Outlook on the web displays your messages in two inboxes: the Focused Inbox for more important messages like those sent directly to you by a colleague, and the Other inbox for less important messages like newsletters. Right-click a message in either inbox to move that message or that message and others from the same sender to the other inbox. You can turn off Focused inbox in the Settings pane.
- [Instructor] Outlook on the web has a focused inbox feature and this is on by default. The idea here is that when you first jump into your email you might like to be able to find the more important messages first and work with them. Messages that are sent specifically to you that aren't news letters or promotional materials, but are specific emails for you from members of your team, from colleagues, from clients, and so on. That's what ends up on focused.
If I click this button I will then see the other tab and you don't have to choose where you click. This is a toggle. Here are items that are more generic. Billing statements for example, probably not something that I need to pay attention to right away. I have a choice about this though. This is a feature that can learn. So I always want to make sure that I see the information on new features for Microsoft Flow this is a newsletter that comes from the Flow team.
I want to see this, it is important to me. So I'm going to simply right click on that message that is in the other inbox and I'm going to say always move it to the focused inbox. Do I want to move all messages from that email address to focused and I say okay and now and in the future then all of the messages that come from the flow team like this one are going to end up in my focused inbox. In the same way if I have something that I don't want to have in focused something that was miscategorized I can right click.
For example if I wanted to say that when I get messages from Leslie in the future they're less important, then I would say move it to the other inbox, but I have 2 choices here. One is take this message from Leslie and put it in the other inbox and the other is whenever messages come in from Leslie put them in the other inbox. So 2 choices because sometimes it might be that Leslie sends me something that she's just forwarding a product announcement. I don't necessarily want that in my focused inbox, but most of the things Leslie sends me I really do want to show up in my focused inbox.
Give this a try. See if you like it and if you decide you don't because almost no one I've talked to is tepid about this focused inbox. People really like it or they really don't like it. If you've tried it out, don't like it, go to settings, scroll down, and where it says focused inbox, simply turn it off and when you do you will have 1 singular inbox.
You won't be on the focuses tab wondering where are those other messages where are they? Oh, they're under other. If you have turned it off previously because you didn't really have time to try it out take it for a spin and you're going back and you can of course return to settings and turn in back on and all of the choices that you made that were helping teach Outlook on the web where things go will be maintained. So the items that come from the Microsoft Flow team are still going to be in the focused inbox not in other.
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