A lot of Outlook users like to use flags to keep on top of their commitments, with the flags letting you know when to return to a specific item – later in the day, or even a week away.
It can be a hassle to organise the flags on each click. But if you set a quick click, you can make the flag be the same type of category when you click next to the message every time.
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Click the “follow up” button at the top of Outlook, then click on “set quick click”. There, you can choose what type of flag appears when you single-click the flag column next to a message.