How to remove the Get and set up Outlook mobile app on my phone option from Outlook and Outlook on the web
Original KB number: 4010175
About the Get and set up the Outlook Mobile app on my phone option
Microsoft Outlook 2019, Outlook 2016, Outlook for Microsoft 365, and Outlook on the web (OWA) offer an option to set up the Outlook mobile app for your phone. The option appears in four places in Outlook:
When you select the Inbox folder, the following option appears on top of the navigation pane:
IOS OR ANDROID? Take your Outlook on the go.
When you select the Drafts folder, the following link appears in the right side panel:
Get to your drafts on the go with the Outlook mobile app
When you select the File tab, the following link appears under Account Settings:
Get the Outlook app for iPhone, iPad, Android, or Windows 10 Mobile.
The final page of the Add Account wizard contains a check box that has the following label:
Set up Outlook Mobile on my phone, too
How to remove this option in Outlook 2019, Outlook 2016, and Outlook for Microsoft 365
You can remove this option by adding and configuring the
DisableOutlookMobileHyperlink registry entry as follows:
Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.
Exit Outlook 2016, Outlook 2019, or Outlook for Microsoft 365.
Start Registry Editor. (To do this, press Windows logo key+R, type regedit.exe in the Open box, and then select OK.)
In Registry Editor, locate and select one of the following subkeys:
On the Edit menu, select New, and then select DWORD (32-bit) Value.
Select and hold (or right-click) DisableOutlookMobileHyperlink, and then select Modify.
In the Value data box, type 1, and then select OK.
Exit Registry Editor.
You can remove this option in the Local Group Policy Editor. To do this, set Disable Outlook Mobile Hyperlink to Enabled as follows:
Select Search, type gpedit, and then select Edit Group Policy.
Select User Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates, and then select Microsoft Outlook 2016 > Outlook Options > Other.
Right-click Disable Outlook Mobile Hyperlink, and then select Edit.
Select Enabled, and then select OK.
Exit the Local Group Policy Editor.
How to remove this option in Outlook on the web
You can remove this option by using Exchange Online PowerShell as follows: