Configure Microsoft® Outlook® 2010
What are the benefits of configuring Microsoft Outlook 2010? What are the issues that can come while doing so?
Microsoft Outlook 2010 manages multiple POP, IMAP, MSN, exchange and hotmail accounts. It offers powerful filters and ways to organize, label, thread and find messages. It has effective junk mail and phishing filters which moves unsolicited messages to a junk E-mail folder automatically. It offers search folder, which automatically contain all items matching certain criteria. It can search for any message in any folder or account which is pleasantly fast and sufficiently powerful in Microsoft Outlook 2010. Microsoft Outlook 2010 supports S/MIME e-mail encryption and IRM access control. It also protects your privacy, it does not download remote images and can display all mail in plain text. The Microsoft Outlook 2010 attachment preview lets you view various types of attached files right inside the message. The integrated RSS feed reader treats news items like e-mails. There can be issues with features like calendar. This might be due to improper installation or virus attack.
Following are the tips to configure Microsoft Outlook 2010:
- Setting configuration
- Work with your e-mail account
- After configuration
First time when you open Microsoft Outlook 2010, the Microsoft Office activation wizard will appear. You need to click the 'Change product key' to enter your product key. After entering your key, you can complete the Microsoft Outlook 2010 installation. Enter your full name, initials and organization on the User Information page and click 'Install now' and wait for the configuration process to finish.
Work with your e-mail account
You also need to know how to set up and configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 to work with your e-mail account. If you have upgraded from Microsoft Outlook 2007 or Microsoft Outlook 2003, your account settings should automatically be configured. If you are installing Microsoft Outlook 2010 for the first time or you want to add another e-mail account, go to the 'File' tab, click the 'Account settings' button and select 'Account settings'. Then the account settings dialog will open and you can add the account.
If Microsoft Outlook 2010 installation is unsuccessful, select 'Manually configure settings' and click 'Next'. Enter your account settings and complete the configuration. To configure a Google mail account to work with Microsoft Outlook 2010. Check out how to import an address book from Microsoft Outlook 2007 if you want to know how to set up and configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 to use your existing address book from another computer.
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