How to Create Computer Sticky Notes With Outlook

By Techwalla Internet Editor

Outlook sticky notes are electronic versions of paper Post-it notes (just like Macintosh Stickies). You can create a sticky note in Outlook 97, 98, or 2000 and insert it anywhere on your screen.

Things You'll Need

  • Computers
  • Microsoft Outlook

Step 1

Select New from the File menu. Click Note.

Step 2

Enter text when the note appears on your screen. Text is automatically saved.

Step 3

Drag the note wherever you want it.

Step 4

Click the close button to close the note without deleting it.

Tips & Warnings

  • You can also create a new note by opening the Notes section of Outlook and clicking the New Note button on the taskbar or by pressing Control+Shift+N from anywhere in the program.
  • Click the Notes icon in the left-most Outlook pane to view saved notes.
  • Delete a saved note by clicking on it and pressing the Delete key.
  • Change the background color of a note by right-clicking on it and selecting Color.