LSUMail: Spell Check in Outlook Web App (OWA)

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General Information

The latest version of the Office Web App (OWA), accessed by navigating to, does not have spell check built into it. Instead, it uses the spell check features built into the web browsers on which it is accessed.


Known Issue

If spell check is not working in OWA, please verify that you have the appropriate version of your preferred browser:

Browser List
Appropriate Version

Internet Explorer

Version 10 or Later


Latest version


Latest version


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Although some features do work on older versions of the browsers, for the best OWA experience with the most features Upgrade to the Latest Version of your preferred browser.


Referenced From:

7/26/2023 11:33:04 AM