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How to create an unassigned copy of an assigned task in Outlook?

By default, when you create an assigned task in Outlook, it won’t be edited anymore. Making the assigned task editable helps you work on it along with the assignees. If you want to edit the assigned task, please do as follow tutorial shows.

Create an unassigned copy of an assigned task in Outlook

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arrow blue right bubbleCreate an unassigned copy of an assigned task in Outlook

Outlook provides you with a function of creating an unassigned copy of an assigned task. With this function, you can edit the assigned task as you need.

1. Get into the Task folder and select your assigned task which you have sent to others. And then double click to open it.

2. In the Task window, click the Details button in the Show group under Task tab. See screenshot:

3. Then click the Create Unassigned Copy button in the Task window.

4. Then click the OK button in the popping up prompt box.

5. In this step, click the Save & Close button directly to create the copy.

6. Then the unassigned copy is created from the assigned one. And the original subject will add a word “copy” behind it.


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