Every new version of a popular software program brings some new changes, and Outlook 2013 is no exception. Most of these changes are meant to streamline use of the program and generally improve the user experience. But if you have become comfortable doing something one way, such as managing your emails, then you may not want to change. So if you dislike how Outlook 2013 opens replies and forwards inline, in the same window, then you can change a setting and have those replies and forwards open in a new window.
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Open Replies and Forwards in a New Window in Outlook 2013
Outlook 2013 does give you a “pop-out” option by default, but that requires an additional click, which can waste time. The pop-out feature was part of past versions of the program and if you used it as a way to remind yourself that you still had email that needed replies, then it was a handy organizations tool, too.
Step 1: Launch Outlook 2013.
Step 2: Click the File tab at the top-left corner of the window.
Step 3: Click Options at the bottom of the column on the left side of the window.
Step 4: Click the Mail option in the column at the left side of the Outlook Options window.
Step 5: Scroll down to the Replies and Forwards section, then check the box to the left of Open replies and forwards in a new window.
Step 6: Click the OK button at the bottom of the window.
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