Outlook is a personal information manager software used as an email client, calendar/appointment manager and contact book. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.

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Empty “Sent items” folder

On a Windows 7 client machine with Outlook 2007 installed we have two mail accounts: one connected to a local MS Exchange server the other to a POP3 generic e-mail account. For some reason all the ...
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“View on Server” button in Outlook 2013

What is the purpose of the "View on Server" button in Outlook 2013? We work with a local MS Exchange server and once activated for certain e-mail folders I am unable to deactivate it. Thanks.
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Conversation/Thread Based Outlook Mail Filter

I am (seriously!) struggling to create a filter in Outlook that achieves the following: Shows all emails in a converstation view where: the last email in the chain was sent by me the last email ...
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Specific user cannot be added to Room Appointment Exhange Outlook 2010

This only happens with one user and any room in outlook. Making meeting in - outlook 2010 > meeting > add user > click rooms > choose room > room information flashes on the screen and then is ...
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Using Outlook via MS Activesync?

I sync to my work Outlook using activesync. This account has all of my contacts (work and private) and Calendar (work and private) combined. This works well for my phone (Android 4.x) and my laptop ...
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Outlook thread view drives me mad

Is there any view to make Outlook conversation view...well.sane? All I need is to group emails by conversations/threads and inside each conversation/thread to view the emails in the order they have ...
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How do I search Outlook messages for colons, spaces or parentheses?

I have a few hundred messages that are all mostly identical. Each message has one of the following strings in the message body. foo:1 (bar) foo:2 (bar) I would like to find all messages with the ...
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How to automatically download incoming mails moved to some folder by server side filter rule

I use Microsoft Outlook 2007. I created a server side rule that should move emails from some sended to a folder other than Inbox. Right now messages from this user are not downloaded automatically ...
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Re-encode emails and auto-forward to a specific mailbox

I am working in an Exchange 2010 environment, and I am interested in doing the follow: Having a Server-Side rule that takes all emails sent to a particular address, and forwards them to a new ...
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outlook 2013 email keeps asking me to save an email address, how do I turn that off

why does outlook keep asking me save every email address to an address book before I can send it, can I turn this setting off? sometimes I just want to send a random email.
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The public folder was created on Outlook did not display on Address Book

In my Outlook, I created some public folders, and other users (within the same exchange server) saw them. But, when I click to drop down Address Book on Outlook, I cannot see the public folders here. ...
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Outlook “skip” on reciving mail from 1 account

I added a Gmail account to outlook.for some reason when i do "send/receive" its send receive on 2 previous accounts, on the new account its only "sending". is see like this: account 1 sending. ...
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SPF Record — fighting spoofing email [migrated]

We are getting email's from email addresses that are from old employees and the addresses have been deleted. This is spoofing, right? Example getting emails from Doe1@domain.com but Doe1 email has ...
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Can IMAP clients read my contacts from Office 365?

I'm using a Mac. I'm using Postbox as my email client (which is actually Firefox thunderbird under the hood). I'm connecting to my email that is hosted in Office 365 via IMAP. Email works great. ...
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is there an easy way to delete old emails from outlook having a date range?

Is there a way that I can set a rule or something to delete old emails from outlook? For example I would like to get rid of all my email since I started working on the company until December 31/ 2013
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How to filter Outlook 2007 categories with a single click?

In contrast to 2010, I have not yet found a less tedious method to filter the view by categories than Filters -> Others (or similar, I have the German version) -> Category -> select one or ...
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How to have Outlook automatically assign the categories of a replied to mail to the response?

As this question noted, Outlook 2007 unfortunately removes categories from replies, thus requiring me to (re)categorize replies (to replies). Now while one could setup filters to some extend, I wonder ...
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How to have Outlook automatically assign existing categories when they appear in incoming mails?

I created some mail categories identical to keywords that appear in related emails and would like to have the categories applied automatically to them. Surely I could manually create filters for each ...
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Sync Local ICS File with Android via Exchange/Outlook

At my company we have a 3rd party app which tracks off-hours duty for all of our engineers. The app is not web-enabled and we cannot make any changes to it. It does write a simple text file and I have ...
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Outlook 2013 Read messages disappear from view

When I am in a search and I mark the message read, or even if I begin to reply to the message, it disappears from view and doesn't allow for the reply. The only way to see it again is to get out of ...
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Export Outlook 2010 account when there is more than one

I have two Outlook 2010 profiles on my Win 7 desktop. I travel extensively for long periods. I successfully exported my work profile so I could access it on my laptop when I travel using the great ...
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Outlook Group and Individual e-mail

I received a contact group via e-mail. I dragged and dropped it into my Contacts. I see the group and all it's members. How do I copy all the members of the group into individual contacts now?
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Outlook calendar

I recently opened an "iCalendar" from a public library and now my Outlook calendar has every upcoming event for the library until November! Any suggestions how I can delete this icalendar from my ...
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If email not received then do X (outlook 2013 on Exchange 2010)

I receive notification emails daily and would like to automate an easier way to manage all of those notifications. For example: Notification 1 from asd@qwerty.com is received daily between 10pm-1am ...
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Run a .net application with standard privilage on a administrator account

If im logged in as an administrator on windows is it possible to run a application with standard privileges? It seems like outlook is run with standard privilege even if started on from an admin ...
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Is that possible to have a Shamsi (persian) Calendar in Windows? What about Microsoft Office

Is there any solution for replacing the current Georgian Calendar of Microsoft Windows with Shamsi (Persian) Calendar? Although, Microsoft Excel and other packages of Microsoft Office must recognize ...
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How to remove > in email replies in Outlook 2010?

What's the correct term for this? I tried Googling 'arrow symbol' but to no avail. The only returned results concern 'paragraph marks', but I'm not asking about the pilcrow symbol here. The arrows ...
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How to export backup for multiple email accounts within Outlook at once?

Thus far, I've only been able to export the .pst file for one Outlook email account at a time, thanks to support.sherweb.com/Faqs/Show/how-to-export-an-outlook-2010-pst-file-exchange-2010. How can ...
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Why does the Outlook PST repair tool always report that many errors?

I routinely run the Outlook PST repair tool (scanpst.exe) on my .pst file every few month. I like to make sure that my mails are not becoming corrupted slowly over time. I never noticed any data ...
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Why are my grouped Outlook tasks off by a day?

I am trying to group my Outlook tasks by Due Date and they are grouping to be off by a day. Is there another field I should be using? Is this a DateTime issue where Outlook is doing some timezone ...
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Outlook 2007 - how do I capture all email addresses in a folder to make a new distribution list?

How can I bulk harvest all email addresses in a folder to create a mailing list without having to open and copy/paste each email?
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outlook 2010 non-delivery reports chinese/junk characters

I have an Exchange 2013 mailbox that receives bounce reports (non-delivery reports) auto generated by our Amazon SES account. The reports come in as english HTML messages with content="text/html; ...
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How to open Disable Add-ins dialog in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2013, we can open this dialog by clicking on Manage Add-ins button in File > Info session. But, in Outlook 2010, I cannot do it. I still remember I can open this dialog in Outlook 2010 ...
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MS Outlook 2013 recurring email

Using MS Outlook 2013, how can I send recurring emails on a daily basis? I do not want to create a task. Currently I send myself about a dozen emails every day at a specific time. Unfortunately, I ...
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Outlook 2010/2013 open other mailbox from multiple accounts

I have Outlook 2013 and I have added 2 different accounts from the same domain. My first account: (Rob) has access to 3 other mailboxes which I have added and they are visible in Outlook. My second ...
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Deploy macros and ribbon button - Outlook 2010

We need to deploy macros across our organization, along with a shortcut button up on the ribbon, in Outlook 2010. Right now, the way we're slated to do this is by copying over and overwriting the ...
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Outlook 2013 VBA: Refer to editor in reading pane

I am trying to assign a category to a message when sending it (a 'Send Now' category to override a send delay). The macro below works fine when editing the message in a separate window, but it hangs ...
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Stuck outgoing email in Outlook 2010

I use Outlook 2010 with Outlook Connector, in which my two other Hotmail accounts have been sending and receiving properly and fine for the past year. In Outlook: I tried to add a third Hotmail ...
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There is no email program associated

I am trying to install Outlook 2010 pro 32 bit on my W7 32 bit machine. I have created the email account, which sends/receives, but, every time I load up Outlook, I get the same message I have ...
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How to determine which rule is causing outlook to move an email?

Outlook is moving some emails to a folder of mine that it should not be. I'm guessing the reason for this is a logic error in one of the rules I made, but I don't want to go through all of my rules to ...
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Keyboard shortcuts in Outlook not working as they should

In my instance of Outlook, the letter "k" is underlined in the "Mark as read" context menu item. However, according to this document, the shortcut to mark an email as read is Control+Enter. After ...
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How to change the .pst default location in outlook 2013

how can i change the data file location in outlook 2013 for yahoo mail. i have configured the mail account which is working fine. But i already have a PST file in a separate location, and i want my ...
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Outlook 2013 Disable notifications from another users mailbox?

User A has User B's mailbox in their outlook. Since adding it, User A now gets all of the notifications from User B's calender. Is there a way to disable this?
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Updating outlook calender appointment details from VB.NET application

My winform application is able to create outlook appointments. I can send request and it automaticly saves in my calender. I can pull a particular appointment, make changes and update it in my ...
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2010 Outlook settings

Every morning when I open Outlook my mail options are reset, specificially my signnature fonts AND (the most irritating) in Advanced View Settings: Messages under "Group By" the "automatically group ...
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How to troubleshoot a previous Exchange 2010 error with emails?

A client of ours reported that from Tuesday evening to this morning, no emails were being received, then all of a sudden everyone's emails came through all at once. This is internal as well as ...
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How to block an address but not domain - Outlook?

I consulted http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/add-names-to-the-junk-e-mail-filter-lists-HA001230163.aspx#BM3, though I'm only a dilettante at computering. For example, how can I block ...
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Find outlook mail after clicking todo flag as done

The situation Over time I flagged several mails as 'todo' without any date. When I want to do something, I can go to this list and pick an item. However, this time I accidentally clicked on the ...
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How do I create an outlook rule to resend an email to a contact group by bcc?

How do I create an outlook rule to resend an email to a contact group by bcc? On a particular email account whenever I receive an email I would like to resend this email to a group of people, and I'd ...
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Outlook macro to confirm reply or reply all when sending

I often mistakenly select the reply option when there are many people involve in the talk and I actually want to reply to all of them. Are there any way to check this before sending the mail?