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.
How to merge or combine multiple pst files into one.
In Outlook 2013 and 2016, use the Sharing invitation to share calendar folders. Right click on the folder you want to share and choose Share > Share [folder name] to open the sharing invitation. Select the addresses from the Global Address List (GAL) and select the desired permissions. You can also share from Outlook on
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.
Use the View Settings dialog to apply conditional formatting rules to messages in Outlook 2010 and above. In older versions, it's the Customize view dialog or Organize pane.
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
After outlook.com account is migrated to the new server, Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003 users need to remove the Outlook Connector account and add the account back to Outlook.
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 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.
There are two ways to give other users the ability to "send as" another user, mailbox, or public folder address when you use Microsoft Exchange server. The first is using the Delegates feature on the Tools, Options menu. This is configurable in Microsoft Outlook by any user and adds "on behalf of" to the From
Create tasks from email as they arrive using a simple script and Rules Wizard. With a slight variation, you can create a task from the message you are reading in the reading pane. Complete instructions and ready-to-use code samples included.
How to add a read-only Google Calendar to Outlook using the Internet Calendar feature.
How to configure Outlook so you can easily send email from a shared Exchange mailbox.
I get quite a few complaints from people who say their fonts are tiny (or huge) or the font used for the reply shrinks yet Microsoft Outlook shows they are using a normal size font (such as 10 or 12 pt). I'll show you how to fix it. I also have a macro that will set the zoom level for you.
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.
If you don't care for Calibri font as the default for RSS feeds, you need to use a macro to change the font (on font size) as the font cannot be changed by the user. We have code samples for both Outlook 2010 and 2007.