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Today through this blog, we will discuss spelling and grammar checks in Outlook. Recently I found that while using Microsoft Outlook, one might feel the need to check the spelling and grammar of the email message typed before sending it. When auto spelling and grammar check are not working in Outlook and the user to forgets to check the word spellings in the written script thinking that the spell check is enabled and sends the letter full of spelling mistakes. A message full of grammatical errors can look miserable to a teammate or client. So, therefore, to avoid such awkwardness, I’m going to explain several ways to resolve the issue of Outlook spelling and grammar check not working.
The automatic spell check in Outlook saves us from making blunders in our professional emails and reports. But, when spell check in Outlook not working, we may make some gruesome mistakes that we overlook due to the automatic spelling checks. There can be different reasons behind such sudden stopping of spell checking.
Here are some ways that will help you fix the problems of the Spelling & Grammar checker.
You can check for spellings with the F7 shortcut key on your keyboard or you can click the Review tab from the menu bar and click on the Spelling & Grammar.
Another way to set up spelling and grammar check in Outlook is given here in simple steps:
Step 1– Open Outlook and go to File
Step 2– Now go to Options and click on Mail.
Step 3– Under Compose Message, select Always check spelling before sending. And click on the OK.
Step 1– Click Tools and go to Options.
Step 2– Click the Spelling tab and select Always Check Spelling before Sending
You can also enable and disable spelling and grammar checking at the template level for every email message you send. To do so, follow the steps mentioned:
Step 1– Click on New Email.
Step 2– Now click Review and go to Language.
Step 3– In the language set Proofing Language.
Step 4– Now uncheck Do not check spelling or grammar and click Set as Default.
Step 5– Hit the OK button to finalize the settings.
Step 1– Click on New and Select Mail Message.
Step 2– In the Home tab in the Proofing group, go to Spelling.
Step 3– Now in Set Language, uncheck Do not check spelling or grammar.
Step 4– Click the Default button.
By following the above steps, you can disable and enable spelling and grammar check for different languages as required and apply the changes at the template level.
Hope you find this blog helpful and above discussed manual strategies can help from embarrassment because of the issue of Outlook spelling and grammar check not working. But sometimes manual solutions may not provide the desired outcome. If the steps are not followed as explained, the process might not be helpful then. Hence it is advised to utilize an expert utility instead to keep the data intact and original as well.
The article provides step-by-step instructions to solve Spelling & Grammar Check has Not worked in Outlook error. By using the above mentioned method, one can easily disable and enable the spelling and grammar check and solve the issues. Thank you!
The method 2 has worked for me. I would like to share it with others too. Thank you for helping me.
This article is very helpful to fix ‘Spell Check not Working’ issue in Outlook. I tried enable and disable spelling and grammar checking trick. Its worked. Thanks!
Every time I follow the above method and when I start Outlook 2016 the next time, the box is checked again!