Outlook on the Web - Enabling or Disabling the Light (Lite) Version

The light version of Outlook online can be used for older web browsers, low-bandwidth connections, and accessibility needs. 

 

To enable the light version of Outlook online:

  1. Select the Settings button in the top right corner, then select Mail towards the bottom.

Select settings then select mail.

  1. On the left, expand General and select Light version.

Select general then select Light version

  1. Select the "Use the light version of Outlook" check box to enable the Light version, then select Save.

Select use the light version of Outlook then select Save

  1. Fully log out of your email by selecting your initials in the top right corner, then select Sign out. When you log back into your email the changes will take effect, but it may take a few minutes for Microsoft to make the change to your mailbox.

Note: Simply closing the browser does not sign you out of your email account.

Select your initials in the top right corner, then select Sign out

  1. The Light version of Outlook on the web will appear as seen below.

Example view of Light version of Outlook

To disable the light version of Outlook online:

  1. Select Options in the top right.

Select Options in the top right corner

  1. Select Outlook version on the left, then un-check "Use light version" and select "Save".

Select Outlook version, un-check the use the light version, then select Save

  1. Select "Sign out" at the top right to sign out of your email. When you log back in the changes will take effect, but it may take a few minutes for Microsoft to make the change to your mailbox.

Note: Simply closing the browser does not sign you out of your email account.

Select Sign out

Details

Article ID: 57539
Created
Tue 7/17/18 11:56 AM
Modified
Thu 8/16/18 3:57 PM