Office 365 (Outlook 2013 | 2010) - Message Templates

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This document will provide you step-by-step instructions on how to first create a message template and then how to use the template.

How to Create a Message Template

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Press the Home tab then select New E-mail.
  3. new email button

  4. Enter the content you want to use for your template.
  5. In the upper left of the message press the File tab.
  6. file menu

  7. Press Save As.
  8. save as action

  9. In the Save As dialog box, in the Save as type list, press the drop down and select Outlook Template.
  10. Save as type

  11. In the File name box, type a name for your template and then click Save.

How to Use a Message Template

  1. On the Home tab, click New Items, point to More Items, then Choose Form.
  2. choose from sub menu selection

  3. In the Choose Form dialog box, in Look In, click User Templates in File System.
  4. User Templates

  5. The default templates folder is opened.
    • If your template is saved in a different folder, click Browse, then select the template.
  6. Select the template, and then click Open.
  7. open button

  8. Make any additions or revisions to the recipients in the TO, CC, or BCC boxes. You can also change the text in the Subject box and add contents to the body
  9. Press Send to send message

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    Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
    Created:2014-10-28 14:23 CDTUpdated:2016-08-23 11:10 CDT
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