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How to Share your Outlook Calendar

Sharing your Outlook calendar is easy, but how you do, it matters if you don’t want the people you share it with struggling to access it. Let’s take a look at how to share an Outlook calendar, whether the recipient is in the …

How to Customize the Navigation Pane in Outlook

The Outlook client comes with several different panes that you can show and hide. Each of these panes is designed to make it easier to find, see, and manage things in Outlook. We’re going to take a look at how you access them…

How to Recover Deleted Items from Outlook

We’ve all experienced the stomach drop that happens when you accidentally delete something. That’s why we’re big fans of backing things up, whether you’re on a PC, a Mac, Android, or iPhone. You can back up your Outlook .pst …

How to Customize the Reading Pane in Outlook

Outlook’s Reading pane—a.k.a. Preview pane—displays the text of a message you’ve selected, preventing you from having to open the actual message to work with it. Here’s how to customize the Reading pane to suit your needs…

How to Change Outlook’s Reminder Alert

Outlook plays a chime to alert you to scheduled reminders on email, tasks, or calendar events. Unlike the new mail alert (which you manage in Windows), you manage the reminder alert in Outlook, where you can change the chime …

How to Change Outlook’s New Mail Alert Sound

When Outlook receives a new message, it uses a standard chime. This chime is managed in Windows, rather than Outlook, and is also used by the Mail app, the standard (non-Outlook) mail client that’s bundled with Windows 10. Th…

How to Use (or Hide) Outlook’s Read Aloud Tool

Outlook includes an accessibility tool called “Read Aloud” that will read an email to you. This is useful for people with vision problems, but also if you prefer to hear a long passage rather than read it. You can even use it…

A Guide to Quick Steps in Microsoft Outlook

Outlook includes a Quick Steps feature that lets you apply multiple actions to a message with one click. Outlook includes several default Quick Steps, but you also can create your own (and delete the default ones if you don’…

How to View and Delete Sync Issues in Outlook

If you’ve used the Mailbox Cleanup tool to look at the size of your Outlook folders, you might have noticed three (or sometimes four) folders starting with “Sync Issues.” You can empty the “Sync Issues\Conflicts” folder with …
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