Reply and Forward Options

For replies and forwarded messages, you can choose to attach the original text, to include and indent the text, or to add a prefix to each line of the original message or reply without including the original text.

To customize these options, do the following:

    1.    On the File tab, choose Options:

Outlook 2016 Options

    2.    In the Outlook Options dialog box, choose the Mail tab and then scroll to see the Replies and forwards group:

Outlook 2016 Mail Options

    3.    Using the drop-down lists in the Replies and forwards group, specify whether Outlook should include the original message text when you reply to or forward a message.

Reply Options in Outlook 2016

Forward Options in Outlook 2016

    4.    Click OK in the Outlook Options dialog box.