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.
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. With
Occasionally you'll need to export data from Microsoft Outlook. Export is appropriate for moving calendar or contacts to another computer or backing up your calendar and contacts apart from your email, but should not be used to backup the entire pst. (Note Backup your contacts regularly if you sync with a mobile device.) To export
How to edit the subject of an incoming message in any version of Outlook.
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
Categories and flags are not available in all of my folders in Microsoft Outlook. I can use categories and flags on mail in my POP3 account but categories are not available in my IMAP account and flags are limited to one flag, no reminder. Why? The IMAP protocol doesn't support the Category and Flag properties
This page sums up a few things I've learned about Outlook categories and color categories, with suggestions for using and managing categories along with troubleshooting tips. Outlook has always supported categories; through Outlook 2003, they were simply Categories. Outlook 2007 introduced Color Categories by merging the short-lived colored flags with categories.
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.
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.
How to configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 to deliver POP3 accounts to a single personal folders data file (pst).
How to configure a Microsoft Outlook POP3 email account to leave email on the server. Outlook 2010 and 2013 leave mail on the server for 14 days by default.
After upgrading to Outlook 2013, 2010, or 2007, users need to convert categories to color categories to add their categories to the master category list.
A tutorial showing Microsoft Outlook users how to to create or change custom views.
We're seeing a lot of questions (and complaints) about the new iCloud service and Outlook integration. Users with POP3 accounts seem to have the most problems (but could benefit the most from iCloud), since the data is local to one computer and iCloud moves it all into the cloud. We have solutions to many of the problems.
There are two types of users: those who want reminders from every folder and data file in their profile and those who don't. Beginning with Outlook 2007, Outlook supports reminders in any folder and across additional .pst files while Outlook 2003 and older support reminders only in the default folders within the default mailbox or
Step-by-step instructions for moving Microsoft Outlook from one computer to another.