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with Jess Stratton

Video: Welcome

Learn to manage your inbox with, the free web email service from Microsoft.
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  1. 3m 11s
    1. Welcome
      1m 2s
    2. The difference between and Hotmail
      2m 9s
  2. 5m 54s
    1. Touring the interface
      2m 6s
    2. Customizing the inbox
      3m 48s
  3. 14m 45s
    1. Sending a message
      2m 43s
    2. Printing, forwarding, and replying to a message
      2m 59s
    3. Adding attachments to a message
      2m 59s
    4. Working with drafts
      1m 41s
    5. Viewing sent messages
      1m 36s
    6. Working with Active Views and photos in messages
      2m 47s
  4. 31m 43s
    1. Organizing mail into folders
      2m 7s
    2. Archiving and deleting mail
      4m 5s
    3. Using quick views and assigning categories
      4m 18s
    4. Processing junk mail
      3m 23s
    5. Adding flags to keep important mail at the top
      2m 35s
    6. Adding instant actions to your inbox
      3m 59s
    7. Creating rules for processing mail
      4m 37s
    8. Searching your messages
      3m 22s
    9. Scheduling cleanup and sweeping your inbox
      3m 17s
  5. 18m 5s
    1. Adding other email accounts to
      3m 9s
    2. Connecting Facebook and Twitter to your Microsoft account
      3m 5s
    3. Creating an email alias
      3m 33s
    4. Creating an email signature
      2m 27s
    5. Creating a vacation responder
      2m 13s
    6. Managing your profile within
      1m 56s
    7. Exploring other settings
      1m 42s
  6. 18m 24s
    1. Introducing People in
      2m 28s
    2. Creating and editing contacts
      3m 21s
    3. Creating and editing contact groups
      3m 35s
    4. Importing contacts from other social networks
      3m 39s
    5. Importing and exporting contacts from a file
      2m 47s
    6. Managing your contacts
      2m 34s
  7. 25m 24s
    1. Introducing the calendar
      1m 1s
    2. Navigating the calendar
      2m 21s
    3. Creating, editing, and deleting a calendar entry
      6m 7s
    4. Creating, editing, and deleting a task
      2m 35s
    5. Adding calendars
      2m 58s
    6. Subscribing to calendars
      2m 58s
    7. Changing calendar views
      2m 50s
    8. Sharing the calendar
      3m 1s
    9. Managing calendar settings
      1m 33s
  8. 13m 10s
    1. Introduction to SkyDrive
    2. Navigating SkyDrive
      2m 9s
    3. Uploading, downloading, and working with files
      5m 6s
    4. Using Office Web Apps
      3m 33s
    5. Managing SkyDrive settings
      1m 33s
  9. 6m 42s
    1. Accessing on a smartphone
      1m 21s
    2. Configuring on a desktop client
      1m 56s
    3. Downloading the SkyDrive desktop client
      3m 25s
  10. 31s
    1. Goodbye

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View Course Description is a free web mail service from Microsoft for reading email, managing a calendar, working with contacts, and sharing and storing all your files and photos. Learn to navigate the interface in your favorite browser; send, read, and reply to messages; organize and search your mail; and create appointments and tasks in your calendar. Author Jess Stratton also shows how to build a list of contacts and work with SkyDrive, the Microsoft cloud storage solution.

Topics include:
  • Customizing your inbox
  • Composing and formatting messages
  • Viewing sent messages
  • Processing junk mail
  • Adding flags to keep important mail at the top
  • Creating rules for processing mail
  • Managing your account and settings
  • Importing contacts from social networks
  • Sharing a calendar
  • Uploading, downloading, and working with files on SkyDrive
  • Accessing from a mobile device


(MUSIC). Welcome to Essential Training. My name is Jess Stratton. In this course, I'm going to show you everything you need to immediately start taking advantage of everything this complete web package has to offer. I'll show you how to organize your email into folders. Assign categories to all your emails, so you can find it when you need it. Create rules to process your mail automatically. And how to schedule a cleanup to keep your mail file neat and tidy.

I'll show you how to connect Twitter to your account and how to import your existing contacts over. I'll show you how to use the full featured calendar including how to create entries and even subscribe to additional calendars. Finally, I'll show you how to use SkyDrive the cloud storage service including Microsoft Web Apps to edit your files right in the browser. I'll show you all of this and more. So, let's get started right now.

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