Here’s a question from a reader:
I am using Outlook 365. I have noticed that after i click on a specific email entry in the Outlook Mail tab and open it for reading, Outlook naturally mark it as read. What’s annoying is that i have noticed that items that i view in the Reading Pane are shown as read as well… This makes it difficult for me to follow up on my email and take action. Now the question is the following: is there a way to keep my messages marked as unread in Outlook unless i explicitly set them as read (by making a right click and selecting Mark as Read). Thanks in advance for your tips.
Thanks for the question.
You can set Outlook to not mark messages as read in Windows by following this procedure:
Keeping mails unread on MAC
To keep messages as unread in MAC, proceed as following:
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