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Five tricks to customize your mailbox view

These five simple customizations of Microsoft Office Outlook mailbox view will save you a lot of time and improve the overall productivity.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

Outlook Auto-Archive folder

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

How to add Social Network accounts

Outlook 2013 has a new feature of integrating social networking accounts, a new People view presents most of a contact's information in an easily consumed view.