Check Out These New Outlook Features and Some Exciting Options You Probably Missed

By |2022-07-12T14:30:03-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Email Management Tips, Microsoft 365|

Recently, Microsoft announced several new Outlook features that will soon become available in Outlook for Windows. Some of these features were already available in the web version, so this will bring a more unified experience across platforms. Explore these upcoming features and other exciting options you may have missed along the way. Keep in mind that feature availability differs among various versions of Outlook. That is, features available in the web version may not yet appear in the desktop version, and vice versa. Additionally, Microsoft typically makes options available in a rolling fashion, so some customers will receive them earlier

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Read Email Faster with Outlook Reading Pane and Other Productivity Tips

By |2022-03-14T09:59:06-04:00March 9th, 2022|Email Management Tips, Microsoft 365|

Far more than just an email program, Microsoft Outlook delivers essential tools to help users make the most out of their time at work. By adjusting options for the Outlook reading pane, folder pane, and to-do bar, users read email faster and see at a glance upcoming appointments, frequent contacts and key tasks. Typically, when users open Outlook, they see the folders pane on the far left, followed by the message preview area, and reading pane if displayed. The optional to-do bar shows on the far right. Because everyone works differently, Outlook includes several options to customize that dashboard. For

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Microsoft Editor in Outlook Promotes More Inclusive and Professional Email

By |2021-12-23T03:33:49-05:00December 15th, 2021|Email Management Tips, Microsoft 365, Office 365 and Migration|

For years, Microsoft users have depended on Word’s built-in spelling and grammar checker. Many of those users may be not aware that Microsoft has updated and expanded its editing features, bringing them to Outlook. With Microsoft Editor in Outlook, users can both proof and refine their writing to be more inclusive and professional in more than 20 languages. AI-powered Intelligent Writing Support With Microsoft Editor, users benefit from a versatile writing assistant powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The familiar red and blue underlines still alert users to spelling and grammar corrections. But now, Editor also offers stylistic suggestions to help

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5 Nifty Time-Saving Microsoft 365 Tips

By |2022-01-28T09:15:22-05:00September 8th, 2021|Email Management Tips, Office 365 and Migration|

The productivity experts at Microsoft know firsthand the need to constantly work smarter and more efficiently. To that end, they continually work to build productivity features into their products and improve existing options. Check out these time-saving Microsoft 365 tips. You may even discover a few gems you never knew existed. 1. Share Documents Quickly (Office) Microsoft allows users to share documents without leaving the app. If the document has been saved to OneDrive, you can send either a link or a copy. When sending a link, Share includes the option to add an expiration date and password. And when

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How to Turn Off Clutter in Outlook / Office 365

By |2022-01-28T09:02:46-05:00April 21st, 2020|Office 365 and Migration|

How to Turn Off Clutter in Outlook / Office 365 Clutter is a mailbox management feature of Office 365 for Business. (If you don’t have an Office 365 for Business subscription, you will not have this feature.) It analyzes how you process your email and then moves “unimportant” or low-priority email from your Inbox into a special folder, to save you the time of doing this yourself. Essentially, it sorts emails it thinks you will already ignore into a secondary Inbox. If you already have an email spam protection tool running, Clutter may be overkill. If you’re tired of fishing

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Create Rules to Automatically Sort Incoming Mail in Outlook

By |2022-01-28T09:04:51-05:00December 19th, 2019|Email Management Tips|

When you receive a lot of email, your inbox becomes cluttered and difficult to navigate. Thankfully, you can use create Rules in Outlook to sort your incoming email. Here are the steps to set up a rule in Outlook that will automatically put incoming mail from a particular sender into a specific folder: Select an email in your Inbox from the sender you'd like to create a new folder for. Go to Rules > Create Rule on the toolbar. Check the "From…" box at the top of the Create Rule window. Check "Move the item to folder:" at the bottom of the Create Rule dialog box,

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10 More Outlook Tips and Tricks GroupWise Users Will Love

By |2020-06-01T09:43:30-04:00November 20th, 2019|Email Management Tips|

Now that you have been working with Office 365 for a while, you have mastered a few Outlook management tips. For instance, you learned to streamline your email using Quick Steps, and you created an email signature. Now the time has come to have some fun! Check out these Outlook tips and tricks guaranteed to make your day. 1. Write Now, Send Later You can compose a message now and tell Outlook to send it at a later time. For example, suppose you want your email to arrive on your coworker’s desk first thing in the morning. Write the message

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