How To Customize Quick Actions In Outlook.com

Quick actions in Outlook.com can make replying to messages, sorting messages in inbox and composing messages a lot quicker through icons for each of these tasks. So these are essentially shortcuts to various tasks related to messages. They include moving messages to different folders, replying to sender/all, flagging them and so on. Here is how to configure them: Open Outlook.com...

How To Use Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts In Outlook.com

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Outlook.com supports keyboard shortcuts of other email services besides it’s own. What this means is that shortcut keys layout of Gmail, Yahoo and Outlook too can be used if needed. So if accustomed to using Gmail shortcut keys, that same layout can be used in Outlook.com as well. Here is how to enable these custom shortcut layouts  : Login to Outlook.com and click the gear icon on top right....

How To Link Google Drive With Outlook For Storing Files/Attachments

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For uploading and storing files/attachments when using Outlook.com, the default online storage is OneDrive. It however does have the option of adding other cloud storage services like Google Drive. Here is how : Login to Outlook and click on the gear icon on top right. Then choose View Full Settings. Then, choose Mail > Attachments. Here, the cloud storage services linked to Outlook will be listed...

How To Turn Off Daily Schedule Emails In Outlook.com

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Events and tasks added in Outlook Mail calendar automatically show up in inbox as a daily schedule summary. This can be turned off if needed. Here’s how : Login to Outlook and choose Options. From the left side of pane, choose Calendar > Reminders. Next, uncheck the tick next to Get a daily email agenda for calendars and tasks. Click Save for the changes to take place. All done.

How To Disable Add-Ins When Using Outlook.com

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Add-ins are 3rd party extensions that can add features or enhance Outlook.com functionality. So, when composing emails in Outlook, extra add-ins like Evernote, Bing Maps, scheduled meetings etc are enabled and loaded by default. These however can be turned off anytime if needed. Here is how : Sign into Outlook and choose Options from the gear icon drop down menu. Scroll to General > Manage add-ins....