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Change reading pane view in Outlook Web Access (OWA)

You can change the position of the reading pane, or turn it on or off.

Before you start...

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1.  In Mail view, click on the Settings cog icon on the top-right corner. Select Display settings.


Fig 1. Display settings option in Outlook Web Access
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2. Beneath Display settings, select Reading pane.

To move or enable the reading pane, select Show reading pane on the right or Show reading pane at bottom.
To remove the reading pane, select hide reading pane.
Select OK.

Note: To apply this setting to all email folders within the account, select the Apply to all folders tick-box. If you would like to set this view on a particular email folder, select the folder first before navigating to Display settings and un-tick the Apply to all tick-box.


Fig 2. Reading pane options in Outlook Web Access
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