This article explains turning on or off Classic Ribbon in the new Outlook app in Windows 11.
The app has many features, including support for email signatures, external email accounts, setting out-of-office automatic replies, email sorting, subscription management, email forwarding, Blind Carbon Copy (Bcc), and more.
Regarding the Outlook interface, two options are available: the Simplified and Classic Ribbon.
The Simplified ribbon is more streamlined and easier to navigate, making it a great choice for those who prefer a more minimalist approach. It is the default layout in the new Outlook app.
On the other hand, the Classic ribbon offers more advanced features and customization options. Whatever your preference is, users can switch between the two easily.
The steps below show you how to switch between the Simplified and Classic Ribbons in the new Outlook app.
Switch between simplified and classic ribbons in Outlook
As mentioned above, two options of Outlook interface are available to use. One can choose between the simplified and classic ribbon in the new Outlook app.
Here’s how to do that.
First, open the new Outlook app on Windows 11.
You can do that by clicking Start -> All app -> Outlook app. Or use the Start menu search box to search for Outlook and open it.
When the app opens, click the downward caret button on the right side of the ribbon to display the ribbon display option.
Choose either Classic ribbon or Simplified ribbon on the drop-down window under Layout.
Here are the screenshots of both Simplified and Classic ribbon layouts.
That should do it!
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