Keeping track of your tasks

Keeping track of your tasks

Use the Tasks app to organize and track to do and task lists. Create tasks on your phone or sync them with your Google and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts. You can also see your tasks in Calendar.
To open the Tasks app, tap > Tasks.
To switch between your task accounts, tap and then tap another account.

Creating a task

  1. In the Tasks app, enter the task name in the New task text box.
    Tip: If you want to create a task and enter the details later, tap after you've entered the task name.
  2. Tap and then enter the task details.
  3. Tap Save.

Linking a task to a contact

Helping friends out on a project or event? Link a task to a contact in the People app so that when your friend calls, the task will appear on the screen. You can also filter tasks to show what tasks are associated to a specific contact.
Note: Only tasks under My Tasks can be linked to a contact.
  1. While entering the details of the task, tap the text box under People, and enter a name.
  2. If you want to link the task to a contact in the People app, tap .
  3. Select the contact, and then tap Save.
  4. Fill in the rest of the details, and then tap Save.

Linking a task to a location

Link tasks to a location so that the next time you are in an area, you can check which errands you can do along the way.
Note: You can only link a location to tasks created under My Tasks.
  1. While entering the details of the task, tap the text box under Location and enter a location.
  2. To specify an area in the map, tap .
  3. Move to an area.
  4. Tap Done.
  5. Enter a name for the location and tap OK.
  6. Fill in the rest of the details, and then tap Save.
The task is plotted on a map with other tasks linked to locations.
  • To view these tasks on a map, tap > Map view on the Tasks main screen. Pan across the map until (location indicator) appears. The location indicator shows how many tasks are linked to that location.
  • To view the details of the task, tap .
  • To view your location on the map, tap > Locate me.

Managing tasks

  1. Go to the list that contains the task.
  2. In the list of tasks, you can:
    Mark a task complete

    Tap the check button next to the task. To view completed tasks, tap > View completed.

    Sort tasks
    1. Tap > Sort.
    2. Select how you want to sort the tasks.
    Edit a task
    1. Tap the task that you want to edit, and then tap Edit.
    2. Edit the task details, and then tap Save.
    Delete a task

    Press and hold the task that you want to delete, and then tap Delete.

    Postpone a task
    1. Press and hold an overdue task, and then tap Postpone.
    2. Choose how long you want to postpone the task.
    Move a task to another list

    You can only move the task to another list that is under the same account.

    1. Press and hold the task that you want to move, and then tap Move to.
    2. Tap the task list where you want the task to appear.

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, tap > All tasks.
Tip: If you want to view tasks that are stored in HTC One S , tap My tasks.

Creating a task list

  1. In the Tasks app, tap > Manage lists.
  2. Tap , and then choose an account for the list.
    Note: Lists can't be created for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts.
  3. Enter a name for the list, and then tap OK.

Managing task lists

  1. In the Tasks app, tap > Manage lists.
  2. From here, you can:
    Show tasks To show all tasks under a list, tap a task list.
    Rename a list
    1. Tap at the right of a list, and then tap Rename.
    2. Enter a new name for the list, and then tap OK.
    Delete a list
    1. Tap at the right of a list, and then tap Delete.
    2. Tap OK.
    Note: You can only delete lists that you created on HTC One S.

Backing up or restoring tasks

  1. Go to the list that contains the tasks you want to back up.
  2. Tap > Import/Export.
  3. Tap Export to phone storage to back up your tasks, or tap Import from phone storage to restore tasks on HTC One S.

Changing Tasks settings

  1. In the Tasks app, tap > Settings
  2. Change the settings and press .
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