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Sandy Lenner
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For Outlook 2016, Is there a way to create folders either under My Tasks or Other Tasks  on the left side, that will pull tasks  into the folder based on a category filter. I have tried to no avail. I do not want to create views  for each category( i have done  that and it ok) . I prefer to use folder on the left side, if possible.

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Both "My Tasks" and "Other tasks" are placeholders, or "Folder groups". You can simply switch to the folder view (CTRL+6) and create a subfolder under your Tasks folder. Or, right-click any of the folders under "My tasks" and select "New folder".

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>>  that will pull tasks  into the folder based on a category filter.

 

No. You can create separate Task folders for each category and move tasks into them, but thats not really a filter... views or instant search would be the way to do it with one folder for all tasks. 

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