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  1. Add a progress indicator

    add a possibility to indicate the progress of a tast, e.g. 0,25,50,75,100%

    2,297 votes
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  3. Due Again/Repeat After Completion

    Add ability to make new "Due Again" x number of days (weeks) after current To-Do is completed.

    For example, you make a reminder to trim your dogs nails every two weeks. When due, you're out of town and don't complete the to-do till the following weekend.

    When the current late to-do is marked complete, it would be nice to have a new to-do scheduled for the same interval.

    1,975 votes
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  4. Start Dates and Due Dates

    In Omnifocus, I can set a "start date", which is the date that the task is available to be worked on. We can choose the view (for example "all future tasks", "all visible or available tasks"). With this feature it is possible to better organize the future due dates and tasks, hiding the tasks of a far future. It would be welcome in MS ToDo.

    1,865 votes
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  5. Add Outlook Categories to Tasks

    Ability to sync with Outlook categories and sort by categories within the app.

    1,848 votes
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  6. Browser Extension (Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Opera, Safari, xxx)

    Add task from browser with support for both choosing list on each adding or/and set a standard list where entry is added by default. It would be a nice feature to show standard adding-list, and last “used” list in top position and then all lists available beneath.

    1,845 votes
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  7. 1,786 votes
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    on the backlog  ·  202 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Import from more sources

    Import from google keep, 24me, Evernote, ticktick, reminds..

    1,669 votes
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  9. Due dates and reminders for Steps / Subtasks

    Having the ability to set a due date or reminder for an individual subtask.

    1,643 votes
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  10. Push notifications on shared lists

    Everyone on a shared list should be able to get notified when entries are added or completed on these shared lists via push notifications on phone. Not via email.

    1,581 votes
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    178 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Push notifications on shared lists for personal accounts is available in To Do. Push notifications for AAD accounts (work and school accounts) is work in progress and will be enabled soon.

  11. Open email with Outlook Desktop

    Thanks for the Flagged mail connection. It would be great if the email could open in Outlook Desktop instead of OWA.

    1,512 votes
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  12. OneDrive integration

    This is a must given that this is a Microsoft product

    1,451 votes
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  13. Kanban board todo lists view

    So we can drag and drop tasks to other lists like Trello

    1,325 votes
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  14. Ability to backup/export all lists

    Ability to backup/export all lists. Either to CSV/PDF/Excel and/or a backup file so that we can restore in the event of something going wrong with my lists or the Exchange server that hosts the lists. We need some level of assurance that our precious lists are safe!

    1,308 votes
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  15. Alexa integration

    Specifically shopping list, but also add reminders

    1,289 votes
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  16. Undo button

    Accidently have check off some task due to its location. An undo botton would resolve accidently check off task.

    1,260 votes
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  17. Color coding / Colour coding

    I would love if I could color code the parts of my list so I can easily look at the parts of the list categorically at a glance! I absolutely love Microsoft To Do!

    1,242 votes
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  18. # Tag search

    The input tag list is displayed and I need to select the existing tag and input it when I enter a todo.
    Also, when searching, it would be nice to have a function to search by various combinations of tags and text.

    1,233 votes
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  19. IFTTT support

    I would like ifttt support or similar. I would like to be use this to input tasks using Siri

    1,072 votes
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  20. The Note section should allow rich text formatting

    Numbers, bullets, bold, color, font, hyperlinks, images, files, checklist..like the way Trello allows.

    1,056 votes
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