Don’t spell check original message in replies or forwards

Want to stop having to review spelling errors in parts of messages that you are forwarding or replying to? Here’s how to only spell check to what you wrote.

  1. Click Mail.

    Click Mail

  2. Click File > Options > Mail.

  3. Under Compose messages, click Ignore original message text in reply or forward.

    option setting to ignore checking spelling for original text in reply and forwarded messages

  4. Click OK to save your changes.

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