Change the level of importance for messages

You can set the level of importance for messages so that e-mail recipients can see the indicators in their Inboxes before they open the item. Setting the level of importance also enables the e-mail recipients to sort messages by importance. Find out more about sorting items in your Inbox.

ShowChange the importance level for a message

  1. To mark a message as high or low importance, open a message.
  2. On the toolbar, click Importance: High Button image or Importance: Low Button image.

ShowChange the importance level for all messages

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. Under E-mail, click E-mail Options.
  3. In the E-mail Options dialog box, click Advanced E-mail Options.
  4. Under When sending a message, in the Set importance list, click High or Low.
 
 
Applies to:
Outlook 2003