SharePoint Online: How to Change the Task List UI to Modern Experience?

Problem: Although the tenant level Settings for SharePoint Online list and libraries configured to use New experience, task lists are created with Classic experience by default.
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How to Change SharePoint Online Task List to Modern Experience?

Task lists in SharePoint Online are created with Classic experience by default. To change its UI to the new experience user interface, do the following:

  1. Go to Task List settings >> Click on the “Advanced Settings” link
  2. Scroll down to the bottom, and from the “List experience” section, select the “New experience” option and hit OK.sharepoint online modern ui task list

This changes the task list to a new modern experience.
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If you want to set the list to new experience using PowerShell, use: How to Change the List Experience in SharePoint Online using PowerShell?

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One thought on “SharePoint Online: How to Change the Task List UI to Modern Experience?

  • This is unfortunately not a good solution as the subtask function is getting lost. Is there a better way on how to make sure to keep the subtasks as subtasks?


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