How do I Enable and Disable focused inbox

Focused Inbox separates your inbox into two tabs—Focused and Other. Your most important emails are on the Focused tab while the rest remain easily accessible—but out of the way—on the Other tab.

Outlook 2016

 

Turn Focused Inbox on

  1. In Outlook 2016, select the View tab.
  2. Select Show Focused Inbox.The Focused and Other tabs will appear at the top of your mailbox. You’ll be informed about email flowing to Other, and you can switch between tabs any time to take a quick look.

 

NOTE:  Clicking on “Show Focused Inbox” a second time will disable this feature.

Change how your messages get organized

  1. From your inbox, select the Focused or Other tab, and then right-click the message you want to move.
  2. If moving from Focused to Other, choose Move to Other if you want only the selected message moved. Choose Always Move to Other if you want all future messages from the sender to be delivered to the Other tab.If moving from Other to Focused, choose Move to Focused if you want only the selected message moved. Choose Always Move to Focused if you want all future messages from the sender to be delivered to the Focused tab.

Outlook on the web

 

Turn Focused Inbox on

  1. Open Outlook on the web.
  2. Select the gear shaped icon (Upper right-side of the screen) > Display settings > Focused Inbox.
  3. Under When email is received, select Sort messages into Focused and Other. The Focused and Other tabs will appear at the top of your mailbox. You’ll be informed about email flowing to Other, and you can switch between tabs any time to take a quick look.  Select “Don’t Sort Messages” to turn off focused inbox.
  4. Click OK.

Change how your messages get organized

  1. From your inbox, select the Focused or Other tab, and then right-click the message you want to move.
  2. If moving a single message from Focused to Other, choose Move to Other inbox. Choose Always move to Other inbox if you want all future messages from the sender to be delivered to the Other tab.If moving a single message from Other to Focused, choose Move to Focused inbox. Choose Always move to Focused inbox if you want all future messages from the sender to be delivered to the Focused tab.

 

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