When you are writing an email message in the Web browser version of Outlook.com, there are a number of buttons that appear in the toolbar at the bottom of the window. Some of the default options that appear there include ways to add pictures, attachments, and emojis.
But if you would like to add additional actions to this toolbar, you are able to do so.
Our tutorial below will show you where to find the menu that allows you to customize the buttons that appear in this toolbar. You can remove some of the existing options, as well as add some others that can make composing email a little easier.
Add or Remove Items from the Outlook.com Toolbar
The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser but will also work in other browsers like Firefox or Edge.
Note that this is going to customize the toolbar that you see when you are composing an email in the browser version of Outlook.com.
Step 1: Sign into your email account at https://www.outlook.com.
Step 2: Click the gear icon at the top-right corner of the window.
Step 3: Choose the View all Outlook settings option at the bottom of the column on the right side of the window.
Step 4: Select the Customize Actions option in the center column of the menu.
Step 5: Scroll down to the Toolbar section of the menu, then add and remove items that you would like to have in the toolbar. Once you’re done, click the Save button at the top-right corner of the menu.
Now that you know how to customize the toolbar in Outlook.com, you can make it much easier to access the buttons that you want to use while also removing the ones that you don’t need.
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