Guidelines To Set Or Remove Reminders In Outlook 2013 Components

admin | November 28th, 2016 | Technology

If you are a very busy person, looking forward to organize your schedule and to keep in touch with the things that you can easily forget, then setting up reminders is the best thing for you. Reminders are sure shot solutions to know about an event or task that you have to perform. Reminders can be easily set up in smartphones, systems and in the email clients that you work with. Although reminders are usually associated with tasks and meetings, in Outlook reminders can be set up for all the components of Outlook, calendar items, contacts and emails too. Just read on to know how.

Setting Reminder In Calendar Appointment And Meetings

  • To Set Reminders For A New Appointment

To set reminders follow the given mentioned steps:

  1. Click File options in the menu bar and select Options.
  2. Select Calendar option for the drop-down menu and browse to Calendar options
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  3. If you want to turn on the automatic reminder for meetings, then enable the Default Reminders
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When the option is enabled, select the time-period for reminder to appear before a meeting or an appointment starts.

  • Set Reminder For An Existing Appointment
  1. Open the appointment or event that you have already created.
    Note: If the meeting or appointment is a recurrence event, then select Open this Occurrence set reminder for one meeting otherwise select Open The Series to set reminder for the complete series of meetings.
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  2. Click the Appointment Series tab and select Appointment
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  3. Select Reminder option and select the time for reminder to appear every time before a meeting or an appointment starts.
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  • To Remove Reminders For A New Appointment
  1. Click File options in the menu bar and select Options.
  2. Select Calendar option for the drop-down menu and browse to Calendar options
    For removing the reminder, disable the Default Reminders option.
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  • Remove Reminder For An Existing Appointment
  1. Open the appointment or event that you have already created.
    Note: If the meeting or appointment is a recurrence event, then select Open this Occurrence set reminder for one meeting otherwise select Open The Series to set reminder for the complete series of meetings.
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  2. Click the Appointment Series tab and select Appointment

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  3. Select Reminder option and select None The Reminder will be deactivated.
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Setting Reminder For Emails, Tasks And Contacts

  • Setting Reminder For An Email/Contact

The steps for setting reminder in emails, contacts, and calendars will remain same.

  1. Click on Home tab in the menu bar and browse to Tags
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  2. In Tags group, select Follow Up
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  3. In the drop-down menu, select Add Reminder
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  4. In the Custom box, mention the start and due date and timings to create the reminder. Click Ok.
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    Note: You can alsoadd reminder to the email messages or contacts byselecting the flag option given at right side. In the options select Add Reminder option and the flag will be marked red.
  • Removing Reminder For An Email/Contact
    In case you want to remove the Reminder, then right click on the marked flag and select Clear Flag option.
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By following the above-mentioned steps, you can easily set or remove reminders in appointment/meetings, emails messages, contacts, and tasks.

Conclusion

Reminders always play an important role in the management of work.  In the above discussion, we have discussed the way to Set or Remove reminders in Outlook 2013 without any trouble. If there is, still some issue then, feel free to put a comment below.