Outlook Express, as many of us are already aware of, is a popular email and newsgroup application by Microsoft. And as such, the software giant has distributed the same program with various versions of Windows ranging from Windows 98 to Windows XP.
Outlook Express as a program helps users in sending, receiving, managing and searching your email messages. It also offers a variety of versatile tools for operations such as viewing and contributing to Usenet newsgroups.
Now in getting on with our article and the task at hand, Microsoft along with the Outlook Express help team explains that as long as the proper toolbar settings are enabled in your Windows, you can successfully add and access Outlook Express from your Toolbar.
So let us now take a look at the steps as suggested by the Outlook Express help team in setting up quick launch and easier access to your Outlook Express program from your Toolbar. The steps are as detailed below.
Setting up easy access to Outlook Express on your Toolbar with Outlook Express help
1. To first begin with, make sure to exit and close all programs and applications that might still be up and running on your computer. This is to provide maximum system performance while performing the task at hand.
- Following which right click on a blank area on the toolbar from the bottom of your Windows desktop screen and then select “Properties”.
- Click on the “Taskbar” tab and check on “Show Quick Launch” (if this same item has not been already checked) then hit on
- Next up, get on Windows “Start” menu and select “Programs”. Now try and locate your Outlook Express icon from the list of programs and applications displayed in the program’s menu followed by right clicking on the icon and then select “Create Shortcut”.
- Select “Yes” when Windows asks you if you wish to create the shortcut onto your main Windows desktop.
- Finally, navigate back to your Windows desktop and locate the Outlook Express shortcut icon that has been newly created, click to hold and then drag it over to your quick launch toolbar on the bottom of your screen. Simply release your hold so as to add the shortcut to your toolbar.
This completes our steps in adding access to Outlook Express on your Toolbar. Ciao!