Open hyperlink without holding Ctrl in Outlook

  • Outlook
  • 2016
By default, hyperlinks are opened by clicking with pressing or holding Ctrl, but you can turn off this function.
Ctrl+Click to follow link in Outlook 2016

To open the hyperlink without pressing or holding Ctrl key, do the following:

    1.    On the File tab, click the Options button:

Outlook 2016 Options

    2.    In the Outlook Options dialog box, on Mail tab, click the Editor Options... button:

Mail Options Outlook 2016

    3.    In the Editor Options dialog box, on the Advanced tab, under Editing options uncheck Use CTRL + Click to follow hyperlink:

Editor Options Outlook 2016

    4.    Click OK.

Click or tap to follow link in Outlook 2016

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