Comment on tasks in Microsoft Planner

As you work through your plan, you might have questions for the person working on a task. You can add a comment to the task to start a discussion. Why can't I see or add task comments?


To add a comment, select a task to bring up its details, and then use the Comments box to discuss things with your team. Click Send when you're ready to post the comment.

Adding a new comment to a task

Important: Once you post a comment, you can't delete or edit it.

After a comment is added, the task shows a comment symbol to give the team a heads-up that there's something new to read.

The comments icon on the task card

Comments are shown in the task with the most recent comment at the top.

Comments in order from newest to oldest

For Office 365 Groups in Outlook, you can also take a look at all conversations going on for all tasks in your plan. Select the three dots next to your plan's name, and then choose Conversation. From there, you can see comments for all of the plan's tasks in Outlook on the web. You can also use the Outlook Groups app to view conversations about your plan. Learn more about conversations in Office 365 Groups in Outlook.

The Conversation tool under the three dots

Why can't I see or add task comments?

If your organization is not using Exchange Online for your account, you may not be able to comment on tasks in Planner. Also, you can't currently make comments on Planner tasks in plans attached to Office 365 Connected Yammer Groups.

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