Office 365 (Web) Create a New Message, Forward, Reply, and Set the Importance

  1. Select new mail above the Folders list. A new message form opens in the reading pane.
  2. To add recipients, type the name of anyone who is in your contacts folder or organization’s address list. Or type the email address in the To or Cc box. 
    • The first time you enter a particular person’s name, Outlook Web App searches for that person’s address. The name then is cached so in the future it's resolved quickly.
  3. Type a subject.
  4. Type the message you want to send. For information about formatting your message, see Formatting messages in Outlook Web App.
  5. To add an attachment, select 2Insert > Attachment at the top of the form and browse to the file you want to attach. For more information, see Working with attachments.
  6. To embed a picture in the message so that it appears without the recipient having to open it, select  2Insert > Pictures inline, and browse to the picture you want to add to your message.
  7. To attach a message to the new message,
    • In the list view, select the message you want to attach and press Ctrl+C to copy it.
    • Open a new message, or reply or forward an existing one.
    • With the new message open in the reading pane, press Ctrl+V to attach the message you copied.
  8. To add an existing signature, select 2Insert > Your signature.
  9. When your message is ready to go, select  3Send.

How do I forward a message?

  1. Select the message in the reading pane.
  2. At the top of the message click 4Forward. A new message will appear.
  3. On the To line, enter the name or e-mail address of the person you want to forward the message to. You can also click To or Cc to jump to your address lists.
  4. Add any other information that you want in the message, such as a quick note explaining why you’re forwarding it.
  5. Click 3Send at the top of the message.

How do I reply to a message?

To reply only to the person who sent the message:

  1. Select the message in the reading pane.
  2. At the top of the message, click  5Reply. A new message will appear addressed to the sender of the original message. 
  3. Add your response.
  4. Click 3Send at the top of the message.

To reply to the sender of a message and all other recipients:

  1. Select the message in the reading pane.
  2. At the top of the message, click  6Reply all. A new message will appear addressed to the sender and to all other recipients of the original message.
  3. Add your response.
  4. Click 3Send at the top of the message.

How do I set the importance?

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Show message options. Message options is where you can set message sensitivity, or request receipts. The sensitivity settings are Normal, Personal, Private, and Confidential. They are informational only, they don’t change how the message is handled. 


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Keywords:outlook mail email forwarding replying high-priority attachments attachment add picture pictures file files   Doc ID:53701
Owner:Jason G.Group:Parkland College
Created:2015-07-07 10:04 CDTUpdated:2015-08-16 16:47 CDT
Sites:Parkland College
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