Enter a reply address in Outlook.com

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  1. Select the email account you want to use to send Outlook mail
  2. Receive replies to a different address sent from Outlook on the webmail
  3. Specify a default address in Outlook Mail on the web

Select the email account you want to use to send Outlook mail

If you’re sending a message from your Outlook on web mail, Outlook.com account, or Windows Live Hotmail, but you want to reply to a different email address, you can change the reply header to a different email address that you set in Outlook.

The instructions in this article apply to Outlook.com and Outlook Online.

Receive replies to a different address sent from Outlook on the webmail

When you send an email in Outlook, Outlook Mail on the web uses the reply-to address used in the “From” line. However, you can change this address on the From line.

To select a “From” address for an email you send from Outlook Mail on the web and receive replies to that address instead of the main Outlook email address on the web:

  1. Start a new message, reply or forward.

  2. Choose an icon Additional assignments () on the composition bar or on the top toolbar of the window.

  3. Select Show from .

  4. Select By .

  5. Select the desired address.

Specify a default address in Outlook Mail on the web

If you want Outlook Mail on the web to use a specific email address as the default value on the “From” line when sending a message through the web interface:

  1. Select Settings (icon equipment ) in Outlook Mail on the web.

  2. Select View all Outlook settings .

  3. Go to mail > Synchronize email .

    Add an email account under Add Connected Account .

  4. Click the drop-down arrow Set default from address and select the address you want to use.

  5. Select Save .

  6. Close the window when you are done Settings .

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