Using Outlook Web App Light


The light version of Outlook Web App (OWA) provides an easy to use interface, which is optimized for users who

  • need a more accessible client
  • have a low-bandwidth connection
  • work with a browser that does not support the standard version of OWA
  • need to access a setting that’s only available in OWA Light

How to configure your browser to use the light version of OWA:

  1. Go to OWA at and sign in with your Login credentials.
  2. Click the Settings gear icon located at the top-right of your browser.
  3. At the bottom of the Settings panel, under Your app settings, click on Mail.
  4. In the Options panel that appears on the left, expand the General section.
  5. Select Light Version
  6. Near the bottom of the Light version panel, check the box labeled Use the light version of Outlook.
  7. Click the Save button.
  8. Sign out of OWA for this to take effect.

How to configure your browser back to the full version of OWA:

  1. In the left-side panel, click the Outlook version link.
  2. Remove the check mark from Use the light version.
  3. Click Save, which is near the top of the panel.
  4. Sign out of OWA Light.


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