#1 Go to a different folder
Do you manage a large number of mailboxes in Outlook? The shortcut "Ctrl+Y" saves you a lot of clicks and time when switching between the individual folders.
#2 Expand the search to include mail and calendar items or contacts
Where was that e-mail from Andrew? It can get quite tricky to keep things organized when dozens of e-mails are flooding in and the various folders in your mailbox are creaking under the load. Searching for names or key words is helpful here. The Outlook shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+A" expands the search to all folders.
#3 Create a Microsoft Office document
A colleague sends you an e-mail to let you know that a cost summary for a certain project is needed urgently. On the spot, if possible. Press "Ctrl+Shift+H" in Outlook to immediately open an Excel spreadsheet or another Office document.
#4 New message from any Outlook view
It doesn’t matter which Outlook view you are currently using, the Microsoft Outlook shortcut "Ctrl+Shift+M" will open a new e-mail and save you the bother of fiddling with the keyboard AND the mouse.
#5 Insert a new hyperlink
The video about cats you just watched on YouTube was so side-splittingly amusing you simply have to share it with your colleagues? The keyboard shortcut "Ctrl+K" makes it that bit easier to add web content to your mails.
#6 Forward a message
Press "Ctrl+F" if the content of an e-mail would be of interest to your colleague Anna as well. This Outlook shortcut lets you forward your messages in an instant.
#7 Open the flag for follow-up dialogue box to assign a flag
Everything hinges on your organization, especially in longer-term projects. The small follow-up flags help to group and sort all e-mails relating to one project. Use the shortcut "Ctrl+Shift+G" to save yourself the bother of opening the dialog box to assign a flag.
#8 New meeting request
Do you want to bring your colleagues up-to-speed with the latest developments in your project? Simply use the keyboard combination "Ctrl+Shift+Q" to send your team a meeting request.
#9 New contact form any Outlook view
The keyboard shortcut "Ctrl+Shift+C" saves time in adding contact data to your address book if you’ve made new business contacts at a conference or trade show.
#10 Open the address book
No matter if you want to contact old business partners or new ones, you’ll find it a tad easier to open the address book using the Microsoft Outlook shortcut "Ctrl+Shift+B".