Send/Receive in Outlook 365 2016 2013 2010 2007

Sending a business card in every new message

In some situation you want to send your vCard in every e-mail. This lets recipients enter the information in their address book quickly and without errors.

Send an E-mail later

Outlook offers you the capability to schedule an e-mail to be sent at the specified date and time in the future.

Display all received E-mails in plain text

In order to increase the speed of opening e-mail messages and reduce risks involved with opening of unsolicited messages, you can switch Outlook to the plain text reading mode.

Reply and forward options

For replies and forwarded messages, you can choose to attach the original text, to include and indent the text, or to add a prefix to each line of the original message or reply without including the original text.

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.

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.

How to request a Receipt

If you want to be sure that someone has received your message, you can request a delivery receipt.

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 personalize the new E-mail notification options

If you have Outlook configured to automatically check for new e-mails at predefined intervals, you will probably want to be notified when a new e-mail has arrived.