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Outlook 2016 Basic Course







The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Introduction
  • Starting and Exiting Outlook 2016
  • Identifying the Parts of the Outlook 2016 Window
  • Accounts and Services
  • Using the Navigation Bar
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Using the Backstage View
  • Working with Folders


  • Introduction
  • Identifying the Parts of the Compose Mail Window
  • Using the Reading Pane
  • Reading and Previewing a Message
  • Creating a Message
  • Saving a Draft of a Message
  • Replying to or Forwarding a Message
  • Opening or Saving an Attachment

Mail Extras

  • Introduction
  • Formatting Message Text
  • Attaching a File
  • Using Stationery
  • Adding a Signature
  • Flagging a Message
  • Setting Up Read and Delivery Receipts
  • Working with Conversations


  • Introduction
  • Viewing a Calendar
  • Scheduling an Appointment
  • Making an Appointment Recurring
  • Scheduling a Meeting
  • Responding to a Meeting Request
  • Using Reminders
  • Creating an Additional Calendar
  • Sharing and Printing Your Calendar


  • Introduction
  • Creating a New Contact
  • Working with Contacts
  • Creating a Contact Group
  • Working with Business Cards
  • Sending Contact Information
  • Importing Contacts
  • Exporting Contacts

Tasks, Notes, and Journal

  • Introduction
  • Creating a Task
  • Responding to a Task
  • Managing Tasks
  • Viewing Tasks
  • Creating a Note
  • Working with Notes
  • Creating a Journal Entry

Searching and Extras

  • Introduction
  • Working with Instant Search
  • Using Advanced Find
  • Deleting an Item and Retrieving a Deleted Item
  • Working with Quick Steps
  • Using Shortcuts
  • Working with Color Categories
  • Customizing Your Viewing Panes

Help and Customization

  • Introduction
  • Finding Help with Tell Me
  • Using Sneak Peek
  • Using the Weather Bar
  • Adding an Email Account
  • Changing an Email Account
  • Customizing Outlook Today
  • Hiding the Outlook Taskbar Button