow Tasks in Sub folder to be edited by assignee

    11 votes
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  11. Hover over tasks to show customization list in Outlook 2016

    If I hover over a task in the task pane in Outlook, I see a tool tip. The tool tip doesn't contain the body message.
    The body message could be massive, and may not even be text, but it were it was, it would be great if it showed the first N characters of the message. For me, personally, this is more useful then knowing which Outlook Data File is used.

    So to have this customisable would be amazing, but having a body preview on the hover I'm sure would be useful for many

    5 votes
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  12. Bring back the Mark Complete button on the Task reminder window.

    It is too cumbersome to right click the tiny line of the task in the Reminder window, and then the mouse often drifts to the Delete Item instead. I am not a procrastinator, and most of the time my tasks are complete before the reminder appears. There used to be a Mark Complete button right there, that made it much easier to complete the task and remove the reminder.

    35 votes
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  13. Possibility to schedule when you are going to work with a task in the Calendar

    Here's howI want to work with tasks:
    • I want to be able to create overall projects for tasks
    o Under each project, I can create different tasks
    o Each task can be assigned to the status
     Not started
     On time
     Escalated
     Completed
    o Each task may have a start / end date, but
     each task can be booked in the calendar, several times. You should therefore be able to schedule when you work with the task. Double-clicking on the task in the calendar will of course be the task that opens.

    41 votes
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  14. Put back the ability to add your own autocorrect entries

    I frequently mistype words which aren't in autocorrect and I used to be able to add these to make my slow typing a little faster. I also used to love to add short abbreviations for long technical terms or frequently used phrases. This facility has vanished from Word and Outlook and I'd love to see them back

    21 votes
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  15. Show a count for a list of tasks you have in your To-Do list of Outlook 2016

    Show a count for a list of tasks you have in your To-Do list of Outlook 2016

    13 votes
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  16. Add the option to select a Task Folder when using Quick Steps "Create a task with attachment"

    I am working to get a seamless experience across Outlook Tasks and Microsoft To-Do.

    This is the scenario:
    When I get an e-mail, I would like to create a task with the incoming e-mail attached (e.g. remind me to reply to that e-mail).

    Within Quick Steps there is the option to "Create a task with attachment".

    As Microsoft To-Do is using the folder structure within the Task folder to label tasks, I'd like to move the task to a certain Task folder (e.g. "Work"). However, the "Move to folder" action within Quick Steps doesn't allow to select a Task Folder,…

    56 votes
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  17. Outlook task list should show day of week in additon to date

    Would like to see day of week (i.e. Monday) next to task date when tasks are grouped by date. Using the task group by date view helps the user see future tasks and the day of the week they are scheduled. Some things tasks tend to be business days and others are weekend dates.

    9 votes
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  18. 5 votes
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  19. Ability to set Task durations, and Calendar suggests tasks based on availability and duration

    Ability to set an estimated duration for a Task (perhaps with ability to set a default time and quickly change), and then have the Calendar suggest Tasks you could work on when it sees you have the appropriate amount of time open in your calendar.

    33 votes
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  20. Change an identified group of tasks start or end date in mass in Outlook 2016

    a project that has a group of tasks attached to it. Be able to sort the group of tasks and then in one action establish or change the start date or establish or change the end date.

    4 votes
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