Tracking Tasks

Outlook enables you to track tasks that you have assigned to others. You can even receive status reports related to a task that you have assigned to another person.

Step by Step

  1. Open the Tools menu, click Options, then the Preferences tab.
  2. Click Task Options button.
  3. To automatically track the progress of new tasks you assign to others, make sure a check mark appears in the Keep Updated Copies of Assigned Tasks on My Task List check box.
  4. To automatically receive notification whenan assigned task is comple, select the Send Status Reports When Assigned Tasks Are Completed check box.
  5. After you have made your selections, click OK.