Q1. Who does the email come from?
A1. The subject line is “Your daily briefing” and the sender is email@example.com with a friendly name of “Cortana.”
Q2. How often does the email come?
A2. One time per workday (as set in Outlook) when you have actions needed to prepare for a meeting or in response to an email. The email is not sent when you have no actionable items.
Q3. If I have no tasks or meetings, will I still receive a Briefing email?
A3. No, you will never be sent an empty email with no content.
Q4. How do I update my mailbox language setting?
A4. To confirm or change the language setting for your Outlook mailbox, see Change the time zone and language settings in Outlook.com.
Q5. Can I stop receiving these emails?
A5. Select Unsubscribe at the end of the email footer or at https://cortana.office.com/briefing.
Q6. Can my manager, administrator, or anyone else at my organization see what’s in my Briefing email?
A6. No, the Briefing email is private and for you and only you. All information in the Briefing email is from your mailbox and stored in your mailbox. Everything you see in the Briefing email is information you already have access to in your mailbox. The Briefing email just makes it easier to find items that might need attention.
Q7. Why am I getting so many emails from Microsoft and how can I manage them?
A7. You are only getting emails from Cortana and MyAnalytics with the purpose of helping you be more productive during your workday. MyAnalytics lets you explore your work patterns and learn ways to work smarter by providing you with personal productivity insights through weekly digest emails, a dashboard, and an Insights Outlook add-in.
Briefing is optimized to show you the most relevant and actionable information you need for the day ahead. It provides complementary experiences to help you be your most productive self. You only get Briefing emails at the beginning of your workday if you have actionable tasks or meetings. You can opt out with the Unsubscribe link at the end of the email.
Q8. How can I send Microsoft product feedback or ask a question about Briefing email?
A8. At the end of each section in the email (in the Adaptive version), select the thumbs up or down icons for if that section was helpful or not. You can also send questions or additional feedback to: cortana.office.com/briefing?v=feedback.
Want to learn more about the features and insights in MyAnalytics? See the Knowledge Base guide MyAnalytics in Microsoft 365
Article created 29 November - Tomas Satala