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Ensure MailTips are enabled for end users

M365 (Office 365)

Ensure MailTips are enabled for end users

MailTips assist end users with identifying strange patterns to emails they send.

By default, MailTips for end users are disabled.

User impact

Setting up MailTips gives a visual aid to users when they send emails to large groups of recipients or send emails to recipients not within the tenant.

Users affected​

All of your Microsoft 365 users.


You should have Microsoft Defender for Office 365 P1 at least for enabling the MailTips.

Next steps

To enable MailTips, use the Exchange Online PowerShell Module:

  1. Run Microsoft Exchange Online PowerShell Module
  2. Connect using “Connect-ExchangeOnline”
  3. Run the following PowerShell command:

Set-OrganizationConfig -MailTipsAllTipsEnabled $true – MailTipsExternalRecipientsTipsEnabled $true -MailTipsGroupMetricsEnabled $true -MailTipsLargeAudienceThreshold ’25’

How the MailTip looks like:


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