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Need to understand how to make an AutoCorrect entry

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Hello All,

 

I hope the new year gets you all that you ask for.

 

I am working in MS-Outlook for Microsoft 365 and I have a user who needs to enter a particular text in a whole lot of emails.

 

For example the phrase "This was received! Thanks" is sometimes the whole body of the email.

 

What are the steps to take to make TWR auto correct to "This was received! Thanks"

 

So that the user can type TWR and Outlook will change it to "This was received! Thanks"

 

Thanks for any help

 

Georgie

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best response confirmed by GeorgieAnne (Iron Contributor)
Solution

If you have New Outlook Enabled, you must revert to Classic Outlook.

 

* Help | Go to Classic

 

Once you are in Outlook Classic, follow the prompts in the images below.

 

File | Options

Mail | Spelling and Autocorrect

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Proofing | AutoCorrect Options | AutoCorrect | 
Input Replace phrase with [Actual phrase] 

Teresa_Cyrus_1-1704327954999.png

 

I hope this helps.

If you find this information helpful, please mark it as the best response, which will assist others with the same question.

/Teresa
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Thanks a lot @Teresa_Cyrus 

 

It worked and now we have it to use in the next email batch.

 

Georgie Anne

@GeorgieAnne 

Yes, unfortunately autocorrect does not (yet) work with the new Outlook. In the meantime, you can "use" the two tools "Signature" and "My Templates" to cover at least part of this automation.

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Unfortunately, My Templates does not work with third-party accounts.

 

Regards

Andreas

 

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best response confirmed by GeorgieAnne (Iron Contributor)
Solution

If you have New Outlook Enabled, you must revert to Classic Outlook.

 

* Help | Go to Classic

 

Once you are in Outlook Classic, follow the prompts in the images below.

 

File | Options

Mail | Spelling and Autocorrect

Teresa_Cyrus_0-1704327942116.png

Proofing | AutoCorrect Options | AutoCorrect | 
Input Replace phrase with [Actual phrase] 

Teresa_Cyrus_1-1704327954999.png

 

I hope this helps.

If you find this information helpful, please mark it as the best response, which will assist others with the same question.

/Teresa
#traccreations4e

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