Allan Bach


Hellertown, PA


Tips to increase your proficiency in Microsoft Outlook

Sending Text Messages


You can use Outlook to send text messages. Simply use the following as the recipient in the To: field –


The Carrier SMS is listed below. An example would be to send a text message to a Verizon customer.

Note: All text messages sent with Outlook will have replies sent back to Outlook.


Carrier  Send Email to phonenumber@....

Alltel -

AT&T -

Nextel -

Sprint -

SunCom -

T-mobile -

VoiceStream -

Verizon - (text only)

Verizon - (pictures and videos)


Change Fonts


To change the default font for new messages -

  1. Click the File tab
  2. Click Options
  3. Click Mail
  4. Under Compose messages, click Stationery and Fonts
  5. On the Personal Stationery tab, under New mail messages, click Font
  6. On the Font tab, under Font, click the font that you want to use for all new messages
  7. If you want, select a font style and size
  8. Click OK on the Font, Signatures and Stationery, and the Outlook Options dialog boxes


Drag and Drop


Try dragging an email onto the Calendar tab, or drag an appointment onto the Contacts tab. When you release the mouse, you will be able to create a new item.




Allan Bach, Consultant - Hellertown, PA - 610-248-0237 -