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How to use the new items feature in Microsoft Outlook
27 October 2022
Microsoft have included a handy new feature within Outlook, which may go unnoticed. This great feature allows you to easily carry out your business tasks without the need to switch screens or applications.
This new feature is: The “new items” button, which is located under the home menu dashboard of Outlook.
How to create meetings, appointments, tasks & new contacts using the “new items” feature
Previously, scheduling a meeting or any other business tasks in Outlook has not been a one step process, but the addition of the “new items” button has simplified these processes. The “New Items” button allows you to create the following without any complication, or need to switch applications:
- New emails
- Meeting requests
And much more….
In order to use this feature within outlook, simply click the “Home” menu tab followed by “New Item” and then on to whatever you wish to carry out.
TIP: You can even write down the details of an appointment in an email and drag them onto the calendar icon to create new calendar appointments.
To note, this feature was made available in Microsoft Outlook 2016 and above. Older versions will not have this functionality available.
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