What makes Microsoft® Outlook 2010 Backstage View so useful? Let’s find out.
If you are wondering what the fuss is all about the Backstage View in Microsoft Outlook 2010, then you would be happy to know that it is there to make your work easier. It has been included to remove the clutter from the Ribbon available in Microsoft Outlook 2010 and provide additional features and settings in a separate section. In fact, Microsoft Outlook 2010 is one of the last applications in Microsoft Office 2010 to adopt the Backstage View. Nevertheless, it has proved to be a great asset to users and there is no reason why you should lag behind in exploiting its innovative capabilities.
The Backstage View allows you to modify the settings of the existing Microsoft Outlook accounts and configure additional connections in Microsoft Outlook 2010. It also provides you the access to cleanup tools to manage the size of your mailbox. You can easily delete or archive the mails through the Backstage View. In addition, it helps you set up rules and alerts to effectively organize incoming mails. Earlier, all these options were included in the ‘Tools’ and ‘Accounts’ tabs present in the Ribbon in Microsoft Outlook 2010.
You can use the ‘File’ tab at the top left of the Ribbon to access the Backstage View. The Backstage View in Microsoft Outlook 2010 is quite similar to the Backstage Views available in other Microsoft Office 2010 applications. It is an additional bonus as this reduces the time required to learn how to use it for each specific application.
When you start working with the Backstage View, you will discover that if you open it from different locations in Microsoft Outlook 2010, it gives you a different set of options. For example, if you are using the ‘File’ tab in a new e-mail message for accessing the Backstage View, you will get options for moving the folders, setting the permissions, saving a message, and more.
There is no better way to find commonly used features and discover original methods to work with your documents than with Backstage View. So, it is time you get familiar with this innovative tool!