Monday, August 11, 2014

Steps To Make Outlook Emails Load Faster

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most preferred email applications for users across the globe. This is because of the array of advanced options and features this application provides for its users. Some of these include a calendar, journals as well as task manager options. These allow the users to remember the important dates as well as schedule the appointments in their professional life. Hence, Outlook is considered to be an essential application for business professionals.

Along with being an excellent email application, Microsoft Outlook also serves to be an advanced personal information manager for the users. Outlook stores the personal information of the users in specific folders known as personal storage tables or .PST files. Similarly, the contact information of the users is stored in Outlook address book. Although this application works as a charm most of the times, sometimes certain issues do pop up in Outlook especially while sending an email in Outlook. In certain cases, the emails may take a lot of time to load up.

In such cases, you should first close down all the other programs running in your computer. For this, you can press CTRL + ALT + DEL keys in your keyboard simultaneously followed by the Processes tab. Now, you need to delete all other unwanted processes except for Outlook.exe. This will make your computer to run Outlook faster.

Before sending an email in Outlook, you should also try archiving and deleting old emails. This is because usually most of us simply keep a lot of unwanted emails in our inbox that consume a lot of space. For this, you should wait until Outlook has fully loaded and then you can check your inbox. Now, go through all the unwanted emails and delete them one by one. According to the Outlook tech support team, the Outlook users should first load up the Junk Emails folder and then delete the emails.

Deleting such unwanted emails can definitely speed up your Outlook application. Along with this, you can also use registry cleaners to speed up Outlook. The benefit of using such registry cleaners is that these have the advanced options to scan the entire settings as well as program files in your computer and also detect the errors.

So, next time you face issues while sending an email in Outlook, you can use these methods instead of calling up and seeking assistance from the Outlook tech support team.

Monday, August 4, 2014

A Look At The New Microsoft Outlook 2013 Interface

If you are planning to get Microsoft Outlook 2013, then it is a really good decision. This article will help you know more about the features that will help you perform your emailing activities more effectively.

In order start using the mail client, open Outlook from your Start screen. If you have not used Outlook before on your system, a dialog box will open up on your screen.
  • On the left bottom corner of your Outlook window, you need to select Mail. When the interface of Outlook mail appears, you will find different Outlook folders and they will appear in a rather different way than in the previous versions.
  • You might find a folder name displayed vertically. The same will be found on the left side of the Folder Pane, which can be expanded. You will find many such folder options in the Folder pane. You will find that the Inbox folder is set as default. You can select any other folder like Sent Items. Choose the same by selecting the option in the Folder Pane. You can also widen the Folder pane if you want a wider look. 
  • The messages are shown in the message list, you can choose one. As you select the message, you will find the Reading pane on the other side showing the preview of the message. 
  • Calendar is another option that you can explore, here. Selecting this option is easy. You will find an icon on the left bottom corner of the Outlook window and choose Calendar button. If you do not locate such a button on the specified location, you need to select More button (…) and this will show a list of services. You can choose Calendar option from here. 
  • In Calendar, you can select Home Day. This will display the Day view of your calendar. You can set the same to any other desired view that you prefer. You will find many other previews available. 
  • On the lower left corner of Outlook, you will find a new People button. If you do not find such a button, select More button (…) and you can choose People from this option. Here, you can locate the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of people, whom you wish to contact. 
These are just some of the new features in Outlook. There are lot more included in the new Outlook version. Hope you will get Microsoft Outlook 2013 soon.