How to Turn Off Quick Suggestions in Outlook.com

Outlook.com has a number of settings and features that are meant to help you compose emails more efficiently. One of these settings is called Quick Suggestions, and will sometimes offer information based on something that you’ve typed into one of your emails. While these can be helpful in certain situations and some people like them, you might find them to be unnecessary or unwanted.

Fortunately this is a feature that you can turn off in Outlook.com’s settings. Our tutorial below will show you where to find and disable this setting so that it doesn’t occur in future messages that you are writing.

 

How to Stop Outlook.com from Making Suggestions When You Type an Email

The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser. By completing the steps in this guide you will be turning off a feature where Outlook.com will offer suggestions based on the content you’ve typed into an email.

Step 1: Sign into your Outlook.com email address at https://www.outlook.com.

 

Step 2: Click the gear icon at the top-right corner of the window.

stop outlook.com from suggesting things when i type an email

 

 

Step 3: Select the View all Outlook settings link at the bottom of the right column.

what are quick suggestions outlook.com

 

 

Step 4: Choose the Compose and reply option in the center column of the menu.

why is outlook.com offering suggestions based on message content

 

 

Step 5: Scroll down and click the box to the left of Offer suggestions based on keywords in my message to remove the check mark. You can then click the Save button at the top-right of the menu.

how to turn off quick suggestions in outlook.com

 

 

Note that there is also a “Joyful Animations” setting above that which you might want to turn off if you don’t like it when Outlook offers animations based on certain common expressions like “thank you” or “happy birthday.”

Would you like to add some additional options for when you are composing an email? Customizing the Outlook toolbar allows you to quickly perform certain actions so that you can write emails the way that you want to.

solveyourtech.com newsletter
vintage t rex t-shirt

Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.