Office 365 (Outlook on the web) - Using Outlook on the web Offline

Offline access lets you use Outlook on the web on your laptop or desktop computer when you're not connected to the Internet. After you've enabled offline access, Outlook on the web will work in an offline mode as needed depending on your network connection. When you're online, Outlook on the web will automatically update the offline information. To use offline access, you need at least Internet Explorer 10, Safari 5, or Chrome 24.

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What can I do when I'm offline?

Most tasks that you can do online are available when you're offline. Tasks you can do while offline include but aren't limited to:

If you try to do something that's not available offline, you will either see an error message, or what you did will change back. Anything that you do while offline will be uploaded to the server when you reconnect to a network.

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How do I turn on offline access?

  1. To turn on offline access, select Settings Settings Icon at the top of the Outlook on the web window and select Offline settings.

    Settings

  2. Select Turn on offline access.

    Offline Access

  3. Select OK. Outlook on the web will walk you through the steps to set up and use offline access.
    Offline Access

On some browsers, you may see a message warning you that the website is requesting space on your disk. For the best offline experience, accept the request for space.

 Warning    You should not turn on offline access on a computer that you share with others.

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How do I turn off offline access?

  1. To turn off offline access, click Settings Settings Icon at the top of the Outlook on the web window and select Offline settings.

    Settings

  2. Select Turn off offline access.

    Offline Settings

  3. Select OK.

    Select OK

All information that was copied to your computer for offline use will be removed from the computer. You must be connected to a network to turn off offline access.

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What else do I need to know?

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