Microsoft To-Do Quick Start

Create and share lists

Create and share lists

With Microsoft To-Do, you can:

  • Plan your day - add tasks from our Suggestions or enter new tasks in My Day.

  • Set due dates and reminder times for each task to keep everything on track.

  • Star a task to mark it as Important and it will automatically appear in your Important smart list.

Microsoft To-Do's My Day list on iPhone and Surface

  • Use Steps to break larger tasks down into smaller, more actionable pieces.

  • Share a list to collaborate and get things done with coworkers, friends and family.

  • Give your tasks more context by adding notes within each task's detail view.

  • Automatically sync your Microsoft To-Do tasks to Outlook Tasks.

  • Access your lists and tasks from anywhere. With our iPhone®, Android™, and Windows 10 web apps, you can log in to your account on all your devices.

Create a list

  • Tap or click + New List.

    This creates a list with the name Untitled List. To rename it, select it and type a new name.

Create a to-do

  • Select + Add a task, type the task, and press Enter.

    Your new task is added to the bottom of your list.

Screenshot showing the list sidebar and My Day list in Microsoft To-Do

Share a list

  • Tap or click the sharing icon to the left of the three dots in the top right of any list you've created.
     

  • When the sharing menu opens, select the blue Create Invitation Link button.

  • Select the blue Copy Link button.

  • Send the sharing link to your collaborators using your favorite email or messenger app by pasting the link.

Screenshot showing a cursor on the List Sharing button

Screenshot showing the Sharing menu

Note: List sharing for work or school accounts is currently limited to members within your organization. 

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