Skip to main content

How to allow in-cell editing in Outlook folders?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2016-12-16

Let’s say you want to change an email’s subject line in the mail folder directly in Outlook, how could you get it done? If you have enabled the Allow in-cell editing option for this folder, you can achieve it easily by clicking.

Allow in-cell editing in Outlook folders

Office Tab - Enable Tabbed Editing and Browsing in Microsoft Office, Making Work a Breeze
Unlock Kutools for Outlook's free version now and enjoy over 70 features with unlimited access forever
Boost your Outlook 2021 - 2010 or Outlook 365 with these advanced features. Enjoy 70+ powerful features and elevate your email experience!

arrow blue right bubbleAllow in-cell editing in Outlook folders

To edit an email in the mail folder directly, you can enable the Allow in-cell editing option as follows:

1. Select the folder where you want to allow in-cell editing, and click View > View Settings. See screenshot:

2. In the opening Advanced View Settings dialog box, please click the Other Settings button. See screenshot:

3. Now the Other Settings dialog box comes out, please check the Allow in-cell editing option, and click the OK buttons successively to close both dialog boxes.

4. Now you return to the folder, please go ahead to click View > Reading Pane > Off to turn off the reading pane. See screenshot:

From now on, when clicking at the subject of one email, you will see the subject is editable. See screenshot:

Note: It recommends to turn off the conversation view (with unchecking the Show as Conversation option on the View tab) when you are in-cell editing in an Outlook folder.

arrow blue right bubbleRelated Articles

Best Office Productivity Tools

Breaking News: Kutools for Outlook Launches Free Version!

Experience the all-new Kutools for Outlook FREE version with 70+ incredible features, yours to use FOREVER! Click to download now!

🤖 Kutools AI : Instant pro emails with AI magic--one-click to genius replies, perfect tone, multilingual mastery. Transform emailing effortlessly! ...

📧 Email Automation: Auto Reply (Available for POP and IMAP)  /  Schedule Send Emails  /  Auto CC/BCC by Rules When Sending Email  /  Auto Forward (Advanced Rules)   /  Auto Add Greeting   /  Automatically Split Multi-Recipient Emails into Individual Messages ...

📨 Email Management: Recall Emails  /  Block Scam Emails by Subjects and Others  /  Delete Duplicate Emails  /  Advanced Search  /  Consolidate Folders ...

📁 Attachments ProBatch Save  /  Batch Detach  /  Batch Compress  /  Auto Save   /  Auto Detach  /  Auto Compress ...

🌟 Interface Magic: 😊More Pretty and Cool Emojis   /  Remind you when important emails come  /  Minimize Outlook Instead of Closing ...

👍 One-click Wonders: Reply All with Incoming Attachments  /   Anti-Phishing Emails  /  🕘Show Sender's Time Zone ...

👩🏼‍🤝‍👩🏻 Contacts & Calendar: Batch Add Contacts From Selected Emails  /  Split a Contact Group to Individual Groups  /  Remove Birthday Reminders ...

Instantly unlock Kutools for Outlook with a single click—permanently free. Don't wait, download now and boost your efficiency!




Comments (1)
No ratings yet. Be the first to rate!
This comment was minimized by the moderator on the site
Thank you! I was doing all the steps, except turning the reading pane off! It works. I'd really like to see the reading pane, but I can live without it!
There are no comments posted here yet
Please leave your comments in English
Posting as Guest
Rate this post:
0   Characters
Suggested Locations