Software & Apps MS Office 71 71 people found this article helpful How to Have Outlook Highlight Mail Sent to You Only Add color to email messages and make them easier to spot by Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated on March 26, 2019 rawpixel / pxhere MS Office Outlook Word Excel Powerpoint Tweet Share Email Messages that are sent to just you can stand out with Microsoft Outlook. Force all messages addressed to just you to be formatted a unique way so that it's easy to glance at your email and know which emails you need to open. Instructions in this article apply to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010; and Outlook for Microsoft 365. Highlight Mail Sent to You Only in Outlook Use Conditional Formatting to make specific messages stand out. Go to the View tab and, in the Current View group, select View Settings. Select Conditional Formatting. Select Add. In the Name text box, enter a name for the rule. For example, enter Highlight my messages. Select Font. Choose the desired formatting style for these messages. Choose a Font, Font style, Size, and Color. Select OK to save the settings. Select the rule you created, then select Condition. Select the Where I am checkbox and choose the only person on the To line. If you want to apply this formatting style to unread messages so that read messages look like other messages, go to the More Choices tab and select the Only items that are checkbox and select unread. Select OK to close each of the dialog boxes.