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How to change the order of email accounts in Outlook?

By default, Outlook sorts all email accounts with A to Z in the Navigation Pane except the default email account locates on the top of all accounts. If you want to change the order of email accounts in Outlook Navigation Pane, the dragging method is the priority for you. In this article, we will show you how to change the order of email accounts in Outlook with dragging method in Outlook.

Change the order of email accounts in Outlook

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Please do as follows to change the order of email accounts in Outlook.

1. For easily dragging the email accounts to the accurate place, please collapse all email accounts to make the Navigation Pane clean. See screenshot:

2. Click on an email account which you want to change its order in the Navigation Pane, then drag it to the place you like. In this case, I drag the “zxm@test.com” account to the top of all accounts. See screenshot:

3. Then you can see the accounts order have been changes as follow screenshot shows.

Keep dragging the accounts one by one until they are locating on the accurate place you like.

 

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    Harrison · 1 years ago
    I reorder accounts every time I open Outlook- they dont stay there. Currently, it always opens with the Data file on top.
    Thank you
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    Donald Trainor · 2 years ago
    Yes, Worked Great. Thank you.
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    Chris Russell · 2 years ago
    Worked a treat on Outlook 365. Thanks!
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    Thanks · 2 years ago
    Thanks for this nice trick ... it helped me a lot :)