Where Did the Navigation Bar Go in Outlook 2013?

There are a number of different tools, features, and panes that could potentially be displayed in Microsoft Outlook 2013. Since you have some control over what is displayed, however, it is also possible that some of these items have been hidden or moved. One such item is the Navigation Bar, which is displayed along the […]

How to Hide the Folder Pane in Outlook 2013

Microsoft Outlook 2013 makes great use of the space that it takes up on your screen. Almost every inch of the program window is filled with different tools and files that allow you to best manage your email, contacts, and calendars. But depending upon how you personally use the program, or your own preferences when […]

How to Change the Number of Preview Lines in Outlook 2013 Messages

Would you like to be able to view more email messages in your Inbox at once? Or do you wish that you could read more of an email message before you opened it? You can achieve either of these results by adjust the number of Message Preview lines show in a folder in Outlook 2013. […]

How to Empty the Deleted Items Folder in Outlook 2013

When you delete an email message from your Inbox in Outlook 2013, or you delete a contact that you no longer need, those items are not permanently deleted. They are sent to a folder called “Deleted Items.” If you discover later that you actually needed an item that has been sent to that folder, you […]

How to Turn Off the Attachment Previewer in Outlook 2013

If you have Outlook 2013 set up to use the Preview panel, then you have probably noticed that you can view a preview of an attachment by clicking on the attachment once. This allows you to view the contents of the attachment if the previewer for that attachment is installed on your computer. For Microsoft […]

How to Show the From Field in Outlook 2013

Microsoft Outlook 2013 can handle multiple email accounts at the same time. This is a very efficient solution for people that enjoy the convenience of Outlook for handling their emails and do not want to check multiple accounts individually. But you may have found that you inadvertently send emails from the wrong account at times, and […]

How Do I Keep Hiding the Ribbon in Outlook 2013?

The ribbon at the top of the window in Microsoft Outlook 2013 contains most of the buttons and tools that you need to use the program. Unfortunately, it also takes up a lot of the screen. Therefore, Microsoft has three different levels of visibility options that allow you to manage how much of the ribbon […]

How to Spell Check an Email in Outlook 2013

If you are a fast typist who sends a lot of emails during your typical day, then you know how common it is for misspellings to make their way into emails. But when you are working in a professional environment, incorrectly spelled words can have a negative impact on your relationships with coworkers and clients. […]

How to Change the Outgoing Port in Outlook 2013

I recently had to change the outgoing port in Outlook 2013 when I was traveling and discovered that I was receiving email, but I could not send it. This is a problem that occurs typically because an email provider uses port 25 as their default outgoing port. This is not an issue when you are […]

How to Send an HTML Email from Outlook 2013

Learning how to send an HTML email from Outlook 2013 is a great way to distribute highly customized newsletters to people on your mailing list. Outlook’s default mail editor is terrific for most typical email situations, but it can be problematic to use to try and send a highly formatted email that displays consistently across different […]