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Outlook 2016: Efficient Email Management

via LinkedIn Learning


Get your inbox under control. Learn to streamline your Outlook 2016 workflow with tips, strategies, and techniques for reviewing and organizing email.


  • Welcome
  • Understanding email management
  • What you'll need for this course
  • Navigating in Outlook
1. Reviewing Messages
  • Show messages by conversation
  • Use the Reading pane
  • Mark messages
  • Use Instant Search to find a message
  • Use Advanced Find to locate messages
  • Ignore a conversation
  • Use Mailbox Cleanup
  • Declutter your inbox (Office 365 only)
2. Putting Views to Work
  • Arrange email by date or sender
  • Add a column to a view
  • Sort and filter a view
  • Save a view
  • Modify a view's settings
  • Use conditional formatting to highlight important messages
3. Getting Organized with Folders and Categories
  • Create an inbox folder
  • Add a folder to Favorites
  • Use custom search folders
  • Customize and use categories
  • Understand how archiving works for you
  • Set AutoArchive options
  • View archive data files
4. Automating Actions with Rules and Quick Steps
  • Flag emails for future action
  • Use built-in Quick Steps
  • Create a custom Quick Step
  • Move a message or conversation
  • Create a rule from a message
  • Create a rule from scratch
  • Manage email rules
  • Use automatic replies
  • Next steps

Taught by

Gini von Courter


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