Reading Pane in Outlook – do not mark as read when mail selection changes

Applies to Outlook 2007 and above

Some people prefer to keep the reading pane turned on; but find it annoying when the messages get marked as read when they merely scroll through their mails

You can overcome this; with the below option in Outlook

Outlook 2010

File – Options – Advanced – Reading Pane

Outlook_Options

 

Reading_Pane

Ensure the you Uncheck  the second checkbox; Mark item as read when selection changes

Outlook 2007

Tools – Options – Other – Reading Pane

 

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About Sunil Padmanabhan

An Indian based out of Dubai who started traveling from 2011 and pretty much caught the travel bug. Every year presents itself as an opportunity to visit and explore a new place.

Posted on January 20, 2014, in Outlook, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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