How to use MailTips option in Outlook – Explanation Guide

Outlook offers a feature called MailTips. MailTips allows you to configure which MailTips to display when to display the MailTip bar, and how to display the MailTip bar. This feature requires a Server Exchange account that supports the feature.

What are MailTips? MailTips are informative messages generated by the server that appears in the window, which alerts you about the several conditions that apply to the message. Let us see what MailTips can be selected to display in Outlook.

How to use the MailTips option in Outlook

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  • Open Outlook.
  • Click File on the menu bar.
  • On the Backstage View, click Options.
  • An Outlook Options dialog box will appear.
  • Inside the dialog box, click Mail on the left pane.
  • On the Mail page, scroll until you see the section MailTips.
  • Under the MailTipssection, click the MailTips Options
  • MailTips Optionsdialog will pop.
  • In the MailTips Options dialog box, you can select which Microsoft exchange account you want to apply the MailChimp settings to in the Apply to this account list box.
  • In the “Select MailTips to be displayed” section, you can check and uncheck the checkboxes you want.
  • If you check the checkboxes, this is the type of MailTips you want Outlook to display.
  • If you uncheck the checkboxes, the MailTips that were displayed will be removed.

In the “MailTips” bar options list, you can specify how you want the Mail Tips to appear.

You can choose whether to display MailTips automatically or always display them. You can also choose to never display MailTips.

Check the checkboxes for the one you desired.

You can also check the checkbox for expanding the MailTips bar automatically when multiple MailTips apply to a message.

Then OK.

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