100+ Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts to Work Faster & Save Time

Shortcut keys can be a major time saver. Instead of pulling your hands from the keyboard and over to your mouse, then trying to find where the specific commands are on the screen, Microsoft makes it easy with the use of Shortcut Keys. Below are a list of the most popular Shortcut keys

Ctrl+A – Select All

Ctrl+B – Apply/Remove Bold Formatting

Ctrl+C – Copy

Ctrl+D – Delete Any Active Item

Ctrl+E – Move Cursor to Look for Box

Ctrl+F – Display Find what/Forward Selected Email

Ctrl+G – Run Go to Dialog Box Under Calendar View

Ctrl+I – Apply/Remove Italic Formatting

Ctrl+J – Open Selected Items

Ctrl+M – Create New Message

Ctrl+N – Send New Email Message

Ctrl+O – Open New File

Ctrl+P – Display Print Dialog

Ctrl+Q – Set Email as Read

Ctrl+R – Replay Selected Message

Ctrl+S – Save the Active File

Ctrl+U – Apply/Remove Underline Formatting

Ctrl+V – Paste Clipboard Contents

Ctrl+X – Cut the Selected Text

Ctrl+Y – Run Go to Folder

Ctrl+Z – Undo the Previous Command

Ctrl+Shift+Z – Redo the Previous Command

Ctrl+1 – Go to Mail

Ctrl+2 – Go to Calendar

Ctrl+3 – Go to Contacts

Ctrl+4 – Go to Tasks

Ctrl+5 – Go to Notes

Ctrl+6 – Go to Folder List

Ctrl+7 – Go to Shortcuts

Ctrl+8 – Go to Journal

F1 – Open Help of Any Windows Panel

F3 – Move Cursor to Look for Box

F4 – Display Find Dialog Box

F6 – Apply to Select Item in Active Window

F7 – Spell Check Active Window

F9 – Receive and Send Email

F10 – Select Main File Menu Bar

F11 – Activate Find a Contact Dialog Box

F12 – Run Save As Dialog Box

Please note that these shortcut keys work for most Microsoft programs, including Word and Excel.

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