I am frustrated because the Outlook makes some rather rude and arrogant autocorrections and does so repeatedly even after I go back and undo them. I tried many things to disable the feature, such as turn off Edit -> Substitutions -> Text Replacement as well as all Edit -> Spelling and Grammar options. But it still does it and it makes it downright impossible to override. Is there any way this can be done or is it one of those Microsoft things?

  • This question does not seem well researched
    – Ramhound
    Aug 21, 2013 at 18:04
  • I did research it but none of the search results solved my problem
    – amphibient
    Aug 21, 2013 at 18:06

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Turn on or off AutoCorrect options

  1. From the main Microsoft Outlook window, Click File
  2. From the Outlook Options window click Mail
  3. Click the Spelling and AutoCorrect button
  4. From the Editor Options window click the Autocorrect Options button

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I have verified these directions works with all recent versions of Outlook.

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    I don't have Tools --> Options in 14.3
    – amphibient
    Aug 21, 2013 at 18:04
  • The last step here is to remove the tick from "Replace text as you type". Mar 19, 2018 at 19:10

File -> Outlook Preferences-> AutoCorrect -> Exceptions -> First Letter -> add ' (apostrophe) symbol so it won't automatically make the next letter in a contraction in caps.

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