Outlook.com Open next email message Immediately after deleting an email

Read this article to find out how to set the default view option in Outlook.com so that the next email will open automatically when you delete an email.

When you were using the old Hotmail interface, you may have noticed that when you delete an email, it will move the mail to the Deleted folder and then the next email will automatically open. It was convenient and is the preferred action for most users. However, after upgrading to Outlook, the default view option was changed to go to the Inbox. This is an extra work since most users will anyway will click on the next email from the Inbox.

Follow the simple steps below to automatically open the next email when you delete an email in Outlook.com:

1. Click on the Gear icon on the top right corner in your Outlook.com

2. Select the option "More mail settings"

3. Under the heading "Reading email", click on the link "Default view after moving or deleting email".

4. There is an option called: After deleting or moving a message, show:

Choose the option "The next message" and click "Save".

Outlook Default View after deleting mails

You are all set. Try deleting an email or moving to another folder. The next email will be opened for you instead of redirecting to the Inbox.

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