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Master your Outlook inbox

If you find yourself buried in email for a significant chunk of your day, you're not alone. Here are some tips to help you take control of your Outlook inbox.

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Start by organizing your inbox. Clean up your folders, categorize and store your messages, and remove clutter from your inbox.

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Maximize efficiency

Make Outlook work for you

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Create a signature, use @ symbols, set reminders, co-author, and use "tell me" to get answers.

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Master Outlook keyboard shortcuts

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Conquer your inbox and save time with these 50 keyboard shortcuts.

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Focus your inbox

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Separate your most important emails while keeping the rest out of the way.

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Filter low-priority email

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Train Outlook to automatically filter email you feel is low priority.

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Set up rules

Out-of-office replies

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Send out-of-office replies to let people know you won't be responding right away.

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Manage email messages

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Use rules to automatically reduce manual and repetitive actions.

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