How to turn on the Light Version of Outlook in Office 365

You can have a view in Outlook on Office 365 that is similar to the old look and feel of Outlook Web App (OWA) by enabling the Light Version of the interface.
Note: Some of the additional features of Office 365 may not be present in this interface.

1. Go to

2. In the upper right corner, click Log In.

3. When prompted, type in your Vol State email address and click Next, as seen below:
Microsoft sign-in page

4. Once you are in Outlook, click your profile icon in the upper right corner, and select My account, as seen below:
Outlook - My Account

5. On your account page, click the Settings icon Settings icon.

6. Near the bottom, under Your App Settings, select Mail:
Your app settings - Mail

7. In the Options menu, select General > Light version:
Options - General - Light version

8. Check the checkbox next to Use the light version of Outlook, then click Save:
Light version options menu

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