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How to reduce the size of attached pictures

When you send pictures as attachments in Outlook, you can have some issues with size of your email. Some mail servers have strict limits for incoming and outgoing messages.
The best way to send pictures or any other large files is to share them on external resource such as DropBox, or Google Drive, and send a link, but even in Outlook you can try to reduce the size of the picture attachment.

Simplifying tasks using Quick Steps

Some Outlook actions take multiple steps to complete, such as the process of replying to a message and then deleting it, or to forward some e-mails to a boss. This tip is how to simplify some routines using Quick Steps.

How to automate repetitive actions in Outlook using Quick Steps

To organize your Outlook messages, you can create different Rules, but sometimes you don't want or can't create a rule for some messages because of “human factor”. E.g., some of your colleagues or friends doesn't use the correct words in the subject, doesn't use the agreed rules for messages.

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.

Using AutoCorrect

Outlook, like other Office applications, supports AutoCorrect - a feature that allows Outlook to correct common spelling and typing errors and to replace characters with symbols. You also can use AutoCorrect as a shortcut, which means you can type a small string of characters and have those characters replaced by a longer string.

Improved AutoComplete

Outlook uses two features to resolve and complete names entered into email messages: AutoComplete and AutoResolution.