Outlook Developer Tab Missing + How To Add Developer Tab On Ribbon In Outlook

Outlook Developer Tab Missing + How To Add Developer Tab On Ribbon In Outlook is hidden and we revealed how to unhide the Developer tab on your Microsoft Office application ribbon.

The Microsoft Add-in Ribbon is a customizable feature from within Office 365 that can be used by developers to create an add-in for Outlook or customize the ribbon itself with additional tabs for usual tasks.

Throughout this article, you will discover how to enable the developer tab Ribbon in Outlook. The developer tab consists of advanced features that can be used by developers at their convenience.

How to enable the developer tab in Outlook?

If you are missing the Developer tab in Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) then you might’ve probably disabled it by accident. Or you might have chosen to remove it from your current version of Microsoft Office 2013. Thankfully, we did some research to figure out how one can get that option back.

We do apologize if this tutorial has come a bit late… we had been busy with work! In any case, here is a complete guide to adding the Developer tab in Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

  • Open Microsoft Outlook.
  • Right-click on ribbon >> click Customize the Ribbon

Customize the Ribbon

Outlook Options dialogue box appears. In the right pane section, the Main tab is selected by default.

Main tab

Click the Developer checkbox [refer: image], Click Ok to complete.

Note: Clicking on the wrench enables all the other features in that section, you can show or hide them by unchecking them separately.

Note: Clicking on the wrench enables all the other features in that section, you can show or hide them by unchecking them separately.

Once you click Ok, you can see the Developer tab in the ribbon on the top of Outlook.

Developer tab

You can also remove the Outlook Developer tab if you don’t need it. The Outlook Developer tab is available when using Outlook 2013 or using a third-party add-in that calls the Autopackage COM component in MAPI and it consists of composer and the Visual Basic (VBA) editor features,

creators that you create your applications, accesses the VBA developer environment, access to COM Add-Ins, and Disabled Items run in outlook.