General Tab


Applies to: Office 365 for professionals and small businesses, Office 365 for enterprises, Microsoft Exchange, Live@edu

Topic Last Modified: 2010-08-31

Use the General tab to control how names in messages you send are resolved. Also use the General tab to optimize Outlook Web App for accessibility.

To use the General tab, go to Options > See All Options > Settings > General.

E-Mail Name Resolution

Use this section to control which set of names is used first when resolving recipient names in a new message.


Setting Description

Global address list

Select this option to use the shared address book first.


Select this option to use Contacts first. Only the default Contacts folder is used.


Accessibility provides support for blind or low vision users.


Setting Description

Use the blind and low vision experience

Select this option to use the light version of Outlook Web App, which is optimized for blind or low vision users. You may have to sign out and then sign back in using a new Web browser window to switch to the light version.

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