Office 365: Configure Outlook Web App to Automatically Spell Check All Email Before Sending

Office 365′s mail client, the Outlook Web App, can be set to check all your email messages for spelling errors prior to sending them. This can prevent some embarassing moments when you rushed to get an email message out.

1. Go to Office 365 and login to your account.

2. Go to the menu at the top and select Outlook.

3. When the Outlook Web App opens, go to the upper-right corner of the screen, click Options and select See All Options.

4. when the Options screen appears, go to the left pane and select Settings.

5. In the right pane, use the menu at the top and select Spelling.

6. Check the Always check spelling before sending checkbox.

7. Click Save at the bottom of the window.

 

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6 Responses to “Office 365: Configure Outlook Web App to Automatically Spell Check All Email Before Sending”

  1. February 29, 2012 at 12:45 pm, MFS said:

    I have a Microsoft Outlook Web App with the University, I remember I had the spell checker until the end of last year. A few weeks back, I noticed it was not working and when I went to the settings the option for spelling is not there anymore. Everything else appears as in your pic, but the spelling icon is not there, nor are any of its options. Anyone knows the reasons and possible solutions?

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    • September 06, 2012 at 4:05 pm, David said:

      > I have the same situation, no spelling icon. Have you found a fix?

      Thank you.

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      • September 17, 2012 at 2:01 pm, mmmacmillan said:

        >I have the same situation, no spelling icon. Has anyone found a fix?

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  2. March 26, 2013 at 8:44 am, Jennifer said:

    I don’t have the spelling icon either. Has anyone identified a fix for this?

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  3. April 30, 2013 at 8:55 am, jennifer said:

    Hello, apparently the latest release of OWA relies on your web browser for spell checking. Try switching to Firefox or Chrome and you should see the spelling check automatically as you type an email. This is the only thing that worked for me.
    Cheers!
    Jennifer

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    • May 15, 2013 at 11:31 am, David Swan said:

      …. or Microsoft IE 10. :-) >

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