Outlook 2016

How to add country holidays to the calendar

This tip shows how to add holidays of your country or any other country to the Outlook calendar. See other tip how to add custom holidays to the calendar.

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 behavior and open them in a new window.

Export and import rules

Outlook rules could be exported and imported from file. E.g., you can export rules to a file, send this file as an email attachment or place it on a network share (or a local share) for backup purposes or to allow other users to access it.

Rule to display mail from somebody

If you are waiting for the important email from someone or need to be informed when your boss sends you an email, create an alert rule and give a rest to your brain. You will be informed promptly by alert as soon as Outlook receives such kind of email.

Rule to copy all correspondence on some subject to the specific folder

Use Outlook rules to copy all incoming messages to the specified folder. E.g., copy all e-mails with OfficeToolTips tips subject to the OfficeToolTips folder.

Rule to move all correspondence from somebody to the specific folder

Use Outlook rules to move all incoming messages to the specified folder. E.g., copy all e-mails from [email protected] to the OfficeToolTips folder.

Rule to move all correspondence on some subject to the specific folder

Use Outlook rules to copy all incoming messages to the specified folder. E.g., copy all emails about the SAP to the SAP project folder.

How to forward multiple E-mails

Usually, in order to forward a e-mail, you just need to open it and press the Forward button, but not in the case when you need to forward multiple e-mail at once. Fortunately there is a simple solution.

How to specify a Custom Message in the New Mail Alert

You can configure Outlook to display a message of your choice when a new e-mail arrives.

How to create a New Distribution List

In Outlook for Microsoft 365 you wouldn't find a distribution list because it's called now Contact Groups, for more details see How to create a contact group in Outlook.