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Create Shortcut to Open a New Email Message (Windows XP)

By Creating a shortcut to open a new email message you can save a great deal of time.

How to Save e-mail Message in "Documents" Folder (Outlook 2010)

You can save e-mails in your "Documents" (or "My Documents") folder instead of taking up valuable space in Outlook. The less you store in Outlook, the more efficient it runs. This process works the same in Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013. Please see additional videos on saving e-mails in older versions of Outlook.

How to Save Un-sent e-mails to Inbox Instead of ‘Drafts’ (Outlook 2013)

You can change where Outlook saves drafts of your unsent e-mail messages. By default Outlook will save the messages in the ‘Drafts’ folder. For me its “out of sight, out of mind”, and I frequently forget I have saved a draft of an e-mail message. It will help you to remember the unsent message if you save them to your Inbox.

How To Turn On Spell Check to Check Spelling Before Sending (Outlook 2013)

It is important to spell check all e-mails before you send them. You want to make sure simple typos and frequently misspelled words are discovered and corrected before sending an email. In Outlook 2013 any misspelled words will be underlined but it will NOT stop you from sending the e-mail with spelling mistakes.

How to Stop Going Back to Inbox (Open Next Item) After Moving or Deleting e-mail Message (Outlook 2013)

The default setting in Outlook is to return to the inbox after you handle an e-mail (i.e. move it to a folder or delete). You can change the settings to make it easier to get through all the items in your inbox and make you more efficient.