New Google Tasks Features: Mark a Task with a Star and Add a Task From Chat

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Mark Your Important Tasks With a Star

You can now mark your important tasks with a star to prioritize your tasks and to easily access your starred items across various tasks lists in the new starred view.

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Add a Task from Google Chat

You can now add a task from individual or group messages in Google Chat.

This feature allows you to create tasks that come out of conversations with your colleagues via Chat.

Once you have created a personal task, you can add a due date and description, then quickly navigate back to the conversation.


These features are now available for all UNLVMail ( and Rebelmail accounts (

You can learn more about organizing your tasks and adding a task.