Customizing the Ribbon in Outlook 2010


The ribbon is a set of toolbars and commands you may need to complete a task, located at the top of the window in the Office application. In all Office 2010 applications, the File Ribbon is fully customizable.


  1. In order to customize your Ribbon within Outlook, go to File > Options > Customize Ribbon

    Outlook options
  2. First, we will create a new Ribbon Group that will show up on the Home ribbon. Click the “New Group” button.

    Customize Ribbon
  3. Title the group an appropriate name.

    Select icon and name
  4. Now from within the “Ribbon customization” window, select the Actions you wish to have included in your new Ribbon Group.

    Select Command- Actions
  5. For this example, we have added “Close All Items” to appear within our new program group. The new program group, along with the actions selected, will now appear on the Ribbon.

    New Program
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