Rather than keeping all your email in your Inbox, create folders to hold mail items you want to retain—messages for a project, a customer, or a vendor. Begin by selecting the folder you want to create the new folder in, and then create the new folder as a subfolder of the selected folder.
- [Instructor] If I had kept all of the physical mail…that I've received in my lifetime, I would be inundated…because of the amount of physical mail that I have received.…They make TV movies about people who keep all their mail,…but most of us are not naturally hoarders.…We tend to read a piece of mail…and then do something with it, throw it away, recycle it.…Some of the mail I get, I don't even read.…I look at the envelope, and I know that I'm not interested.…Or I know that I already…have the information that will be inside.…We only tend to keep a small percentage…of the physical mail that we receive.…
Love letters, wonderful birthday wishes, legal documents,…things that we put on a bulletin board.…I encourage you to treat your Outlook Inbox…in exactly the same way,…to look at the emails you receive and to be willing…to say I'm done with this, I don't need it anymore,…or I'm done with this, and I need to save it.…But just because I want to save a piece of email…doesn't mean that I want to keep it in my Inbox…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Finding a contact in seconds flat
- Decluttering your inbox
- Creating text shortcuts with AutoCorrect
- Power searching in mail and calendar
- Dealing with junk mail
- Setting up out-of-office replies
- Saving a search for reuse
- Creating recurring appointments and tasks
- Backing up Outlook data with Time Machine
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Top 10 Shortcuts
2. Shortcuts for Organizing Email
3. Shortcuts for Sending and Replying
4. Shortcuts for the Calendar
5. Shortcuts for Contacts
6. Shortcuts for Tasks
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