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  1. Export to Excel

    Ability to export Plan data to Excel

    5,023 votes
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      443 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      As an update, this feature is still working its way up our backlog but we till have a few items to deliver first.

      We appreciate your patience and feedback greatly!

      Cheers,
      The Planner Team

    • Schedule reoccurring tasks.

      Add the ability to schedule tasks every day, every Wednesday, every last Friday of the month etc...

      4,253 votes
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        836 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Thank you all for your feedback and votes on recurring tasks!

        Our team is still in the design phase of this feature, but it’s on our roadmap and something we’re looking forward to bringing to life in Planner.

        The information you’ve provided on how you would utilize recurring tasks has been extremely helpful. We reference and point to our UserVoice forum constantly! If you haven’t already, comment below to let us know how you would like to use recurring tasks.

        Cheers,
        The Planner Team

      • 1,879 votes
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          215 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hello!

          Thank you for your feedback. We’ve added an export to Excel feature to our backlog and hope to begin working on it soon. We will update this thread with any news!

          In the meantime, we’d love to hear more about how you would use this. What information from your tasks would you like to export? How would you like them to be formatted in Excel?

          Cheers,

          The Planner Team

        • Reporting with Planner

          Planner should provide a quick and easy way to report regularly. For example, a view of what was accomplished during a specific week would be helpful, so a date filter and a status filter may be needed. Additionally, a static snapshot would be helpful, for reporting to executives that require information push, so a way to group projects in addition to 'favorites' is needed, as well as a way to email a snapshot of the group dashboard.

          1,471 votes
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            52 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            We don’t have any major updates to share at this time – Export to excel is still our first step towards delivering better reporting capabilities in Planner. You can find updates and discussion on this suggestion here:
            https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/11116770-import-export-from-to-excel-project-etc

            Thank you for your patience and feedback! If you have any other suggestions on how you’d like to utilize reporting functionality in Planner, please comment below!

            Cheers,
            The Planner Team

          • 675 votes
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              75 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              We currently don’t have any updates on this item, but it is planned and moving up on our backlog. Thank you for your feedback and patience!

              Cheers,
              The Planner Team

            • iOS Push Notifications

              Add notifications when changes are made, comments added, Status change, etc

              400 votes
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                23 comments  ·  iOS App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hello!

                Thanks for all the feedback! We’ve just launched push notifications in our latest app update. Users should now see a push notification when a task is assigned to them. You can learn more about this feature here: https://support.office.com/article/get-notifications-about-your-tasks-and-plans-cce223d6-b0ae-43cf-a080-266e2414a859

                We’re looking to add more notification types in future updates, so let us know in the comments if there are specific types of notifications you’d like to see!

                Cheers,

                The Planner Team

              • Android Push Notifications

                There should be a notification for the app itself instead of a email I'm sure I'm not alone on this idea.

                148 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Android App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hello!

                  Thanks for all the feedback! We’ve just launched push notifications in our latest app update. Users should now see a push notification when a task is assigned to them. You can learn more about this feature here: https://support.office.com/article/get-notifications-about-your-tasks-and-plans-cce223d6-b0ae-43cf-a080-266e2414a859

                  We’re looking to add more notification types in future updates, so let us know in the comments if there are specific types of notifications you’d like to see!

                  Cheers,

                  The Planner Team

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