This is how to create pop up alerts for emails in Outlook for tasks, events and reminders. This should allow the process to be quick and simple without having to use your calendar.
How to Set Up Reminders Through Outlook Emails:
1. Once the email has been opened or is highlighted, select the “Follow Up” > “Add Reminder”
2. You should now receive the following pop up box this give you the options on when to start the reminder and when for this to end, to make the pop up appear for the reminder please tick the “Reminder Box” and fill in the appropriate “Date & Time”.
3. Once this has been completed successfully a Bell & Flag will appear near the email.
4. At the appropriate time you should then receive a pop up similar to the following.