Using the Notes feature in Outlook

When going through my list of reading material from Twitter, I found a link to an article by Rob Woodgate titled What are Notes in Outlook and How Do You Use Them? I didn’t know that was buried in Outlook, and it’s a pretty cool way to keep “sticky notes” in Outlook for easy reference. Here’s how it works…

Click the Ellipsis icon at the bottom of your folder list, and select Notes:


That option brings you to this Outlook screen. It shows your existing Notes, as well as various options to create a new Note, change the way you view them, forward the Note to someone else, and categorize them:


If you create a new Note, it automatically saves it using the first few words that are in your Note:


There are some other ways you can work with your Notes, so I strongly encourage you to check out the article for yourself. This is yet another way to make Outlook more valuable to you throughout your day.


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