Toolbar Missing in Outlook 2007 and Ways to Resolve the Problem
Toolbars are horizontal bars that are present commonly at the top of the window. The toolbars in Microsoft Outlook 2007 will display various options for the application like file, edit, view and tools etc. Toolbars sometimes disappear from the application window. The issue will be resolved when you close and open the window again. But sometimes the issue persists till you resolve the problem. Corruption in Microsoft Outlook 2007 can be one of the reasons for this issue. The disabling of toolbars can also result in the toolbar missing. Microsoft Outlook 2007 open in full screen will also remove toolbars from the screen. The missing of toolbars from Microsoft Outlook 2007 prevents you from accessing various application utilities.
Discussed below are some ways to recover the missing toolbar in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Uncheck the Ribbon option on Microsoft Outlook 2007
- Turn on the Toolbar Settings
- Reinstall the Software
Uncheck the Ribbon Option on Microsoft Outlook 2007
Ribbon options are advanced features added to Microsoft Office tools for providing the fastest accessing options for various options. The enabling of the Ribbon option may sometimes causes the missing of toolbars from Microsoft Outlook 2007. So you are recommended to disable the feature by minimizing the Ribbon interface option. For that, open Microsoft Outlook 2007, and select 'Customize Quick Access' toolbar option at the top of the menu bar. The option will appear only after clicking on the arrow pointing downwards. Then uncheck 'Minimize Ribbon' option.
Turn on the Toolbar Settings
Open Microsoft Outlook 2007 window, and click on the 'View' option at the top. Then select the toolbar option and check whether the toolbars listed are selected for display on the window. If not, choose the appropriate toolbar. Check whether the window is in full screen mode, since full screen mode will remove toolbars and other components from the window. Turn off the full screen mode by pressing 'Alt +V' and then press 'U'.
Reinstall the Software
If the above mentioned tips do not solve the toolbar problem, then the cause will be corruption of the software. You should then uninstall Microsoft Outlook 2007. Now download a new version or the same version from the Microsoft Download Center and reinstall the software without any issues. Configure it properly to avoid further issues. Now the issue will be solved.
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