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  • Calendar

    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Schedule an appointment But before you go, here's some additional information you may find helpful. A...
    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Create an all-day event But before you go, here's some additional information you may find helpful. A...
    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Schedule a meeting with other people But before you go, here's some additional information you may find helpful...
    • Meeting invitations look a lot like any other email message. The difference is that they control what appears on your calendar. So don't ignore or delete them.  You'll notice that a...
    • One of our recommendations for Calendar Harmony is that you send meeting invitation updates to all participants on all changes. This article describes how to have all meeting related messages automatically filtered out of your Inbox and into a folder just for such messages.
    • By default, everyone can see the free/busy status of a Resource Account while proposing a meeting, but cannot open the resource's calendar. This procedure explains how the owner of a...
    • By default, everyone who has a Cornell Exchange account has limited access to your calendar. As they create a meeting invitation, they will be able to see (on the Scheduling Assistant tab) whether...
    • This set of steps will let you see the mailbox and calendar for a Resource Account (Exchange Group Account, Room account, or Equipment account) in your own Outlook account.
    • As you create a meeting invitation you are able to see whether others are free or busy, but you aren't able to see any other information about their schedule (such as the meeting title, who is...
    • A Resource Account is an object in the Exchange Calendar that represents a room or a piece of equipment. This article describes ways to use it, view it, and share it. 

    Email

    • This article describes why some attachments don't get to the recipient and what you can do about it.
    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: View message list by Conversations But before you go, here's some additional information you may find helpful...
    • All the Office 365 email clients include an out-of-office assistant that responds to incoming messages with a note from you. When you use this feature, you have the option of enabling it at various levels.
    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Create a Folder in Outlook But before you go, here's some additional information you may find helpful....
    •   The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Send automatic "Out-of-Office" replies from Outlook for Windows But before you go, here's some...
    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Recover deleted items in Outlook for Windows If you are unable to recover calendar items from the Recover Items...
    • Rules allow you to have incoming (or outgoing) messages sorted, filed, marked, or otherwise handled automatically.
    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Create a Search Folder But before you go, here's some additional information you may find helpful....
    • The following links will take you to Microsoft help pages: Search and filter email Learn to narrow your search criteria for better searches
    •  Plain Text Messages To configure Outlook to send plain text messages by default: Click the File menu, then select Options. An Outlook Options dialog box will...
    • Sharing lets you give others access to your mail folders. You specify which folder, and the level of access, that is, whether the delegate can simply see items in a folder, or whether they can...
    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Create an email signature
    • The Problem Joe User sets up Exchange's auto-reply feature on his account. Joe User receives a message from an e-list. Exchange dutifully sends the auto-reply to the...
    • If you are having problems with your email, one common diagnostic aid is a complete list of the message's headers. Headers show the path a message took to get from the sender to the recipient. The IT Service Desk or other technical support may ask you to provide a message's headers.
    • This set of steps will let you see the mailbox and calendar for a Resource Account (Exchange Group Account, Room account, or Equipment account) in your own Outlook account.
    • These steps will make your manager's email folders available to you automatically, every time you use Outlook. (It might not be your manager. But for this example, it makes the sentences easier to...

    Get Started

    • Configure Outlook to access your Office 365 account.
    • The following link will take you to a Microsoft help page: Assign a Color Category But before you go, here's some additional information you may find helpful...
    • Learn how to manage your Contacts list in Outlook with this guidance from Microsoft. Your Contacts list is your address book or list of people. Add a Contact Create a Contact...

    Sharing

    • Overview of Delegates and Sharing Permission Levels If your manager has granted you delegate access, you have the ability to act "on behalf of" him or her. Depending on exactly how...
    • These things are easy: Sharing your calendar Sharing your mail folders Viewing a shared calendar Viewing shared mail folders But higher levels of...
    • When sharing a mail folder or your calendar, you can choose what level of access to grant. Here's a list of the permission levels available in Outlook 2016 for Windows, listed from least access to...
    • By default, everyone can see the free/busy status of a Resource Account while proposing a meeting, but cannot open the resource's calendar. This procedure explains how the owner of a...
    • By default, everyone who has a Cornell Exchange account has limited access to your calendar. As they create a meeting invitation, they will be able to see (on the Scheduling Assistant tab) whether...
    • Sharing lets you give others access to your mail folders. You specify which folder, and the level of access, that is, whether the delegate can simply see items in a folder, or whether they can...
    • This set of steps will let you see the mailbox and calendar for a Resource Account (Exchange Group Account, Room account, or Equipment account) in your own Outlook account.
    • As you create a meeting invitation you are able to see whether others are free or busy, but you aren't able to see any other information about their schedule (such as the meeting title, who is...
    • These steps will make your manager's email folders available to you automatically, every time you use Outlook. (It might not be your manager. But for this example, it makes the sentences easier to...
    • A Resource Account is an object in the Exchange Calendar that represents a room or a piece of equipment. This article describes ways to use it, view it, and share it.