Customize the Navigation Pane

The navigation pane appears along the left side of the Outlook screen, and contains program-specific options. For example, the options displayed when Calendar is open are different from the options that appear when Mail is active. You can customize certain aspects of the navigation pane — for example, adding, removing, or rearranging buttons or reducing its size.

Customize the Navigation Pane

To add, remove, or rearrange buttons, click at the bottom of the navigation pane.
Click Navigation Pane Options.

The Navigation Pane Options dialog box appears.
Ensure that a check box appears next to each button you want displayed in the navigation pane, and that any buttons you want to omit are unchecked.
To change the order in which buttons appear, click an entry in the list.
Click Move Up or Move Down to change the placement of the button.
Click OK.

Outlook adds, moves, and rearranges the buttons accordingly.
To minimize the navigation pane, ...

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