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 Sensation XL with Beats Audio , tap My tasks.

Filtering tasks

  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 a task list

  1. In 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.

Managing task lists

  1. In the Tasks app, press and then tap Lists.
  2. From here, you can:
    Show or hide a list Tap All lists to show all the lists in all your accounts, or tap a specific account and then tap the list that you want to show.
    Rename a list
    1. Tap an account, and then press and hold the list that you want to rename.
    2. Tap Rename, and then enter a new name for it.
    Delete a list
    1. Tap an account, and then press and hold the list that you want to delete.
    2. Tap Delete .

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.

Managing tasks

  1. In the Tasks app, press and then tap Lists.
  2. Tap the account and then tap the list where the tasks you want to manage are listed.
  3. In the list of tasks, you can:
    Mark a task complete

    Tap the check box next to the task. To view completed tasks, press and then tap Completed.

    Sort tasks
    1. Press , and then tap Sort.
    2. Select how you want to sort the tasks.
    Edit a task
    1. Press and hold 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

    Press and hold an overdue task, and then tap Postpone.

    When you postpone a task, its due date is automatically set to the day after its original due date.

    Move a task to another list
    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.

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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