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How to set default proofing/spelling language in Outlook?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2020-05-27

For example, when you type the word of Colour in the British way in an email, this word will be marked as misspelling as below screenshot shown. It will be quite boring to get such misspelling if you type words in British way frequently. Actually, you can easily fix this problem with changing the default proofing language in Outlook.

Set default proofing/spelling language in Outlook


Set default proofing/spelling language in Outlook

To set or change the default proofing language in Outlook, please do as follows:

1. In the Mail view, click Home > New Email to create a new email.

2. In the new Message window, click Review > Language > Set Proofing Language. See screenshot:

3. Now the Language dialog box comes out, please click to select the new language you will set as default in the Mark selected text as list box, and click the Set As Default button. See screenshot:

4. In the popping out Microsoft Outlook dialog box, please click the Yes button to go ahead.

5. And then click the OK button to close the Language dialog box, and close the new email without saving.

So far, you have changed or set the default proofing language to the specified one in Outlook.

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Horrible.

Me enviaron un e-mail con algunas palabras en portugues, cuando quiero responder el e-mail, me corrige todo el e-mail como si fuera portugues, aún escribiendo en español. Modifiqué el idioma predeterminado, puse todo lo que tengo en español, y no hay caso, sigue corrigiendo el e.mail en portugues reemplazando automáticamente "en" por "em", o "con" por "com".... Horrible el desempeño. ¿Tengo que reinciar la PC para que funcione?. Estoy bastante frustrado.
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ma boite mail n'est pas en français
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hell that has to be possible via GPO or at leatst there has to be a reg key a can distribute via gpo^^ is microsoft developing their software somwhere off that world we live in?
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