How to add Grammarly to Outlook?

Last Updated on December 3, 2023 by Amit Bansal

Writing a letter, email, or blog post in a professional manner is a challenge faced by all employees, self-employed individuals, and writers.

Even if you are a skilled writer, mistakes can still occur due to everyone having their unique writing style.

Sometimes, typing errors or minor grammatical mistakes can obscure the quality of your writing, potentially causing a significant impact on your content.

It’s not necessarily a reflection of your writing abilities, but rather a common occurrence in the process of crafting written material.

Grammarly is widely recognized for its automatic grammar correction capabilities. This online tool, serving both as a grammar checker and a proofreading aid, empowers users to produce work with a professional touch.

Easily downloadable as an add-on from Google, Grammarly is available in two versions: free and paid. While the free version encompasses most of Grammarly’s features, and the paid version offers additional benefits.

This article introduces you to Grammarly as one of the useful add-ins for Outlook.

While an extensive discussion on Grammarly’s features is possible, the focus here is to address a common challenge faced by Microsoft Outlook users: grammatical and spelling errors.

By the end of this article, you’ll discover how Grammarly can help resolve these issues, enhancing your Outlook experience.

How to add Grammarly to Outlook?

Let’s start by noting that Windows 10 has a built-in spelling correction feature in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Whenever you type a word incorrectly, the system highlights it with a red zigzag line. This error can be easily corrected by right-clicking on the word in question.

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It’s an inbuilt feature of Windows, Now let’s understand How Grammarly works.

You can download the latest version of Grammarly for Microsoft Office at Grammarly For Outlook. Here is the step-by-step tutorial to install and how it works.

  • Download Grammarly setup from the above URL.
Grammarly for Microsoft outlook
  • Create an account and download the setup >> Run your setup on your computer/laptop
How to add Grammarly for Outlook
  • Check both the options and click install, your system takes a while to install the setup. >> Click Finish

Now you can check an additional tab logo in your Outlook, which becomes a part of Outlook. Not only for the home page but also for the new message page.

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Now Grammarly does all your homework while typing any mistakes will automatically be corrected. While opening the Grammarly tab, additional options are available for the user, most of the features are paid.

How to use Grammarly add-in in Outlook?

After installing and setting up Grammarly in Microsoft Outlook, open a new message window to begin composing your content.

The primary goal when creating an email is to transfer all the thoughts from your brain into the message window. Grammarly then assists with spelling corrections and suggestions.

To use Grammarly, click the button in your new Grammarly tab, and the Grammarly sidebar will appear in the right-hand corner of the Outlook screen.

Select “All Issues” to view Grammarly’s suggestions, which are displayed directly in the sidebar. Let’s explore how to interpret these results. [Refer to the snapshot for guidance].

How to use Grammarly add-in in Outlook

Once you’ve typed your content, click on “All Issues” to see the identified errors categorized as “Basic Issues” and “Premium Issues.”

Basic issues, which are part of the free service, can be easily corrected, while premium issues require an upgrade to the paid version of Grammarly.

To address basic issues, simply review each one and correct the mistakes. You have two options for each suggestion:

  1. Dismiss the suggestion if you believe it’s not applicable.
  2. Add to Dictionary for words that are correct but not recognized by Grammarly. This action adds the word to Grammarly’s database, acknowledging its validity in your future writings.

Microsoft Outlook emoji sign indicates tons of your writing, which helps you modify the writing pattern.

Tone Detector

Click on “Tone Detector” from the Grammarly tab, and the result dialog box appears, which reveals the tons range.

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Style Guide

Business Users take advantage of the style guide in Microsoft Outlook, which guides the user with the writing style and many more. (Style Guide is a Grammarly premium service that you can get for $12.50/member/month).

Grammarly For Webmail Outlook

Outlook.com is a web-based email service, Grammarly’s Chrome extension for Outlook comes into play, it’s an extension that covers all websites including Webmail Outlook.

Here is the step-by-step guide:

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  • You can check the Grammarly Chrome extension added to your system, on the right-hand top corner of your screen. You can turn on and off four major options available which run accordingly and also select the English language (American, British, Canadian, Australian).
  • Whenever you draft an email message on the new message page, Grammarly keeps an eye on it and results in you at the bottom of the screen. Outlook Grammarly emojis
  • Once you type the email message, click on the Grammarly logo at the bottom of the screen, which opens up the detailed analysis report (as we have learned in the application version above).
Grammarly For Webmail Outlook
  • Beginning from the top, you get the text score which represents the quality of writing (maximum score 100).
  • Next, Fix spelling and grammar mistakes one by one.
  • You can add to the dictionary, and remove the suggestion [refer: image].
  • Lastly, the emoji represents the Tone Detector, which in detail is checked by clicking on it.
  • Grammarly Premium options cost you $11.66/month, which digs deeper and gives you a professional touch.

Once you correct and rectify all the issues, your email is ready for lunch. The free version is also a complete package.

How To Remove/Delete Grammarly from Outlook?

Once Grammarly software is installed and working properly, you can also remove/delete it from the control panel of your computer in case not required.

Click Programs and Features, then right-click on Grammarly and select Uninstall, Grammarly uninstalled entirely from all Microsoft Office platforms like Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and so on.

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Click here to download Grammarly Addins

Discloser: This article doesn’t hold any promotions or affiliates. The reader gets more knowledge and improves working in all directions. 

I always recommend all readers and colleagues install Grammarly and take advantage of the free version. I always take advantage of Grammarly for Outlook, which converts all my emails into professional touch.

Final Words

In summary, Grammarly’s spell checker is pretty accurate, grammar checker can be a bit too sensitive, and it only works with Microsoft Office products.

While you’re thinking about how to integrate Grammarly with Outlook, you can also use Grammarly’s plagiarism checker to make sure you haven’t plagiarized any content.

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Amit Bansal

Hello, my name is Amit Kumar Bansal, and I am the founder of MailSmartly.com. Through this blog, I focus on Microsoft Outlook, offering insightful and informative content. Additionally, I produce educational videos on YouTube to further enhance the understanding of my audience. visit my YouTube Channel

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