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Outlook Essential Training (Microsoft 365)

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Learn the skills you need to know to get started with Outlook, the most widely-used email and calendaring app in the world.


  • Stay organized and collaborate effectively
  • Check what version of Outlook you're using
  • A sneak peek at the new Outlook
1. Get Started and Connect Accounts
  • Navigate the interface
  • Add an Office 365 email account
  • Add an IMAP account manually
  • Send and receive mail
2. Read Mail
  • Read mail
  • Customize the inbox
  • Save attachments from a message
  • Search mail
  • Ignore conversations and flag mail as junk
  • Using filters and Insights
3. Organize Mail
  • Use Conditional Formatting to change font and color
  • Use follow-up flags and color categories
  • Organize mail into folders
  • Use Quick Steps to process messages
  • Process messages with mail rules
  • Delete, restore, and archive mail
4. Create and Send Mail
  • Create and format a new message
  • Reply to and forward a message
  • Recall or resend a message
  • Create voting buttons in a message
  • Add signatures
  • Send an out-of-office or autoreply email
  • Explore more delivery options
  • Use @mentions to get someone's attention
  • Translate, dictate, and read aloud
5. Create Contacts and Work with People
  • Create new contacts
  • Create contact groups
  • Move contacts into folders
  • Share contact data with others
6. Use Outlook's Accessibility Features
  • Features for Outlook users with disabilities
  • Create accessible emails and calendar invites
7. Work with Delegates
  • Add delegates who can act on your behalf
8. Work with the Calendar
  • Change the look of the calendar
  • Create an appointment and an all-day event
  • Create a meeting
  • Chair a meeting
  • Respond to a meeting invitation
  • Open other calendars
  • Create and share additional calendars
9. Work with Tasks and Settings
  • Create and assign tasks
  • Set general Outlook options
  • Outlook: More than just desktop software

Taught by

Jess Stratton


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