Don’t want to use a shortcut key in Outlook? Here is the way to disable the shortcut key in Microsoft Outlook Online.
Sometimes we don’t want to use the shortcut key because by mistake without completing the message it will send. To avoid that situation we can disable the shortcut key in Microsoft Outlook. Let’s get started to know more about this.
Shortcuts in Microsoft Outlook Online
Before getting to know disable the shortcut in Outlook Online, see the shortcuts in Microsoft Outlook Online because many might don’t know the shortcut in the Microsoft Outlook Online application. Disabling the shortcuts is due to many reasons to avoid error emails, and wrong recipients also. This is the reason for disabling the Outlook shortcut key in the Microsoft Outlook application.
Compose Emails in Outlook Online
|N||Start a new message.|
|Ctrl+Enter or Alt+S||Send the selected message|
|R||Reply to the selected message.|
|A or Shift+R||Reply all to the selected message|
|Shift+F||Forward the selected message.|
|Ctrl+S.||Save the selected message as a draft|
|Esc||Discard the draft|
|Ctrl+K||Insert a hyperlink|
Additional Email Shortcuts
|Ctrl+Z||Undo the last action.|
|Del or Delete||Delete the selected message.|
|Shift+Delete||Permanently delete the selected message.|
|Shift+E||Create a new folder.|
|Q||Mark the selected message as read.|
|U||Mark the select message as unread.|
|Ins or Insert||Flag the selected message|
|J||Mark the selected message as junk|
|V||Move to a folder|
|C||Categorize the selected message|
Read Emails in Outlook Online
|Open the selected message in a new window.||Open the selected message.|
|Shift+Enter||Open selected message in a new window.|
|Esc||Close the selected message.|
|Ctrl+. (period)||Open the next item.|
|Ctrl+, (comma)||Open the existing item.|
|X||Expand a conversation.|
To View the Mail list in Outlook Online
- Ctrl+A – Select all messages in Outlook
- Esc – To Clear all messages in Outlook
- Home or Ctrl+Home – Select the first message.
Navigation Shortcut in Outlook Online
|Ctrl+Shift+1||Go to Mail.|
|Ctrl+Shift+2||Go to the Calendar option|
|Ctrl+Shift+3||Go to People icon in Outlook|
|Ctrl+Shift+4||Go to Tasks in Microsoft Outlook|
|G then I||Go to Inbox.|
|G then D||Go to Drafts.|
G then S
|Go to Sent.|
|/ (forward slash)||Search your email in Outlook|
? (question mark)
These are all the shortcut keys to know in the Microsoft Outlook Online application.
Disable Shortcut Key in Outlook Online Desktop
Disabling the shortcut key in the Outlook Online desktop application is an easy and few-step process.
Step-1: Open Microsoft Outlook in the desktop application.
Step-2: Click File Option on the Home page of the Microsoft Outlook desktop application.
Step-3: Click Options on the Account Information page to disable shortcut in the Outlook online.
Step-4: In the Mail option, scroll down to see the CTRL+ Enter option. Uncheck to disable the shortcut in the Outlook online desktop application.
Once the check box is disabled, the shortcut will be disabled in the Microsoft Outlook online desktop application.
Disable Shortcuts in Outlook Online Web Application
Similar to the desktop application, we can disable shortcuts in Web applications as well.
Step-1: Open Microsoft Outlook in a browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Step-2: Click the Settings icon or gear icon at the top of the page to disable the shortcut in Outlook Online.
Step-3: Click General and click Accessibility and also click Turnoff Keyboard shortcuts then eventually click Save.
Step-4: Now all the shortcuts in Outlook online web application will be disabled.
This is the simple and standard method to disable shortcuts in Microsoft Outlook Online application.
Hope you understood this easy tutorial on how to disable the Microsoft Outlook shortcut key. Disabling the shortcut key is due to security reasons, accessibility, and accidental actions.
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