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How to change Outlook font size?

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Microsoft Outlook is one of the oldest email client software that started shipping with Windows in the Office 97 bundle. Since then the email client has come a long way in both functionality, application and cross-platform availability. Currently, Outlook can run not only on Windows but also Mac, Android and iOS as well as can be accessed online. If you keep busy all day and don't have long to reply to every email, it makes sense to automate some of the tasks in your workflow that are bound to remain the same and feel like a repetition every time you've to perform them. One such thing in emails is your signature that goes at the end of your email and will remain the same in most cases.  Similar to several other services, Outlook comes with a default signature setup, which is something generic that you're unlikely to include in your emails as signing off with style is important. In this article, we're going to walk you through changing your signature in Outlook on the PC as well as mobile app. How to change signature in Outlook on PC? Open the Outlook app on PC and follow the steps below. These might also work on Outlook live. Step 1: Click on the File option at the top-left of the app window.Step 2: Click on Options from the left-sidebar menu.Step 3: A dialogue box will pop-up on the screen .Click on Mail from the left-sidebar menu and then click on the Signatures... button beside Create or modify signatures for messages under Compose messages sub-heading. Step 4: Either click on the New button to create a new signature for your emails or select and edit an existing one. Then type the new or modified signature in the Edit signature text box below. Click on the OK button to save the changes. Make sure to choose the correct email account for the respective signature if you have more than one email address configured on your Outlook app.  Also read: 7 tips and tricks that will make your Edge (Chromium) experience better How to change signature in Outlook on the mobile app? Launch the Outlook app on your smartphone and follow the steps mentioned below.  Tap on the three horizontal bar (hamburger) menu icon at the top-left of the display. Then tap on the Settings (gear) icon at the bottom-left on the next page. Then tap on Signature under Mail sub-heading with the default app signature below. On the next page, edit the Signature and then tap on the tick-mark icon at the top-right of the display. The new signature will be saved, and you'll see the change reflected under the Signature option. The same steps should also work on Outlook for iOS. Let us know in the comments below if they don't. Also read: How to setup a Gmail account?

Microsoft Outlook is a widely used email program that comes with many tools that help your productivity and stay organised. One of these useful tools is the option to customise the font size in your emails. Whether you want to make reading easier, give your emails a special look, or help people with visual impairments, adjusting the font size in Outlook can make a significant difference.

In this article, we have discussed how to change the default font size in Windows, macOS and the web in a few simple and easy steps.

Also read: How to change Outlook profile picture?

Change the Outlook font size on Windows

To change the Outlook font size on Windows, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open the Outlook app on your desktop and click on the File tab in the toolbar ribbon.

Step 2: Click on Options available in the sidebar.

Step 3: Click on the Mail option in the menu on the left side and then click on the Stationery and Fonts button.

Step 4: Click on the Font button under the section for which you want to change the font size.

  • New mail messages: This is where you decide how the text looks by default when you compose a new email.
  • Replying or forwarding messages: You can change the font when replying or forwarding a message.
  • Composing and reading plain text messages: While others will see simple text emails in a standard font, you can pick a better-looking font for yourself while writing. Remember that the fancy font won’t be seen by the person receiving the email.

Step 5: Change the font size; you can also choose different fonts and change the different settings, after you are done, click on the OK button.

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Change the Outlook font size on macOS

To change the Outlook font size on macOS follow the steps below.

Step 1: Go to Outlook > Preferences > Fonts

Step 2: Change the font for New mail, Reply or forward, or Plain text.

Step 3: Then under the Test display size change the text size by moving the slider.

Change the Outlook font size on the web

To change the Outlook font size on the web follow the steps below.

Step 1: Click on the Settings (Gear) icon located on the right side of the top panel.

Step 2: In the settings, click on the Compose and Reply options.

Step 3: Scroll down on the right side of the screen, find the Compose messages in HTML format and change the font size and then click on the Save button.

Alternate step: You can also change the font style, size and other things while composing a mail.

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Akash Singh

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