How to send email as plain text format in Outlook

In this short tutorial, we will see the steps for sending email as plain text in Outlook (Hotmail). Before upgrading to Outlook, Hotmail  had an option which allowed users to send email in Plain text format. In Outlook. users can access plain text under message option.

Step 1: Login to your Outlook account and open new message window.


Step 2: Click the Options drop down and select Plain text from the list.

Step 3:  You will be prompted with the following warning message. Click the Continue to start using the Plain text format.


Using Plain text means that you will not able to use the formatting tools such as Font styles and colours.

Another alternate way to send Plain text emails is configure in Microsoft Outlook 2007/2010/2013.

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