Google’s Gmail was the first email service to include an “undo send” button giving you 30 seconds to cancel an email, then Microsoft followed by adding the same feature to, but for those using the Outlook desktop app there isn’t such feature. Though, you probably didn’t know, but the Outlook desktop app actually include settings you can configure to delay sending a message to mimic “undo send”. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to configure a rule in the Outlook desktop app to easily undo sending an email message, and you’ll learn the steps set up “undo send” in

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How to set up ‘undo send’ in the Outlook app with a simple rule

Once you completed the steps, you’ll be ready to stop emails from reaching their destination when you accidentally click the send button. Rules and alerts settings Outlook rule settings Defer delivery by a number of minutes rule Outlook defer delivery rule Outlook undo send rule Your emails will queue up for the number of minutes you configured the new Outlook rule in the Outbox folder of your account. The best way to undo a sent email is to click the Work Offline button located in the Send / Receive tab immediately after accidentally hitting the Send button. After you do that, you can go to the Outbox folder edit or delete the message. Keep in mind that while Microsoft Outlook is available in a number of platforms, this feature isn’t available on Mac or in the Mail app for Windows 10.

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If you don’t use the Outlook app, you can actually set up “undo send” on your account. After completing the steps, every time you click the Send button on a new message, you’ll notice an Undo button in the top-right corner, which you can use to cancel the message. Outlook web “undo send” options Once you click the button, you can edit and resend the message, or you can click the Discard button to delete the email. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.