New Employee Setup

Welcome to our new email system, Rutgers ConnectRutgers Connect has many exciting business features. To optimize your experience, use the following links:

Most Common Settings for Connect Email

  1. Disabling Focused Inbox: Focused inbox helps you focus on emails that matter to you.  It separates your Inbox into two tabs, Focused and Other.  By default, Focused Inbox is enabled.
  2. Email Signature
  3. Reading Pane: Preview emails in your inbox without opening them.
  4. Reply Settings: Set how you will reply to messages.
  5. Automatic Replies: Set an out of office message.
  6. Change Theme:  Change the background for your account.

Welcome to our new email system, Rutgers ConnectRutgers Connect has many exciting business features. To optimize your experience, use the following links:

Most Common Settings for Connect Email

  1. Disabling Focused Inbox: Focused inbox helps you focus on emails that matter to you.  It separates your Inbox into two tabs, Focused and Other.  By default, Focused Inbox is enabled.
  2. Email Signature
  3. Reading Pane: Preview emails in your inbox without opening them.
  4. Reply Settings: Set how you will reply to messages.
  5. Automatic Replies: Set an out of office message.
  6. Change Theme:  Change the background for your account.

1. Disabling Focused Inbox

By default, Focused Inbox is enabled.  Focused inbox helps you focus on emails that matter to you.  It separates your inbox into two tabs, Focused and Other

1.    Click on Settings (gear) in upper right hand corner
2.    Click on Mail link (at the bottom)
3.    Under Layout (on left hand side) click Focused Inbox
4.    Click on Don’t sort Messages
5.    Click Save

2. Email Signature

1.    Click on Settings (gear) in upper right hand corner
2.    Click on Mail link (at the bottom)
3.    Click on Email Signature under Layout
4.    Type your signature in the box and click save

3. Reading Pane

To preview emails in your inbox without opening them:

1.    Click on Settings (gear) in upper right hand corner
2.    Click on Mail link (at the bottom)
3.    Under layout, click on Reading Pane
4.    Choose the settings that best fit your needs and click Save

4. Reply Settings

Set how you will reply to messages:

1.    Click on Settings (gear) in upper right hand corner
2.    Click on Mail link (at the bottom)
3.    Click on Reply Settings under Mail
4.    By default “Reply all” is set. Choose the setting that best fits your needs and click Save

5. Automatic Replies

Setting out of office message:

1.    Click on Settings (gear) in upper right hand corner
2.    Click on Mail link (at the bottom)
3.    Click on Automatic Replies under Mail
4.    Change the settings to meet your needs and enter your out of office message and click Save

6. Change Theme

To change the  background for your account:

1.    Click on Settings (gear) in upper right hand corner
2.    Click on Mail link (at the bottom)
3.    Under General, click Change Theme
4.    Select the Theme you want and click Save