A read receipt confirms that an Outlook message you sent has been received and opened.
This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Outlook: 2010, 2013, and 2016.
When sending a message, if you want to add a read receipt to the message, select the Options tab, and in the Tracking group, check the Request a Read Receipt check box.
Margaux Judge has worked as an e-learning editor and instructional designer for over ten years, writing and editing a wide variety of courses, from technical topics to soft skills. She has a Bachelor's degree in English and Textual Studies from Syracuse University and a Master's degree in Television Writing from Boston University.