How to Open Mail, Contacts, Calendar & Task in Separate Windows in Outlook?

Last Updated on February 23, 2023 by Amit Bansal

One of the best tools available for staying organized at work is Microsoft Outlook. It offers a wide range of features for managing your emails, calendar, contacts, and tasks.

But did you know you can open Outlook features in multiple windows at the same time? When Outlook features are opened in separate windows, you can work on multiple tasks simultaneously and switch between them easily.

This blog post is to describe how to open multiple Outlook features in separate windows.

We will explain the advantages of this feature and explain how to use it effectively.

By the end of this article, you will have a better understanding of how to use Outlook features to improve your workflow.

Let’s get started and see how Outlook features can be opened in separate windows.

Open Outlook Features in Separate Windows

If you want to open one window and want to open another window, for instance, email window to task window, usually the navigation panel help to switch one feature to another.

To open Outlook Features in Separate Windows, Go to the navigation panel, select the one you like to open click the mouse right button.

Select the Open in New Window option from the drop-down list, which will open the Features in Separate Windows. You can then resize the new window, work with windows side by side, or cycle through them using Alt+Tab.


The Navigation Panel is normally available on the left top corner of the screen, before updation you will find the navigation section on the bottom left corner of the screen. Check out the “How to Move Navigation bar back to the bottom.”

Open Outlook Features in Separate Windows on the Web

Microsoft Outlook Web is also designed the same way, once you open the email segment and you need to open the calendar, contacts, or tasks.

Simply Go to the navigation section from the top left corner of the screen and select the segment icon and click the mouse right button and select Open in New Window.

A separate window opens you can work with windows side by side and switch using CTRL + Tab Key.

How to Open Multiple Inbox in Outlook in a separate window

Outlook has the feature to arrange multiple inboxes as Unified View, you will get all the inbox folders at once. You can open multiple inboxes in a separate window.

Fortunately, there is a simple and easy solution to open multiple inboxes in Outlook in separate windows.

This can be especially useful if you’re managing multiple email accounts such as a personal account and a work account.

By having your inboxes open in separate windows, you can quickly and easily switch between accounts while avoiding the hassle of managing dozens of open tabs.

Go to the folder pane which consists of entire folders of all the inboxes, Right click on the inbox folder and select Open in New Window from the dropdown list options.

The inbox will be opened in a separate window, that’s the entire Outlook application, you can work with windows side by side and switch using Alt + Tab Key. Open Different Outlook Features in Separate Windows to Improve Productivity.

Wrap Up

In conclusion, opening Outlook mail, contacts, calendar, and task windows in separate windows is a convenient way to view and manage your email, contacts, calendar, and tasks without having to switch back and forth between windows.

It allows you to easily view and manage your information without being overwhelmed by too much information.

With a few simple steps, you can organize your Outlook and make it more efficient for your work.

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Amit Bansal

Hello, my name is Amit Kumar Bansal, and I am the founder of 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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