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How to auto start Outlook when turning on your computer?

While using Outlook, you might need the Outlook to be auto started when turning on your computer instead of launching it by yourself. In this article, we will show you how to auto start Outlook when computer starts.

Auto start Outlook when turning on your computer

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You can add the Outlook application to the Startup folder in order to auto start your Outlook when turning on computer. Please do as follows:

1. Close your Outlook program.

2. Please click Start > All Program > Microsoft Office. See screenshot:

3. Right click the Microsoft Outlook, and then click Copy from the right-clicking menu.

4. Staying in the All Program list, choose the Startup folder and right click it,then click Explore in the menu.

5. Then the Startup folder pops up, right click inside the box and then click Paste. Or you can press Ctrl + V to paste the Outlook shortcut into the folder. And finally close the folder.

From now on, when you start your computer, the Outlook program will be launched automatically.


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    Bob Korndorffer · 3 years ago
    When I "3. Right click the Microsoft Outlook, and then click Copy from the right-clicking menu.", I do not get the menu shown nor any option to copy anything. So this help screen is useless.