Microsoft is engaged on a completely new Outlook app for Home windows, however it would take a while to finish. Within the meantime, a function has been backported from the brand new app: to do integration.
Microsoft is now rolling out To Do in Outlook for Home windows for everybody on the present channel — no want to modify to the Workplace Insider program. It’s a part of the identical Outlook model 2207 replace that features the brand new left navigation bar, which has been changing the underside tabs in Outlook for greater than 19 years.
To Do is already obtainable as a separate desktop and cell software and on the internet at to-do.dwell.com, however it’s now totally built-in into the Home windows Outlook shopper. Clicking the brand new To Do button within the navigation bar reveals all of your duties, with the identical group choices because the devoted To Do app. Flagged emails seem as a class inside To Do, so messages you must reply to or observe will seem alongside together with your different actions.
The brand new Outlook for Home windows that Microsoft remains to be testing additionally has a devoted To Do button. This might imply that extra design and performance updates will come to the present model, so by the point Microsoft is able to make the change, the transition is probably not a trouble for most individuals.
Regardless that the To Do integration is useful, particularly for anybody who’s already utilizing the To Do app on their system, it’s not a substitute for Outlook Duties. Microsoft states in a assist doc, “To at the moment doesn’t assist begin and finish dates, process standing, process completion share, a number of precedence ranges, process work hours, process colour, or process classes obtainable in Outlook.” Not less than in the intervening time, the outdated Outlook Duties to Do web page will keep it up.
There is not any phrase on when the To Do integration will come to Outlook for Mac. Nonetheless, there’s a standalone To Do app for macOS.
Supply: Microsoft Weblog, Microsoft Help