OLEXP: Description of Read Receipts in Outlook Express
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For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257824 OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
Read receipts are available in Outlook Express version 5.01 and later. You can configure Outlook Express to request a receipt for messages you send when the recipient has displayed your message. Read receipts are useful when you are sending time-critical information, when you want confirmation that your message has been received, and so on.
To request a read receipt, use the appropriate method:
Read Receipt for Individual MessagesTo request a read receipt for individual messages, click Request Read Receipt on the Tools menu in your new message.
Read Receipt for all MessagesTo request a read receipt for all messages:
- On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Receipts tab.
- Click to select the Request a read receipt for all sent messages check box, and then click OK.
Article ID: 240915 - Last Review: 06/28/2004 17:40:00 - Revision: 2.0
Microsoft Outlook Express 5.5, Microsoft Outlook Express 5.01 Service Pack 2, Microsoft Outlook Express 5.5, Microsoft Outlook Express 5.01 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Outlook Express 5.5, Microsoft Outlook Express 5.01
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