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Outlook 2016 For Dummies



Outlook 2016 For Dummies

Bill Dyszel

ISBN: 978-1-119-07717-6 October 2015 368 Pages

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Be more productive and simplify your life with Outlook 2016!

Ever feel like you're drowning in your inbox? Outlook 2016 For Dummies helps you lower the metaphorical water levels by quickly prioritizing incoming email. Instead of wading through messages and tasks all day, use Outlook as it was intended—as a productivity tool—to organize your tasks on the to-do bar, filter junk email, make the most of Outlook's anti-phishing capabilities, manage email folders, use smart scheduling tools, leverage RSS support, collect electronic business cards, and integrate your Microsoft OneNote, Project, Access, and SharePoint files. This book is updated to reflect the latest and greatest features integrated into the Outlook 2016 user interface to ensure you're at the top of your Outlook game.

With over 1.1 billion users worldwide and 90% market share for productivity suites, a figure that roughly translates into one in seven people the world over, odds are you'll need to learn how to use Microsoft Office programs—including Outlook—if you want to excel in the workplace.

  • Get up to speed on the new and improved features of Microsoft Office 2016
  • Take advantage of often overlooked features that can simplify your day
  • Discover new ways to filter junk email—and reclaim the hours that you spend sorting through spam each year
  • Organize tasks and schedule meetings, keeping everyone up to date on the latest project and account progress

If you're ready to take your productivity to the next level Outlook 2016 For Dummies is a must-read!

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started With Outlook 2016 9

Chapter 1: Outlook Features You Really Need to Know 11

Chapter 2: Inside Outlook: Getting More Done With Less Effort 23

Chapter 3: On the Fast Track: Drag ’Til You Drop 37

Part II: Taming the Email Beast 49

Chapter 4: The Essential Secrets of Email 51

Chapter 5: Email Tools You Can’t Do Without 71

Chapter 6: Conquering Your Mountain of Messages 87

Part III: Managing Contacts, Dates, Tasks, and More 125

Chapter 7: Your Little Black Book: Creating Contacts Lists 127

Chapter 8: Unleashing the Calendar’s Power 149

Chapter 9: Task Mastery: Discovering All the Bells and Whistles 169

Chapter 10: Seeing It Your Way: Customizing Outlook 189

Part IV: Beyond the Basics: Tips and Tricks You Won’t Want to Miss 207

Chapter 11: Social Media Magic With Outlook RSS 209

Chapter 12: Powering Your Home Office With Outlook 219

Chapter 13: Merging Mail From Outlook to Microsoft Word 227

Part V: Outlook at Work 237

Chapter 14: Big‐Time Collaboration With Outlook 239

Chapter 15: Outlook for the iPad and Android Phones 263

Chapter 16: Telecommuting With and the Outlook Web App 275

Part VI: The Part of Tens 295

Chapter 17: Ten Shortcuts Worth Taking 297

Chapter 18: Ten Accessories for Outlook 303

Chapter 19: Ten Things You Can’t Do With Outlook 307

Chapter 20: Ten Things You Can Do After You’re Comfy 313

Index 319