Office 365 (Outlook 2016 for Mac) - Modify Message Settings

NOTE: This document applies to Outlook 2016 for Mac, released in late 2015. For information about how to complete this task using the previous version of Outlook available for Mac, see: Office 365 (Outlook 2011) - Modify Message Settings
This document describes how to access additional settings for email messages in Outlook 2016 for Mac.

  1. In Outlook, go to the Outlook | Preferences... menu and select the appropriate category from the row labeled "Email"

  2. This is a picture of the general Outlook 2015 Preferences menu
  3. Select Reading to configure when mail is marked as read, how conversations are expanded, how IMAP messages are handled, and what is and is not automatically downloaded for security.

  4. This is an image of the Outlook 2015 email reading preferences
  5. Select Composing from within 'E-mail' section. This opens up the window where you can configure your replies and forwards, which attributes are retained from the original message in the reply, and how the reply is formatted.

  6. This is an image of the Outlook 2015 Email Composing Preferences
  7. Select Signatures to configure your signatures and to control when and how they are used.

  8. This is an image of the Outlook 2015 Email Signature Preferences
  9. Select Rules to control how mail is automatically routed between default folders or folders that you have custom created.

  10. This is an image of the Outlook 2015 Email Rules Preferences
  11. Select Junk to configure and examine what is classified and routed as junk mail.

  12. This is an image of the Outlook 2015 Email Junkmail Preferences
  13. Make your desired changes in the appropriate window, then close the window to save changes.




Keywords:microsoft office365 o365 options editing reading composing signatures replies forwards tracking composing formats o365 outlook 2015 email junk mail rules   Doc ID:45833
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2014-12-26 14:25 CDTUpdated:2015-11-10 09:05 CDT
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