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Adding a Facebook and LinkedIn account using the Social Connector


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Outlook 2013 Essential Training

with Jess Stratton

Video: Adding a Facebook and LinkedIn account using the Social Connector

One of the great features of Microsoft Outlook is the ability to connect Facebook and LinkedIn accounts right to your contacts. There's no add-in required, simply put in your User Name and Password and you are good to go. To Start, let's go to File>Info>Account Settings, and choose Social Network Accounts. From here I can choose which social networks I want to connect to. For example, if I already have a Facebook and LinkedIn account, I can place check marks beside those and add my information in.
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  1. 43s
    1. Welcome
      43s
  2. 14m 45s
    1. Getting started
      2m 16s
    2. Touring the Outlook interface
      3m 54s
    3. Exploring the Ribbon
      4m 50s
    4. Exploring the Navigation and Status bars
      3m 45s
  3. 19m 40s
    1. An overview of adding accounts
      55s
    2. Adding an IMAP, Exchange, or POP account automatically
      1m 55s
    3. Adding an IMAP, Exchange, or POP account manually
      3m 22s
    4. Adding a Facebook and LinkedIn account using the Social Connector
      3m 18s
    5. Adding an RSS feed
      3m 28s
    6. Connecting to an iCloud account
      2m 57s
    7. Connecting with SkyDrive
      3m 45s
  4. 23m 14s
    1. Reading mail
      4m 54s
    2. Customizing the inbox
      5m 45s
    3. Saving attachments from a message
      3m 25s
    4. Searching mail
      3m 23s
    5. Flagging messages as junk mail
      3m 4s
    6. Finding messages quickly
      2m 43s
  5. 27m 22s
    1. Using conditional formatting to change font and color
      3m 43s
    2. Creating follow-up flags and color categories
      5m 49s
    3. Organizing mail into folders
      3m 42s
    4. Using Quick Steps to process messages
      4m 26s
    5. Using mail rules to process messages
      4m 40s
    6. Cleaning up your mailbox
      5m 2s
  6. 26m 32s
    1. Creating a new message
      3m 17s
    2. Replying to and forwarding a message
      3m 12s
    3. Formatting a message
      3m 43s
    4. Creating voting buttons in a message
      1m 57s
    5. Adding signatures
      2m 27s
    6. Sending an out-of-office or autoreply email
      4m 11s
    7. Exploring delivery options
      2m 39s
    8. Creating personal stationery
      4m 5s
    9. Exploring other mail settings
      1m 1s
  7. 22m 15s
    1. Introducing the Address Book
      51s
    2. Creating a new contact
      5m 17s
    3. Creating a new contact group
      2m 48s
    4. Assigning a category to a contact
      2m 38s
    5. Searching for contacts quickly
      3m 23s
    6. Moving and copying contacts into folders
      2m 1s
    7. Sharing contact data with others
      3m 38s
    8. Getting driving directions to a contact's address
      1m 39s
  8. 31m 22s
    1. Introducing the calendar
      4m 59s
    2. Creating an appointment and a reminder
      5m 44s
    3. Creating a meeting
      5m 5s
    4. Chairing a meeting
      2m 50s
    5. Responding to a meeting invitation
      3m 6s
    6. Opening other calendars
      3m 58s
    7. Printing, emailing, and sharing the calendar
      4m 7s
    8. Setting calendar preferences
      1m 33s
  9. 6m 24s
    1. Introducing tasks
      2m 6s
    2. Creating and assigning tasks
      2m 17s
    3. Creating notes
      2m 1s
  10. 13m 35s
    1. Exporting PST and OST data files
      3m 12s
    2. Reusing text by creating Quick Parts
      3m 14s
    3. Inserting pictures, charts, and screenshots into messages and calendar entries
      3m 24s
    4. Setting language preferences
      2m 19s
    5. Setting advanced general Outlook options
      1m 26s
  11. 27s
    1. Next steps
      27s

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Outlook 2013 Essential Training
3h 6m Appropriate for all Feb 08, 2013

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Learn how to leverage the power of Microsoft Outlook to stay on top of all your important connections. In this course, author Jess Stratton introduces you to navigating your email messages, calendar, and contacts in Outlook 2013. The course begins with a tour of the interface and shows how to connect to a wide variety of mail, social media, and cloud computing accounts, including IMAP and POP accounts, Facebook, LinkedIn, and even RSS feeds. Jess also shows how to quickly create, send, and read email and reduce your inbox clutter; organize, group, and share contacts; and stay on schedule with calendars and tasks.

Topics include:
  • Exploring the Ribbon
  • Adding an IMAP, Exchange, or POP account automatically
  • Connecting to iCloud or SkyDrive
  • Saving attachments
  • Searching mail
  • Flagging messages
  • Using mail rules to process messages
  • Replying to and forwarding a message
  • Adding signatures
  • Creating new contacts
  • Creating and responding to meeting invitations
  • Setting up advanced options
Subjects:
Business Productivity Email Teacher Tools Education Student Tools
Software:
Office Outlook Office 365
Author:
Jess Stratton

Adding a Facebook and LinkedIn account using the Social Connector

One of the great features of Microsoft Outlook is the ability to connect Facebook and LinkedIn accounts right to your contacts. There's no add-in required, simply put in your User Name and Password and you are good to go. To Start, let's go to File>Info>Account Settings, and choose Social Network Accounts. From here I can choose which social networks I want to connect to. For example, if I already have a Facebook and LinkedIn account, I can place check marks beside those and add my information in.

I can place a check mark besides Facebook and put it in my User Name and Password. I do want to place a check mark besides By default, show photos and information from this network when available, because I want to see people's Facebook photos and LinkedIn photos. I am then going to come down to LinkedIn and do the same thing, because I also have an account there. I could add more, but I'm good for now. I'm going to click on Settings because there are couple more options I can change.

Here is where it's going to prompt me what do I want to do when these people update their status. Now Outlook can just update it without prompting me and pull in the new information, or it can prompt me when there is an update or it can just never update at all. In this case, I'm perfectly fine with Outlook automatically updating my Outlook client with people's new Facebook and LinkedIn status updates, so I'm going to choose, Update without prompting. I click OK, click Connect, and it's going to verify my User Names and Passwords for all their accounts.

In this case I have put in the wrong password, so I'm going to fix that. Click Connect and the two green check marks will let you know what they've been successfully added. We can click Finish, click Close at the Congratulations Screen, hit the Back button and now I can see at the bottom on the Status bar that it's updating LinkedIn; it's pulling in all the new information. When it's all done, I can close out of Outlook and come back in, to see what's changed.

Now if I select an email, you'll notice at the bottom of the screen, that all of a sudden it's pulled in my LinkedIn profile photo and I can expand the People pane and see Status updates. I can see the Facebook updates and I can tell that they are Facebook by the icon and I can also see LinkedIn, people who are connected to me, or anything that I posted. Now I can also go the People tab, click on a name, and if I go over here to View Source, I can see that I'm connected to them also via LinkedIn and Facebook.

If I want to change these accounts, or if I just want to get rid of them completely, I can go back to File, back to Info, click on Account Settings, Social Network Accounts and just click on this black X to delete the account completely. When I'm all done I can click Finish and they'll be completely removed from my Outlook client. So now you have a great profile experience to go along with existing people and incoming emails, such as the ability to see photos, LinkedIn activity and more.

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