Archive for Outlook 2010

Outlook Hotmail Connector Updated

by May 17, 2011

Using a Hotmail account within Outlook is a much needed service for many users of the web.  There have been some problems in the past and now Microsoft is releasing a much needed update to the Outlook Hotmail Connector, which is now available. This mandatory update fixes a lot of bugs that have been a…Continue Reading

Boost Your Productivity with Social Media?

May 05, 2011 1 Comment

Can using social media really boost your productivity? A recent survey conducted by MarketTools Inc. seems to lead us to believe that this may be true. The survey was done using nearly 1300 students and professionals above age 18. 35% of people thought that using social media is an effective method of communication with colleagues,…Continue Reading

How to Customize Outlook 2010 Panes

Aug 24, 2010 2 Comments

Does the default font size and style used throughout Outlook’s program interface bug you because it’s too small or the font isn’t your favorite? Have you ever wanted to change the font size used for Outlook’s folders? If you’ve ever found yourself wanting to change how text looked in Outlook 2010, you’ve come to the…Continue Reading

How to Save Attachments in Outlook 2010

Jul 22, 2010 8 Comments

Attachments come in many file types and sizes, luckily the act of saving them to your computer for later use is quite simple. Due to the number of messages that I have received regarding this task, I’ve decided to create a short guide that will walk users through the process of saving documents, images, and…Continue Reading

Feature: 3 Easy Steps To Declutter Your Inbox in Outlook 2010

Jun 17, 2010 9 Comments

Don’t you hate it when you open your inbox every morning and find that you still have the same hundred messages you had yesterday plus 30 more? Don’t worry you are not the only one. Microsoft has done a pretty good job of ensuring that we stay productive in the latest version of Outlook. In…Continue Reading

Tip: Use the Office 2010 Screenshot Tool to Quickly Capture Your Screen

Jun 14, 2010 4 Comments

Are you looking for a way to quickly insert screenshots from your computer into a Word document? In Word 2010 the Screenshot tool has been improved so that is more intuitive and easier to use. The guide below will show you how to use the Screenshot tool in Office 2010 to quickly insert screenshots into…Continue Reading

How to Send Text Messages with Outlook 2010

May 26, 2010 7 Comments

Wouldn’t it be nice to your next text message without having to leave your computer? In Outlook 2010 and 2007, users have the ability to setup an SMS account that allows you to send and receive text messages using Outlook’s familiar email interface. Before you can send a text message you have to create an…Continue Reading

Feature: Ultimate Guide to Editing Your Email Signatures

May 21, 2010 No Comments

Are you looking to personalize your email signatures to match your style? Good. In this feature I will show you where to locate the email signature settings for almost any email client out there. The list of clients covered will be listed below, simply click on the link and you will be taken to the…Continue Reading

Tip: Add PST Files to Outlook 2010

May 17, 2010 No Comments

I recently quit my job and among the things I took with me was a copy of the Outlook archive file I created to save important messages. The archive file was saved as a .pst file which is commonly used by Outlook to save messages, calendar entries, to-do’s, and other items. When I copied the…Continue Reading

Change When Emails Are Considered Read in Outlook 2010

May 11, 2010 1 Comment

How many times have you set an email to “Read” status when clicking on the message by mistake? I know I have and it can be extremely annoying, specially if you were not ready to review the message that was marked as “Read”. To keep yourself from inadvertently setting messages to the “Read” status you…Continue Reading

How to Customize Your Work Hours in Outlook 2010

Apr 23, 2010 6 Comments

If you use Outlook 2010 to manage your time, you have to make sure that you customize it to your work schedule. Outlook 2010 allows you to designate what your work schedule is (time and days), what day you consider to be the first day of the week, and which day is the first of…Continue Reading

How to Determine the Size of Your Outlook 2010 Mailbox

Apr 23, 2010 No Comments

If you use Outlook 2010 in a corporate environment, chances are that you email storage quota will be exceeded with just a couple days of unread emails. To help you stay out of your IT department’s black list, you can keep track of how much space your mailboxes are consuming. When you follow the instructions…Continue Reading

How-to Add Email Folders to Your Favorites in Outlook 2010

Apr 09, 2010 1 Comment

Do you have more than 20 different folders in Outlook that you use to keep your emails organized? If this is the case you most likely use a couple of these folders more often than others. Rather than scrolling up and down each time you wish to look for a folder or expanding folders (if…Continue Reading