Follow/Watch a Task

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Task watchers receive notifications whenever a task is altered, updated, or changed in any way. Becoming a watcher is a great way to stay updated on a task's progress, even if the task is not assigned to you.

 


 

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What is a Task Watcher?

Task watchers receive notifications whenever a task is updated or changed in any way.

 

Every user who participates in a task will be automatically added as a Watcher. You'll become a watcher if:

 

 

While a task can have only one assignee, it can have an unlimited number of watchers. Becoming a watcher is a great way for multiple collaborators and stakeholders to stay updated on a task's progress, even if the task is not assigned to them.

 


 

Add/Remove Task Watchers

Every user who participates in a task will be automatically added as a watcher. You can also add/remove watchers via the watchers widget on the right-hand side of the task window. To do this:

 

  1. Open the task you'd like to add a watcher to.
  2. Click the watchers widget on the right side of the task window.
  3. Select the user(s) you'd like to add as watchers from the drop-down menu.
  4. To remove a task watcher, select their name a second time.

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Still having trouble? 

 

Reach out to MeisterTask Support for help!