Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Out of Office Assistant, part of Outlook 2007: Effective Email Management.
The last tool that we are looking at for effective e-mail management is the…Out of Office Assistant. You might wonder, what's the link between the Out…of Office Assistant and effective management, because I am managing e-mail…when I am in the office, right?…But with Outlook 2007, you can actually do some e-mail management while…you're out of the office.…The other thing is the Out of Office Assistant, used judiciously, is helpful…because it ensures that you don't come back to a list of e-mails that say, where were you,…I thought you were going to get back with me when you were actually out of the office.…
To turn on the Out of Office Assistant, we go to Tools on the menu, and if Out of…Office Assistant is not listed, then you either are not on an exchange server,…or you're not connected to your exchange server currently.…You must set Out of Office while you were in the office on your network.…If you're already gone, it's too late to set this up.…But you can set it up way in advance, because when I choose Out of Office…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Viewing messages by conversation
- Flagging messages
- Understanding flags and the To Do list
- Sorting and filtering email
- Creating a search folder
- Creating email rules
- Using the Out of Office Assistant
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Strategies for Reviewing Email
2. Changing Views
3. Increasing Efficiency
4. Using Rules to Process Email
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