Designing & Shaping email in Outlook 365

Outlook Microsoft 365    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 41m 36s
  • Includes Assessment
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There's a wealth of design and template tools that you can use in Outlook to customize the overall design of your email. Learn how to change your email theme and background, add and manage signatures, and use templates to efficiently design and shape your email.


  • discover the key concepts covered in the Outlook Microsoft 365: Designing & Shaping email course
    create and use email templates
    customize the background and theme of an email
    insert QuickParts into messages
    insert icons and equations into emails
  • insert 3D models into emails
    add and manage email signatures
    customize reply and forward message settings
    set the importance of outgoing messages, and assign policies and flags
    create an automatic reply


  • 31s
    This video outlines the key content covered in the Designing & Shaping email course, including, Creating & using templates, Inserting QuickParts, and Creating automatic replies. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 6s
    Outlook offers a number of templates that can be used to speed up the writing of your emails inside the "My Templates" gallery. In this video you are also going to see how to create your own customized email template. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Customizing background & theme
    2m 55s
    In Outlook you can quickly apply themes to your messages in order to change the design of fonts, colors etc. In this video you are also going to see how to change the background of your emails. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting QuickParts
    3m 40s
    Quick Parts can be used to store pieces of content that can then be quickly inserted into your email body. In this video you are going to see how to quickly create an email in Outlook thanks to QuickParts. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting icons & equations
    5m 16s
    If you want to insert symbols, icons, or equations in your emails, Outlook has the tools you need. You can browse the equation tools to create simple and complex calculations and insert icons to add stylized graphical elements to your message. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Inserting 3D models
    5m 21s
    With Outlook, you can insert 3D models into your emails. In this video you are going to see how to insert a three-dimensional image and use the 3D model tools. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using signatures
    5m 48s
    Creating a signature will allow you to attach certain information at the end of every message you send. See how to create a signature, insert it into your emails as well as switch signatures and manage them. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Customizing reply & forward messages
    3m 56s
    In Outlook, when you reply to or forward an email message, the original message is included below the new message. In this video you are going to see how to change how the original message appears in replies and forwards. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Setting the importance of messages
    4m 18s
    In Outlook, you can set the importance of outgoing messages in order to inform if they have high or low importance. In this video you are also going to see how to assign policy to your emails as well as follow-up flags. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Creating automatic replies
    4m 45s
    In Outlook, you can use automatic replies to notify others that you are out of office, on vacation or not available to respond to messages. In this video you are going to see how to create and manage an automatic reply. FREE ACCESS


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