Microsoft Office Specialist: Outlook 2013

Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Outlook 2013 by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

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The English version of this certification retired on July 13, 2023.

All Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2013 certifications and exams in a given language will retire when the last MOS 365 Apps exam planned for that language is released. You can find the planned release timeframes for each MOS 365 Apps exam in each language on Certiport’s Exam Releases page.

As a candidate for this certification, you have fundamental understanding of the Outlook 2013 environment. You demonstrate your ability to apply the main features of the program, such as:

  • Formatting email message content with character and paragraph formatting.
  • Creating or inserting graphic elements, like charts, tables, and SmartArt graphics, into messages.
  • Sending messages to private recipients by using the Bcc field.
  • Creating contact records, tasks, and appointments from incoming messages.
  • Setting up contact groups to facilitate communication with other Outlook users.

Skills measured

  • Manage the Outlook environment
  • Manage messages
  • Manage schedules
  • Manage contacts and groups

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No training available for this exam.

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You will have 50 minutes to complete this assessment.

Exam policy

This exam will be proctored, and is not open book. You may have interactive components to complete as part of this exam. To learn more about exam duration and experience, visit: Exam duration and exam experience.

If you fail a certification exam, don’t worry. You can retake it 24 hours after the first attempt. For subsequent retakes, the amount of time varies. For full details, visit: Exam retake policy.

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This exam is offered in the following languages:

Chinese (Traditional), German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Dutch, Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Greek (Greece)

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Exam 77-423 skills outline

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