Completed task emails in outlook 2016

Mohammed Rateb Kej 1 Reputation point


I need to create rules to move completed task emails in outlook 2016
to folder but I can't find "complete" category
where I can find it



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  1. Andy David - MVP 110.7K Reputation points MVP

    A Completed Task wouldn't apply in a rule.
    You mark an email as a completed task , you don't check for that as a message arrive and mark it completed.

    In other words, a rule uses a set criteria to mark a message for follow-up.
    But you, as an end-user marks that complete. There is no email to check as it arrives.

    Make sense? :)

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  2. Jade Liang-MSFT 9,826 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    According to my researches and tests, there's actually no way to realize the function of moving completed task emails to specific folder by the rules. But I find a method which could do like this via a Quick Step like below.

    After creating this Quick steps , you can use this shortcut key to mark the message completed and move it to the specific folder simultaneously in your future work, which is convenient and fast. And it seems to be an automatic transfer.

    For tasks that have previously been marked as completed, it's suggested to filter your completed task emails via (view>view settings>advanced>Flag completed) and move them manually.

    Hope above information is helpful to you.

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