Outlook Conversation Clean Up

Condense old message by consolidating conversations in Outlook. For more outlook techniques see our Outlook Tips.

Task Status Updates from Outlook

Send periodic status reports on Outlook tasks. For more outlook techniques see our Outlook Tips.

OneNote Tasks Saved to Outlook

Create an Outlook Task within OneNote and keep the tasks synced with this video tip. For more outlook techniques see our Outlook Tips.

Attach a business card in Outlook

When emailing a new contact for the first time, it is helpful (and pretty easy) to include your Outlook business card. The first step is to add yourself as a contact in Outlook by choosing “Contacts” under “New Items” in the “Message” ribbon. Be sure not to include private information about yourself, like your personal … Continue reading Attach a business card in Outlook

3 Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

Create new tasks, emails, and notes in Outlook with these shortcuts. Ctrl+Shift+K – Create a new task – use this quick short cut whenever you get an idea you don’t want to forget that day Ctrl+Shift+M – Create a new email message – don’t get sucked into your Inbox and all those e-mails, just create … Continue reading 3 Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

Create an Outlook contact from an email

Quickly create a new contact from an email by right clicking on their name and choosing “Add to Outlook Contacts”. For more outlook techniques see our Outlook Tips.  

Advanced Searching in Outlook

The search feature in Outlook is a very powerful tool that can be enhanced by using the More command to further define a search and add more fields to the process. Click in the Instant Search box (located at the top of the Inbox email list) to display thesearch contextual ribbon. Click on More in … Continue reading Advanced Searching in Outlook

Create an appointment from an Email in Outlook

Easily create an Outlook appointment by dragging an email to your calendar. For more outlook techniques see our Outlook Tips.

Create Outlook Items without opening Outlook

You can easily create new email messages, appointments, meetings, tasks and contacts in Outlook from the Windows 7 Task Bar using Jump Lists. This option works even if Outlook is not currently open on your desktop. Jump Lists give you quick access to creating Microsoft Outlook 2010 items without switching from another program that you … Continue reading Create Outlook Items without opening Outlook

Copy Appointments in Outlook

In the Month view of your calendar, click on the calendar appointment to select it, then while holding down the CTRL key on your keyboard, click-and-drag the appointment to the location you want to copy it to. You will see a small + symbol next to your mouse, as you drag the appointment, indicating you … Continue reading Copy Appointments in Outlook