Outlook isn’t all that complicated to use once you figure it, but trying to explain how to do something in Outlook often takes longer than just showing how to do it. While I have videos scattered throughout the site, additional pages with video tutorials are listed here.
Many of these tutorials area also available on Slipstickcom’s YouTube channel and I’m working on moving all of the video tutorials to YouTube.
As many users know, you can edit the subject line in a message. This makes it easier to find messages especially when they don't include a subject. If you are new to editing the subject, simply open the message, type in the subject field and save. We have more information and a video tutorial at
If you have Contacts in Microsoft Outlook's Contacts folder but they are not accessible when you click on the To button, check these settings: Are you using the "wrong" view? Is Name Only selected at the top of the Address book dialog? When More Columns is selected as the Search option, the address book will
How to configure email accounts in Outlook, including Gmail, Hotmail, Godaddy, and Yahoo email. We have a list utilities that work with some web-based email services.
Outlook stores recently used email addresses in a nickname or autocomplete cache. This article helps you understand how the nickname autocomplete cache works and explains remove names from this autocomplete list and where to find the list.
How to create an Outlook distribution list or contact group from any list of email addresses, including a spreadsheet in Excel or a custom view in Outlook (with only the display name and email address visible.)
Since the first release of Outlook, Microsoft has released many updates and service packs. The following list is an overview of the available public Microsoft Outlook builds. The list also includes useful information which should help an administrator to determine the build info of a client that is logged-on to the Microsoft Exchange Server. To
Basic instructions on using Outlook's VBA editor: how to open it, where to put the code, how to sign your code.
How to create a toolbar button in Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2010 to open templates and files and disable the security warning dialog that displays before the template or files opens.
How to configure Outlook 2013 IMAP accounts to get the full flag follow-up options (tomorrow, next week, etc.) and use a custom quick-step that saves email as task with text.
Solutions available! When attachments are opened from a message in Outlook 2010, they are read-only. Users cannot edit the attachment and save the changes back to the message, they need to save the attachment to the hard drive and reattach it.
Do you want most of your new appointments to use Free (or Tentative or Out of Office) as the default for the "Show as time" instead of Busy? Outlook doesn't have an option to set the "Show time as" default but you can create a custom appointment form with "Show time as" set to Free,
How to end a recurring appointment or cancel future events in a recurring meeting and keep any exceptions (including notes in individual occurrences or appointments/meetings moved to different dates).
How to edit the subject of an incoming message in any version of Outlook.
How to move an Outlook pst file used by an IMAP account or the ost file used by Outlook 2013 IMAP and EAS accounts. . Instructions include steps to move the pst or use the ForcePSTPath registry key.
How to show the sender’s e-mail address and other fields in a column in message list view. Many Extended MAPI properties are added to messages when they are committed to Outlook message store or the Exchange mailbox but Outlook doesn't have a built in way to expose the value. You can view them using a custom configuration form that exposes the value in a custom field.