February 14, 2024

Copilot in Outlook: Reduce inbox stress. Improve email efficiency.

by: Align

Welcome to Part 3 of Align’s Copilot Guide! Are you ready to learn actionable tips to improve your efficiency in Outlook?

Stay on top of your inbox, manage your meeting follow-ups, and create emails that effectively convey the message. 

Let’s explore some of the ways you can increase your productivity in Outlook with Copilot. 

To catch up on Part 1 and 2 of our Copilot blog series, click the links below:

Picture2Video: Draft effective email replies in seconds.

Spend less time gathering information and keep the team moving.

Catch up, prepare and follow up, faster, with Copilot in Outlook.

Stay on top of your inbox, manage your meeting follow-ups, and create emails that effectively convey the message. Copilot lets you: 

  • Summarize existing conversations
  • Create new emails with simple prompts
  • Transform quick notes into email drafts
  • Generate feedback on important emails about tone and clarity

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Get to work with Copilot in Outlook

Get started with Copilot in Outlook by clicking on the Copilot icon. Begin interacting with Copilot by selecting from the list of suggested prompts. For example: 

  • Draft a reply to [name] and make it sound like me
  • Summarize this email conversation
  • Write an email congratulating my team on [x]

Want to learn more about prompts? Visit the Copilot lab, where Microsoft has collected a great set of prompts for you to try and share. With Copilot Lab, learn how to turn a good prompt into a great one, save your favorites, and get inspired to work in a whole new way.

Watch how Copilot makes email easier

Each video shows a simple tip to get Copilot working alongside you, right now! 

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Overall Copilot is an incredibly powerful tool that can make some of the most time consuming tasks into much more manageable undertakings. Stay tuned for Part 3 of our Copilot Guide which will feature how to leverage Copilot in Outlook. 

If you are interested in learning more about Copilot or would like to roll it out across your organization, reach out to our Managed Services team today

Learn more about Microsoft Copilot here.

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