Create Your Own Quick Step in Outlook 2010

There are a lot of customizations you can do with Quick Steps to make managing your email a lot easier. The cool thing with Quick Steps is you can assign multiple actions to each step.

You can also create your own Quick Step. Under the Home tab click Create New from the Quick Steps box.


Now you can choose actions for your new Step, create a name for it, and add text that will displayed when you hover over the new Step.


For example here we want to copy an email to a specific folder and flag it. You can add multiple actions to your custom Quick Steps which can make managing your email easier.


Here is the final selections for our new Quick Step. We named it Copy to our misc folder, flagging it, created a shortcut key, and included a Tooltip text. When you’re finished click Finish.


Now in the Quick Steps box on the Ribbon you will see your new Step and can use it for emails you specify.

Here we have an email open and are using our new Quick Step with it.


Keep in mind that if you have multiple email accounts in Outlook, you’ll need to customize the Quick Steps for each account.

If you no longer want a Quick Step, just right-click on it and Delete.