Get easy answers to common technology questions.
Oh no… I’ve sent an email to the wrong person…
can I get it back?
Yes, don’t panic! In Outlook open the message in Sent Items, select Actions > Recall this message, then Delete unread copies of this message.
Is there an easier way to add appointments to my Outlook calendar?
If you’re scheduling a meeting or appointment via email, simply drag that email to your calendar and it will create an appointment for you.
I’m trying to send a photo via email, but it’s telling me the file is too large.
This one is easy. Select the photo file you’d like to send. Right click it and select Send To > Mail Recipient. A pop-up window will open which allows you to select the picture size. Click Attach, and it will resize the image and attach it to your message.
Declutter Your E-Mail Inbox In 2 Steps
- Use the unsubscribe button.
Look at how many e-mails you actually read from senders outside of your organization. Do you have a ton of marketing mail, promotions or newsletters you don’t read anymore? Start hitting unsubscribe and leave behind only those messages that you care about. Suddenly, you’ll start receiving fewer e-mails every day.
- Filter everything.
Most e-mail clients allow you to filter by source or sender. Create ffilters that automatically sort e-mails into specific folders. That way, internal memos to to one folder, client messages to another, newsletters to another still and so on. While filtering e-mails can be time consuming, it’s definitely worth your time.
New to Microsoft 365: Pin a chat message in Teams
Now, any member of a chat can pin or unpin a message to the top of a chat header for everyone to see.
People in the chat can click the pinned message. They’ll jump straight to the original message in that thread. Clever, and useful.