Tech’ top tips – #14. Take charge… of your email inbox

This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT).

Don’t let your office 365 email inbox weigh you down, if you haven’t done so already there are ways to organise your inbox to make sure that you can view and locate those important emails so they don’t get easily missed. Your Office 365 email is your official DMU email account which all your emails can be accessed from, these can be emails from your lecturers, any course or module related emails, DMU student union and DMU internal communications etc. As a result your email inbox can and will grow, it’s a good idea to be able to manage your emails, and organise incoming email so you locate those emails that require your attention. One such way of organising your email is by using inbox folders and creating simple rules which automatically move emails into these inbox folders. To set this up it really does not take long, in fact these can be very easily done. Watch this short video to show you how.