Assign tasks in shared lists

Assign tasks

You can assign tasks to any member of a shared list, including yourself. 

To assign a task within a shared list, open the task’s detail view and click or tap Assign. Then, select the member of the shared list you’d like to assign the task to. 

Screenshot showing the Assign to menu open and the option to assign to the List members: Miriam Graham, Alex Wilber, and Isaiah Langer as well as the option to copy and share the list link.

Assigned to Me smart list

To view all of your task assignments, click or tap the Assigned to Me list. Any task that has been assigned to you will automatically show up here along with assignments from other enabled connections, such as Planner.

You can turn on your Planner connection in your To Do Settings. 

Screenshot of Connections in Settings with Planner and Flagged Email toggled On

The Assigned to Me list appears automatically. If you would like to turn it off, open your To Do Settings and set the Assigned to Me smart list to off. 

Screenshot of Smart lists in Settings with Important, Planned and Assigned to Me toggled on and Auto-hide empty smart lists toggled off.

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