How to open Journal folders in Outlook is to automatically record actions that you choose which relate to specific contacts and puts the actions in a Timeline view. Some users may want to access the Journal folders and don’t know-how; In this tutorial, we will discuss methods to open the Journal folders in Outlook.
How to open Journal folders in Outlook
To access your Journal folders in Outlook, follow the methods below:
Access Journal folders by using a Hotkey
Journal The Journal folder can be opened by pressing the combination keys Ctrl+8.
Add the Journal button into the Quick Access toolbar
Click the Customize Ribbon button on the Standard toolbar.
An “Outlook Options” dialog box will open. In the “Choose the commands” list box, click the drop-down arrow and select “All Commands.” Now, look for the “Journal” command and select it. To create a new group, click the “New Group” button on the right. To rename a group, click the “Rename” button.
A dialog box will appear asking you to rename the custom group and choose an icon. Click OK to confirm.
After you click the Add button, the Journal command will appear under the Custom group. Click OK to confirm and add the command to your toolbar.
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What is the default view for the Journal folder?
The Journal folder’s Timeline view displays a timeline of months, days, and dates, making it easy to track open files, email messages, and meetings.
Does Outlook 365 have Journal?
Yes, Outlook 365 has a journal which can be accessed by using a hotkey or adding the Journal to the Quick Access toolbar. This is useful for tracking open files, email messages, and meetings. We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to access Journal folders in Outlook. If you have questions about the tutorial, let us know in the comments.
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