Module 3 Assignment: Personalize Your Inbox

A Screenshot of a user's Microsoft Outlook inbox fully configured.

For this assignment, you will personalize your Inbox according to the instructions below. Follow the directions, then submit your assignment. If you get stuck on a step, review this module and ask your classmates for help in the discussion forum.


  1. If you do not have an account, go to in your web browser to create one.
  2. Open your Inbox in your web browser.
  3. Change how your email is sorted.
A screenshot of the inbox tab in Outlook, with a dropdown on the right hand side that says filter.
  • Choose Filter.
  • Select Sort By.
  • Choose Subject.
  1. Open the Settings Pane. Select Settings at the top of the page.
A screenshot of the Outlook settings pane, with the cursor hovering over a settings icon shaped like a gear.
  1. Under Theme, select Circuit.
A screenshot of the Outlook theme selection pane. The first theme is selected.
  1. Enable Dark Mode with the toggle.
A screenshot of Outlook settings. Below the search bar and theme selections, there is a toggle switch allowing the user to turn on dark mode.
  1. Set your Display Density to Full.
  2. Select View All Outlook Settings.
  3. Change your Reading Pane location.
  • Select Mail, then Layout.
A screenshot of Outlook layout settings, where users can choose to display the reading pane to the right, the bottom, or to hide the reading pane.
  • Select At The Bottom.

Take a screenshot of your newly-configured Inbox and submit your Assignment.