How To Setup Reminders On Top In Outlook Email 2013 And 2016

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Too frustrated! Pls pls help me in setup reminder on top in outlook email 2013 Also i can work on outlook 2016. Help?????????

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Outlook is an application developed by Microsoft which manages personal information of users. It’s a part of Microsoft suite, which is mostly used for sending, receiving and storing emails. Outlook provides various tools like task manager, calendar, contacts, note taking and journal to manage information.

The calendar feature allows users to plan meetings and appointments and is very helpful in tracking important dates. The task feature in Microsoft Outlook can be used to keep a track of all the activities that need to be done. You can store contact information like names, addresses and numbers of your contacts using the contact feature.

The steps to set reminders are different in Outlook 2013 and 2016. Let’s take a look at how reminders are set in Outlook 2013.

How To Setup Reminder On Top In Outlook 2013

Sometimes, you want to setup reminders on top in Microsoft Outlook so that you don’t skip any crucial appointment or meeting. However, you don’t know the procedure to setup reminder to pop up at the specified time. Below mentioned are the steps to add reminder for different items such as meetings, appointments and email text messages.

  • FOR ALL NEW CALENDAR APPOINTMENTS AND MEETINGS
  1. Open the “Microsoft Outlook 2013.”
  2. Search for “Calendar” option, at the bottom left corner.
  3. Now, create the appointment with a subject and then, go to reminders option.
  4. Afterwards, select the reminder date along with the reminder time.
  5. Now, click on the option “Save & close”.
  6. After setting up the reminder, wait for 2-3 minutes for reminder box to pop up.
  • FOR EXISTING APPOINTMENTS AND MEETINGS
  1. Open the “Microsoft Outlook 2013.”
  2. Now, at the bottom left corner search for “calendar” option.
  3. Click and open appointment and meeting.
  4. Now, click the “down arrow” button in the reminder list and set the reminder time.
  5. Afterwards, click on the “save & close” button.
  6. Now, wait for 2-3 minutes for reminder box to pop up.
  • FOR EMAIL MESSAGES
  1. Open the “Email message.”
  2. Click on the “Mail Icon”, at the bottom left corner of the screen.
  3. Now, click on the “Home” tab then click on the “Follow Up” option.
  4. Afterwards, click on “Add Reminder.”
  5. Select reminder with due date and time and Click on “OK” button.

Now, let’s just take a look at Microsoft Outlook 2016 and understand how to setup reminder for different items.

How To Setup Reminder On Top In Outlook 2016

The idea behind adding reminder in Outlook is to not to forget about our important meetings and appointments. The procedure of setting-up reminder in Outlook 2016 is not that difficult. Just follow the below mentioned steps to add reminder so that it pop up at the specified time.

  • FOR NEW CALENDAR APPOINTMENTS AND MEETINGS
  1. Open the “Microsoft Outlook 2016.”
  2. Click on the “Calendar Icon” at the bottom left corner of the screen.
  3. Now, add “new appointment” with a subject and then, click on the “reminder” button.
  4. After that, select the reminder date and reminder time.
  5. Click on the above option “Save & close.”
  6. Now, wait for at least 3 minutes for the reminder box to pop up.
  • FOR EXISTING APPOINTMENTS AND MEETINGS
  1. Open the “Microsoft Outlook 2016.”
  2. Now, click on the “Calendar Icon” button and open the appointment.
  3. Afterwards, click on the “down arrow” button in reminder list and set the reminder time.
  4. After setting-up date and time, click on “Save & close” option.
  5. Now, wait for at least 2-4 minutes for reminder box to appear.
  • FOR EMAIL MESSAGES
  1. Open the “Microsoft Outlook 2016.”
  2. Click on the “Mail Icon” on the bottom left corner of the screen.
  3. Now, click on the “Home tab” and select “Follow up.”
  4. Afterwards, click on the “Add Reminder” option and set reminder date and time.
  5. After adding due date and time, click on the “OK” button.

Conclusion

Lastly, it’s so simple, easy and quick to add reminders in Microsoft Outlook 2013 and 2016. Just follow the above mentioned steps and set reminders for your essential appointments, meetings and email messages.

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