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Completing tasks

Completing tasks

Use the Tasks app to organize and track to do's and tasks.

With the Tasks app, you can:

  • View a unified lists of tasks from your phone and your Exchange ActiveSync accounts.
  • Create tasks and group them into lists.
  • Enter details about your tasks.
  • Receive a notification when a task is due.
  • Postpone or edit the due date of tasks.

To open the Tasks app, tap > Tasks.

Not signed in to your Exchange ActiveSync account?

  1. From the Home screen, press , and then tap Settings > Accounts & sync > Add account > Exchange ActiveSync.
  2. Enter the Exchange ActiveSync account details, and then tap Next. If your corporate Exchange Server does not support auto-detect, you’ll need to enter your Exchange Server settings after you tap Next. Ask your Exchange Server administrator for details.
  3. Choose the type of information that you want to sync. Make sure that you check Tasks.
  4. Choose how often you want to sync, and then tap Next.
  5. Enter the account name, then tap Finish setup.

Viewing the unified task list

You can view and update a unified list of tasks. Tasks are color coded so you can easily distinguish which accounts they belong to.
In the Tasks app, press , and then tap Accounts > All accounts.
Tip: You can also select a specific account. If you want to view only tasks that you entered using HTC Rhyme , tap My tasks.

Filtering tasks

You can filter tasks by date due or by priority.
  1. Go to the list that contains the tasks that you want to filter.
  2. Press , and then tap Filter.
  3. From the list, choose how you want to filter the tasks, and then tap OK.

Creating and managing lists

You can create lists and organize your tasks under them.
  1. From the Tasks app, press and then tap Lists.
  2. Tap , and then choose an account for the list.
  3. Enter a name for the list, and then tap OK.

Showing or hiding lists

  1. Press , and then tap Lists.
  2. Tap the list that you want to show:
    • Tap All lists to show all the lists in all your accounts.
    • Tap a specific account, and then tap the list that you want to show.

Renaming a list

  1. Press , and then tap Lists.
  2. Tap and hold the list that you want to rename. A menu appears.
  3. Tap Rename.
  4. Enter a new name for your list, and then tap OK.

Deleting a list

  1. Press , and then tap Lists.
  2. Tap and hold the list that you want to delete. A menu appears.
  3. Tap Delete > OK.

Creating a task

  1. From the Tasks app, enter the task in the text box, and then tap .
  2. If you want to fill in details for your task, tap after entering the task in the text box. You may information such as:
    • The List it will be grouped under.
    • Priority of the task
    • Time and date when the task is due
    • If it is a task that is accomplished regularly. If so, you can also set the due date for the repeating task.
    • A description of the task.
    Don't forget to tap Save to keep the details.

Managing tasks

Tasks can be sorted, postponed, and more.

From the Tasks screen, you can get important information about your tasks at a glance. The following information is displayed:

  • Due Date - By default, tasks are sorted by Due Date with the most recent appearing first on the list.
  • One-time event or recurring task- If a task is recurring, the icon appears next to the task.
  • Priority- The following indicates the priority of the tasks:
    High
    Medium
    Low

Marking a task complete

When you're done with your task, you can mark it complete.
Tap the check box next to the task. The task is striked off and then disappears from the list.

To view your completed tasks, press and then tap Completed .

Sorting tasks

Sort tasks by date, priority, or title.
  1. In the Tasks app, go to the list that contains the tasks that you want to sort.
  2. Press , and then tap Sort (or More > Sort).
  3. Select how you want to sort tasks.

Editing a task

You can change the details of the task anytime you want.
  1. Go to the list that contains the task that you want to edit.
  2. Press and hold the task, and then tap Edit.
  3. Change the details of the task.
  4. Tap Save.

Deleting a task

  1. Go to the list that contains the task that you want to delete.
  2. Press and hold the task, and then tap Delete.
  3. Tap OK.

Postponing a task

When you have not completed a task that is due, you can postpone it. When a task is postponed, its due date is automatically set to the day after.
  1. From the Home screen, open the Notifications panel.
  2. Tap the notification about the task that is due. The task and its details appear.
  3. Tap Postpone.
Your task appears on the list with a new due date. To go back to the list, press , tap List, and then select the list that contains your task.

Moving a task to another list

You can re-arrange tasks and group them in another list.
  1. Go to the list that contains the task that you want to move.
  2. Press and hold the task, and then tap Move to.
  3. Tap the list that you want to contain the task.
The task disappears from the list you are currently viewing.

Changing Tasks settings

  1. Switch to the account that you want to change.
  2. Press and then tap Settings (or More > Settings ).
  3. Change the settings and press to save your changes..
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