Display all received E-mails in plain text

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In order to increase the speed of opening e-mail messages and reduce risks involved with opening of unsolicited messages, you can switch Outlook to the plain text reading mode.

To set Outlook to automatically display all e-mails in plain text, follow these steps:

   1.   On the File tab, click Options:

Outlook 365 Options

   2.   In the Outlook Options dialog box, on the Trust Center tab, click the Trust Center Settings... button:

Trust Center in Outlook 365

   3.   In the Trust Center dialog box, to ensure that all e-mail is displayed in plain text, place a check in both the Read all standard email in plain text and Read all digitally signed mail in plain text options:

Read as plain text in Outlook 365

See also this tip in French: Comment afficher tous les courriels reçus en texte brut.

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