Use the At (@) Symbol in Outlook

Use At (@) Symbol

Do you want to impress someone to get their attention in an Email Message or in a Meeting Invitation? Do you just want to show off? All we must do is to type in the “at” @ symbol followed by the initials of the Contact that we need. What happens will be described below.

Let’s say that we have a New Mail Message as shown in the image below. We have added all the information that is needed in it.

New Mail Message

Once we are in the body of the Message, we type in the at (@) symbol as shown below, and voila, a drop-down menu appears with one or more suggestions, in order for us to choose the Contact that we want to mention. By default, their Full Name is included.

Suggestion List

Once we have type the at (@) symbol, and the drop-down menu has appeared, I then have typed in the initialsph” and straight away the Name of the Contact that I want to add in appears as shown below.

Contact Name

Once I select it, the name of the Contact has been inserted in the Body of the Message highlighted and straight away it has been inserted in the To: Line of the Message ready to go.

Contact in To: Line

We certainly have grabbed their attention, haven’t we? If we hove over the Contact’s Name, we can see all the details of it as shown in the image below.

Contact Details

Below you can check out the video describing How to Use the At (@) Symbol in Outlook.


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Posted on December 13, 2016, in Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus English, Outlook 365 English and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Use the At (@) Symbol in Outlook.

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