How Outlook Snooze Email (All You Need To Know)

Snooze an email in Outlook.com is the feature to get reminders of the specific email messages at a predefined time. Snoozing messages is a powerful way to manage your busy inbox. You can snooze messages that you aren’t ready to handle yet and revisit them later.

Sometimes due to a busy schedule, you won’t switch to your existing task and replies an important email received in your inbox, in that case, we need to get back to that email and reply.

Microsoft Outlook Snooze feature allows you to reappear exact email at a particular time.

How to Snooze email in Outlook.com

To snooze an email in Outlook.com, Let’s walk through step by step method:

  • Open Outlook.com in the browser.
  • Select an email that you want to snooze, by making a tick in the corresponding checkbox.
  • Click the Snooze button.

Snooze in Outlook

  1. Select a specific time slot given in the dropdown list, or you can customize your own convenient date/time.

snooze time slot

  • You can select the Choose a date option and select the date and time >> Click save to complete the process.

set customised date and time outlook

After initiating the action you can instantly reverse the action using undo option which will appear for almost a second on the button of the screen.

Snooze undo

Your email message is automatically removed from the folder and moved to another folder “Snooze“, which is available on the left-hand side of the screen.

Snooze folder

You will find all your snoozed emails available in this folder. If you want to deal with it before then, there is no option to unsnooze the email message, earlier you will find the “Unsnoozed button” which will move the email message back to the inbox.

One of the drawbacks is once it is set, you can’t reverse or undo the snooze, in case you skip the undo appears just after you initiated the feature, however, if you delete or archive the email from your account, you won’t get any notification for that specific email in Outlook.com

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