In Microsoft Outlook, a Journal’s purpose is to automatically record actions that you choose which relate to specific contacts and puts the actions in a Timeline view. Some users may want to access the Journal folders and don’t know-how; In this tutorial, we will discuss methods to open the Journal folders in Outlook.
How to open Journal folders in Outlook
Follow the methods below on how to access Journal folders in Outlook.
Access Journal folders by using a Hotkey
To open the Journal folder, press the combination keys Ctrl+8.
Add the Journal button into the Quick Access toolbar
Click the standard toolbar and select Customize Ribbon.
An Outlook Options dialog box will open.
In the Choose the commands list box, click the drop-down arrow and select All Commands.
Now, look for the Journal command and select it.
On the right, click the New Group button.
Click the Rename button to rename the custom group.
A Rename dialog box will appear, rename the custom group and choose an icon.
Click the Add button, and the Journal command will go under the Custom group.
It will appear on your standard toolbar.
What is the default view for the Journal folder?
The default view of the Journal folder is the Timeline view, which displays a timeline consisting of months, days, and dates. It is very useful to track open files, email messages, and meetings.
Does Outlook 365 have Journal?
Yes, Outlook 365 has a journal, which is very useful to track open files, email messages, and meetings, to access the Journal folder in Microsoft Outlook 365, you have to access the folder by using a hotkey or add the Journal to the Quick Access toolbar.
We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to access Journal folders in Outlook; if you have questions about the tutorial, let us know in the comments.