The date format is fixed to mm/dd/yyyy, could this please be selectable based on your region - for example we use dd/mm/yyyy
As an update, since we’ve still been seeing issues around date formatting, so we’re pursuing another fix that should help: If you’re using Planner within Teams, we will default to using the same language/local as Teams.
If you’re seeing this issue persist outside of Teams and your language/locale is set properly for your Office account, please let us know in the comments below!
The Planner Team
Alex B commented
god, 4 years on and we still have this problem. It doesn't matter what you do Teams if you are using planer in a standalone web browser. Very poor design!
We should be able to select the date format we feel like or then follow the same behaviour as when running planner inside Teams.
Our customers get really confused with this date format!
Liz Triffitt commented
The date displays in accordance with Region Settings in MS Teams.
It displays US format in the Planner App on the web and in Sharepoint Group Team Site when adding the Planner App.
Ian Yates commented
I'm seeing this a lot
https://Tasks.office.com takes me to the en-US URL
I'd like to get the en-AU URL instead.
I've opened a specific user voice item on fixing that: https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/39920344-fix-tasks-office-com-always-taking-me-to-the-en-us
It works fine in teams but not in the web app. Can you please fix this! It's super confusing.
Can the Planner Team advise if this will be fixed soon?
WOW! So much feedback this needs to be fixed for over 4 years! I have correct display as tab in teams, however in the Planner web-app (and in email notifications) it shows as US date when everything I have is set to AU date format.
Even planner settings itself: https://snipboard.io/MuBZ0Q.jpg
Please fix urgently.
Still not working.. please use the non-US date format, please.
Gary Railton commented
Still not working for us, in teams is fine but standalone nothing doing, very annoying!
Such a hard sell to our non tech people! incorrect date format is so 1980's!!!
Date format is still incorrect in our tenant via teams or direct.
Tuija Virtanen commented
Any news on this @PlannerTeam ? https://planner.uservoice.com/users/67835721-planner-team
we use dd/MMM/yy. We look forward to getting this implemented.
Ruth Jennaway commented
Why does Planner not follow the personal regional settings of Office365? Or even the tenancy Data centre region?
I am in the UK and a number of my clients have this issue.
Very off-putting for ordinary users just starting out with Planner.
Such a great tool - but only designed for American customers?
Jóhannes Jónsson commented
In Teams language settings I have selected Icelandic to determine date and time format that should be DD.MM.YYYY but the date and time format is still a US format MM.DD.YYYY
And there is no way to change the language settings in planner (!!!)
Come on, fix this. It´s the year 2020
anything is better than the US centric format. I work in the UK and communicate internationally, at the very least MS should adopt an ISO format such as yyyy-mm-dd if the logical ascending order of dd-mm-yyyy is too confusing
Not working in teams, when teams locale is set to UK, not working external either
Still seeing issues from Planner online when plan is not linked to Teams
Absolute nonsense. Using Planner via Office 365, not embedded in Teams. The date format here in Australia is wrong - this renders the product worse than useless as it is providing incorrect information.
E Dagher commented
Seriously Microsoft... a project and task planning tool that doesn't allow you to use dates in your native region format? Not everyone lives in the US.
Although I'm glad the date has been resolved if you open Planner in Teams, the full standalone program needs to be updated for differing date formats as a lot of my production of plans is done in this environment.
Adding in my support for this as there are over 5,258 Million people using Day/Month/Year format not Month/Day/Year