Enable Versioning on SharePoint Online Site Task List

By default the versioning of a SharePoint Online Site Task List is off, if you want to enable it, follow the below step-by-step process,

  • Step 1: Navigate to your Task List on your SharePoint Site.
  • Step 2: Now on the top ribbon select List
  • Step 3: Under General Settings select Versioning settings
    Select Versioning Settings
  • Step 4: Now under "Item Version History" for the question "Create a version each time you edit an item in this list?" choose the yes radio button.
  • Step 5: You would see that the text field next to "Keep the following number of versions:" will be enabled, add a number - say 20.
  • Step 6: Optional: If you also enable Content Approval - "Require content approval for submitted items?" you can also enable "Keep drafts for the following number of approved versions:" and add a value there.
  • Step 7: Optional: You can also set the draft version security.
    Select Yes if you want to enable versioning on your Task List
  • Step 8: Click save.

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