Office 365 (Outlook 2016 for Mac) - Save an email message as draft

This document explains how to save an email message as a draft in Outlook 2016 for Mac.

Save a draft of a message that you want to finish later

By default, any message that you create, but don't send, are saved automatically to the Drafts folder. You can return to Outlook later and find the unsent message.

To manually save a draft of a message, do the following:

  1. Close the message.
  2. In the dialog box click Save as Draft.

    save as draft button on closing message pop-up

To return to a saved draft so that you can continue composing the message, do the following: