How to Add Hyperlinks to Outlook Email Messages

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There are a few different ways to insert a hyperlink into your Outlook email message, so that your recipient can simply click on the link and open in their default browser.

Start by highlighting the text you want to link, and then:

– Right-click and select Hyperlink from the menu.

– Go to the Insert tab and select Hyperlink.

– Press Ctrl + K.

Any of those options will bring up the Insert Hyperlink window, where you can enter your desired URL in the Address field.


In the Outlook Web App, highlight the text you want to link and then click the Insert Link button () and enter the URL in the Insert link box that appears.

Depending on the size of your window, you may need to click the down arrows (shown in the image below on the far right) in order to access the Insert Link button.

Insert link in Outlook Web App

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