When you’re juggling work and personal tasks, having clearly defined to-do lists can help reduce stress and improve productivity. Microsoft To Do helps you manage your tasks so you can get more time for yourself. It seamlessly syncs your tasks across devices, so you always have access to them, whether you use To Do on Android, iPhone, Mac, Windows, or the web.
1. Use Siri to add tasks and open lists in To Do
Want a super-fast way to add a task or open a list in To Do? We’ve got you covered. Here’s how to add “Open list” or “Add task” as shortcuts in Siri:
Adding a task with Siri
Opening a list with Siri
2. Create shortcuts to your lists on your device’s home screen
In To Do for iOS, you can create shortcuts to your lists on your home screen. (Note: you’ll need to install the Siri Shortcuts app to be able to do this.)
Here’s how to add shortcuts to your lists:
In To Do for iOS, you can create shortcuts. Or, if you’re using iOS 14, you can add a shortcut with the Shortcuts widget.
3. Glance at your tasks from the iOS 14 widgets
If you’re using iOS 14, you can check out a To Do list from your home screen with the new Microsoft To Do widgets. To set this up:
4. Quickly add task details
You don’t need to fiddle around with due dates and reminder times when creating a task. When typing a task’s title, include when it’s due or when you want to be reminded in that title and Microsoft To Do will create a task with that due date or reminder time.
5. View your Microsoft To Do lists in Apple’s Reminders app
Microsoft To Do is integrated with Apple’s Reminders app so you can view your To Do lists in Reminders if you use iOS 12 or later. Here’s how to link your Microsoft To Do account with Apple’s Reminders app:
Note: currently shared lists and smart lists like My Day, Planned, Assigned to you, Important, and Flagged email won’t show up in Apple’s Reminders app.
6. Swipe actions
You can take a number of actions on a task just by swiping left or right. By swiping, you can:
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