How to Set Font Style, Size as Standard for Outlook Email in Windows 8, 10

By: Radu Tyrsina
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Some of our readers have been annoyed by a small problem which has a simple fix, but it has been giving them a lot of headache these days. Read below on how you can easily set the font style and size as standard for email in Outlook.
font style size standard outlook
I’ve recently see on the Microsoft Community forums that there were several who weren’t able to find a solution on how to change the font style and size and how to make it default for Outlook. This problem is apparently affecting Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users, since the software has changed for them. Here’s what one of the affected user has been saying about this, albeit this has reportedly appearing with Thunderbird users, as well.

When typing an email I can set the font size and style after completing it. I want to have a standard typeface for the email that I send.


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The quick solution for this small issue

Have a look at the screenshot from below to see how to easily change the font size and style and make it default in Outlook; and also follow the steps from below.
standard font style size outlook

  1. Open Outlook and from the File menu, choose Options
  2. Then, Go to the Mail section, then click Stationary and fonts
  3. After that, just choose your fonts, the style and size you want

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