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, […]

How to Customize the Toolbar in Outlook.com

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 […]

How to Block Attachments, Pictures and Links from Unknown Senders in Outlook.com

Some of the most dangerous spam email that you receive will contain attachments and links. These types of emails are typically meant to either steal your personal information or download a virus on your computer, so it’s important to be vigilant when choosing what to do with emails that you receive which could be harmful. […]

Outlook.com – How to Enable Dark Mode

Computer screens can be very bright, especially when you are looking at them in a dark room or at night. The blinding white screen that is common among many email service providers can make it difficult to look at the screen for an extended period of time. If this is a problem that you’ve been […]

Outlook.com – How to Remove a Device That’s Syncing

When you added your Outlook.com email account to your phone to receive emails, you configured a mobile sync that lets the phone download your emails. This isn’t just something visible on your phone; you can also see the synced devices if you sign into your Outlook.com email account from a Web browser like Chrome, Firefox, […]

Why Is Outlook.com Only Showing Some of My Emails?

many email providers, like Gmail, have settings where they will automatically sort certain types of emails. if you receive a lot of emails and don’t tend to read a lot of the ones that come from company newsletters or social media profiles, then this sorting method might be useful to you. But if you are […]

How to Customize Event Handling in the Outlook.com Calendar

The Outlook.com email service shares many of the features that you find in the desktop version of the application. For example, you can choose whether or not it sends read receipts if a sender requests one. But Outlook.com also integrates with your Outlook.com calendar, and there is a bit of automation that can occur in […]

Outlook.com – How to Empty Deleted Items When Signing Out

When you delete an item from your inbox in Outlook.com, it gets moved to the Deleted Items folder. That item will remain in that location for a short period of time, after which it will be permanently deleted. This gives you the ability to restore a message if you decide later that you want to […]

How to Hide Sender Initials and Pictures in Outlook.com

When you view your Outlook.com emails in a Web browser, you have probably noticed a small circle to the left of the sender’s name. Sometimes that circle contains a picture, while other times it contains initials. While this additional splash of color can break up the monotony of the display, you may find it distracting […]

How to Turn Off Link Previews in Outlook.com

With the default settings in Outlook.com email, a preview of a linked Web page is shown whenever you add a hyperlink to an email that you are composing, or when you receive an email that has linked text. While this can be helpful and something that some people like to use, you might prefer to […]