How to use Yahoo & Gmail Shortcuts in Outlook.com (Keyboard Shortcuts)

After a major overhaul of Hotmail or the Live Mail account to Outlook, Microsoft has also made sure that any anybody who is willing to migrate from Yahoo Mail or Gmail to Outlook.com can use the same set of Keyboard shortcuts as they were using before.  Below are the details on How to turn on those shortcuts or completely turn it off.

  • Go to Mail Settings
  • Look for Label which says Customize Outlook and select Keyboard Settings from it.
  • Under this screen, you will see option for all the things we just talked above :

Outlook Keyboard Shortcut Settings

Below is the list of Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts you can make use of :

To do this Press this
Delete a message Delete
Create a new message Ctrl+N
Send a message Ctrl+Enter
Open a message Ctrl+Shift+O
Print a message Ctrl+Shift+P
Reply to a message Ctrl+R
Reply all to a message Ctrl+Shift+R
Forward a message Ctrl+Shift+F
Save a draft message Ctrl+S
Flag a message for follow up L
Categorize a message C
Mark a message as junk Ctrl+Shift+J
Mark a message as read Ctrl+Q
Mark a message as unread Ctrl+U
Move to a folder Ctrl+Shift+V
Open the next message Ctrl+.
Open the previous message Ctrl+,
Close a message Esc
Search your email messages /
Check spelling F7
Select all S then A
Deselect all S then N
Go to the inbox F then I
Go to your Drafts folder F then D
Go to your Sent folder F then S