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Big news today: https://blogs.office.com/2017/05/31/announcing-the-microsoft-planner-mobile-app-for-iphone-and-android/

 

Planner mobile apps are here!

 

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I'm interested to hear your likes and dislikes about the app. The product team uses your feedback

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One of the things our users are noticing is that if the group was created in Yammer and they are using planner with it, it does not show in the planner app. The tasks do

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is there a windwos 10 mobile app for this.

Looks like plans from groups created in Yammer does not show up in the iOS-app

Thanks for this. I have been waiting for this update ever since Planner was launched. There is a bit of an issue with data correctness on my mobile version. I have around

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Fantastic! :) I'm getting stopped with a request to enroll my device even though it is already enrolled with InTune. I assume this is a known issue at the moment?

Hi.

 

One of the limitations with Planner, as I see it, is that any member can delete a task and there is no way to know who did it or when. Also, it is too easy to accidentally delete a task, and there is no way to undelete, no recycle bin. There's no acco

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Yeap, I can agree those features would be great in Planner

Hi friends,

in our little tenant (5 people in total) all emails arrive in info@mycompany.it.

We are consultant and most questions require answers in short time.

We all have private accounts, but we have been asked to receive and send email exclusively via in

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My suggestion would be to use Microsoft Flow along with Planner as you receive most of the tasks via email. You can set a Flow to create a task in Planner when users flag

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I think Planner could be a solution for you, but not a perfect solution so I recommend you to run a pilot to see if Planner fits your requirements. Basically Planner will... Read More

When assigning a task a start/due date, is there a way to get that info passed on to the calendar? Right now I'm not seeing the tasks start or due dates show up in the plan's calendar. Did I miss a step somewhere or is this missing?

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This is what I do.
1. Create a group which allows the system to create the usual document library, one note, email address and of course gives access to a calendar which y... Read More

Hola Quentin, 

 

Has podido arreglar este problema?. Es que a mí me pasa lo mismo y no se como hacerlo.

 

Gracias.

If you are using Outlook client, you can try this add-in to get your planner tasks synced with Calendar and Outlook tasks. http://apps4.pro/ Read More
Is it missing, there is already a request on user voice so you can vote to have it implented at https://office365.uservoice.com/forums/286611-office-365-groups/suggestions/11630829-add-planner-task-to-group-calendar-and-assigned-re Read More

Hi all, need some help here.

I am using planner integrated to Teams.

It seems I can not mention to a member assigend to the task using @XXXX in the comments box, to make sure he or she reads the commnet. Instead every time I post a comment, ALL members of t

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Yeap, this because mentioning is not a feature provided in Planner Tasks

I've read a lot about the notifications issues in Planner, which currently is the single obstacle preventing us to implement this tool in our organisation. But I'm not entirely sure I have the same issue as has been described in discussions here, and at t

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Can you ensure that you have unchecked 'Send all group conversations and events to members inboxes'. You can find this option from Groups > Group settings > Edit Group. 

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Anyone seen below message in Planner?. I don't remember any space constraint apart from SPO site collection.

 

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Yes I have this problem too i have assigned 1400 task and this erorr appeared , anyone know what to do ?

There are some limits in Planner for number of tasks per plan - and also some Groups limits for the numbers of group you can belong to. We are still fine tuning the speci... Read More

Lol, what did you do? :)

New blog post on using Planner in Microsoft Teams. Do you agree/disagree? How are you using Planner? Discuss. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/skypehybridguy/2017/08/30/microsoft-teams-using-planner-to-stay-organized/

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We would like to, but we can't.  It's just missing way too many basic features. 

 

We have many processes that are repetitive, so we really need:

  • to be able to copy/paste ta
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Matt,

Thanks for the blog post; some of this information was new to me (like the integration with Teams). We tried Planner and it failed bigly. The initial concept was ver

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Matt Soseman wrote:

How are you using Planner?


We're not. We gave it a try a few months ago, but the main issue we ran in to was the lack of notifications (or, if a poor so

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Microsoft just released To-Do, a task app that will eventually replace Wunderlist. When should we use Planner and when should we use To-Do? Thanks for the help.
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Is there any integration betweel To Do and Planner?  I want to be able to see all my tasks in one place.  Planner has the "My Tasks" view but does that show my tasks from

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I really hope our company enables To-Do in O365. I really want to test it out. That or make planner mobile lol

What isn't clear from the announcement is if you'll eventually be able to view Planner tasks in To-Do and Outlook. We'd love to use Planner for team tasks, but its imposs

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Have a look at the image in my blog post here: https://thecloudmouth.com/2017/04/20/first-experiences-with-microsoft-to-do/ which shows where Wunderlist, Planner and Proj

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Simple answer right now, Planner = Group Tool, To-Do = Individual personal tool

Users haven't been receiving an email when a task is assigned to them. They do, however, receive an email when a task they're assigned to is commented on or is marked completed (discovered this wasn't the case after further testing. The user will not rece

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Some plans I was getting emails, others I was not. Note: I only get emails on the plans that work when I have the following cases on a task:

  • Comment
  • Reassign
  • Complete

 

No ema

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Is there any news on this topic? Im am struggling with the same issue...

Recently I have stopped receiving emails when I assign a task in planner. Every other person in the group gets an email except me. If I comment or mark complete I then ge

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This is happening to my group as well.  I really new this fixed for planner to be usable.

It's not a bug...Microsoft changed how Plans are created: by default plans are created with the Send notifications about task assignment and task completion to the Plan's... Read More

Just starting in the last few days anytime we try to add comments tasks, we are getting an error saying "We were not able to post your comment. Please try again."  Is anyone else having this issue?

 

We were able to previosuly add comments to this tasks as

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I don't know if this ever got resolved but here we are in August 2017 and we are seeing this issue. It is intermittent and inconsistent. Some items we can add comments, s

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Seeing the same thing in version: 16.0.7416.5004

 

It comes and goes, but it seems like once it starts on a particular plan it stays for a while. I've tried clearing my cac

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We are on version 16.0.7407.5003

The same issue in the version 16.0.7407.5003 

I don't have this issue. Our planner version is 16.0.7324.5000

I have to share project status reports and would like if plan and task status reports can be generated in excel format. 

An integration with excel online would be great.

 

Regards.

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I don't want (to purchase) an additional tool. Would be nice if this will be a feature in Planner from Microsoft. 

When this comes out of beta, I'm hoping we'll start to see a lot more capability around Planner along with the ability for us to create our own things around it:

 

https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/docs/api-reference/beta/resources/task

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You can try this outlook add-in which allows you to export / import tasks to planner using excel.
http://apps4.pro/planner.aspx


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Is there a way to drag or copy and paste from one plan to another?? It would be really handy as i use planner for jobs (repairs) tracking what stage the job is at and would be good to keep a record of the activity for future references. Also will we be ab... Read More
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Plan templates (which is kind of what it sounds like you're looking for) has been "Planned" since May 26, 2016. I don't think there's a specific ETA on the feature other

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Hi All,

Today Microsoft has started rolling out its refreshed UI in Planner which makes the use of Planner awesome! Below are the screenshots which explains the changes. Actions from Plans card viewActions from Plans card viewPlanner hubPlanner hubNew plan creationNew plan creationAttachmentsAttachmentsPlanner5.png

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Is there an ETA when the regression of the scrolling bars will be fixed?

It's nearly impossible to use my boards appropriately atm without them.

I encountered a new issue yesterday: I can no longer assign cards to anyone, I now get a weird message telling me that "your item or storage limit has been exceeded."

 

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The new UI has made Planner unusable with Safari on macOS or iOS.

 

I can no longer scroll vertically through the cards in any bucket.  I'm left being able to view the top

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I'm having a lot of issues with the new design. Every 10 minutes or so, I get a "Your session has expired, please sign in again" message, and I have to refresh the page.

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I love the new changes to the planner but two major changes that have gone backwards from the way I ran my planner is being able to see tasks by due date as seen in my pi... Read More

Users in my organization are recently reporting that they cannot add comments to task. Their mailboxes are still on-premise. I have read in forums and blogs that non outlook.com users cannot add comments to tasks but my users were still able to do so with

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Hi,

 

we had had the same problem.

In the moment our user can add comments to tasks in planner.

But the MS Support give us this link.

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Microsoft-Planner-for-admins-9652e4c7-48e3-4dad-9e71-0c783ec3d0f8

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Sounds great. I'm looking forward to seeing a screenshot/video of it in action.

We have government G3 O365 subscriptions.  When will Planner be available to us?

 

Thanks

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I know my answer is not going to help, but Planner rollout is supposed to be happening till the end of the year. By the way, have you tried to type directly tasks.office.... Read More

I have been hunting for this information for quite some time with no solid answer. All I do know is that each service team defines their own roadmaps on if / when to buil

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If I create a Plan, I can then create a Team and tell it to use the same O365 group that the Plan used and I can then see the full plan inside of Teams.

 

However, if I have a Team created (e.g. IT) with some channels underneath it (Database, Infrastruture,

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In Teams when you choose "Existing Plan" it lists the plan that is created from Groups (Planner Plan) as currently Groups and Planner has 1:1 relationship. But Teams plan... Read More
You can create Plans at the Channel level and you will eventually see tasks of these Plans in the Planner Hub, but you are not going to see the Plans in the Planner UI...... Read More

Hi Planner Team,
 
We have noticed that the following are the known limitations in Planner.
- 250 assigned tasks per user irrespective of plans
- 1500 tasks can be created by an user irrespective of plans

- 250 Active tasks (Not Started, In Progress) per plan

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These limitations have absolutely killed our roll-out of Planner. We manually migrated from Trello. At the time none of these limitations were clear. Now we are stuck wit... Read More

As per the limitation, what i understand is "i cannot assign more than 250 tasks per user but i can create upto 1500 tasks and assign it different users not exceeding 250

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Does anyone know if "Completed" tasks still count against the 250/1500 task limits?

I have this problem too, except it seems like after about 100 tasks in the same bucket, when I added new tasks, then the old tasks are deleted without warning. I just wen... Read More
+1000 to your comments and pains Santhosh

We are trying to use Planner but can't add things to Favorites and get other errors.  I was told this is because we use an On Prem version of Exchange.  Is this true?  If so, is there anything in the works to make Planner work for people with On Prem Exch

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When you On Prem Exchange you cannot able to post comments and mark plans as favorites within OWA. But still you can use Planner. 

Well, Planner is just a cloud app that for now is not intended to work OnPremises...as you know Planner relies on Groups and while it's true you can sync back Groups to y... Read More
That is correct. Many of the newer Office 365 apps require your mailbox to be in Exchange Online due to how they are engineered.
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I have seen several case where Plans from the Planner are not showing in the API. This means you will not be able to use Microsoft Flows for the Planner or use third party Add-ins with the Planner. I am not sure why this happens and I have only seen this

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I am experiencing this same issue with the addition of IPlanner Pro, which I was using as a workaround, holding on to old Plans while not showing new plans.  It is very f

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Experiencing the same thing.

Experiencing the same thing.

This is a great feature, but seems it's not mature yet. When I create a Planner task in a flow, the assignee does not receive any notification about this new task. The pl

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Do anyone know when Planner in MS Flow will support triggers? Any ETA?

Here is the blog which explains how to

  • Create Planner task when an email flagged in office 365
  • Create Planner task when email is received from selective user
  • Import task fro
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Adding Flow to create tasks from Outlook into Planner is nice but its a one way flow.  So when you mark a task complete in Planner it doesn't mark it complete in Outlook.

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I've had a go exploring the features. It looks good. Are we ever likely to see support in the reverse direction. e.g. When I create a Planner task, create a Wunderlist/Ou... Read More

I had an inquiry from a colleague asking if there is a way to restrict members of a plan to where they can't create buckets or move tasks around in different orders.  I think there is an interest in having some members have read only access to look at the

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As Juan said there is no way for this now because Planner uses Office 365 groups and you cannot define user roles here.
Sorry, but we don't have these features in Planner Today

Below are updates for Planner. The below screenshots are taken the Ignite session video and I have added the target date for easy reference.

 

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where is guess access, shows 2 months from feb 2017
Thanks for the update
Thank you so much for these!

Hi,

 

as an enthusiastic follower from Germany I would like to know when these updates and especially the planner itself will be available in the "Deutschland Cloud". I've

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Thanks for the update, I love planner and I'm encouraging our customers to adopt it in their businesses. The video from Ignite was also very insightful.

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/brismith/2017/08/16/microsoft-planner-considerations-for-reporting-part-3/

I used Flow with Azure Functions to copy Planner data into Azure CosmosDB for reporting - just to give you some ideas on what's possible and the co

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Great stuff Brian!!!

Big news today: https://blogs.office.com/2017/05/31/announcing-the-microsoft-planner-mobile-app-for-iphone-and-android/

 

Planner mobile apps are here!

 

Announcing-the-Microsoft-Planner-mobile-app-1.png

 

I'm interested to hear your likes and dislikes about the app. The product team uses your feedback

... Read More
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One of the things our users are noticing is that if the group was created in Yammer and they are using planner with it, it does not show in the planner app. The tasks do

... Read More

is there a windwos 10 mobile app for this.

Looks like plans from groups created in Yammer does not show up in the iOS-app

Thanks for this. I have been waiting for this update ever since Planner was launched. There is a bit of an issue with data correctness on my mobile version. I have around

... Read More
Fantastic! :) I'm getting stopped with a request to enroll my device even though it is already enrolled with InTune. I assume this is a known issue at the moment?