What is an OST file

What is an OST file?

PST or OST file? What role does Outlook OST play for email archiving? Where can you find OST files? These and other questions will be addressed in this article, helping you to understand Outlook better and how to find OST files if you need to use them.

What is a PST file

What is a PST file?

A PST file in Outlook is a kind of data container that stores user-related information from email traffic, contact lists, and calendars locally on the computer. Many users do not know whether files with PST extensions are important or can be deleted. We will explain where to find a PST file in Outlook, what it contains, and how to open it.

Outlook: clear cache

How to clear the Outlook cache?

Clearing the Outlook cache can be a real problem solver. If Outlook runs noticeably slower or folders or e-mails suddenly disappear, Outlook’s various caches could be to blame. In this article, we will introduce you to the different kinds of relevant cache variants and show you how to efficiently clean up Outlook and quickly restore its usual performance.

Outlook: change sender name

How to change the sender’s name in Outlook

By changing the Outlook sender name, you can select the return address to match the recipient. This creates order in your inbox and can lead to greater trust among your recipients. But not only companies can benefit from changing the sender name in Outlook. It is also worthwhile for private Outlook users to change their sender address.

Free e-mail providers

The best free email providers: a comparison

The quality and quantity of features offered by free email providers is forever improving. Ever increasing amounts of storage space, greater levels of security, and more modern user interfaces are all being made available free of charge. But the list of possible providers is long and, in many ways, unclear. Our article gives an insightful overview of eight of the best free email providers out...

The best alternative to OneNote

OneNote alternatives: A comparison of digital notebooks

Microsoft OneNote remains one of the most frequently used digital notebooks. Above all, the most impressive aspect is its structured, multifunctional layout. However, OneNote does not stand alone in the world of digital notebooks. Other programs offer similar, even broader functions, and are also compatible with more operating systems than Windows. We present you the best alternatives to OneNote.

Collaboration tools: a comparison of the best solutions

Collaboration tools: the best apps for better productivity

The bigger your business, the more difficult it is to manage all the different teams and projects. It’s especially difficult if not all employees are located in the same place – this is when planning resources and communicating quickly becomes a gigantic task. Collaboration tools, however, can be used to optimize a team’s work in the long term.

Outlook shortcuts

Outlook shortcuts you should know about

Outlook shortcuts speed up how you work and simplify processes in the Microsoft email client. Whether you’re creating a new email, are looking for a specific contact, or want to set up a new calendar appointment – the right Outlook shortcut keys will have you crushing your to-do list. Here, we’ll introduce you to some of the most important Outlook hotkeys and some other useful functions.

E-mail

IONOS E-mail Guide: everything need to know about e-mails

Most people couldn’t imagine a life without e-mails. Whether you use them to communicate for business or personal reasons, e-mails have practically replaced traditional letters. Over 200 billion e-mails are sent around the world each day and despite the rise in social media and instant messaging, they show no sign of slowing down. Our E-mail Guide forms part of the IONOS Digital Guide and is dedicated to the basic framework of the e-mail–from the technical security requirements to marketing strategies you should use when sending business e-mails. The contents of this E-mail Guide cater for both beginners as well as more experienced computer users.

The E-mail Guide’s target audience

The numerous e-mail tips in the guide are aimed at a wide readership, from hobbyists and novices to IT and e-mail marketing professionals. Owners of small and medium-sized companies can also benefit from articles that provide information on how to create business e-mails and build successful e-mail marketing campaigns. The e-mail guide takes into consideration that readers have different levels of IT knowledge; as well as introductory articles on FAQs (e.g. ‘How is an e-mail sent?’ or ‘What should an e-mail header contain?’) there are also more detailed and specific articles such as ‘E-mail encryption with PGP’ or ‘Creating individual newsletter templates’.

The E-mail Guide’s structure and topics

In IONOS’s Digital Guide, the E-mail Guide offers three different subcategories. Under ‘E-mail marketing’ you can read about marketing trends as well as tips on direct marketing via e-mail. The ‘E-mail security’ subcategory mainly deals with e-mail encryption and how to handle spam and phishing e-mails. Lastly, under ‘Technical matters’, you’ll find various articles about structure, operation and storage of e-mails and the corresponding software. In our guide, we provide detailed information on everything to do with e-mails, presented to you in a clear and understandable way.


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