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Microsoft To Do

In Outlook for the web, Microsoft To Do is easily accessible for you to track your tasks, share tasks, and keep yourself focused on what's important to you.

Learn more about Microsoft To-Do

Create a task

  1. Select Tasks.

  2. Choose the list you want to add the task.

  3. Select Add task.

  4. Type a name or description.

  5. Press Enter.

If you want to add more information, select the task and then you can add steps, reminders, due dates, files, and notes.

Screenshot showing the list sidebar and My Day list in Microsoft To-Do

Create a list

Lists are great ways to sort your tasks in common projects or categories.

  1. Select New list.

  2. Type a name for the list.

  3. Press Enter.

Creating a new list in Microsoft To-Do

Keep your day focused with My Day

My Day lets you add tasks from multiple lists to a single view to help you prioritize and focus on the right tasks for the day. At the end of the day the list resets, letting you add tasks that weren't finished or new tasks for the next day.

  1. Select My Day.

  2. Select the Today lightbulb icon.

  3. Choose the plus sign to add one of the suggested tasks to your My Day list.

    Or, open a list, right-click a task, and select Add to My Day.

Today suggestions for My Day in Microsoft To-Do

Flagged email and Assigned to me

Turn on your Flagged email and Assigned to me lists to get emails you flagged show as tasks and for Planner tasks to show as well.

Learn more:

Screenshot that shows the dialogue to enable Flagged Email:
Start tracking messages you flag in your inbox?
With the option to select Show list or Not now

Note: Features and information in this guide apply to Outlook on the web as available through Microsoft 365.

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