Outlook Lesson 1: Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2013


In this lesson, you will create, send, and receive e-mail messages. You will also manage e-mail messages by creating folders, archiving old e-mail, and adding recipients to e-mail messages. Along with e-mail, you will add contacts to Microsoft Outlook, create appointments, meetings, and tasks to manage assignments and events.

What you’ll learn in this lesson:

  • About the Outlook interface
  • Creating e-mail messages, add recipients, send, and receive
  • Adding attachments and signatures to e-mail messages
  • Creating and Using folders to organize e-mail messages
  • Adding and managing contacts, appointments, meetings, and tasks

Starting up

You will work with files from the Outlook01lessons folder. Make sure you have loaded the OfficeLessons folder onto your hard drive from www.digitalclassroombooks.com/Office2013. If you need further instructions, see “Loading lesson files” in the Starting up section of this book.

What is Microsoft Outlook?

In today’s modern world, sending and receiving e-mail is an integral part of almost every business and personal life. Programs such as Outlook help you send and receive e-mail, but they also keep track of contacts, including office numbers, mobile numbers, and e-mail addresses. Outlook can also help schedule meetings and appointments. It can also create tasks for you and others, and then ...

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