Microsoft Planner for PC

Microsoft Planner for PC

Published by Microsoft Corporation

You need an Office 365 work or school subscription to use this app.



Microsoft Planner PC screenshot

About Microsoft Planner For PC

Microsoft Planner is an Android app developed and published by Microsoft Corporation at Google Play Store on May 30, 2017 for Android users. Microsoft Planner is so popular that it has gained 500000 installs so far and growing.

Introducing Microsoft Planner: The Ultimate Task Management App

Are you tired of juggling multiple tasks and struggling to stay organized? Look no further than Microsoft Planner, the fantastic app that will revolutionize the way you manage your tasks and projects. With its user-friendly interface and powerful features, Microsoft Planner is a game-changer for individuals and businesses alike.

Stay on Track with Required Time Due

One common request from users has been the addition of a required time due feature in Microsoft Planner. And guess what? Microsoft has listened! The latest update now allows you to set due times for your tasks, making it even easier to stay on track and meet deadlines. This much-needed improvement will greatly enhance the app's usability and appeal to both individuals and businesses.

Seamless Task Management on the Go

Setting up Microsoft Planner is a breeze, and once you get started, you'll wonder how you ever managed without it. Whether you're at your desk or on the move, this app has got you covered. Say goodbye to the days of relying on your computer to add tasks to your to-do list. With Microsoft Planner, you can conveniently add and update tasks from anywhere, making your life a million times easier.

Enhanced Collaboration and Organization

Microsoft Planner is not just your average task management app. It's a comprehensive platform that brings together all the tools you need to collaborate effectively and keep track of your team's progress. With features like reoccurring tasks, reminders, and team project management, Planner creates an easily usable and viewable platform for all your needs. Plus, you can effortlessly add team members to view progress and ensure everyone stays on the same page.

Perfect for Work, School, and Personal Life

Whether you're a professional, a student, or simply someone who wants to stay organized in their personal life, Microsoft Planner is the app for you. Its versatility and user-friendly interface make it a breeze to use for any endeavor. From managing work projects to keeping track of school assignments, Planner has you covered. It even syncs seamlessly with your calendar, ensuring you never miss a beat.

A Stand-Alone App for Maximum Efficiency

While Microsoft Planner can be accessed through MS Teams, using it as a stand-alone app is a game-changer. It allows you to focus solely on your tasks and projects, eliminating the need to navigate through multiple platforms. With Planner as your go-to task management system, you'll experience a new level of efficiency and productivity.

Secure and Customizable Task Management

Microsoft understands the importance of security and customization when it comes to task management. While some users have expressed concerns about the ability to delete tasks without a trace, Microsoft is continuously working to improve the app's functionality. In the meantime, they have taken note of valuable suggestions, such as allowing only the task assignee to modify or delete tasks and enabling team members to update the status. These provisions can be made optional, giving teams the flexibility to set their preferred level of access and control.

Unlock the Power of Microsoft Planner

Don't let your Office 365 subscription go to waste! Microsoft Planner is a must-have app that will transform the way you manage tasks and projects. With its intuitive interface, seamless collaboration features, and the ability to sync across devices, Planner is the ultimate tool for staying organized and productive. Say goodbye to chaos and hello to success with Microsoft Planner.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I use Microsoft Planner for personal tasks?

Absolutely! Microsoft Planner is designed to cater to both personal and professional task management needs. Whether you're organizing your work projects or keeping track of your personal to-do list, Planner has all the features you need.

2. Can I access Microsoft Planner with a personal Office 365 subscription?

Yes, you can access Microsoft Planner with a personal Office 365 subscription. While certain features may be more specialized for professional accounts and services, Planner is still a valuable tool for personal use.

3. Are there any alternatives to Microsoft Planner?

While Microsoft Planner is a top-notch task management app, there are alternative options available if it doesn't meet your specific needs. Some popular alternatives include Trello, Asana, and Todoist. Explore these options to find the one that best suits your requirements.

4. Can I customize the level of access and control in Microsoft Planner?

Yes, Microsoft Planner offers customization options for access and control. You can choose to allow only the task assignee to modify or delete tasks, and team members can update the status as needed. These provisions can be made optional, giving you the flexibility to set your preferred level of access and control.

5. Does Microsoft Planner sync across devices?

Absolutely! Microsoft Planner seamlessly syncs across devices, ensuring you have access to your tasks and projects wherever you go. Whether you're using it on your laptop, phone, or tablet, you'll always stay up to date and in control.

Can I run Microsoft Planner on PC?

Yes, you can run Microsoft Planner on PC, but first, you will need emulator software installed on your Windows or MAC, which you can download for free. In the below video, you will find Microsoft Planner in action. Before you install the emulator, check out the minimum and recommended system requirements to run it seamlessly. They may change depending on which version of the emulator you choose. Therefore, we recommend you download the latest version of the emulator. Below you will find three free Android emulators that we have shortlisted based on their popularity:

How to Install Microsoft Planner for PC


  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above.
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Processor.
  • RAM: Your PC must have at least 4GB of RAM. (Note that having 4GB or more disk space is not a substitute for RAM)
  • Storage: 5GB Free Disk Space.
  • You must be an Administrator on your PC.
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor with Single Thread benchmark score > 1000.
  • Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with benchmark score >= 750.
  • Please ensure Virtualization is enabled on your PC/Laptop.
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • Storage: SSD (or Fusion/Hybrid Drives)
  • Internet: Broadband connection to access games, accounts and related content.

Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

  • To start with, download Bluestacks from its official website. The latest version of BluesStacks is v 5, and it is around 400 MB.
  • Once the download is done, click on the Bluestacks set up file to install it on your Windows PC. Follow the on-screen instructions and install it accordingly.
  • The next step is to launch the emulator using the desktop shortcut and sign in using your Google account.
  • Now, head over to Bluestacks home screen and click on the Google Play Store icon.
  • Hit the search bar in Google Play and search for Microsoft Planner.
  • Install Microsoft Planner from the Play Store by clicking the Install option, which completes downloading of Microsoft Planner on PC.


  • Operating System: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and DirectX 9.0c
  • Processor: At least dual-core processor, both Intel, and AMD are OK
  • Video: Supports Open GL 2.0 or above
  • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: Multiple core processors which support VT-x or AMB-V Virtualization Technology, better performance with this function enabled
  • Video: The higher performance, the better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM

Storage: 1 GB available under installation path, 1.5GB available hard drive space

Internet: Broadband Internet connection

  • Download NoxPlayer from the official website. The latest version of NoxPlayer is v 3, and it is around 600 MB.
  • Now install the emulator using the downloaded setup file. Just go through the on-screen instructions and install NoxPlayer on your computer or laptop.
  • After the installation process, launch the Nox Android emulator and log in using your Google account when it asks you.
  • Click on the Google Play Store icon and head over to the search bar to search Microsoft Planner. Once found, click on the Install button to install Microsoft Planner for PC.
  • If you do not find Microsoft Planner on Google Play Store or if you want to skip logging in to Google, you can sideload APK (download the .APK file from this page and open it with NoxPlayer).
  • Launch Microsoft Planner from home-screen and start playing it on PC right away!


  • 2 cores x86/x86_64 Processor (Intel or AMD CPU)
  • WinXP SP3 / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 (Not recommended to run on Server/Enterprise)
  • Latest Windows DirectX 11 / Graphics driver with OpenGL 2.0
  • Hardware Virtualization Technology (Intel VT-x/AMD-V) shall be enabled in BIOS
  • 2GB of RAM (4GB for x64 system)
  • 5GB of hard disk free space
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10 with VT Enabled
  • CPU: Single Thread PassMark score > 1500 (Intel/AMD Multi-Core).
  • Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with PassMark score > 750.
  • Latest Windows DirectX 11 / Graphics driver with OpenGL 4.5 or higher
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • HDD: SSD, 10GB of hard disk free space
  • Internet: Broadband connection with low latency for FPS games
  • Download MEmu Play from the official website. The latest version of NoxPlayer is v 7.5.
  • When the download is completed, install the MEmu emulator on your PC. Follow the on-screen instructions and keep on clicking the Next button until the final step.
  • Now, using the desktop shortcut, look for the MEmu Play emulator and launch it. Once done, it will ask you to log in using your Google account, proceed with the same.
  • MEmu Play will ask you to log in using your Google account. When you log in, it will sync your Google account to MEmu Play. Launch the Google Play Store by clicking on the icon and search for Microsoft Planner.
  • Click on the Install button once you find Microsoft Planner from the search results. You can also sideload APK (download the .APK file from this page and open it with MEmu) if you want to skip above step.
  • After the installation of Microsoft Planner, you're all set to use the app on PC!

Regardless of which Android emulator you install, the steps to install, configure, and running the Microsoft Planner app on PC are the same.


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