Learn how to manage categories that allow you to organize emails, appointments, contacts and tasks across apps, independently from the folder structure. You e.g. can use an own category for a specific project or customer. Categories have the following properties:
A category consists of a name and a color.
When searching for objects, you can use categories as search terms.
Depending on the configuration, specific categories are predefined. Such categories can neither be edited nor deleted.
You can create, edit and delete own categories.
You can assign a category or several categories to emails, appointments, contacts and tasks and delete them later.
Note: For emails, you can also use inbox tabs. A specific inbox category can be assigned to an email. The category depends on the sender, see Working with inbox categories.
You have the following options:
create an own category
edit an own category
delete an own category
How to manage your categories:
Click the Settings window opens.icon on the right side of the menu bar. Click on . The
Click onin the left pane. Click on below .
You can also use one of the following methods:
Select an email. Click theicon in the toolbar. Select .
Open the editing window for appointments, contacts or tasks by creating or editing an appointment, a contact or a task.
To do so, click onnext to . Select .
The Manage categories window opens.
To create a new category, click on.
Enter a name in the New category window. Select a color and an icon.
In order to edit a category, click theicon next to the category.
In order to delete a category, click theicon .
Parent topic: Data Organization and Shares