This video explains how Outlook automatically reformats booking confirmation emails to display the most important information, and updates your calendar with the most current details.
- [Instructor] Most travel itinerary emails, especially air travel confirmation emails, are complicated to read because they contain so much more information than just your reservation. When you're in a hurry it can be difficult to find things like your flight and gate numbers, and departure times. Outlook, however, automatically displays the most important information from your travel itineraries in easy to read summary cards at the top of your email. This can be especially useful on mobile devices when you're on the go, where you can have any portion of the itinerary to see a summary card. And the summary card on the mobile, desktop, and web based versions of Outlook contain convenient buttons to check into your flight or to view the reservation in your calendar.
Outlook automatically adds travel events to your calendar with the same summary cards for each leg of your trip it detects in the reservation email, so you'll be able to quickly see key information like dates, times, locations, and confirmation numbers for flights, rental cars, and hotel stays. And if you do need to see the original booking email when viewing a reservation in your calendar, you can open it directly from here. Additionally, Outlook will automatically update your calendar if you change your itinerary and receive a new confirmation email for a previous reservation. And on top of all this, you'll find that Outlook can also detect several other types of confirmation emails.
So you'll see similar summary cards in your email and calendar to help you keep track of things like package deliveries, dining reservations, concerts, and bills.
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- Adding a Gmail account to Outlook
- Adding folders and subfolders
- Sorting messages
- Sharing calendars
- Customizing Outlook
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