Chapter 6

Conquering Your Mountain of Messages

In This Chapter

arrow Setting up a new mail folder

arrow Filing messages in folders

arrow Looking at your messages

arrow Using the Rules Wizard

arrow Dealing with junk e-mail

arrow Archiving e-mail

You spend too much time on e-mail. I know you do. Everybody does. Some experts estimate that the average business employee spends up to two hours each day on e-mail, and it’s getting worse every year. Pretty soon, you’ll spend more time on e-mail than you spend working. (Some people already do.) Then you’ll spend more time on e-mail than you spend awake. After that . . . I don’t want to think about it. I’d rather get Outlook to cut down the time I spend wrestling with e-mail.

Outlook has some handy tools for coping with the flood of electronic flotsam and jetsam that finds its way into your Inbox. You can create separate folders for filing your mail, and you can use Outlook’s ...

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