Making unread emails in Outlook 2013 more obvious

An unread message

Making unread emails in Outlook 2013 more obvious

If you’ve upgraded to Outlook 2013 recently, and like me, find that you want to make unread messages more obvious, then follow the three simple steps below.

  1. First open up Outlook 2013 and click on the View ribbon in the top left, then View Settings with the cog icons
  2. Next, click on the Conditional Formatting button, and select the type of rule you want to modify – in this case, for unread emails
  3. The first rule is for Unread messages, so just click on Font – then change the font size, style and colour to your choice


Now you’ve formatted the unread messages, you can see unread emails at a glance.

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