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16 tips for using email in Microsoft Outlook - Microsoft 365

Microsoft Outlook is a widely used email client that is part of the Office 365-packet. For many people, it's an indispensable tool for managing their email. But did you know that there are many more useful features that Outlook has to offer? This article will provide some useful tips to make using email in Outlook even more efficient. Whether you're a seasoned Outlook user or just starting to use the software, there's bound to be something you didn't know!

In this blog, you can read practical tips on how to use Outlook Online and the Outlook application.

1. How to start Outlook via the web?

There are 2 ways to log in via the web to access Outlook Online to use.

Via https://portal.office.com and then click through to Outlook.

Or by surfing directly to the link from Outlook. https://outlook.office.com

2. Install Outlook on your computer (up to 5 computers)

Outlook is within the Office 365 packet. In this blog, I'll explain how to install this on your computer or Mac. Install Office 365 ProPlus on your home computer in 5 steps.

3. Purchase an Outlook license

You have Office 365 for home users and for businesses. Below, we'll take a closer look at Outlook within Office 365 Apps.

Outlook is included in 90% of all subscriptions. It does not mean that if you have Outlook that it is possible to install the software. You can check this in this article.

4. Open up your calendar to colleagues

Sharing your calendar with your colleagues is easy. If you have enabled this sharing through these instructions, it will apply in all versions of outlook.

5. Automatically forward emails to Microsoft Teams

Forward an email to Teams Here's how you do it.

6. Always search the right address book

We often look for contacts in the offline address lists. Annoying.. You can use these instructions to set your address book correctly.

7. Set up your mobile phone to use Outlook

Download the Outlook App from the AppStore on your iPhone or Android. And go through this article if you need help.

8. Adding a shared mailbox to the Outlook application

Would you like to view your shared mailbox via your mobile phone? Then follow these steps to add it to your iPhone or iPad.

9. Using the BCC field in Outlook Online

Via Outlook Online you can click on the right at the top to bring up the BCC field. (more details)

10. Automatically add vacation days in Outlook

Do you want to add vacation days automatically? More details..

11. Enable Automatic Replies

You can announce your holiday in advance via an automatic reply. This way, your colleagues or customers can see that you are not there.

12. Use Dark Mode in Office 365

You can enable Outlook's dark mode from the bar at the top.

13. Install Outlook in your Chrome browser

It is possible to install Outlook as a PWAs (Progressive Web Apps) this gives better caching, notification features and background functionality that makes your app look more like a regular application.

14. Sending an email using an alias in Exchange Online

It is now possible to use an e-mail alias as a sending address withinOffice 365.
How To Send An Email Via An Alias In Exchange Online In Microsoft 365?

15. Set up multi-factor authentication for Outlook

If you enable multi-factor authentication, your account will be more secure. In addition to your Outlook, this also protects the other Office 365 and Microsoft 365 and Azure identity solutions.

16. How to set up desktop notifications in Outlook Online

Desktop notifications make Outlook Online is starting to look more and more like the fat-client Outlook application. The most important benefits for Outlook online be:

This Is How To Enable Desktop Notifications In Outlook Online

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