How to Reduce Distractions in Microsoft Outlook

In this step-by-step tutorial, learn how to stop distractions in Outlook. In this video, I cover how to enable and disable sounds, alerts, and notifications when new messages arrive. Need focus time? Turn Outlook offline mode on to prevent new messages from arriving. Lastly, regain control of your inbox by creating simple rules to triage your inbox.

  • Timestamps
    • 0:00 Introduction & the problem
    • 3:09 Turn off sounds, alerts, and notifications
    • 3:47 Turn on offline mode to focus
    • 5:28 Create simple rules
    • 9:41 Create advanced rules
    • 12:35 Wrap up

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