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What version of Outlook do I have?

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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?

Outlook has been around to keep a tab on your emails, reminders and contacts as a part of the Office suite for decades. If you’ve Outlook pre-installed on your computer and wonder which version of the app you’re running, you’ve come to the right place as here we discuss how to find the Outlook version on your PC.

If you’re using a web version of the Outlook app, you don’t need to look for versions as that’s going to be the latest that Microsoft has to offer and since it’s not installed on your PC, it won’t show the version details.

However, if you’re working on Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019 or Outlook as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription (previously Office 365), follow the steps mentioned below to know the version of your Outlook installation.

Also read: How to schedule an email in Outlook?

Checking the version of Outlook

Open the Outlook app on your computer and follow the steps mentioned below to check what version of Outlook you’ve installed.

Step 1: Click on File on the top-left of the toolbar. (Mac users can click on the Outlook option to the left of the File tab on their installation to check the Outlook version they’ve installed.)

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Step 2: Then on the next page, click on the Office Account option on the sidebar to the left. On this page you’ll be able to see the version of Outlook (our installation appears as Subscription Product Microsoft 365) and build number. You can click on About Outlook to learn more details about what version of Outlook you run.

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If your Outlook installation is running as part of the Microsoft 365 suite, you’ll also see who the product belongs to and the connected services, such as OneDrive, if any.

Step 3: The About Outlook tab will show the version of Outlook at the top, followed by its License ID and Session ID. You’ll also see the terms of the license below.

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This page will also show whether you’re running a 32-bit version of Outlook or 64-bit.

Also read: How to change your signature in Outlook?



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