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Complete Tasks for Lightning


It is counter-productive to leave finished tasks open clean the clutter by closing completed tasks.

After reading this article you will be able to:

  • Navigate to the Task Page
  • Close Tasks
  • Close Tasks from the Home Page
  • Edit Tasks


Attention Users,
Salesforce has two different desktop user interfaces: Lightning Experience and Salesforce Classic. This article is designed for Lightning Experience.


Step One: Navigate to the Task Page

  1. Click the App Launcher icon. 

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  1. Enter <Tasks> in the search area. 
  2. Click the Tasks link.

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Step Two: Close Tasks

  1. Select the completed task from the Task List.
  2. Click the Mark Complete button.

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Close Tasks From the Home Page

  1. From the Home screen click the checkbox next to the completed task in the My Tasks Component.

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Edit Task Status

If you close the task before completing it Edit the task to display the correct progress.

  1. Click the Edit button.

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Note: Add additional information to task form the edit task screen.


  1. Click the dropdown button of the Status field.
  2. Select the accurate task status.
  3. Click Save.

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