Outlook 2016

How to create an Outlook Address Book

Microsoft automatically creates the address book when you create a Personal Folders profile, but only one address book is added to the profile. Sometimes you need two or even more different address books: for the projects, relatives, hobbies, etc. Fortunately, you can easily create additional address books out of the profile for different needs.

How to view the total number of responses to the meeting request

After creating and sending a meeting request by email, the organizer needs to know the status of responses, and the total number of people accepted, declined, or stated their tentative status for the meeting. You can quickly check these numbers in the Calendar view.

How to reduce ribbon size in Outlook

After recent updates, the ribbon in Microsoft Outlook can take up to 1/3 of the available screen space. Microsoft Office help tells that you can hide or unhide your ribbon, but you cannot reduce the size of your ribbon, or size of the text or the icons. False! You can change the mode and remove unnecessary white space around buttons, and, thus, reduce the ribbon size.

How to automatically send a copy for outgoing messages

For some e-mail boxes can be very helpful to create a rule that automatically sends a copy of outgoing messages to somebody else. For example, support@ or sales@ mail boxes can send all messages to a supervisor.

How to restore (put back) a Calendar event from Trash in Outlook

Usually, when you execute a wrong operation in Microsoft Office, you can use Undo to cancel the previous operation and revert some of the earlier actions. Unfortunately, some activities cannot be reverted simply. This tip is about how to restore a Calendar event that was deleted by mistake.

How to create a meeting for different time zone in Outlook

When you work with colleagues in a different time zone, from time to time you need to create a meeting in their time zone. Manual time conversion takes some time and you still feel that you made an error. Instead, you can select the correct time zone when you create a meeting, you don't need to know the difference between time zones!

How to create a meeting for two or more time zones in Outlook

Today more and more meetings are performed online in Internet for participants from different cities, countries and time zones. When you create a meeting in Outlook, you need to assign a correct time for different time zones.

How print multiple emails to a single pdf file

Outlook users receive a lot of different information and email. Somebody may want to save important information to pdf file, such as all messages regarding one subject, project, etc.
It is easy to print selected emails to one pdf file for future use.

Use @mentions to get someone's attention in Outlook

From time to time when you send some email to your colleagues such as meeting protocol, in which you ask somebody to do something. Outlook proposes one feature as @mentions that can help to:

How to see multiple Calendars in one Calendar view

You can create and use more than one calendar in Outlook. Also, you can open a Calendar shared by other person or even several people (see How to open received calendar), or you can use several Calendars of your own (see How to create a new Calendar in Outlook).