How to add reminder in Outlook | Email

How to add reminder in Outlook | Email

The Outlook PC app lets you set up reminders. The user can do within Microsoft's email service in two ways: by including appointments in the calendar or by using the to-do list. The useful feature for planning your work or avoiding forgetting important events.

In the following tutorial, check out how to add reminders to your Outlook calendar and task list. The procedure was performed on the latest version of Office 2016, but the tips also apply to users of previous editions of the Microsoft program.

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Step 1. Open Outlook and access the calendar. To do this, select the cone located in the lower left corner of the window;

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Access the Outlook calendar Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Right-click Reminder Day and from the context menu open "New Appointment". If you prefer, use the button in the upper left corner of the window;

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Adding a new appointment Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Now enter the subject of your appointment and add the desired details such as start and end date and time, guests, attachments, description, etc. By default, the reminder is triggered 15 minutes earlier. If you want to customize this setting, use the highlighted options. When done, press the "Save and Close" button;

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Add details and save the appointment Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. The event will be added to your calendar. If you want to edit it, double click on it.

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Reminder be added to calendar Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 1. Open Outlook and access the task list. To do this, press the cone located in the lower left corner of the window;

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Go to Outlook task list Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. In the Outlook menu bar, make sure that the "Task List" view is selected;

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Enable to-do list view Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Now type the task you want to add and press Enter to save it;

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Inserting a new task in the Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora list

Step 4. The task be added to your list. If you want to edit it or add details, double click on it;

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Task to be added to your list Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 5. You can insert attachments, set repeats, format text, etc. If you want to set up an alert, check the "Reminder" option and select a date, time and priority. When done, confirm the "Save and Close" information;

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Editing reminder details Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Step 6. To mark a task as done, use the button indicated or right-click on it and in the context menu press "Mark as done".

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Marking a task completed Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of tips for adding reminders to your Outlook.

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