Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Using custom search folders, part of Outlook 2013: Efficient Email Management.
- If you have a search that you want to perform…over and over again that's not easy for you…to create an instant search,…you might take a look at search folders.…In prior versions of Outlook,…we had three built-in search folders.…Now, there are some suggestions,…but you need to build them yourself.…I'm going to click search folders…here in my navigation pane…and choose new search folder…and here are the built-ins.…I could show me a search folder that gives me…all of my unread mail and that's very easy to do.…
I'm going to say okay, now I have a search folder…that only shows me unread mail.…Now, notice that it consolidates mail not just…from my inbox, but from other folders…and that's the value.…I can see my unread mail by location…and I can work within all of my unread mail very easily.…Let's create another search folder.…I could say unread or flagged for follow up.…Now, we're going to talk about flags in the next section,…but if I haven't read a message or…I've flagged it to be followed up on,…I might like to see all of those because…
AuthorGini von Courter
Find the Outlook 2010 version of this course here.
- Viewing messages by conversation
- Ignoring a conversation
- Tagging messages with flags and categories
- Arranging email by date or by sender
- Creating inbox folders
- Customizing and using categories
- Creating a search folder
- Creating Quick Steps and email rules
Skill Level Beginner
Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcutswith Gini von Courter3h 55m Intermediate
1. Reviewing Email
2. Putting Views to Work
3. Getting Organized with Folders, Search, and Categories
4. Automating Actions with Rules and Quick Steps
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