How to move Outlook navigation toolbar from side to bottom

Fortunately, we have come across an official method on how to move the Outlook navigation toolbar from left side to bottom provided by Microsoft.

Step 1: Right click Start > Run > regedit

Step 2: Navigate to the following registry key

HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Microsoft > Office > 16.0 > Common > ExperimentEcs > Overrides

Locate the ‘Microsoft.Office.Outlook.Hub.HubBar’ string value and set it to ‘false’. Then click OK and restart Outlook to check if it works.

Step 3: If the string “Microsoft.Office.Outlook.Hub.HubBar” doesn’t exist, create it by right-clicking on Overrides in the left pane and selecting New > String Value then Paste “Microsoft.Office.Outlook.Hub.HubBar” in the new entry that appears in the right pane

Step 4: Double-click the new name

Step 5: Enter “False” in the Value data field and Click OK

Step 6: Close and restart Outlook


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