Add or remove columns in the Inbox

You can add or remove columns in list views (view: Views give you different ways to look at the same information in a folder by putting it in different arrangements and formats. There are standard views for each folder. You can also create custom views.), such as the Inbox and other Mail folders, contact lists, or task lists.

  1. On the View tab, in the Current View group, click View Settings.

View Settings command on the ribbon

  1. In the Advanced View Settings dialog box, click Columns.

Advanced View Settings dialog box

  1. In the Show Columns dialog box, in the Available columns list, click a column name, and then click Add.

Show Columns dialog box

If the column that you want is not in the Available columns list, click the Select available columns from box to see additional sets of columns.

To create a custom column, click New Column, enter a Name for the column, and then click the Type and Format of information that you want the column to display.

To remove a column, in the Show these columns in this order list, click a column name, and then click Remove.

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Applies to:
Outlook 2010