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How to get a prompt or confirmation before sending emails in Outlook?

In many times, you have sent an email and realized that you miss something important, or something wrong appear in the email a few seconds later. How to avoid sending embarrassing email in Outlook? Actually you can re-confirm sending the email after hitting the Send button in Outlook. The method in this article can help you show the problem.

Get a prompt or confirmation before sending emails with VBA code



Get a prompt or confirmation before sending emails with VBA code

The following VBA code can help you to re-confirm email sending after hitting the Send button in Outlook. Please do as follows.

1. Press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please double click to open the ThisOutlookSession code window, and then copy below VBA code into the code window.

VBA code: Get a confirmation before sending emails in Outlook

Private Sub Application_ItemSend(ByVal Item As Object, Cancel As Boolean)
Dim xPrompt As String
Dim xOkOrCancel As Integer
On Error Resume Next
xPrompt = "Do you want to continue sending the email?"
xOkOrCancel = MsgBox(xPrompt, vbOKCancel)
If xOkOrCancel <> vbOK Then
    Cancel = True
End If
End Sub

3. Press the Alt + Q keys to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

From now on, when you hit the Send button to send an email in Outlook, a confirmation dialog box will pop up as below screenshot showed. Click OK to send this email, click Cancel to keep composing the email.


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