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Where Can I Find File In

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Carol from Wakefield, MA writes: I have Windows 7 Home Premium and I use Outlook now as it was changed from Hotmail awhile back. I keep reading different instructions to do different things and they usually start with … Click on FILE .. That’s where I am lost! There is no tool bar for that I have ever seen. Consequently, I do not have the word FILE in I guess my question would be..why don’t I have it? Continue reading

Lucille from Ky writes: Have trouble getting my address book. I mean the whole thing. When I want to forward something, it just shows a few. I’ve had quite a few questions about getting to your full address book. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading

C.E. from Mobile, AL writes: How can you get a receipt requested on Email, I know it used to be on the task bar, showing that the email had either been read or deleted without being read. You don’t specify which program you’re using, so I’m offering the instructions for Outlook. Here’s the procedure to get receipts for the more recent versions of Outlook. Continue reading

Using email seems like the easiest way to collaborate with a group. It can, however, be confusing (and potentially embarassing) if you do not effectively use your ‘reply’ and ‘reply all’ function. Learn how to avoid a potentially embarrassing mix-up. Continue reading

How To Ask An E-Mail Question

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Judging from the questions I receive, sending and receiving e-mail can cause a lot of frustration for our readers. One thing that stands in the way of answering questions is not having quite enough information to figure out what’s wrong. When asking a question about your e-mail, here are some things that can help us help you: Continue reading

How Do I Back Up Outlook Contacts And Emails?

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

This tip explains how to backup your Outlook contacts and email messages so you don’t lose your data if your hard drive crashes. Continue reading

So Long Hotmail, Hello

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Microsoft announced that Tuesday that the new was live, and that all Hotmail accounts would be instantly changed over to accounts. They’re calling it “upgraded,” saying that will deliver “a beautiful, fresh and intuitive experience.” Continue reading

Restoring Email Toolbars

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Learn how to restore your missing menu bar if it has disappeared from the top of your email program. Continue reading

Simplify your life by bringing in your Outlook and Google calendars onto your iPhone in one step! Continue reading

Catch up on your favorite blogs using Outlook’s built-in RSS reader. This nifty trick will show you how to add the blogs and news sites you follow to Outlook, allowing you to get caught up on the news without visiting multiple sites. Continue reading

Xobni your inbox!

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

This little tip is going to show you how to download and use Xobni. Xobni is a plugin for Outlook that promises to organize your bursting email in tray into a more pleasurable experience. Continue reading

Fix Send and Receive in Outlook

Monday, June 13th, 2011

If you’re having trouble sending and receiving email in Outlook, this tip describes a couple methods for addressing possible causes. Continue reading

Sorting Sent Email in Outlook

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Karen from the Oaks NSW Australia asks:

I’m running Outlook 2007. I save my incoming email messages to various folders, so that I don’t fill up my Inbox. However, if I move sent messages from my Sent box to these folders, they lose their To Information and just show that they are from me. When I’m looking for

Setting Default Font Sizes in Outlook

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Trish asks:

How do I reset the default font size for typing out emails in Microsoft Outlook 2007, as I have to type it in Word for me to be able to read the email I am sending and copy it into Outlook to send?

In an earlier tip

Is there any way to get rid of the vertical lines on the left side of forwarded email?

Removing Blue Vertical Lines in Your Forwarded Outlook and Windows Live E-mail:

Ever try to forward a really funny or thought provoking e-mail, only to have the forward appear horribly mis-formatted due to a bunch of

Create a Distribution List in Outlook

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Benson in Austin TX asks:

I am organizing a class reunion. In the next 3 months, I’ll accumulate at least 200 new email addresses that I’ll use only once or twice. I use Outlook and don’t want it to conflict with my regular personal/business address book? Is there a way to do this?

Resetting Bold for Unread Email in Outlook

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Henry from Denton, MD asks:

Windows 7 Office 2007, Outlook 2007. Incoming new e-mails do not show up in bold before they are read. How can I reinstate the Bold?

Henry, by default, Outlook displays unread messages with a bold font. However, it appears that your default has changed. No problem. We’ll

How to Stop Screen Shake

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Richard from Hudson, Florida asks:

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2003. Sometimes in checking my mail, a red flag would come up on the right side of a message and the page would shake. I tried to shut down Outlook and restart it, no help. I would even reboot and the red flags are still there. I

Unclogging the Outlook Outbox

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Dale from OR asks:

I can receive email messages with no problem in Outlook, but all my outgoing email stays in my Outbox and won’t send. Can you help?

Despite possibly being the world’s most ubiquitous e-mail program, Microsoft’s Outlook e-mail client is not without its flaws. Now in its 14th iteration

Viewing Reminders in MS Outlook

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

If you use Outlook for appointments or reminders, I’m sure you’ve seen the Reminders Window on more than one occasion.

(Yes – mine is empty. Must mean that I’m all caught up, right? Yeah, right – I wish…)

Anyway, I know that I’m not the only one who has accidentally closed that thing before I meant to

Creating an Email Desktop Shortcut

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Roger writes:
I have someone I e-mail a lot, and I get tired of opening and closing Outlook. Is there any way to e-mail someone without having to do that?
Hi, Roger!
If you want to e-mail a certain person quickly without opening and closing your e-mail client (such as Gmail or Outlook), there is one way you can do it, and that is by creating an e-mail shortcut for the person on your desktop. It’s easy; here’s how: Continue reading

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