Reply settings in Outlook on the web

You can change the default reply setting that's displayed when you open a message.

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

  1. At the top of the page, select Settings Settings > View all Outlook settings.

  2. Select Mail > Compose and reply.

  3. Under Reply or Reply all, choose your default response when you reply from the reading pane:

    • Reply: Your reply is sent only to the sender.

    • Reply all: Your reply is sent to everyone on the To and Cc lines.

Instructions for classic Outlook on the web

  1. At the top of the page, select Settings Settings > Options.

  2. In the Options pane, select Mail > Automatic processing > Reply settings.

  3. In Reply settings, choose the option you prefer:

    • Reply: Your reply is sent only to the sender.

    • Reply all: Your reply is sent to everyone on the To and Cc lines.

  4. Select Save.

See Also

Create, reply to, or forward email messages in Outlook on the web

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