How to Change Default Font in Outlook 2007

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to change font in Outlook 2007 so that your emails are sent with a different font as standard.


Step # 1 – Viewing the Current Settings

First let’s have a look at what are default settings are by clicking on the “New” button in the top left of the Outlook window. This will open up a new email window and you can see when we begin to type that we have the font settings on Calibri with a size of 11, this is what we are going to change.

The default font settings


Step # 2 – Selecting a New Font

Close the email message and choose not to save it. Click “Tools” in the main menu and then click “Options”. From the tabs at the top of the window that opens click “Mail Format” and then in the section that loads click “Stationery and Fonts”. Under the “New Mail Messages” section click “Font”. Select a new font and style and size if you wish, then click “OK”, click “OK” again in the previous two windows to close them.

Selecting a new font to use


Step # 3 – Checking the Change has Worked

Now let’s quickly check to make sure that the font settings change has gone ahead. Click the “New” button again to compose a new message and in the message start typing again and you can see that the font is now the one we just specified.

Making sure the change has been made

You now know how to change font in Outlook 2007.