Microsoft Outlook End User Training Options

When it comes to free and low cost user training for MS Outlook, you're spoiled for choice.
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We’ve listed below our favorite Microsoft Outlook resources to help you find what you need, including content from:

Our favorite Outlook timesavers cover everything from basic functionality to more advanced features - recovering deleted items, updating your time zone, creating and managing polls in email messages and recalling and/or replacing messages – and you can find training on all these topics below. 

Microsoft content includes:

  1. Microsoft Outlook playlist: 23 free videos that helps you get to know email etiquette, tools, signatures, out of office settings and even how to stop spam.
  2. Microsoft Calendar Tips playlist: 7 free videos to guide you through syncing your mobile device to your desktop calendar, launching the scheduling assistant, shared calendars and more!
  3. Getting started: 5 free articles to aid in creating and sending email, managing your calendar and contacts, collaborating and setting up mobile apps (if applicable).
  4. Customising Outlook: 29 free lessons from customising your view and categorising items to working with fonts and signatures.
  5. Email: 32 free lessons that covers everything email related! From composing to replying and printing and everything in between. Learn how to change time zones, create messages, add tables and graphics and create polls in your email messages.
  6. Calendar: 18 free lessons to help you manage and use your calendar to your best advantage.
  7. Contacts and Tasks: 16 free lessons to show you how to create and manage your contacts; including creating and assigning tasks.
  8. Managing Outlook: 43 free lessons to help you search, find that deleted item, archive and import and export into Outlook.

Other interesting content:

  1. TechSoup's Getting the Most Out of MS Office 365 Outlook: 2 hours of low-cost training designed to help you understand the most commonly used features and apply basic settings and rules to your Inbox.
  2. TechSoup's Outlook 101 - Increase Efficiency: Up to 2 hours of low-cost training to help you with scheduling meetings, setting reminders, creating and managing tasks and to-do lists. 
  3. Teacher's Tech Outlook playlist: 23 minutes of free content, covering 16 topics. Start with an introduction to Outlook's interface and navigation tools, create a new email account and learn tips and tricks for managing your email inbox effectively.
  4. Kevin Stratvert's Outlook Tips and Tricks: Take control of your inbox with these tips and tricks. 15 minutes of free content looking at notifications, grouping messages by conversation and flagging messages for follow up.

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