Using Outlook Web Access

Cross Browser Compatibility

Outlook Web Access works and displays the same in any web browser, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. Learn more about the supported browsers for Outlook Web Access.

Quick Overview

Quick Overview

Inline Composition

By default, creating a new message will open up inline instead of in a new window, which may be different than you're used to. You can change this setting by following these steps:

Inline Composition Steps 1 and 2

Inline Composition Steps 3 and 4

Conversation View

Emails listed in your inbox are grouped together into conversations based on the subject of the message.

Conversation View groups

Conversation View expanded groups

Disabling Conversation View

If you prefer to not to group your messages in conversation view, turning that off is simple. Just follow these two steps:

Disabling Conversation View Steps 1 and 2

Disabling Conversation View preview

Printing Email

It’s now easier than ever to print an email with the whole conversation. Simply follow the steps below:

  1. Select the e-mail you would like to print.
  2. In the top right corner of the email, click the ellipsis (the three dots). This brings up the more actions menu.
  3. Click the print button. This will open the email up in a new window.

Printing Email Steps 2 and 3

  1. On the new window, the print dialog box will automatically appear after a few seconds. Simply click the OK button to print the email chain.

Printing Email Step 4

Creating Your Signature

Please update your signature with below template to help ensure a consistent brand style in all email messages.

  1. Copy the text between the lines below.

Firstname Lastname
Title/Position

WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
Name of Department
Location
47 Reads Way | New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX
firstname.mi.lastname@wilmu.edu


Creating Your Signature Steps 2 and 3

Creating Your Signature Steps 4 to 8

Create Automatic Replies (a.k.a. Out-of-Office)

Creating Automatic Replies (a.k.a. Out-of-Office) Steps 1 and 2

Creating Automatic Replies (a.k.a. Out-of-Office) Steps 3 to 6

Change Your Theme

You can customize the look and feel of OWA. Follow the steps below to learn how to change the theme blue to something that better fits your personality.

Change Your Theme Steps 1 and 2

Change Your Theme Steps 3 and 4