Outlook URL Shortening?

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Outlook URL: I first noticed this a few weeks ago, When copying and pasting a URL into an email it shortens the URL and  gives it the pages title. At first i thought my firms Devs had changed  the way our CRM works, but then  I noticed it happening with SharePoint URLs as well, this is  what I mean;

Outlook URL Shortened

I don’t have a problem with it, in fact I much prefer it! However I got an email this morning from someone asking how to turn it off.  As it transpires it has nothing to do with Outlook at all.  It’s a feature of the Microsoft Edge browser.

Outlook URL Shortening is Really Microsoft Edge 

Within Microsoft Edge > Preferences > Share, Copy, and Paste > Select your preference, if you want  to disable this feature select ‘Plain Text’

Outlook URL Shortener Edge

And now the actual URL will be posted.

Outlook Paste Full URL

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Author: PeteLong

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