Request a read receipt or delivery notification in Outlook for Mac

  • This feature is only available in Outlook for Office 365 for Mac and Outlook 2019 for Mac and Outlook 2016 for Mac 15.35 (170610) and later (select Outlook > About Outlook to check your version). You also need an Office 365 work or school account or Exchange on-prem account. 

  • It won't work for Outlook.com accounts and IMAP or POP accounts such as Gmail, Yahoo, or iCloud.

Request a read receipt

  1. In Outlook 2016 for Mac, compose your message.

  2. Select Options > Request Receipts > Request a Read Receipt.

    Select Request Receipts on the Options ribbon
  3. Send your message.

Request a delivery notification

  1. In Outlook 2016 for Mac, compose your message.

  2. Select Options > Request Receipts > Request a Delivery Receipt.

    Request a Delivery Receipt
  3. Send your message.

Having trouble?

Select Help > Contact Support.

Related Topics

Outlook 2016 for Mac Help
Request a read receipt or delivery notification in Outlook for Windows

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