Schedule reoccurring tasks.
Add the ability to schedule tasks every day, every Wednesday, every last Friday of the month etc...
Hello! Since this is one of our top asks from users (and has been for quite a while), we wanted to provide a quick update here. As mentioned in our last update, our team has been heads down shipping some recent integrations, such as the Tasks app in teams and Tasks in Docs (both of which have initial versions rolling out now!).
Recurring tasks (and the other top UserVoice asks) are still high on our backlog. I’ll provide updates here as this feature gets closer to being shipped! We also may use this forum to reach out to you, our engaged users, with design questions we have—so stay tuned if you’d like to help us bring you the best version of recurring tasks!
In the meantime, it’s great to see so much active engagement here. We continue to iterate on our initial designs as we get more feedback from users, so keep it coming!
-The Planner Team
we really need this. Hello Microsoft, glad that you've got it planned. I think you may have forgotten about it though.
There is a workaround for this. You can use PowerAutomate to create automatically recurring tasks. If there are other steps involved (such as sending a pre-generated email), this can also be automated as part of the steps.
Dan Shenk-Evans commented
This feature should be considered a baseline feature. You have it in Outlook calendars, so it makes no sense that it hasn't already been released. It is a great tool otherwise for straightforward, simple project management.
Tom Gee commented
Last update on this was 18 months ago! Wow, that's a long time to keep customers waiting. This functionality is literally the most important feature this application needs otherwise it's pointless. The fact there has been no update for such a long time is shocking!
any updates on when this will be deployed?
Nina Paleracio commented
When is this going to be deployed? It's essential if we want to use Planner to its full extent!
We need this! There's no way to work efficiently on task management without recurring tasks! I wonder why so long for what Planner Team says: "Since this is one of our top asks from users (and has been for quite a while)". Don't feel much love for that users since one of their top asks are taking years to be resolved....
Nivas Ramanathan commented
We just stopped using Planner, and have moved to RedBooth as it provides the solution out of the box. Anyone who was creating a Task Management solution, just had to look at all the apps out there and create something that's a sum of all the good things and beyond, not go back in time when this was first transferred from a physical notepad to a computer.
William Ortega commented
Sad thing indeed. I set up a big project with planner because I thought a task manager application will have this feature by default but for my surprise it does not. It is like a brand new watch that do not show the minutes. Microsoft should have known better. We are now back using another tool.. Please you have a great company and great products. I know you can do that please Guys you have to a good product here, do not abandon your customers.
it has been 6 long months since the last update from "The Planner Team", another update with expected release date would be great!!
Mario M commented
This should have been a top priority to be added to the planner. Having to record the same task over 52 weeks is just painful. If this Recurrence is not launched soon, I will just flip back to Outlook and MS project and drop MS Teams
Richard Webb commented
How is this still not a thing?! Stop reinventing the wheel and nerfing existing tech and fix the existing mess
without this functionality the application is useless
Diego Chaparro commented
Why hasn't been this simple feature implemented yet?
Kevin Peters commented
Why is this taking so long? Its been planned for years now. Can we please get an update on the status of this.
Zsolt Káldy commented
It's such an essential feature, what is the explanation, why is this feature basically not in a task managing program? Why did you leave it out of it when it was released?
Please at least move it to the backlog so we can start to see a foreseeable future where we can use this shouldn't-be-that-complicated-to-implement feature (already exist in To Do)
Is this done yet?!
Ashutosh H Deshpande commented
Need the Recurring tasks capacities.
Also need the capability to add reminders for subtasks
Gaz Parkinson commented
It's now 2021 - we should have this already. C'mon man!!