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How Grammarly works in Outlook?

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Grammarly could be easily added to Outlook by installing it and you could start checking all your emails for grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes and errors.

Grammarly is a free writing app that offers real-time feedback and suggestions for your writing that could also be upgraded to paid plans.

Aside from adding Grammarly to your browser like Chrome, you can likewise add Grammarly to Microsoft Outlook. To be able to do that, you just need to install the Grammarly add-in for Microsoft Office. This would allow you to use Grammarly while writing in Word documents or Outlook emails.

Here's how to add Grammarly to Microsoft Outlook.

  • Open the Grammarly for Microsoft Word and Outlook web page.
  • Install Grammarly. The app will download to your PC.
  • During the installation process, choose if you want to install it for both Word and Outlook, and then click "Install."
  • Shortly, the Grammarly add-in will be installed and ready for use.
  • Open Outlook and click the Grammarly button that's now available at the top on the screen.
  • Click the button and create an account or log in with your existing Grammarly account to start using Grammarly. After installing Grammarly, you can launch it by clicking Open Grammarly and you could begin using it right away.

How Grammarly works in Outlook?

After you installed Grammarly successfully in Outlook, there would be a Grammarly pane on the right side of the Outlook window when you write your email messages. If you don't see the Grammarly pane, you simply need to click on the Open Grammarly tab in the Home tab of the ribbon at the top of the window. And you could also close the Grammarly pane by clicking the Close Grammarly tab.

There is also a Grammarly tab in Outlook's pane. You can explore the options but most of the features are only available if you upgrade to Grammarly Premium which would only cost you $11.66 per month.

As you write you can see the total number of corrections or suggestions at the right bottom of the Grammarly corner. There are two kinds of suggestions like basic issues if you are using the free version of Grammarly and the premium issues which require you to upgrade to a paid Grammarly subscription.

Basic issues are only limited to grammar, spelling, and punctuation. If you upgrade to the Premium subscription you get additional feedback on readability, vocabulary, and writing style. If you’re interested to upgrade there are details on how to upgrade by clicking on the Premium issues at the right bottom corner.

Grammarly also displays the suggested edits in the Grammarly pane. It arranges these notes so the suggested changes line up horizontally with the error in the email message, so you can see them more or less side-by-side.

To review a suggestion, you simply click on an underlined issue in the email message or click the suggestion in the Grammarly pane. These two parts of the window stay in sync and clicking either one has the same effect as it either expound on the suggestion in the Grammarly pane to show you more information and give you more options to you.

  • Click a suggestion which is highlighted in green to be able to make the change.
  • Click on the trash can icon on the right to remove the suggestion and stick to your original word.
  • If it's a spelling suggestion, you can click the Add to Dictionary icon on the right to add the word to your custom Grammarly dictionary, and every time you use this word it would not be corrected anymore.

Grammarly is  A1 powered that’s designed to do the best for you in terms of checking all your grammar and spelling mistakes.

Grammarly for Outlook would check as you start to write your email or you could copy and paste anything to your email and it would also be checked instantly. As soon as you start writing, Grammarly starts proofing your automatically and would alert you with your mistakes.

How convenient is it to use Grammarly in Outlook?

  • All the words or phrases with red lines under them are mistakes that must be corrected before sending them out to avoid putting you in a bad light.
  • It’ll show you the total number of advanced mistakes you’ve done and basic issues for the free version.
  • Just click on the yellow circle to see all those advanced mistakes along with the more serious ones.
  • Everything with red lines under them is either spelling mistakes, slangs, wrong prepositions, or punctuation that has to be corrected.
  • You don’t need to leave your screen and open a new tab to look for word replacements or synonyms since by just clicking on the word with the red underline, Grammarly already has the correct word on hand. You need to just click on the correct word in green and it would automatically be added to your content replacing the former word. Super helpful and easy!
  • There’s always an explanation of why your word has been underlined red and why the word in green is the correct one.
  • Once you’ve altered all the red-flagged words, it’s time to reform the yellow ones. And these are the advanced mistakes that mostly consist of repetitive words, passive voice, punctuation errors, slangs, etc.
  • Grammarly would always point out your small errors to make your content more concise and accurate. Again, click on the word with the yellow line underneath it to identify the right replacement. There could also be more than one solution to your mistakes. All you have to do is choose the appropriate word according to your content.

After Thoughts

For over the past eleven years, Grammarly has become the number one writing assistant checker that continues to evolve, innovate, and to grow. With more than 2 billion English speaking people in the world, Grammarly is here for good!

It’s made conveniently available for everyone’s reach and one of them is to be able to use it in Outlook.

People don’t need to be embarrassed anymore with those glaring grammatical, spelling, punctuation, and other writing errors anymore. Grammarly would save faces and would make everyone have error-free and flawless writings they’ll take pride in.


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