Quick Preview of E-mails

Outlook 2013 2010 2007 2003
Sometimes you just need to have a quick preview of an e-mail before deciding whether to open it. Outlook provides a feature called AutoPreview that shows the first few lines of your e-mails.

To enable/change the Preview feature for a particular e-mail folder, such as Inbox, on the View tab, in the Arrangement group, in the Message Preview list, select an option you prefer:

Preview in Outlook 2016

For example:

  • Message Preview - 3 lines:
    Preview in Outlook 2016
  • Message Preview - Off:
    Preview in Outlook 2016

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