QuickTips Index - page 3
How to Make Outlook Send and Receive Periodically and at Startup
Do you want new mail to show up in your Outlook Inbox automatically, diligently retrieved on a schedule? And at startup, too?
How to Make Outlook Remember Your Email Password
Does Outlook ask you for the password every time you check mail? Here's how to make it remember that password for once and for all.
How to Make Outlook Ignore the Font Specified in Stationery
You like the background image, but not the font? You want the logo, but not the font? Make Outlook ignore fonts and font styles specified in stationery, either for all messages or just for replies and forwards.
How to Make Outlook Accept Only Mail from Your Contacts and Safe Senders
For simple yet effective spam filtering in Outlook, accept only mail from known senders.
How to Make Links Work in Outlook Express, Outlook and Any Other Email Program
When you click the link to a web page in an email, nothing happens? Here's how to make links work again and open happily in your browser; works for Outlook, Outlook Express, and just about any other Windows email program.
How to Increase the Font Size While Reading Mail in Outlook
Is the tiny font in emails giving you headaches? Here's how to swiftly increase the size of text in messages you read in Outlook.
How to Import Contacts from Excel or a CSV File into Outlook
You extensive list of contacts or customers is stored happily in a spread sheet or database? After some simple importation steps, they can be in Outlook, too, and build the basis for a mailing list, for example.
How to Have Outlook Highlight Mail Sent to You Only
When you are the sole recipient, the message is typically more important than if you're one of 45 people in the Cc: line? Here's how to make Outlook highlight messages that have only you in the To: line.
How to Get Reminded to Reply to a Message in Outlook
Outlook is my brain, and it helps me remember replying to emails with short reminders.
How to Forward a Message as an Attachment with Outlook
Forward messages exactly the way you see them in Outlook, and make it easy for recipients to reply to the original sender.
How to Change the Sort Order of the "Select Names" Dialog in Outlook
When you click on the "To" button while composing a message in Outlook, you can have contacts sorted either by their last name or their first.
How to Change the Default Font Face and Size in Outlook
The font Outlook uses when you compose a message or read an email is too wide, tall, small, tiny, big or blue? Here's how to specify the precise font, font style and color to use by default for emails in Outlook.
How to Turn Off the Outlook Reading Pane by Default
Do you prefer messages not to open automatically? Do you like the overview of a preview pane-free message list? Here are two ways to disable Outlook's reading pane — for all folders, and by default.
How to Purge Deleted Messages Automatically in Outlook
Tired of manually purging deleted items? Outlook can clean up and purge deleted messages whenever you switch IMAP folders.
How to Send Newsletters and Emails with Images not Attached in Outlook
Would you like to place images in your emails or newsletters but don't want them to be attached to the messages? Here's how to make Outlook use references to the internet locations of pictures instead of attaching them.
How to Back up or Copy Your Outlook Auto-Complete List
Take the list that pops up when you start typing a recipient's name or address in Outlook with you to a new computer — or create a backup copy.
How to Archive Old Mail in Outlook and Keep the PST File Small
If you want to make sure your Outlook is fast and snappy, keept your main PST file size small — by moving old mail to a separate archive file, for example.
How to Access Free Yahoo! Mail with Outlook
Your Yahoo! Mail account is not made for the web alone. Here's how to download mail from a free Yahoo! Mail address into Outlook and how to send through Yahoo! Mail, too.
How to Change the Account Order in Outlook
My accounts: 1. private, 2. misc, 3. work. Fortunately, Outlook lets me sort them in this order.
How to Report Spam from Outlook to Improve Its Junk Mail Filter
You can help improve the Outlook spam filter by reporting junk mail it missed. With the right tool, it's a matter of a single click.
How to Sort Your Outlook Inbox by Email Account
Tell your accounts apart by sorting and grouping the messages in your Outlook Inbox by where they were received.
How to Edit a Received Message in Outlook
Does a message need a more descriptive "Subject", do you want to annotate in the body or make any other change? Outlook makes editing received emails easy.
How to Delete Attachments from Messages in Outlook
Keep the message, lose its big size. Here's how to remove attached files (after you have saved them elsewhere) from email messages in Outlook to trim your mailbox size.
How to Give Your Outlook Accounts Friendly Names
If even chemical elements have friendly names, your email accounts in Outlook should have monikers you remember, too.
How to Prevent Outlook from Adding Your Name When You Edit Forwards or Replies
Does Outlook add your name (in bold!) when, replying or forwarding, you edit the original text? Here's how to stop this annoyance.