How to Use the Snooze Feature in Outlook for Better Email Management

The Outlook snooze feature “snoozes” emails for a certain amount of time; thus, they disappear until you have time to handle them properly. After the desired period of time, they reappear in your inbox. This helps you avoid losing important messages in a cluttered inbox. You can postpone an email with a simple click to read it and respond when you have the time.


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How to Snooze an Email on Outlook Email Client

Step 1: Launch the Outlook desktop app.

Step 2: Open your Inbox.

Step 3: Right-click the message you would like to postpone.

Step 4: In the drop-down menu, select the Snooze option.

Screenshot of drop-down menu of message in Outlook with

Step 5: Choose what time you want to postpone the message. You can either choose a pre-defined internal time or create a custom time when you want the email to reappear in your inbox.

How to Undo the Snooze Feature on Outlook Email Client

Step 1: On the left pane, you will find the “Snoozed folder” with all your snoozed messages.

Step 2: Select the message you no longer want to snooze.

Step 3: Click “Move to” at the ribbon at the top.

Screenshot of Outlook showing the drop-down menu of

Step 4: Click Inbox.

Do you use the snooze option regularly, and do you find it useful? Feel free to share your opinion in the comment section!

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Aline & the Lookeen team

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