Create an email message template

Create an email message template

Use email templates to send messages that include information that infrequently changes from message to message. Compose and save a message as a template, and then reuse it when you want it. New information can be added before the template is sent as an email message.

  1. On the Home menu, click New E-mail.

    Keyboard shortcut     To create an email message, press CTRL+SHIFT+M.

  2. In the message body, enter the content that you want.

  3. In the message window, click File > Save As.

  4. In the Save As dialog box, in the Save as type list, click Outlook Template.

  5. In the File name box, type a name for your template, and then click Save.

By default templates are saved in the following location:

c:\users\username\appdata\roaming\microsoft\templates

For more information on how to send an email message using a template, see Send an email message based on a template.

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