In Outlook for Mac 2016 choose Outlook > Preferences to open the Preferences dialog box. Click Calendar to view and set Calendar options, which include: workday starting and ending times; days in your work week; and starting day of the week. Set preferences for the default reminder time, and whether meeting recipients can suggest new meeting times. Click Show All to save your changes and return to Preferences. Click Notifications & Sounds to modify alert settings. Close to save changes.
- [Voiceover] Like many applications,…Outlook for Mac has settings that you can customize…to determine how the application will work for you.…You'll find these under Outlook, Preferences.…Earlier we stopped by the Calendar.…I'd like to show you some other settings very quickly.…If you'd like to go from Colorful to Classic, you can.…You'll be prompted that you're…saving it for all Office apps.…You don't have to close this and reopen the Preferences,…simply say Show All and you will be showing all Preferences.…
Notifications and Sounds;…when you receive new messages that…you will then need to read and determine…if they have an action item for you and…how you should record that action item,…notice that, by default, you're displaying an alert…on the desktop for all new messages.…It shows the subject and a preview.…If that's helpful for you, fine.…If it's not and you actually don't wish…to see those alerts, you can turn this off.…You can also have a sound that plays when you have…a new message, or when you have a Reminder.…
- Explain how much time you should put into estimating how long a task will take.
- List the reasons for an item to become a calendar entry.
- Recall the keyboard shortcut for changing to a work week view.
- Recognize when to disable request proposals.
- Define how many categories can be assigned to a meeting.
- Recall the limitations on snoozing reminders.