Settings in Outlook 2013 2010 2007 2003

How to turn on or off Mini Toolbar

By default Outlook shows feature called the Mini Toolbar. This feature can be useful, but somebody might want to turn it off. This tip shows how to turn on or turn off this feature.

Using Shortcuts to create new Outlook items

This tip is about how to create and use icons on the desktop or your Quick Start toolbar that start new Outlook items like new e-mail message or new appointment item.

Quick Preview of E-mails

Sometimes you just need to have a quick preview of an e-mail before deciding whether to open it. Outlook provides a feature called AutoPreview that shows the first few lines of your e-mails.

Search Folders

Search Folders let you to access the information in your mailbox more quickly, because, unlike the ordinal folders, they do not dictate that message should belong to a single folder.

Collapse the Ribbon to get more space on screen

When you need as much space as possible on screen to view a document, you can collapse (or minimize) the Ribbon and then restore it very simple.

Minimize Outlook to the System Tray

The default settings minimize Outlook to the Taskbar, but you can make settings to minimize it to the Tray.

How to control how the Reading Pane marks E-mails as read

When you open an e-mail, it automatically is marked as read. However, if you are using the Reading Pane to view messages instead of opening them, you have a number of possible options for marking e-mails as being read.

Adding Commands to the Quick Access Toolbar

Suppose you'd like to add a couple more commands to the Quick Access toolbar. Also, say you want to work with every e-mail in new window. You can add the Open in New Window button to the Quick Access toolbar.

Outlook Auto-Archive features

AutoArchive in Outlook moves old items to an archive. You can customize it for more comfortable using of Outlook.

Creating Your Own Menu

Creating custom menus in Outlook is a funny feature you can use to create groups of the options that you use most often, and then plug them into the menu you name and use yourself.