Microsoft To-Do Gets Tagging Support

Posted on August 24, 2018 by Mehedi Hassan in Microsoft, Windows 10 with 6 Comments

Microsoft’s To-Do app has been getting a lot of new features after the lack of updates for a long period. The app picked up a new dark theme, list sharing, steps, and other features across all platforms as part of the latest set of updates. And now, Microsoft is adding support for tagging to the app.

Tagging support is meant to help you better organize your tasks. Of course, you can already create lists within the app to organize your different tasks into different lists. But the new tagging feature is supposed to organize tasks from different lists into different types of tasks. These tags can be added right to the title of your task, or in the description of the tasks which is pretty neat.

There doesn’t seem to be a way of seeing all the different tags you have, though. When you click on a tag from a note, it will take you a search page where you can see all the other tasks with the same tag. The ability to view tasks with certain tags is powered by the search feature, so you can even search for tags with multiple tags if you want. Considering how poor the implementation of some Microsoft apps’ features was in the past, I was almost sure this wouldn’t work, but I was pleasantly surprised.

Oh, and, for those running into syncing issues with their accounts, Microsoft says there’s a new feature in the account menu of the app which lets you directly rectify such issues.

Tagging support is only available for the Windows 10 app right now, though you can be sure it will make its way to other platforms in the near future. In the meantime, you can try it out with the Windows 10 app here. 

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