MS Outlook 2016 allows you to create a list of the tasks to do; you can even set the reminder to let you remind about your tasks. You can even assign the task, set the task status report to someone. So let us start with the steps for How to create or assign a New task in MS Outlook 2016?
Steps to create or assign a New task in MS Outlook 2016:
Step 1: Open the Outlook 2016 application on your screen. Look at the image below at the bottom you can see there is a task icon. Click on the task icon.Step 2: Being in the Home tab, click on New Task present in New group.
Step 3: A new Untitled Task window will open. Being in Task tab, fill the Subject, Start date and Due date. Set Reminder, Status, Priority, %Complete. If you want to add some more details to your task, go to Details button in the Show group of Task tab, and add the details to your task. From the Insert tab, you can attach any file to your task; you can add charts, pictures, etc.
Step 4: In case you want to Assign this task to someone else, click on the Assing Task button of the Manage Task group in Task tab. Or, in case you want to send the status of the task to someone, suppose your Team Leader, just click on the Send Status Report button present in the Manage Task group under Task tab.
Step 5: For assigning the task to someone, type name or email Id of that person to whom you want to assign the task in the To box and click on the Send button. Same is for the Sending Status report.
Step 6: In case you want to cancel the assignment, you can click Cancel Assignment button in the Manage Task group of Task tab. You can set the recurrences of the task using Recurrence button in Recurrence group; you can also set the category, set the flag, privatise the task from the Tags group.
When you have finished the creation of the task, click on Save and Close button to close the task window.
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