Microsoft Outlook

Have you ever needed to display the total number of emails in a folder rather than just the unread ones? Follow this video to find a simple workaround…

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Outlook has a little-known but really useful view called ‘Outlook Today’. This provides you with an instant snapshot summary of your recent messages, calendar appointments and tasks…

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AutoComplete addresses are handy in addressing people that we email frequently in a new message, they help us to access our email addresses quickly, but sometimes the wrong name pops up or an old address is displayed.  This is when you may want to remove certain addresses from the list…

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When you are out of the office, it is easy to forget to turn on your Outlook Automatic Replies so that everyone knows you will not be able to reply immediately.  But in addition to switching this feature on, did you know that you can also set up a rule to send a copy of any incoming messages to a colleague whilst you are away...

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These days we all receive so many emails every day it can be difficult to sort out the ones that you need to action from the ones that are just for your information!  Try Conditional Formatting to make certain emails stand out in your Inbox.  You could see the messages from your Manager or important contacts instantly, because they appear in a different colour or font...

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Do you know how to start a search for content in Outlook using the keyboard method?  This is a quick keyboard method to access the Search box...

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When we see our inbox first, we can often get distracted from our plan because we start to “Fire Fight” immediately and not concentrate on the other priorities.  So why not change this?  Start Outlook with your Calendar, so you can see the plan that you had for the day first, so existing priorities are not put off and your “To Do List” gets done!

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Did you know that you can still recover emails that you have deleted, even if you have emptied the deleted items folder?  You will need to be using an Exchange account to be able to do this.

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Did you know that you can navigate the main features of Outlook with keyboard shortcuts?  Jump quickly from your Inbox to your Calendar and Contacts…

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When looking at yours or a colleague’s Calendar for all available dates, it is sometimes difficult to see dates across a range of days or weeks.  But did you know that you can select non-contiguous as well as contiguous dates in your calendar all at the same time...

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