Get Reminded to Follow Up on a Message in Outlook

When you receive an email message you need to reply to, or when someone is asks you to do a task, you can have Outlook remind you to follow up.  Here's how to do it: 

1. Right-click on the email message

2. In the menu, mouse over "Follow Up", and click "Add Reminder"

3. You can customize it to remind you to follow up, send a reply, call, etc. 

4. Click the box next to "Reminder", and set the date and time to have Outlook remind you to take action.

5. Click the OK button.

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