Get a delivery or read receipt
A delivery receipt tells you that an email message was delivered to the recipient's mailbox, but not whether the recipient has seen it or read it. A read receipt tells you that a message was opened. In both cases, you receive a message notification in your Inbox.
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- In the open message, click Options.
- In the Tracking group, select the Request a Delivery Receipt or the Request a Read Receipt check box.
In the open message, on the Options tab, in the Tracking group, select the Request a delivery receipt or the Request a read receipt check box.
- In the message, click Options.
- Under Voting and tracking options, select the Request a delivery receipt for this message or the Request a read receipt for this message check box.