Turn on or off Auto-Complete List name suggestions

The Auto-Complete List is a feature which displays suggestions for names and e-mail addresses as you begin to type them. These suggestions are possible matches from a list of names and e-mail addresses from the e-mail messages that you have sent.

Auto-Complete list

By default, this feature is turned on in Outlook. To turn on or off Auto-Complete List name suggestions, do the following:

  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Click Mail.
  4. Under Send messages, select or clear the Use Auto-Complete List to suggest names when typing in the To, Cc and Bcc lines check box.

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Applies to:
Outlook 2010