The new Microsoft Planner mobile app is now available for iPhone and Android phones. Starting today, current Planner users can use this companion app to view and update their plans on the go, addressing feedback we’ve heard since the launch of the Planner web app.
Q. How can we access Planner?
A. If you’re new to Planner, you can access the web app via tasks.office.com to start and build your plans. Existing users can access Planner through both the web and mobile experiences. If you don’t have an eligible license of Office 365, please visit their product page to learn more about which subscriptions include Planner. If you have an eligible license and would like to learn more about Planner, please visit their support page.
Q. Which features are coming next?
A. Updates including push notifications, the ability to create a plan and Intune integration are coming soon.
Microsoft Planner requires an eligible Office 365 work or school subscription. This app does not support Office 365 personal accounts (for example: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org). If you are not sure about your company’s subscription or the services you have access to, please contact your IT department.
Planner provides a simple, visual way to organize teamwork. Planner makes it easy for your team to create new plans, organize and assign tasks, share files, chat about what you’re working on, and get updates on progress.
Organize work visually
Each plan has its own board, where you can organize tasks into buckets. You can categorize tasks based on their status or on whom they’re assigned to. To update the status or change assignments, just drag and drop tasks between columns…