Outlook.com – How to Show the BCC Field

When you write emails to some of your contacts, situations may arise where you want to include someone on the email, but you don’t want to let other people know that they are receiving the email, too. This is the type of situation that the BCC field was made for. However, you may notice that […]

Outlook.com – How to Play a Sound When New Email Arrives

People have different feelings and preferences when it comes to notifications. Some people want to get all the notifications they can, and the more intrusive the notification is, the better. Others, however, don’t want to receive any notifications, and prefer to check their apps and accounts on their own terms. If you are someone that […]

Outlook.com – How to Turn Off Read Receipts

Read receipts are something that many email providers will let you include when you send an email to someone. If the receiver chooses to send a read receipt, then the sender will know that the person has read the email. Some people like to use this if they send an important email and want to […]

How to Hide the Reading Pane in Outlook.com Inbox

The Outlook desktop application has been popular for businesses and residential users for years because of how great the interface is, and how many options you have for managing your email account. Microsoft’s Outlook.com free email service seeks to replicate much of what has made the Outlook desktop application popular, and one of the biggest […]

How to Stop Grouping Messages by Conversation in Outlook.com

When you are participating in an email chain with other people, there will inevitably be a number of messages that contain bits of information that are important to the conversation. Depending on how long this conversation has been going on for, it’s possible that the individual emails in the conversation could be separated by many […]

How to Turn On or Turn Off the Outlook.com Focused Inbox

Managing emails can be difficult when you receive a lot of promotional and junk emails in your inbox. Many email providers are switching to an inbox management system that will automatically categorize these emails into different sections. For example, Gmail uses one that will separate emails into different tabs. Outlook.com takes a slightly different approach […]

How to Forward Your Hotmail Account to Outlook.com

While it is possible to create an Outlook.com email address using your existing Hotmail account and automatically have all of your Hotmail messages get sent to your Outlook.com account, the process is not perfect. People that create Outlook.com accounts using this method have reported experiencing problems accessing their new accounts, so there is another option […]

Link Your New Outlook.com Address with your Old Hotmail

If you have seen and started using the new Outlook.com email service from Microsoft, then hopefully you are as a big a fan of it as I am. While I do enjoy Gmail and will continue using it as my primary email account, there is a lot to like about Outlook.com. The interface is clean […]

How to Create a Signature for your Outlook.com Email Address

The rollout of Microsoft’s new Outlook.com email system has generated a lot of buzz among people that are looking for a fast, simple new solution for managing their emails. Plus, as a bonus, many of your first choices for email accounts might still be available. But this is not just a basic email service – […]