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Audio course: So that’s how! Great Outlook features to organize your Inbox

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Use flags with Search Folders to create a "To Do" list.

To quickly get organized, a great trick is to use flags with Search Folders. If you were to use these two features together, you could create an automatic "To Do" list. That is, as soon as you flagged a message, it would automatically appear in the For Follow Up Search Folder. (We'll tell you more about Search Folders and how you would use them to create your "To Do" list in the next lesson, "Use folders.")

Tip     Once you get used to flags, you may want to prioritize certain messages as soon as you read them.

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