Learn about Offline Mode in Microsoft® Outlook 2007
What is Offline Mode in Microsoft Outlook 2007? What is the way to use the Offline Mode in Microsoft Outlook 2007? Know how to switch between the Offline and Online Mode.
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a more recent version of the highly functional mail management programs from Microsoft. The Microsoft Outlook 2007 program is having many advanced features and options that help boost user experience and productivity. The offline mode in Microsoft Outlook 2007 can be used to perform various operations in the program while it is not connected with a live network. Composing of new mails, reading and replying to read mails etc are some of the actions that can be performed while in the offline mode of Microsoft Outlook 2007 with an account using IMAP protocol. The Mail exchange server account users can make changes to the server folders and files in addition to the options supported in IMAP mail mode. The options available in the Microsoft Outlook 2007 program can be used to quickly switch between the online and offline mode of the programs and the easy to use functions help do so under minimal complications.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to switch between the Offline and Online modes in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- File menu options
- Turn on offline mode
- Go back online
File menu options
The file menu options are a list of available options, a user gets, when he/she clicks on the top left end of the Microsoft Outlook 2007 program. A number of options can be found in this drop down menu and the ones that help switch between the online and offline modes in Microsoft Outlook 2007 is also listed among these. The users should note that by default, Microsoft Outlook 2007 is set to go online as soon as it is launched and will have to manually make it offline using the options.
Turn on offline mode
The offline mode of Microsoft Outlook 2007 can be accessed using the options in the program file menu. The users should select the ‘work offline’ option that appears when the file menu is opened in Microsoft Outlook 2007. Selecting the work offline will display a check mark before the offline option as a confirmation of offline mode. The users can now disconnect network connection if required and use the options to read and draft messages.
Microsoft Outlook 2007 users can switch back to online mode by selecting the work offline mode again from the application’s file menu. To confirm that the program is back online, the check mark which was there when the program was offline will disappear. The users will have to restart the Microsoft Outlook 2007 application sometimes to go online and make use of the full functionality of the online mode.
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