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Outlook 2013 – Getting Started

 Microsoft Outlook 2013

To learn how to get started with Microsoft Outlook 2013 at KU, click on the titles below or use the navigation in the left sidebar. You can also view and download the complete instructions for Outlook 2013 - Getting Started (PDF). Individual sections on the website may include an instructional video demonstrating the steps.

Email at KU - video

  • How email works at KU

Add a Delegate  - video

  • Delegation vs. Calendar Sharing vs. Calendar Permissions
  • How to add a delegate

Calendar Sharing  - videos

  • Delegation vs. Calendar Sharing vs. Calendar Permissions
  • How to use Calendar Sharing
  • How to use Calendar Permissions

Calendar Views

  • Modify calendar views

Contacting Groups  - videos

  • KU Group Lists (DL's)
  • Department Account
  • Contact Groups in Outlook
  • How to create a Contact Group in Outlook
  • How to send an email or meeting request to a Contact Group in Outlook

Contacts  - video

  • When to add a contact
  • When to not add a contact
  • How to create an external contact
  • How to create an internal KU contact

Create a meeting - video

  • How to create a meeting

Create an appointment

  • How to create an appointment

Create recurring meetings  - video

  • How to create a recurring meeting

Edit scheduled meetings  - video

  • How to edit a scheduled meeting

Email Views - video

  • Change view options
  • How to remove conversation view

Folders  - video

  • Examples of folders
  • How to create a folder

Out-of-office messages  - video

  • How to set an out-of-office message

Respond to a meeting request  - video

  • Best Practices
  • How to accept a meeting request

Scheduling Assistant 

  • How to use the scheduling assistant

Search - video

  • How to use the search function

Signatures  - video

  • How to create a new signature
  • How to automatically add a signature to a new email or to replies/forwards

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