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How to create and manage tasks in gmail

How to create and manage tasks in gmail.

Like many other mail services, Gmail allows you to create a Tasks list. With this feature, you can maintain a To Do list, to remind you of upcoming events and due dates.

In this tutorial, you will see how to create and manage your tasks and task list in Gmail.

Click the Gmail button…

… then click Tasks.

As soon as you open the Tasks window, Gmail will automatically create a new task for you and let you type its name.

Click below the task name or press Enter and you’llbe able to add more tasks to the list.

Click the arrow to enter further details about your task.

You can give it a due date…

… enter a note about the task…

… or move it to another task list.

When finished, click Back to list.

The date and note you just entered now show up below the task’s name.

Click the Actions option at the bottom of the task list.

This functions will only work when you have a task selected.

Click the bullet list icon to manage your task lists.

Let’s create a new task list… click New List.

Enter a name for the list…

… then click OK.

To return the default list, open the lists menu again…

And select the list you want to manage.

You can also create a task based on an e-mail conversation.

Minimize the tasks window.

Select a conversation…

Then click the More drop down menu.

… then click Add to Tasks.

Your conversation has now been added to the task list.

You can click the Related email link to view that conversation.

Click the arrow to edit the task.

Everything here should look the same as before, with one exception…

… clicking the X next to Related email will disassociate this task from the email.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create and manage tasks in Gmail.

Updated on September 10, 2018

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