Feedback by UserVoice

Microsoft Planner - Feedback Forum

Welcome to Planner’s Feedback Forum!

We love your feedback and look forward to hearing from you. We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to create this forum and it is a great place to post your ideas and vote on your favorites. We can’t promise we’ll build everything, but the product group will review all requests. Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft. We will do our best to respond to the top suggestions.

How it works

  • Create a user account if you want to add a new idea or vote on existing ideas
  • Check out the ideas others have suggested and vote on your favorites (as you start entering an idea, a list of similar ideas may show up)
  • If you have a idea that’s not listed yet, you can submit your own. Please keep your suggestion to 25 words or less and one idea per post.

Thank you for joining our community and helping improve Office 365 Planner!

Lawyer stuff
Please note that the Planner’s Feedback Forum is moderated and is a voluntary participation-based project. If your submission is not a product feature suggestion it may be removed. Please do not send any novel or patent-able ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

Need technical support? Visit our support page

How can we improve Planner?

(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Links in comments need to be clickable

    When you comment a link, it is clickable in the e-mail you get but not on the card when you open it, so you need to select the text, copy and paste in the address dar so you can go to that link!

    23 votes
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)

      We’ll send you updates on this idea

      3 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Sort Task and Buckets

      I would like to be able to sort the tasks and bucket names in alphabetical or numeric order.

      23 votes
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        Signed in as (Sign out)

        We’ll send you updates on this idea

        0 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Just make it more like Trello already, or even Jira

        The majority of the suggestions for Planner would be handled already if you simply made planner more like Trello.

        I'm posting this idea to bring attention to the fact that several of the core ideas to Planner are "off", and if Planner were to simply follow Trello more, the tool would satisfy people's requirements for task boards and task board collaboration much better.

        The major deficiencies are:
        * lack of multiple boards per Group. The current Group = Board thing you've got going on makes Planner unusable to us currently.

        * inability to assign multiple people to a task

        *…

        23 votes
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          Signed in as (Sign out)

          We’ll send you updates on this idea

          4 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Assign todo list

          Within a task assign the todo list to people. You keep 1 task owner but (s)he can delegate from that task instead of creating multiple tasks that somehow must have a link to the first task....

          23 votes
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            Signed in as (Sign out)

            We’ll send you updates on this idea

            0 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Tile buckets for easier overview

            I find I forget that there are buckets to the left. It would be good to have a tile overview of all the buckets that could be expanded when necessary.

            23 votes
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              Signed in as (Sign out)

              We’ll send you updates on this idea

              1 comment  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 22 votes
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                Signed in as (Sign out)

                We’ll send you updates on this idea

                1 comment  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • privacy

                To be able to change the privacy of a board after creation.

                22 votes
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  Signed in as (Sign out)

                  We’ll send you updates on this idea

                  1 comment  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • COMMENTS: Select, copy+paste, edit, delete

                  I'd like to be able to select and copy + paste a comment or fragments of it elsewhere. I don't mean to copy the comment from a task to another, although it may be a good improvement too. It's just a simple copy and paste to an email, a word file, or anything...
                  Also, edit and delete a comment would be really helpful.
                  Thank you!

                  21 votes
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    Signed in as (Sign out)

                    We’ll send you updates on this idea

                    2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Adding swim lanes for multiple plans

                    The ability to view plans in a "Swim Lane" format would be good

                    21 votes
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      Signed in as (Sign out)

                      We’ll send you updates on this idea

                      2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Activity logging in a seperate part from remarks / notifications per task

                      I want to see who dragged what task to where, added what en when in a task. Can you please make an auto activity log in a grey text per task?

                      21 votes
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        Signed in as (Sign out)

                        We’ll send you updates on this idea

                        2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 21 votes
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          Signed in as (Sign out)

                          We’ll send you updates on this idea

                          2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Use label color for card background

                          It would provide a better user experience if a card background color is set to its label color.

                          20 votes
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            Signed in as (Sign out)

                            We’ll send you updates on this idea

                            2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 20 votes
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              Signed in as (Sign out)

                              We’ll send you updates on this idea

                              3 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • due date and resource assignment for sub-tasks created within Tasks

                              Currently you can create sub task with tasks but you can not assign due date and resources to respective sub tasks.

                              19 votes
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                Signed in as (Sign out)

                                We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 19 votes
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)

                                  We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                  0 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 19 votes
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)

                                    We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                    1 comment  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Manage tasks by work period (sprint)

                                    As a user, I want to be able to manage tasks by work periods (e.g. Period 5 being the first two weeks of March) so that I can focus on those currently on each team member's plate, not on the complete list of tasks for the overall plan which may last many months. Such a work period is often called a "Sprint" within the software development community, and the view of such tasks is called a "Scrum Board", but this capability is not software development specific.

                                    It may be suggested that such a view can be created by filtering tasks…

                                    19 votes
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)

                                      We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                      0 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Auto Assign to creator if not assigned / inherit from Stack owner

                                      Our stacks are owned by people. Creation of a new task in the stack should default to being owned by that person until changed.

                                      19 votes
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)

                                        We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                        1 comment  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Make it possible to plan tasks per hour

                                        A taks is not always a complete day (8 hours) but can also be 4 hours our 1 hour. Make it possible to adjust the amount of hours per task. By default 1 day.

                                        19 votes
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)

                                          We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                          1 comment  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • permissions

                                          It would be great if we could put an entire team into a plan, but some team members can only add something to a single bucket list and the others have read-only permissions. Is this possible? Here I think very strongly of agencies that work with development and concept and designers. One could create a kind of Scrum process where customer advisors can create tasks and afterwards the work can be carried out by the individual departments. Furthermore, there should then be a bucket list such as verification, here the customer advisor can comment again, upload images .... to list…

                                          18 votes
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)

                                            We’ll send you updates on this idea

                                            2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          • Don't see your idea?

                                          Microsoft Planner - Feedback Forum

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base