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Email Management

With the large volume of email that many faculty and staff receive, managing email accounts can be challenging. Drexel University Archives has collected resources to help you identify strategies for taming your inbox. These tips can help you keep your inbox uncluttered. Take control of your inbox by setting up filters and using other Outlook functions.

Check out these short videos:

  • Email Filters in Outlook:

  • Turning Off Notifications:

  • Using Color Coding:

Not sure what to delete? Here's a handy flowchart:

If you have email that is of historic value, or your job function requires you to keep email longer than you are able to keep it in your active Exchange account, archiving may be an option for you. Please, check out the handy guide on deciding whether or not you should use Outlook's archive function.

This video can help you get started with Outlook's archive function:

  • Email Archiving:

You can also check out these handy tips and resources to help you with your email management: