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Send from an alternate email address in Outlook 2016 for Windows

An image showing how to access the From menu.

By default, the From field will not be displayed when you compose a message. To display the From field click on the Option tab and select From in the Show Fields section. Now the From field will be displayed when composing a message in the future.

 

An image showing the From dropdown menu after adding the From field.

When composing a message click on the From in the drop-down box and select Other E-Mail Address.

 

An image showing the window that appears after clicking "Other E-Mail Address".

Click on From.

 

An image showing the Choose Sender window.

Choose More columns and make sure Global Address List is selected. Search for the address you want to send from and click OK.

 

An image showing the "Send From Other E-mail Address" window.

Once you have entered the Alternate Email Address you would like to use and click OK.

 

An image showing the From menu after completion.

The next time you compose a message the Alternate Email Address will be available from the From Drop Down Box.