Creating and Managing a Task

Outlook Web App

Learn more about how to create and manage tasks in the Outlook Web Application (OWA).

Using a desktop application?

Creating a New Task

1. Go to your Tasks module by clicking the waffle icon in the top left-corner and then clicking the Tasks tile.

2. Within the Tasks module, click the New button in the top ribbon.

3. This will open a composing window on the right-hand side where the reading pane was. Here you can enter the subject of your task, set the due date, and add notes into the body of the task.

4. Clicking the Show more details button will provide you with more details for creating your task such as the status of the task, reminders for the task, etc.

5. When you are finished editing the details of your new task, click Save in the top ribbon.

Editing a Task

1. Select the task from your list of tasks and click the Edit button that appears in the reading pane.

2. This will open up the same task composing window as when you create a new task. Edit the details of your task as desired and click Save when finished.

Marking a Task as Complete

1. Select the task that you would like to mark as complete and click the Complete button in the ribbon. This task will then be removed from your Active tasks list.

Deleting a Task

1. Select the task that you would like to delete and click the Delete button in the ribbon. The task will be deleted and will no longer show up in any of your task lists.