The highlighted inbox is a feature of the app for Windows Mail and Outlook apps on¬†smartphones and tablets that automatically filters emails into two separate tabs: Highlighted and More. If you do not like separation, here’s how to disable it.

If you use the email app with an email address other than a Microsoft account, you can not enable the featured inbox feature.

How to enable or disable highlighted mail in Windows 10 Mail

  • Open the Mail app on Windows 10 and click on the gear icon at the bottom left.
  • In the Settings panel that opens, click the “Inbox highlighted” command.
  • Next, from the drop-down menu, select the account on which you want to enable/disable the inbox and then move the “Sort messages in highlighted and other”¬†switch to the bottom of the disabled position (or to the position if you are enabling the feature).
  • After deactivating it, your inbox will return to normal leaving you with “Inbox” at the top of the app.

How to enable or disable highlighted mail on Outlook apps on smartphones and tablets

  • Open the Outlook app on your device
  • Click on the three horizontal lines at the top left
  • At the bottom, press the gear icon
  • Now move the lever in the Inbox highlighted on the left to disable it
  • After deactivating it, your inbox will return to normal leaving you with “Inbox” at the top of the app.

Now also on your smartphone or tablet you will find all your emails in a single card called inbox without distinction.



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