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How to RECALL an email in Outlook

If you have ever sent an email and immediately (or soon) regretted it, you will be pleased to know that (with a little trickery) it is possible to undo the send in Outlook. You can now change your mind even after clicking Send. What is this Recall or Unsend trickery?…

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How to Lock Settings in SendGuard, SendConfirm and ReplyGuard for Outlook

Many companies protect their users from data-loss via email and inappropriate reply-alls using one of our Outlook addons. In this post we look at how you can set, lock and deploy the settings you want for the best protection. SendGuard, SendConfirm and ReplyGuard install inside Outlook and protect companies by…

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Set restrictions on sent email in Outlook

Do you need to restrict what users do to emails that you (or users in your organization) send out? Here’s how to stop recipients from forwarding or replying-to-all on your emails. This tip will work for internal emails sent out using Exchange. It may also work for external emails if…

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How to Get a Customized MSI for SendGuard for Outlook

For larger organizations we recommend the use of customized MSIs to deploy our Outlook addins to your users. The customized MSI will have all the settings that you want to deploy to your users. SendGuard for Outlook is an Outlook addon that checks outgoing emails so that they are sent…

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Changing the Confirmation Prompt when sending out emails

SendConfirm for Outlook gets users to confirm (with a pop-up prompt) the recipients and attachments before emails are sent. This helps prevent confidential information being emailed out to the wrong recipients. In this blog, we look at the different styles of prompts that can be displayed, why you may choose…

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Delay Guard: Setup Outlook to NOT delay emails to certain people.

Delay Guard can keep emails in your Outbox for a preset time before it is actually sent out. This gives you a cooling off period after you have clicked Send in which you can change your mind and Cancel the send. However, there may be certain emails that you want…

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How to avoid “False Attachment Triggers” while using SendGuard.

SendGuard can scan emails and warn you if you have forgotten to attach a file that you intended to send. It does this by checking for words such as “attachment” in the email. What do you do if you have some of those trigger words as part of your signature…

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Improve Security Awareness-Customize Outlook with Logo and Email Policies

You can greatly stress the importance of security awareness to Outlook users in your organization by displaying your company’s logo and links to your email/security policies on security prompts. In this post, we show you how you can customize SendGuard for Outlook to achieve these both for an individual user…

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Checking Recipients before emails are sent out (GDPR and Outlook)

We have recently seen an increase in demand for Send Confirm for Outlook to check email recipients before emails are sent out. We believe that the key reason for this is the GDPR requirements that will be enforced from May 2018. GDPR requires companies to take active action to prevent…

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3 Common Email Mistakes that Cost Organizations Time and Money

In this post we look at 3 simple mistakes that emailers make that can cost their companies everything from a few wasted minutes, to upset co-workers to lost clients. We also look at steps that organizations can take to protect their people and themselves from these mistakes. Protect your organization…

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Email Etiquette and Reply-to-Alls

The Reply-to-All button in Outlook can be both dangerous and an enormous time-waster, particularly in larger organizations. In this post we look at when it is OK to Reply All and how you can configure Outlook so that you (and others) make the correct choice between Reply and Reply-to-All. What…

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Reasons why you should avoid using BCC for emails + Alternative Solution

Outlook users BCC emails for two main reasons… sending sales/marketing emails or sending someone a copy of the email without letting the other recipients know. We strongly recommend that you DON’T use the BCC field for either purpose. Why? Your sales/marketing emails will probably get caught in SPAM filters: Stuffing…

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Mail Merge from Outlook to Microsoft Access

Do you have lists in Microsoft Access that you need to send sales or marketing emails to? You can now email merge directly from Outlook using data stored in Microsoft Access. Mail Merge is the process of taking one letter (or email) and then personalizing and sending it out to…

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Saving (Exporting) Outlook emails with your other files

Here’s a quick tip on how you can save one or more emails outside of Outlook. This is very useful if you want to save your emails on your harddisk in Client folders along with Word files etc. Step-by-step Go to the folder (inside Outlook) that has the emails. Select…

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