Outlook / 2003 / 2007 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016

  • How to change the Mail Count Display

    How to change the Mail Count Display

    Outlook can display either the number of unread e-mails or the total number of e-mails in a folder alongside the folder name.
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  • How to open replies and forwards in a new window

    How to open replies and forwards in a new window

    By default, if Reading pane is opened, Outlook opens replies and forwards in the same window, but you can fix this behaviour and open them in a new window.
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  • Improved AutoComplete

    Improved AutoComplete

    Outlook uses two features to resolve and complete names entered into email messages: AutoComplete and Autoresolution.
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  • Limiting the incoming message size

    Limiting the incoming message size

    You can use the Send/Receive Settings to specify a limit on message size for messages downloaded in the Inbox.
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  • Adding Data files

    Adding Data files

    Although Outlook automatically creates Data Files as needed when you add accounts, you might want to add your own Data Files (.pst - files) to a profile. For example, perhaps you use an Exchange Server account for your primary Outlook store, but want a set of personal folders to serve as an archive; or perhaps you have an Exchange Server account and are adding a POP3 account.
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  • How to specify which folder is displayed when Outlook starts

    How to specify which folder is displayed when Outlook starts

    Most people prefer to have Outlook display the Inbox when the application is started. The following tip enables you to specify which folder you would like to be displayed when you start Outlook.
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  • How to use a Desktop Alert

    How to use a Desktop Alert

    The Desktop Alert is an alert window that pops up when a new e-mail arrives in the Outlook default Inbox.
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  • How to set Outlook to download only E-mail headers

    How to set Outlook to download only E-mail headers

    Sometimes it is to your advantage to not download an entire e-mail from your mail server, such as when you have a slow Internet connection or you want to start looking through many e-mail messages for a particular one as soon as possible. Outlook offers the capability to download only the e-mail header, which includes the sender and the subject of the e-mail, and display these onscreen before downloading the message itself.
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  • Creating an E-mail Signature

    Creating an E-mail Signature

    If you frequently sign your messages using not only your name, but also additional information such as your job title and contact information, you'll appreciate Outlook's Signature feature. When enabled, it appends text of your choice to the end of every message that create and/or reply to.
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  • Color Coding Messages

    Color Coding Messages

    Usually Outlook users are using folders to organize messages, but you can also use colors. For example, you might apply a special color to all messages from a particular person. You can then see at a glance which messages are from that person.
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