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How to open Outlook as administrator?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2022-09-22

Normally Microsoft Outlook does not start as administrator. But in some cases, you may need to run Microsoft Outlook with administrator’s rights. Then, how could you open Microsoft Outlook as administrator? Below solutions will ease your work.


Open Outlook as administrator on Windows 10

If you are working on Windows 10, you can start Microsoft Outlook as administrator as follows:

1. Please click the Search button in the Task Bar;

2. Type Outlook into the Search box at the bottom of search menu;

3. Click the Outlook program with holding the Ctrl + Shift keys. See screenshot:

4. In the popping up User Account Control dialog box, please click the Yes button to go ahead.

Now you get into the Microsoft Outlook as administer.

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Open Outlook as administrator on Windows 8

If you are working on Windows 8, you can start Microsoft Outlook as administrator as follows:

1. Press the Win + Q keys to activate the Search pane at the far right of desktop.

2. Type Outlook into the search box in the Search Pane.

3. Click the Outlook program with holding the Ctrl + Shift keys. See screenshot:

4. In the popping up User Account Control dialog box, please click the Yes button to go ahead.

Now you get into the Microsoft Outlook as administer.


Open Outlook as administrator on Windows 7

If you are working on Windows 7, you can start Microsoft Outlook as administrator as follows:

1. Click the Start button on the Task Bar to display the start menu.

2. Type Outlook into the Search box at the bottom of start menu.

3. Click the Outlook program with holding the Ctrl + Shift keys. See screenshot:

4. In the popping up User Account Control dialog box, please click the Yes button to go ahead.


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On the Start menu, locate the program that you want to always run as an administrator. Right-click the application's shortcut, and then click Properties. In the Properties dialog box, click the Compatibility tab. Liteblue
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