Like an email message in Outlook on the web

Instead of typing a text email message to reply with your support for or satisfaction about an email you received, express yourself by clicking the Like button. You can also see who else likes an email message by hovering over the Like button.

Choose your version for instructions

The instructions are slightly different depending on whether you're using the new Outlook on the web. Choose which version of Outlook on the web you're using to see the steps that apply to you.

IF YOUR MAILBOX LOOKS LIKE...

Outlook on the Web Beta

See Instructions for the new Outlook on the web.

IF YOUR MAILBOX LOOKS LIKE...

Outlook on the web

See Instructions for classic Outlook on the web.

Note: If your organization has included its logo in the toolbar, you might see something slightly different than shown above.

Instructions for the new Outlook on the web

In the upper-right corner of an open email message, choose the Thumbs-up icon Thumbs-up icon .

When someone likes your (or someone else's) email message, the Thumbs-up icon Thumbs-up icon appears in the email messages listed in your Inbox. When you open the email message, you'll see the Thumbs-up icon with a number next to it Thumbs-up icon with number , indicating the number of people who like it.

Tip: If you hover over the Thumbs-up icon, you'll see the names of the people who like the message.

Instructions for classic Outlook on the web

In the upper-right corner of an open email message, choose the Thumbs-up icon Click to like this message .

Choose Like.

When someone likes your (or someone else's) email message, the Thumbs-up icon Click to like this message appears in the email messages listed in your Inbox. When you open the email message, you'll see the Thumbs-up icon with a number next to it How many people like the email message? , indicating the number of people who like it.

Tip: If you hover over the Thumbs-up icon, you'll see the names of the people who like the message.

To see all email likes in one pane, on the navigation bar, in the top right corner of the screen, click the Notification bell Notification bell icon. icon.

Notifications pane showing who liked a message

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