Assign A Task Using Nintex Workflows In SharePoint 2013 And Office 365

Welcome to an article on how to assign a task in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 using Nintex Workflows.This article will display the action “Assign a Task” so that all my developer friends don’t have to spend much time and effort while using this function in their projects.

This action assists you to assign a Task to the user using workflow. Let’s see the implementation of this functionality.

  • Create a list, Dev Testing.

  • Click on the List tab on the Top ribbon and click on Nintex Workflow.

  • You will see the following screen to create a new workflow.

  • Click on “Create new workflow”.

  • You will come to the design phase of the Nintex workflows.Add the action, “Assign a task” either by right clicking on the workflow or by dragging and dropping from the left toolbox.

  • Now let’s configure it.When you double click on the action the following screen opens up.


  1. Participant: Assign the users whom you want to make as a participant to receive tasks.

  2. Task Title: Provide a title to the task.

  3. Description: Provide a description to the task.

  4. Due Date: Provide a due date to the tasks.

  5. Rela