How to customize status bar in Outlook

the Status Bar is a horizontal window at the bottom of your Microsoft Outlook interface. Most users don’t use the status bar often, but it’s very useful. The status bar displays information to users, provides quick access to certain features, and is customizable where you can select and deselect features from your Outlook status bar.

How to customize status bar in Outlook

In this article, we will show you how to remove, change, customize or modify the status bar in Outlook.

  1. Launch Outlook.
  2. Right-click on the status bar at the bottom of the Outlook interface.
  3. Deselect or select the options offered in the menu.
  4. The Outlook status bar will reflect changes in real time.

To throw Outlook.

Right-click on the status bar at the bottom of the Outlook interface.

You can deselect or select the options offered in the menu.

Depending on the option you selected from the menu, Outlook will display it in the status bar.

If you deselect all options in the menu list, no functionality will be available in the Outlook status bar.

These are the options displayed in the status bar menu:

  • Quota Information: This will show how much space is free in your mailbox.
  • Filtered: This indicates whether a filter is applied.
  • Featured Items: The number of items in the current folder.
  • Header items in view: The total number of header items in the current folder view, but header items are rare these days.
  • Unread items in view: The number of unread items in the current folder view.
  • Invisible elements in view: Unseen items are emails that someone else marks as private.
  • Remains: all items with a remainder that have not been queued or discarded.
  • Group Notice: number of notifications from an Office 365 group. This feature is effective if you are in an Office 365 group, which is mainly used in organizations.
  • Show Shortcuts: This feature enables the Normal View and Reading View buttons in the status bar where you can switch between them to display or not the pinned Task Pane.
  • Zoom slider: Increase or decrease the zoom level in the email you are reading.
  • Zoom: The current zoom percentage.

We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to change status bar in Outlook. If you have any questions about the tutorial, let us know in the comments.

What is the Outlook status bar for?

The Outlook status bar shows the number of items in your folders and unread messages when selected, folder update information. If connected to Microsoft Exchange, normal view, reading and zoom. You add and remove features from your Outlook status bar.

How to remove status bar in Outlook?

In some Microsoft Office applications, you can hide the status bar using settings, but in Microsoft Outlook, there is no option to turn off the status bar. The status is completely at the bottom of the interface. You can only remove features from the status bar.

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