Unified Inbox in Outlook: The Complete Guide

Posted by Jason Ephraim on June 2, 2016

While popular email clients like Mailbird include the ability to add individual account inboxes to a “unified” inbox – many, like Microsoft Outlook, do not make this easy. If you manage multiple email accounts, then you know how tedious it can be to be forced to switch from inbox to inbox in order to check each one. To help out, we’ve gathered a couple of the best ways MS Outlook users can set up a unified inbox – or as close to one as Outlook will allow.   Outlook Unified Inbox Method 1: Search Folders Skill Level – Beginner   The simplest method for getting a unified inbox in your Microsoft Outlook client is by using it’s search. Although this method is easy, there is unfortunately no way to save your search – requiring you to perform a search every time you need it. If you check your recent searches from the “Search” menu, you may be able to select it. However, if you are searching alot you may not be able to find it every time. Type the following in the search box: folder: (Inbox) received: (this week) Press Ctr+Alt+A to or click All Mailboxes button (Outlook 2013) or All Mail Folders (Outlook 2010). Hit enter and you should see your Unified inbox for all mails received this week. You may notice a “Search Folder” option in the “Folder” pane. However, this only lets you create search folders using data from individual accounts – Not something we can use to make a…

Windows 10 Now Used On Over 300 Million Devices

Posted by Jason Ephraim on May 5, 2016

Windows 10 Use Continues to Grow Microsoft announced today on it’s blog that 9 months after it’s release, the Windows 10 operating system is now being used on over 300 million active devices worldwide. In the post, Microsoft also shared some impressive usage figures regarding Windows 10’s features:   Over 63 billion minutes were spent on Microsoft Edge in March alone, with 50% growth in minutes since the last quarter. Exclusively available on Windows 10, Microsoft Edge is our modern browser for helping you get things done. Cortana, the personal digital assistant in Windows 10, has helped answer over 6 billion questions since launch. People are playing games on Windows 10 more than ever before, with over 9 billion hours of gameplay on Windows 10 since launch. Apps that come with Windows 10, including Photos, Groove Music, and Movies & TV are seeing millions of active users each month, including more than 144 million people using Photos. And, the Windows Store continues to grow daily with new Universal Windows Platform apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger; updated UWP apps from Vine, Hulu, Netflix and Twitter; and popular PC games including Rise of the Tomb Raider and Quantum Break. Source: Microsoft Finally, Microsoft used the announcement as an opportunity to remind users that the deadline for the Windows 10 free upgrade offer is approaching. This program allows users of some previous versions of Windows (including Windows 7 & 8) to upgrade to Windows 10 at no cost as long as the…

Mailbird New Year’s Sweepstakes! Enter to win a FREE Surface 3 Tablet

Posted by Jason Ephraim on December 31, 2015

Make Your New Year The Most Productive One, Ever! Chances are you’ve already begun thinking about the resolutions you would like to make for 2016. We want to help you stick to them. That’s why at Mailbird, we are excited to announce the 2016 New Year’s Sweepstakes!   How To Enter and WIN From now until January 31st, you can enter for a chance to win a brand-spanking-new Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet. Entry is open to all Legal U.S. residents of the lower 48 states. You may use the options to submit as many times as you wish, and you can even enter again the next day! Other restrictions apply. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions tab in the contest widget for more information. We are hard at work on new features (psst. Import is almost ready) but we thought this would be a great way to help a lucky fan out there to make achieving all their New Year’s resolutions just a bit easier. You can get your friends in on it too to help you get as many entries into the Mailbird Sweepstakes.   Win a FREE Microsoft Surface Tablet   What’s your New Year’s resolution? How about 2160 x 1440? Look at how good Mailbird will look on your beautiful Windows 10 Surface 3 tablet…. #ProductivityON!   Finally, do you have any New Year’s resolutions that you would like to share? Need ideas? We’d love to hear from you in the comments 🙂