Using Message Flags

In Outlook 2003 message flags can help indicate which of your messages are more urgent than others. Learn how to use them here.

Using message flags

Outlook provides a system that allows you to prioritize and manage your messages. This message-flagging system allows you to assign a specific flag color to a message in your inbox and then associate a reminder with that message and/or flag color. The default flag color when you open Outlook is gray.

To assign a flag to a message:

Change the default reminder associated with a flag:

To mark a flagged message as complete: