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Outlook 2013 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 2013
  • Identifying the Parts of the Outlook 2013 Window
  • Accounts and Services
  • Using the Navigation Bar
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Using the Backstage View
  • Working with Folders
  • Using the Favorite Folders Pane
  • Moving and Copying Items to Another Folder


  • 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
  • Creating an Appointment
  • Making an Appointment Recurring
  • Scheduling a Meeting
  • Responding to a Meeting Request
  • Using Reminders
  • Creating an Additional Calendar


  • Introduction
  • Creating a Contact Card
  • 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 Request
  • Managing Tasks
  • Viewing and Sorting Tasks
  • Creating a Note
  • Working with Notes
  • Creating a Journal Entry

Searching and Extras

  • Introduction
  • Working with Instant Search
  • Using Advanced Find
  • Printing an Item
  • Deleting an Item and Retrieving a Deleted item
  • Working with Quick Steps
  • Using Shortcuts
  • Working with Color Categories

Help and Customization

  • Introduction
  • Using Outlook Help
  • Using Sneak Peek
  • Using the Weather Bar
  • Adding an E-mail Account
  • Changing an E-mail Account
  • Customizing Outlook Today
  • Hiding the Outlook Taskbar Button