Font Changes In Outlook when Replying to Email Messages

I ran into a strange issue the other day. Our client said every time she replied to an email in Outlook her font would change to a different color. The version of Outlook my client was using was Outlook 2013 , but this “fix” will also work for Outlook 2016. I got to digging around a bit in Outlook 2013 and I found this was actually a “feature” instead of a problem.

If you find you font automatically changing on you, when replying to email messages, this is where you need to go to turn it off.

Step One: Open Outlook. Go to File > Options > Mail > Stationary and Fonts > Uncheck “Pick a new color when replying or forwarding”. Click OK.

Outlook Stationary ChangeThat is all you need to do. I tested this and each time when the client replied her font and font color stayed to what she had set to default.

I hope this help you! This was posted by techspeeder. Follow my blog or my Twitter feed to keep up with the latest troubleshooting tips.

One thought on “Font Changes In Outlook when Replying to Email Messages

  1. GowaP

    Office 2016 / 2019 – Outlook with Word
    US:”pick a new color when replying or forwarding”
    FR:”Choisir une nouvelle couleur lors de la réponse ou du transfert”

    For GPO / GPP registry :

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Word\Options\WordMail]
    “NewColorOnReply”=dword:00000001

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