Receiving Messages

Outlook for Mac

This section outlines how to retrieve and identify your new email messages in the Outlook 2016 for Mac application.

Receiving Messages

1. By default, new email messages automatically appear in your Inbox. They will appear in bold text and are marked with a bold dot on the left-hand side of the message in the message list.

2. When you receive a new message, the folder that the message is in will have a number beside it indicating how many new/unread messages are in that folder. 

Refreshing Your Inbox

1. Your messages can be refreshed by clicking the Send & Receive button in the ribbon.