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Tasks are displayed in three locations in Outlook — in the To-Do Bar, in Tasks, and in the Daily Task List in Calendar. If you subscribe to a SharePoint task list, any task assigned to you from this list also appears in all three locations.

  1. On the navigation bar, click Tasks.

    Tasks command on the Navigation Bar

  2. Click a task to view it in the Reading Pane, or double-click it to open it in a new window.

    Another way to see tasks, including flagged to-do items, is the Tasks peek.

    • Point to Tasks on the Navigation Bar.

    Tasks peek on the Navigation Bar

    The Tasks peek pops up. To keep the Tasks peek in view, pin it by clicking Pin button.

    Pinned Tasks peek

Tip: Sort your task list by clicking Tasks > Home and choosing one of many Current View options available.Click Tasks, and choose an option in Current View.

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