Turn off Coming Soon for your organization

If you're an admin, you can deploy a .reg file to users' machines to turn off Coming Soon. To create the .reg file use the following steps.

  1. Open Notepad.

  2. Copy the following text into the file.

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Options\General] "DisablePreviewPlace"=dword:00000001

  3. Save the file and change the extension from .txt to .reg.
    Tip: To change the extension of a file in the Save dialog, put quotes around the file name, for example: "DisableComingSoon.reg".

  4. Right-click the file you created in Step 3, and select Merge from the pop-up menu. This will create the correct registry key and set its value.
    Note: You may have to click Yes to allow the Registry Editor to make changes to your computer.

We are working on a group policy to turn off Coming Soon. This article will be updated with information about the group policy when it's available.

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