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.
Step by step tutorial to add an Outlook.com account (and reconfigure settings) to Outlook and use it to sync calendar and contacts.
You can easily change the Private flag (and many other fields) either by editing inline or dragging the item to a new group. First, if you are not using a table (list) view, you need to change to a table view, such as By categories. You can do this from the View menu. Once you
How to configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 to deliver POP3 accounts to a single personal folders data file (pst).
How to add a file number to the subject line of an Outlook message using VBA. (Sample macro included.)
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 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
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.
How to create your own send to shortcut that uses your Outlook stationery and signature. Customize the shortcuts to include the email addresses and more.
How to create additional Contact folders and enable then as Outlook Address Books.
The no-export way to use Outlook data in other applications, such as Excel or Notepad.
It's easy to create an appointment from an email in Microsoft Outlook: just drag the email message to the calendar and drop it. You can drag an email to one of the buttons on the navigation bar then drop it to create an appointment with the contents of the message in your default Calendar or
How to forward an Outlook Contact Group (distribution list). When you forward the list in Internet Format, a text file containing a list of members. T he recipient can copy the member list from the text file and create their won contact group.
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
How to convert contact groups to individual contacts using Import or a VBA macro.
Not every Outlook user wants an email account in Outlook, they just want to use Outlook for Calendar and Contacts. This is possible and in older versions of Outlook, it was offered as an option. To create a no mail account in newer versions, all you need to do is cancel the dialog when it