How to Create a Journal Entry in Microsoft Outlook

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In Brief...

You can use the Outlook journal feature to record information for anything you do. To create a journal entry in Outlook, follow these four steps.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Outlook: 2010, 2013, and 2016.

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  1. Go to Folders view, if not already there, by selecting Folders in the Navigation Pane.

  2. In the Folders list, select Journal.

  3. In the New group of the Home tab, select Journal Entry.
    Journal Entry

  4. Enter the information and click Save & Close to save the journal entry.
    Save and Close

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