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How to pin Outlook emails to taskbar or start menu of Windows 7/8?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2014-09-24

As we know, it’s quite easily to pin a file or program icon into the Taskbar or the Start Menu in Windows 7/8. Have you even thought of pinning an Outlook email that you open and use frequently into the Taskbar or Start Menu? Here I will introduce the ways to pin Outlook emails into Taskbar or Start Menu in Windows 7/8.

Pin an Outlook email to Taskbar in Win 7/8

Pin an Outlook email to Start Menu in Win 7

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arrow blue right bubblePin an Outlook email to Taskbar in Win 7/8

To pin a specified Outlook email to the Taskbar in Windows 7/8, please go ahead with following steps:

Step 1: In Outlook, click to select the email that you will pin to Taskbar;

Step 2: Click the File > Save As.

Step 3: In the popping up Save As dialog box, select the folder that you will save this email into, keep original name of this email or rename it in the File name box, and then click the Save button.

Step 4: Go to the folder that you saved the specified email in, then drag this email to the taskbar.

After pinning the specified email, right clicking the Outlook icon in the Taskbar, and you will see this email in the context menu. See screen shot:


arrow blue right bubblePin an Outlook email to Start Menu in Win 7

You have to save the specified Outlook email into your computer before pinning it to the Start Menu in Windows 7.

Step 1: Save the specified Outlook email into your computer with definitely same steps as Step 1-3 in the method above.

Step 2: Then select the email you saved just now, and drag it to the Start Menu button of Windows 7 at the lower-left corner. See screen shot:

After dragging, you will see the specified Outlook email has been pinned into the Start menu. See screen shot:


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