Tasks by Planner and To Do in Microsoft Teams

There are a number of places where you end up storing tasks and to-do items throughout Microsoft 365. Microsoft Teams has made it a bit easier to keep track of your items with a feature called Tasks by Planner and To Do. This consolidates your To Do tasks and your Planner tasks in one place for easy reference. Here’s how it works…

On your left-side navigation bar, you should see an entry for Tasks by Planner and To Do. This may have been called Planner prior to this change. If you don’t see either of these, click on the Ellipsis icon at the bottom of the navigation list to add the app.

Once you have it out there, you’ll see a list of all your tasks stored in the Outlook To Do area, along with any tasks assigned you to in any Planners you’re part of:

This has become my first stop of the day under the Tasks entry to make sure I’ve taken care of any of my daily/recurring tasks.

I *love* having all my assigned tasks in one place!

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