How to add and use voting button in Outlook

Outlook 365 2016
Voting Buttons in Outlook is a useful feature, which can help to collect your colleagues' or friends' decisions with email messages easily. This article is arranged to guide you add and use voting buttons in Microsoft Outlook with ease.

To add voting buttons to an email message, follow these steps:

   1.   In the Message window, on the Options tab, in the Tracking group, click the Use Voting Buttons button:

Tracking in Outlook 2013

   2.   Select one of the following:

  • Approve; Reject - When you want only approve or reject.
  • Yes; No - When you want only a definite yes or a no, this is the best choice.
  • Yes; No; Maybe - This voting option offers recipients a third option.
  • Custom... - Click this command to create your own custom voting button names.

If you choose Custom, the Properties dialog box opens:

E-mail Properties in Outlook 2013

Type your own choices in the Use Voting Buttons text box. Follow the pattern of the suggested choices; just separate your options with a semicolon.

After you apply the voting button, there is a message of You added voting buttons to this message. appearing above message header:

E-mail with voting in Outlook 2013

The message will have choices you added:

Receiving mail with voting in Outlook 2013

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