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How to set Out of Office reply in Outlook

When you are out of office and would like to make auto reply to the mails that you receive, you can use the Out of Office Assistant which will do this job for you automatically. Here are the steps  to setup Out of Office reply in Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2007. 1. Open […] Read More

How to schedule email delivery in Outlook

Outlook provides users with the option of scheduling an email message so that it can be delivered at a later time. For example if you are in a boring meeting and want to catch up with your pending emails during the meeting then use this option to schedule your replies. Because if the emails are […] Read More

Request for delivery message and receipt message in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook users can request for delivery message and read receipt message. These options are useful to keep track of the messages that are being sent and to find out whether the users have actually read these messages. Let us see the steps required for enabling tracking feature in Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010 and Outlook […] Read More

How to automatically clear deleted items folder in Outlook

When you delete any items in Microsoft Outlook, they are moved to the deleted items folder. Microsoft Outlook has an option to automatically clear deleted items folder when user quits the application. In this tutorial, we will see the steps to enable auto clear deleted items option in Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010, Outlook […] Read More

Disable permanently delete items warning message in Outlook

Outlook displays a warning message when deleting outlook emails. It displays a dialog box with message “Are you sure that you want permanently delete the selected items” as shown belowThis is very useful warning option for the users before deleting the mail items permanently. But If you do not want to see the permanently deleted […] Read More

How to change calendar time zone in Outlook

Outlook 2016, 2013 and 2010 provide users with the option to change calendar time zone. Listed below are steps to change the calendar time zone and adding second time zone in Outlook Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010 have a feature that lets users to add second time zone to their Calendar. This is quite useful […] Read More

Find and change default pst file location in Outlook

PST file - Refers to the .pst (personal storage table) filename extension used by Microsoft products.  The file is a locally-stored copy of any message, task, calendar item, etc. from Microsoft Exchange mailboxes. The default location of archive.pst in Outlook  is C:\Users\<username>\Documents\Outlook Files\archive.pst. You can find the default pst file location in Outlook 2010 and […] Read More

Disable sending a read receipt in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook will send a read receipt when a new message requests for read receipt. Sending read receipt option is by default enabled in Outlook. And if you do not want to send a read receipt request then you can disable using the options available as part of Outlook settings. Listed below are the steps […] Read More

How to change startup folder in Outlook

When we launch Microsoft Outlook, the default startup folder will be Inbox.The startup folder can be changed to your preferred choice using outlook options menu. Listed below are the steps to change the startup folder in Outlook 2016, 2013, Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2007.In Outlook 2016, 2013 and Outlook 2010 the startup folder can be […] Read More

Show or hide envelope icon for new message in Outlook

A envelope icon will be displayed in Windows Taskbar when a new email message is received in Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013. This is the default behaviour of Outlook and in case if this is not displayed then you can enable this feature using mail Options available as part of Outlook Settings. Listed below are […] Read More

Save messages in sent items folder in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook automatically saves the sent messages in sent items folder. But if you do not want to automatically save the sent messages then you can turn off this feature using Outlook Options. Listed below are steps to enable or disable saving copies of messages in Sent Items folder in Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010 and […] Read More

How to mark a email message as unread in Outlook

Outlook provides an option for marking an already read email items as unread. You can do this for easy identification of email messages and if you want to revisit them at a later time. You can mark an email message as unread by either a Keyboard shortcut or using the menu option. Listed below are […] Read More

How to empty deleted items folder in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook provides option to automatically empty deleted items folder on exit. But if you do not want to enable this feature and still want manually empty deleted items then you can use the Cleanup tools. List below are the steps to manually clear deleted items folder in Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010 Click on […] Read More

How to set default email account in Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010

When you have multiple email accounts configured in Outlook 2010 and you want to set a default email account then you can use Account Settings to specify the default mail account. This is quite useful when you want have a specific account to be default while composing a new email message. Listed below are the […] Read More

Disable automatic creation of contacts for recipients in Outlook

Outlook 2010 automatically crates outlook contacts for the recipients who are not part of the Outlook Address book. This feature can be disabled using the Outlook Options. Click on the File menu –> Options ‘ Navigate to Contacts screen In the Contacts screen, under Suggested contacts un tick the check box with label Automatically create […] Read More

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