Create a task
Many people keep a list of things to do — on paper, in a spreadsheet, or with a combination of paper and electronic methods. In Microsoft Outlook you can combine various lists into one, get reminders and track task progress.
1. Open Task view.
2. In Tasks, on the Home tab, in the New group, click New Task.
3. Enter a subject, start and due date, status, priority, reminder and details about task.
4. Click Save and Close.
Keyboard shortcut: To create a new task, press CTRL+SHIFT+K.