How to attach Sticky Note to Outlook mail

Post-it notes often find their potent use on notice boards serving as a reminder of an important upcoming movement. Similar functionality is offered digitally by Microsoft Outlook. Earlier, and the most recent version of Outlook offers a sticky note option to create notes that can be attached to your email message and then be emailed to a recipient. These Sticky Notes are easy to use and come built-in directly into the Outlook program. This article explains in brief, how to attach a Sticky Note to Outlook mail. The process of attaching a computer-generated sticky note to your email message is as simple as writing on a Post-it.

Attach Sticky Note to Outlook mail

Open your Outlook mail client and press Ctrl+Shift+N. You will see a Sticky Note open.


Type your message, and once you are done, press the icon in the top left corner.


If you would like to change the appearance of note, select Categorize from the right-hand section, and choose the desired color.

If you select Save As it will save the Sticky Note to your desktop.

Select Forward, and a New Email form will open with the Sticky Note attached.

attach sticky note to outlook email

Type the email ID and a short message and send to the intended recipient, by clicking on Send.

That’s it!

Now read: How to export Sticky Notes to

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