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How to edit an existing email template in Outlook?

In normal, it’s easy to apply an email template in Outlook, but do you know how to edit this existing template? This article will introduce the solution about editing an existing email template in Outlook.

Edit an existing email template with replacing in Outlook

Edit an existing email template with replacing in Outlook

Please follow below steps to edit an existing email template in Outlook.

1. Click Home > New Items > More Items > Choose Form to open the Choose Form dialog box.

2. In the Choose Form dialog box, please (1) select User Templates in File System from the Look In drop down list, (2) click to highlight the specified email template, and then (3) Click the Open button. See screenshot:

3. Now a new email is created based on the specified email template. Edit it as you need, and then click File > Save As.

4. In the Save As dialog box, please (1) type the exact same name as the existing template in the File name box, (2) choose Outlook Template from the Save as type drop down list, and finally (3) click the Save button. See screenshot:

5. Now the Confirm Save As dialog box comes out. Please click the Yes button to go ahead.

So far, you have edited the existing email template already.

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not the kind of editing I want to do, I want to edit the template itself and move a text field around
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THANK YOU! I have been pulling out my hair trying to figure out how to modify Outlook templates, trying multiple suggestions, and finally, your instructions work!
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