How to Empty the Trash in Outlook for Mac

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If you use Outlook on your Mac instead of Apple Mail, then it’s important for you to know that the program doesn’t empty its trash automatically. If you’d like to clear out old stuff within Outlook, then, come read this Quick Tip! We’ll give you plenty of options on how to do so.

Outlook for Mac: Configuring (and Disabling!) Swipes

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There’s something Microsoft Outlook does better than Apple Mail (gasp!): It’ll allow you to customize and disable swipes on messages to archive them, delete them, flag them, and so on. In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll tell you how! And we may end up having to apologize to Apple for giving them a hard time.

Quick Apple Video Tip on Managing Multiple Emails on iPad

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Check out this video tip from Apple on working with multiple emails at a time on iPad. This is a new feature to me, and I bet for a lot of other people, too. The short version is that you can use the handle at the top of an email you’re writing to drag it down to the bottom of your screen, where it stays docked. That allows you to peruse your inbox. If you have just one docked email, tapping it brings it back up. If you have more than one, it gives you a Safari tab-like view to pick the one you want. It’s a nifty feature. Oh, and it works in portrait and landscape mode.

Boomerang Adds Inbox Pause to Outlook, Office 365 for the Mac

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The Outlook and Gmail email message management tool Boomerang has a new feature for its Mac users: Inbox Pause. The feature lets you temporarily pause incoming messages so you aren’t distracted while working, plus you can set a schedule for when email doesn’t come in and set messages to override pause times based on sender, keywords, and domains. You can download and try it for free at the Boomerang website.

Boomerang Adds Inbox Pause to Outlook, Office 365 for the Mac

macOS: Troubleshooting Incorrectly Addressed Emails

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If emails that you send to someone seem to be going to the wrong person (at least, according to Apple Mail), we’re here to help you troubleshoot that. The problem could be in your Contacts program. The problem could be in Mail. Let’s sort it all out!