The ‘Microsoft Outlook’ Archives
Posted November 4, 2012 by

Outlook 2013: Change Menu from Text to Icons 618

Unlike previous versions of Outlook, which display items in compact mode, Outlook 2013 displays menu choices in text. This change makes the program interface well-suited to the overall Windows 8 environment. However, many users may wish to switch back to the old compact mode with icons to save space. By following this tutorial, you can […]

Posted October 20, 2012 by

Outlook: Reconfigure Passwords for Social Networks 618

Many people use Outlook’s Social Network Connector to connect to their favorite social sites. However, when the passwords are changed, the connector in Outlook does not work correctly. As a result, results will no longer be received.

Posted October 19, 2012 by

Outlook: Change the Calendar Color 618

Outlook will automatically set the color of your calendar to suit the overall interface of the program. However, you can always change it to a different favorite color if you want.

Posted October 9, 2012 by

Outlook: Add Grid Lines Between Emails 618

In Outlook, emails are displayed on a white background without any line separators between them. This makes finding and managing emails difficult. Fortunately, by changing Outlook’s default settings, you can enable the grid lines option. This will improve visibility by allowing you to differentiate between email items more easily.

Posted October 4, 2012 by

Outlook: Change the Font and Color of Unread Emails


Even though Outlook uses a bold font for displaying unread messages, many people still find them hard to spot. To simplify finding new incoming messages, consider changing the text color or even switching the font type.

Posted September 29, 2012 by

Outlook 2013: Disable the Inline Reply Feature


Traditionally, when you reply to an email in Outlook, you simply click Reply and compose your message within the new window that opens. However, with Outlook 2013, you now respond to a message from inside the Reading Pane, with your response entered above the original message. Many users may not prefer this streamlined interface and […]

Posted September 1, 2012 by Rename an Email Address 618

If you have an Outlook email account and later want to change the name, you can change it in Outlook itself without creating another account.

Posted August 31, 2012 by

Outlook 2013: Search For Emails in Current Folder Only


Unlike previous versions of Outlook, if you search for items in the inbox folder, the program will search the entire mailbox. This means items from other folders will also be included in the results page, which is unnecessary.

Posted August 29, 2012 by

Outlook 2013: Change the Default Temperature Unit in Calendar

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Unlike previous versions, the calendar in Outlook 2013 displays weather information to help users arrange their schedules effectively. By default, the temperature unit is in Fahrenheit. If you are not familiar with this unit, you can always change it to Celsius.

Posted August 13, 2012 by

Office 2013: Install Apps From the Office Store


From Office 2013 many of the core applications can be extended by installing third-party apps from the Office Store.