How To Automatically Close A Message With A Reply/Forward
When you open an Outlook message in its own window, by default that window remains open until you close it. However, Outlook has a setting that will automatically close messages when you reply to or forward them.
- Click File
- Click on Options
- Select Mail in the left column
- In the right column scroll down to Replies and Forwards
- Click the Close original message windows when replying or forwarding checkbox
- Click OK