Office 365 (Outlook 2013 | 2010) - Recreate Tasks

Important: By February 2017, Microsoft will no longer push any updates to Office 2013 suite of applications. Please see the following document for further details: Office 365 - Microsoft Office 2013 path to retirement.

This document will explain how to create new tasks and recreate tasks in Outlook 2013 and 2010 after migrating to Office 365.

  1. Open Outlook 2013/2010.
  2. Click the tab that says Tasks on the bottom left corner of the screen.

    Opening the tasks window

  3. On the left side panel, you should be able to view the different task folders on your Office 365 account. Click the folder where the tasks you would like to recreate are located.

    Select folder to move tasks from

  4. Check all the tasks you would like to move and then click the Move button on the top right corner of the screen, then click Copy to Folder... to copy the events to another folder.

    Select Move

  5. A list of folders will appear. Click the folder labeled Tasks, this is your primary task folder for Outlook 2013/2010 and click Ok. Your tasks will now be moved to your primary task folder.

    copy tasks to folder

Creating New Tasks

  1. While Tasks are opened in Outlook 2013/2010, click the New Task button found in the top left corner.

    select new task

  2. A new window will appear providing many options for customizing your task.

    Task detail window appears

  3. Within the new window, there will be a section for customizing important details, such as the Subject, Start date, Due date, the level of Priority, as well as the ability to set a reminder. If you would like a reminder, make sure to click the reminder box.

    Changing task details

  4. Click Save & Close button to save your changes.



Keywords:microsoft office365 o365 outlook tasks recreate office 365 o365 snapshot post migration web app owa outlook2013 outlook2010 sync recreating   Doc ID:47297
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2015-02-17 12:21 CSTUpdated:2016-08-23 09:23 CST
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