Office 365 (Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016 for Windows/MacOS) - Create a task from an email message

This document will provide instructions on how to create a task from an email message in Outlook on the web, Outlook 2016 for Windows, and Outlook 2016 for MacOS.


  1. Open or select the email message that you want to create a task from. On the top menu bar, click the ellipse icon, then select Flag from the list. This will add the message as a flagged task.

    Flag message

  1. Open or select the email message that you want to create a task from. On the top ribbon, click Home, then click the Follow Up drop-down menu. Select the time frame for follow up, and the message will be added as a flagged task.

    Flag message

  1. Open or select the email message that you want to create a task from. On the top ribbon, click Home, then click the Follow Up drop-down menu. Select the time frame for follow up, and the message will be added as a flagged task.

    Flag message




Keywords:microsoft ms office365 o365 flag todo list plan mark   Doc ID:72937
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2017-04-26 15:18 CDTUpdated:2017-06-08 13:23 CDT
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