Email Assistance: How Do I Create a New Task In Outlook 2010?

Email Assistance: How Do I Create a New Task In Outlook 2010?

Task can be uses to assist you with keeping track of important assignments, projects and so forth. These tasks will show up in most of the sections in Outlook. This article will walk you through the creation of a new Task.

Step 1
First open Outlook. This can be done a couple of ways but the fastest way would be to double click on the Outlook icon that is on your desktop.
If you do not have an icon on your desktop please click the Start button and then go to All Programs. Locate the Microsoft Office folder and click it. Outlook should be listed there.
Step 2
If you have more than one profile in Outlook, please choose your Google Apps profile from the list of profiles in the Choose Profile window. Once it has been selected click OK.
Step 3
When Outlook opens up your mail folder list will be on the left (by default). The Navigation buttons will be to the bottom left of the screen. Please click on the Task button.
Step 4
You will now be in the Task section of Outlook. All of your current task will be listed here.
Step 5
To create new task please click on the New Task button.
Step 6
The new task window will open and from here you can enter the information (title, start and end dates, priority, ect) for the Task.
Step 7
To change the Title of the task please enter it in the Subject section.
Step 8
In the Time section you can edit the Start Date, End Date, Status, and Priority.
Step 9
Reminders are not required but you can add these to your task by check the Reminder check box.
Step 10
To add a Description to your Task just enter your text in the body section right below the Reminders section.
Step 11
Once everything is filled out click the Save & Close button. This will save your task and add it to your To-Do List.