Hints & tips

1. Use @mention in emails (web & desktop)

tagging someone with @ mention

Use @name to draw someone's attention to your email:

@ mention displayed

2. Check names quickly as you type - CTRL+K (desktop)

Use the CTRL+K keyboard shortcut to check names from the UoB staff directory as you type them.

check names

3. Quickly check unread, flagged and directed inbox messages by filtering (web and desktop)

Inbox getting busy? Filter unread, directed or flagged emails in a couple of clicks.

filter email

4. Find email using Outlook search (web and desktop)

Lost an email?

Use Outlook's advanced search facility to search for emails in a targeted way.