Vikki: Hi, I'm Vikki Vaughan, and today we'll learn to create and access folders in Microsoft Outlook. This workshop is intended for users with low vision. If you use a screen reading program, be sure to check out our screen reading version of this workshop.
If there's one thing we discover quickly when using email, it's that they pile up in a hurry. Just like with regular mail, if we don't have a system for organizing our emails, they start to accumulate and can quickly get out of control. This makes it frustrating when we're searching for that one email we need today. Thankfully, Outlook provides us with a simple way to organize our emails. With folders, we can save emails into neat categories and later, when we're looking for that special email with the recipe for French silk pie, there it is, right in the recipe folder where we placed it last month.
Let's dive right into our inbox to explore our folders. On the left side of our screen, we find a pane called the navigation pane. At the bottom of the pane, we see icons for the various functions in Outlook.
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