Creating tasks from a Microsoft Teams chat entry

You can Creating a task based on a Microsoft Teams chat entry , which is perfect when you have something you need to follow up on. That’s how it works…

Here’s a chat with Alta, and I want to make a task of a received message. When I place the mouse pointer over that chat item, I click on the obstacle sign and select More actions > Create task :

Creating a task in Teams
Creating a task in Teams

That brings up the task window where I can select the task category, priority and due date. It also includes the person, date and time of the submission, as well as a link back to the chat entry in Teams. Once I have entered the due date, I click on Add Task :

Add task in Teams

The task will now be created automatically. I can find it in Teams using the app Tasks by Planner and To Do , and it is displayed in the Tasks category :

Tasks for Planner and To Do

If I use the Microsoft To Do app use, it is displayed there in the Tasks category :

Tasks in To Do app

Please note that this only works for entries in Microsoft Teams chats. Currently, it does not work for channel call entries in Teams.

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