Open hyperlink without holding Ctrl in Outlook

Outlook 365
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 in 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

See also this tip in French: Comment utiliser un lien hypertexte sans appuyer Ctrl dans Outlook.

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