Office 365 (Outlook on the Web) - Reading Pane Overview

The reading pane is where messages are displayed. You not only can read messages in the reading pane, but also respond to them without opening a new window.

Reading Pane


To change the location of the reading pane

  1. On the nav bar, select Settings Settings >Reading pane
  2. Select one of the following:
    • Show reading pane on the right (this is the default setting)

    • Show reading pane at bottom

    • Hide reading pane

  3. Select OK to save your selection and to close the Display settings window.

For the most up to date and thorough instructions, please reference the following Microsoft support article:

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