It would be good if we are able to create a subtask to an existing task.
Thank you for the feedback!
As an update, we’d like to pursue improvements to the checklist functionality in Planner, but don’t have any near-term plans.
If you’d like to vote on task dependencies/linking/referencing, please head over here: https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525/suggestions/13976094
We will keep you updated when there are any changes. Keep the votes coming and comments coming!
The Planner Team
Without the ability to create sub-tasks in Planner, people are moving to Jira. Please, please work on adding this functionality.
Christophe B. commented
I was very kind this year with my colleagues, could you please add this feature for Christmas ?
Taniya khan commented
You devoted all your time and efforts to develop and perfect this product or service or service and you are now ready to share it to the world.
Planner is useless without subtasks! This was requested more than 4 years ago - at what point will you make your customers a priority? I'm sure Atlassian appreciates your lack of service. Way to go, MS!!
Luca Dalsass commented
Sub task, with person assignment, start, end and status. Like main task.
Christoph Peter commented
Please add subtasks
We need that too! Would be very helpful!
Rysic Rychu commented
It would be very helpfull
This would help Planner compete with more comprehensive solutions like Monday.com if we could assign subtasks/checklist items to users AND assign dates.
Just curious, at what vote count, will developers add the functionality requested. The request for subtask as 5,679 votes. At some point it should be evidently clear that is something that needs to be added. Just saying.
Pls focus harder on this one along with the ability to assign sub tasks to team member(s). This is a deal breaker missing functionality that our employees need. Since it’s not there they choose other applications. Once they start using something else it’s very hard to get them to use Planner. This is a missing part of full O365 suite adoption as many dont need Project ( plus it’s additional costs).
Jake Grane commented
This cool and i agree with that 100%
hoping we can get sub tasks - herese my vote
your MS PLANNER is nice but only 50% of worth if you don´t have the chance to SUBTASKS. Only Level under KANBAN is muh too less.
Please consider this tremendous demand in your priority list for updates.
It is necessary for a realistic task planning to have in minimum one (better 2 or 3) additional levels in which you can split your Tasks under a higher categories. Hereby it´s necessary to have also the chance to combine files and due dates etc. …
In the previous software I could assign subtasks to individual team members. I need this function again!
It would be really useful if my subtasks showed as the checklist and once the subtask was mark completed by one of my coworkers it would check it off my checklist to signal me when I have all subtasks done and ready for me to do my part.
This is an absolute necessity so that several people can work together on a project with milestones.
Erin Fisher-Root commented
This is something I could really use as well for my team. It would also be great if the sub-tasks could be assigned to other people as well. If the Planner team could refer to how Asana handles tasks, it would be really nice to see Planner's tasks function the same way.
Not being able to assign subtasks to different people with different dates within an overall project and monitor that progress is a joke.
It wouldn't be so bad if you could use the buckets as the overall project but you cannot assign start finish dates to the bucket and on the schedule view it doesn't show which task belongs to which bucket. Overall totally useless as a project management tool.