Mail

Creating and Sending a Message

  1. Click the E-mail button at the left-hand side of the Home tab.
  2. Fill in the Tofield.
    1. This can be done by typing in the person’s name, email, or by clicking the Address Book icon to the right of the textbox.
    2. You can use the Check Names icon to make sure you have the right person. Outlook will automatically search the BVU address book.
  3. Type in the Subject.
  4. Type the body of your email.

Attaching a File to a Message

  1. Drag-and-drop the file into the message area to attach it.
  2. OR, click the Attachicon in the Message tab.
    1. Locate and select the file, and then click the Choose button.
    2. Note: You may attach multiple files by selecting more than one file. Hold down the command key and single-click on the files. Once you have selected the files you wish to attach, click Choose.

Using a Signature with Emails

  1. Place your cursor where you want the signature (e.g., at the end of the body of the email).
  2. Click the Signature icon in the Message tab.
  3. From the drop-down menu select the desired signature.

If you need help creating a new signature, see the Signatures section. 

Changing the Priority Level of an Email

  1. After creating an email, click the High Priority or Low Priority buttons in the Message tab.

Getting Help

For help using Outlook, please contact the TLTC at tltc@bvu.edu, 712-749-2359, or 1-800-803-6583. The TLTC is available from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

Please note that you can also contact 2Fix for any additional questions. You can contact 2Fix at 2fix@bvu.edu, 1.712.249.2FIX (2349), or 1.800.248.4462. 2Fix is available from 7 AM to 11PM, Monday through Friday and 3 PM to 11PM on the weekend.

Video Tutorials

There are hundreds of short, video tutorials to help you learn Outlook and other programs.

  1. Log in to ANGEL with your BVU username and password.
  2. Click Go to Atomic Learning on the right.
  3. Use the Applications, Versions, and/or Platforms drop-down menus to find video tutorials for Outlook 2010.
 
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