Send/forward emails to To-Do
Email address so users can email a message to To-Do.
If you use a Microsoft work or school account or a Microsoft-hosted account (e.g. Outlook, Hotmail, or Live.com) you can flag your emails and they will show up in To-Do. https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-To-Do-Blog/Flagged-emails-come-to-Microsoft-To-Do/ba-p/366684
Indeed this works, but only for one e-mail account, and of course this is not enough, many users have more than one account. I myself have 6 e-mail account because of a somewhat complex work situation
All the other task managers that I have used have this feature and I miss it. I really need it at work because I am trapped in a non-Outlook world, flag my notes all day and nothing will happen. Please ring back the add a note by email function.
John Aquino commented
Wunderlist was my go to ToDo Manager until it was killed off by Microsoft. A feature that I miss was the ability to send an email received to the todo manager. As it required an action. I now use the substituted MS ToDo but MISS the ability to forward emails to the ToDo application. Please pull out the stops to rectify this.
Just killed Wunderlist and left us alone with a beta version. Don‘t they ever use their products? Or ask somebody who does?
Ramesh Garimella commented
I am fine with it.
PLEASE BRING BACK THE EMAILS to TO-DO FEATURE!!!
how to destroy a great product (wunderlist) 101...
We don't all use Outlook everywhere. Being able to email tasks into your chosen task management system is vital to collecting everything in the same place. Not only that, but we don't necessarily want every flagged email added to the to do list. Please just return the feature Wunderlist handled so well. Use what you had and improve on it. Add, don't replace with substandard. Thanks.
It was so simple. All you had to do was leave Wunderlist the way it was and just change the name. Without this feature it's a no go.
Wishing Wonderlist functionally commented
I agree with these comments below....Too bad. I need to switch over to a different todo tool....
It's a major let down. Seems like Microsoft wants to lose all non Microsoft-hosted account users. Dangerous strategy...
Hussam Wa Yousra commented
my next search after this page is a new todo list manager that has this feature.
A must have
Yes, its abslolutely needed. without this feature I cannot train ToDo usage for both corporate and private worlds. At the end, using 2 Task Management Tools is like chasing 2 rabbits, especially if your corporate and private business lifes are interwowen. GTD's concept, - Inbox, - means that capturing a task should be as easy as possible and if I need copy paste text or resend from one email client to another (which is a task carrier), its an additional burden
Andrei Ismail commented
Hi everyone, this can be done with Zapier. You can create a Zapier Parser account and a Zapier account, and:
1. Forward the e-mail to the Zapier Parser mailbox
2. Create a Zap to create a Microsoft TODO task from that
It's duct-taped, I know, but it works ..
Was a user of Wunderlist now using "To Do' please bring back the feature that allowed me to forward an email to Wunderlist
Wunderlist had this functionality. Please bring it back. I work in a Gmail and Outlook email environment.
Microsoft ALWAYS screws up a product when they acquire it. What else is new
Tim W commented
Really? I can not believe MS dropped some of the functionality of the former Wunderlist. Having an email address to send a note was great. I haven't been this frustrated with a software takeover in a along time. Please add this functionalality back, or else it's yet another reason to get grumpy with MS over the years.
Piotr Zakaszewski commented
MS's so called solution isn't worth the storage it takes up:
Neither can you define a rule for their crappy email service to flag all incoming emails (which would then at least show up in To-Do),
nor can you share the list "flagged emails" with anyone (which would allow for the necessary access to the same shopping list items for all household users).
So thanks for nothing, my quest for an approprioate alternative to wunderlist continues.