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The Outlook Today view is a handy way to get a quick interactive summary of your calendar, tasks, and messages for the current day.

  1. On the Home tab, in the left pane, select the main email address associated with your account.

  2. Select Customize Outlook Today, located toward the right of the window.

    Screenshot of the Outlook Today view in Outlook, showing the name of the mailbox owner, the current day and date, and the associated calendar, tasks, and messages for the day.
  3. Select the When starting, go directly to Outlook Today check box.

    Screenshot of the Customize Outlook Today pane in Outlook, showing the options available for Startup, Messages, Calendar, Tasks, and Styles. Cursor points to the check box for "When starting, go directly to Outlook Today".
  4. Click Save Changes.

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