Outlook 2013: disable mail list preview

Difficult to find the right words to define the situation, the best is a screenshot to see the difference between the display of mails in list with or without content preview. This guide explains how change the display of message lists in Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 software, with or without content preview.

Microsoft Outlook 2013 tutorial overview mail list

To switch from the first situation, by default, to the second, just follow this tutorial!

Disable snippet of mails on main page of Outlook 2013

1. From the main window of Outlook 2013 with the list of mails, we can see the sender “From”, the subject of the message “Subject” and a short extract of the content of the mail (in light gray).

Microsoft Outlook 2013 tutorial overview mail list

2. To remove this content preview, or enlarge it, go to the tab Displayclick on the button Message preview and select Idle to deactivate it, 1 line, 2 lines Where 3 lines as required.

Microsoft Outlook 2013 tutorial overview mail list

3. A confirmation is requested with application of the modifications for the current file only Where all mailbox folders (typically, the inbox and its sub-folders, sent and deleted items, etc).

Microsoft Outlook 2013 tutorial overview mail list

4. The display of mails is now as dense as possible, as on previous versions of Microsoft Office Outlook.

Microsoft Outlook 2013 tutorial overview mail list