Holding an email in your Outbox


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Holding an email in your Outbox

Every now and then, you want to compose an e-mail in advance, but you'd like to let it sit in your Outbox and wait. Now here's a couple examples. Let's say your client's birthday is coming up, but you don't want to send a note too early. Or maybe it's 2 in the morning and you're still working, but you don't want anyone to know. Let's see how we can ask Outlook to hold on to the message for us until the time is right. When composing e-mail, before we send it off, we can click on the Options tab and then Delay Delivery.

This brings up the Properties window and places our cursor here. We can change the time and date that we want the message to be held until. Here I am saying that this message won't be sent until Monday at 7:30 in the morning. I'll double-check the message, make any other changes that I'd like to, and then hit Send.

Now normally this message would have gone right out, but if I look at my Outbox, I can see the message is waiting t...

Holding an email in your Outbox
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Holding an email in your Outbox provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the Outlook 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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Outlook
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