Tip 273 – Avoid mishaps with a 5 minute delay

Setting up Outlook to delay the delivery of your emails by 5 minutes gives you time to fix mistakes or stop an email from going should you change your mind.
Click on the Rules menu and select “Manage Rules & Alerts”. Click the “New Rule” Button and select “Apply Rule to Messages I Send”, and then click Next. The list of conditions will now show, click Next to move onto the next step and tick the “Defer Delivery by a number of minutes” option. In the Edit Rule section at the bottom of the window, click on the underlined words, “a number of”, and enter the number of minutes you want to delay your messages for, then click finish.