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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By: Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao

Overview of this book

With its extensive set of tools and features for improving productivity and collaboration, Microsoft 365 is being widely adopted by organizations worldwide. This book will help not only developers but also business people and those working with information to discover tips and tricks for making the most of the apps in the Microsoft 365 suite. The Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide is a compendium of best practices and tips to leverage M365 apps for effective collaboration and productivity. You'll find all that you need to work efficiently with the apps in the Microsoft 365 family in this complete, quick-start guide that takes you through the Microsoft 365 apps that you can use for your everyday activities. You'll learn how to boost your personal productivity with Microsoft Delve, MyAnalytics, Outlook, and OneNote. To enhance your communication and collaboration with teams, this book shows you how to make the best use of Microsoft OneDrive, Whiteboard, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. You'll also be able to be on top of your tasks and your team's activities, automating routines, forms, and apps with Microsoft Planner, To-Do, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Microsoft Forms. By the end of this book, you'll have understood the purpose of each Microsoft 365 app, when and how to use it, and learned tips and tricks to achieve more with M365.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)

Chapter 4: Staying on Top of Emails and Calendars with Microsoft Outlook

Since the advent of email in 1971, the way we communicate has changed a lot, for both good and bad. Although emails are an essential part of modern-world communications, you simply cannot be productive if you do not control your emails and calendars.

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most popular tools that is used every day. Paradoxically, very few people have taken a course or read a book on how to take full advantage of the productivity features available in Microsoft Outlook. Consequently, people are overwhelmed by emails and messy calendars, not only because of poor habits but also because they are not proficient in using the technology.

For you, this is about to change. In this chapter, you will learn how to organize folders and use a Focused inbox, share calendars, take advantage of the Scheduling Assistant, and use other exciting and useful Microsoft Outlook features.

This chapter demonstrates how...