Accept or Decline a Task Assignment

Just as you can delegate tasks to others, others can also delegate tasks to you. When you receive a message with an assigned task, you can accept the assignment or decline it.

Accept or Decline a Task Assignment

Accept a Task Assignment

Click Mail to switch to Outlook Mail.
Click the message in the message list that contains the task assignment. Outlook displays the message in the reading pane.
Click Accept. The Accepting Task dialog box appears.
Click the Edit the Response Before Sending option to edit your response before sending it ( changes to ). To send the response without editing it, click the Send the Response Now option ( changes to ).
Click OK. If you opt to edit the response before sending it, Outlook opens ...

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