Configuring the Outlook Client in Outlook 365

Outlook Microsoft 365    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 34m 31s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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This course will focus on customizing Outlook 365 to make it your own. Learn how to customize the interface, ribbon, and Quick Access Toolbar to get access to the tools you need the most. Discover how to import and export your data and also manage add-ins to help improve your workflow.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    change the interface appearance by changing the background or theme
    modify the View settings
    customize the Quick Access Toolbar
    customize the tool ribbon display
  • manage Outlook add-ins
    import or export Outlook data
    manage your hard drive allocation
    change the display of your emails, tasks, contacts and calendar items


  • 39s
    This video outlines the key content covered in the Optimizing Workflows course, including customizing the interface, managing add-ins and exporting or importing data. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 18s
    The interface in Outlook  is extremely customizable. In this video you are going to see how to change the color settings and overall theme, change the associated username, and even add an Office background. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Modifying Outlook's View settings
    3m 33s
    The Outlook View settings can be adjusted to suit your preferences. You can change the view so that you see more of the preview of an email and add the sort columns to your message list. You can even create a custom view to save your view preferences and needs. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    3m 58s
    The Quick Access toolbar allows you to access useful tool shortcuts, such as saving an email or cancelling a previous action. In Outlook, it is simple to add and remove shortcuts and even change where the toolbar appears in your client. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Customizing the ribbon
    4m 1s
    Knowing how to use the Office ribbon in Outlook is extremely useful as this is where the majority of the tools that you use are found. Like many things in your client, the ribbon can be customized. You can hide the ribbon, activate it permanently, and even add your own shortcuts. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing add-ins
    3m 47s
    If you want to add a third party application to help improve your workflow, you can use Outlook add-ins. See how to access the add-ins store and search, manage and add add-ins to Outlook. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Importing & exporting data
    4m 21s
    If you want to back up or import data you can use the import and export function found within Outlook. You can import and export with different formats, as well as save your files on your computer for easy access. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Managing your hard drive allocation
    5m 48s
    If you have multiple accounts installed in your Outlook client, you can limit the amount of hard drive space each user has. For example, you could choose to automatically archive items and clean up your old emails. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Changing the view of Outlook items
    5m 6s
    In Outlook it is possible to change or customize the view of your messages, tasks, contacts and calendar items. Discover how to change the display of Outlook items by changing the font size or style. FREE ACCESS


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