How do I enable or disable the Microsoft Outlook preview pane?

To enable or disable the Microsoft Outlook preview pane, follow the steps below.

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Click View.
  3. Click Preview Pane. If Preview Pane is currently enabled, clicking Preview Pane will disable it; and if disabled, clicking Preview Pane will enable it.

Microsoft Outlook Preview Pane

Above is an example image of what the Microsoft Outlook Preview Pane looks like when enabled. The Preview Pane is displayed under the message listing and it displays the message currently highlighted.

Additional information