How to Show More Navigation Options at the Bottom of the Outlook 2013 Window

There are a lot of different places in Outlook 2013 that you can click to adjust settings, access tools, and perform actions. One of these options is a navigation row at the bottom of the window that lets you navigate between several different items such as your calendar, mail, contacts, and more.

You might be accustomed to clicking the “More” button that is identified by a row of three dots when you need to access a menu option that isn’t visible. However, if you do this often, then you might be able to improve your experience in Outlook 2013 by increasing the number of visible navigation options in this row. Our tutorial below will show you where to go in order to find and adjust that setting.


How to Change the Number of Navigation Tabs at the Bottom of Outlook 2013

The steps in this article are going to show you how to increase the number of visible options in the navigation row at the bottom of the Outlook 2013 window.

Step 1: Open Outlook 2013.


Step 2: Click the File tab at the top-left of the window.

click the file tab



Step 3: Click the Options button to open the Outlook Options menu.

open outlook options



Step 4: Click the Advanced tab at the left of the Outlook Options window.

click the advanced tab



Step 5: Click the Navigation button at the top-right of the window.

click the navigation button



Step 6: Adjust the number in the Maximum number of visible items field to select the desired number. Note that you can also click on individual navigation options and change their display order. Once you have finished, click the OK button at the bottom of the window.

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