Mail Tab

Use the Mail tab to configure individual message settings, for example, your e-mail signature or how you want message tracking requests to be resolved.

To manage mail settings in Outlook Web App, click Options > See All Options > Settings > Mail.

This topic applies to the standard version of Outlook Web App. To read about this feature for the Outlook Web App Light, see Options > Messaging.


Setting Description

E-Mail Signature

Use this setting to create a default e-mail signature.

Message Format

Use these settings to set the default format for new messages.

Message Options

Use this section to control what happens when you move or delete an item, to play a sound when a new item arrives, and to automatically empty your Deleted Items folder when you sign out.

Read Receipts

Use this setting to control how e-mail messages you receive for which the sender has requested a read receipt are responded to.

Reading Pane

Use this setting to control when messages that you view using the reading pane are marked as read.


Use this setting to control how messages are displayed in Conversation view.

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