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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Outlook 2013: Is it possible to hide quoted text for both incoming and outgoing emails (just like in Gmail)?

Is it possible to hide quoted text in Outlook 2013 for both incoming and outgoing emails (just like in Gmail) ? Slightly related questions: How do I get that nice inline-quote indicator in ...
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Windows 7, Outlook 365, links default to chrome, I prefer Firefox

I am using Outlook 365 on Windows 7. When I get an email with a link in it that the sender inserted, and when I click these links, the link request is opened up in Chrome. I don't use Chrome very ...
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Outlook - How can I see a locally deleted email?

After I delete a message in Outlook 2013, I don't see it in the Deleted Items folder. Where is it located, and how can I undelete it? UPDATE: If this is not supported easily: How can I move Outlook ...
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Outlook: Indent original message when replying, but insert char for plaintext

Outlook 2013 has different options on how to quote the original email when replying. If you choose "Prefix", then it works for both plaintext and html messages. If you choose, however, "Indent", ...
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Outlook - Remove vertical space after message preview

Outlook's message preview is great - it shows you the first line of each message, in its listing in the Inbox. Saves a lot of time. Unfortunately, Outlook puts a large vertical whitespace after each ...
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Outlook - Send plaintext email where possible

Many mail clients will send plaintext emails by default, and only use HTML if necessary (that is, the email contains bold or other formatting). Can Outlook be configured to do so? UPDATE: I see from ...
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Outlook: Changing server settings but not email address

I'm currently switching email provider for a client of mine - they are sticking with the same email address but the email host is changing. They currently use Outlook (2010 I think) and fetch using ...
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How to determine why new laptop is freezing

I have a problem with my work laptop which is frequently freezing. I use it only for MS Office 2010 and browsing internet in Chrome\Firefox. These are the programs that are freezing couple of times a ...
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Sharing tasks in Outlook with custom categories for only the shared task folder?

I want to create a task folder for bugs, to-do's, and improvements on a development project I'm working on. I then want to share that task folder with a few users. I want to categorize the items as ...
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How to disable default reminders for accepted meeting requests?

When accepting a meeting request from other people, a default reminder of 15 minutes is configured for the meeting; I don't want this, and I need everytime to clear it manually. I already configured ...
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Automatically delete older duplicate emails in Outlook

Say I receive a bunch of status updates about remote servers in my mailbox, several dozen emails every day. How do I set up a rule that deletes the oldest IDENTICAL (header and body) email from my ...
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What's the easiest way to distribute ribbon customizations to a mass amount of users?

I want to remove a specific button from displaying in the Outlook 2010 toolbar/ribbon. I've already made the change on an individual machine and it seems to work fine. How can I distribute a change ...
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How to contact Microsoft about an issue with my hot mail account? [on hold]

I have forgotten my password and I have two phase password recovery turned on so every time I ask to reset my password I have to provide two codes one from my email and from a text message send to my ...
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Internet Explorer 11 / Outlook 2013 single sign-on anomaly: it keeps sending Authorization: headers

I have IE 11 and Outlook 2013 on the client side. On ther server side there's centos7, apache 2.4 with auth_ntlm_winbind_module and winbindd. The server URI (http://server.yourdomain.com) is added to ...
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Outlook 2007 cannot copy paste (workaround/solution here)

It seems this is quite a common problem that you cannot copypaste properly in Outlook 2007, and whenever I've checked for solutions, I haven't found any. Common scenarios where you run into this ...
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How to sync Outlook with GroupDav (Egroupware)

Egroupware supports GroupDav, CalDav, CardDav and SyncML. I tested Funambol which seems to be extremely unstable (crashing often). iCal4OL is not developed anymore. Is there any software ...
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How does way to scan within the PST files to find a particular text string?

I've email printout with e-mail subject,sent out by the user who left our employ. His account was deleted and cannot be recovered. The user have left whole lot of PST files and we are hoping that he ...
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Edit options of more calender items at once

I try to set a return patern for more calender items at once (all items in that calender). When i select more items some options will be disabled. How can i set an alarm or return patern for more ...
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Adding attachment option to scheduled email vba script

I am learning VBA, but for the time being I am not that good and I found this macro: Scheduled and recurring email in Outlook? It sends an email thanks to a scheduled appointment set in the ...
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Unable to add Exchange mailbox for user in domain trust environment

We have a domain trust set up between two domains (DomainA, DomainB), and when attempting to add an Outlook mailbox that resides in DomainA for a user that belongs to DomainB - it fails. However the ...
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How to link 2 outlook meetings?

How can you link 2 meetings in outlook? Is it possible to automatically cancel one meeting when another gets cancelled? My team has a recurring meeting set from 2 to 5. The team is distributed in ...
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Saving a .msg from Outlook that contains inline images for offline viewing

I'm trying to create an offline archive of my emails for future reference. I chose Outlook's .msg format because 1) It's a popular format that won't die anytime soon 2) It's a single, self contained ...
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How to avoid Outlook searching the whole e-mail trail

I often use the Outlook 2010 search, and it's a great tool. However sometimes I have a conversation with many e-mail exchanges (e.g.10-20). Then when I search for a specific text, I get 10-20 ...
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My meeting no longer in my calendar, but is in my attendees

I have a recurring monthly meeting I set up, which seems to have disappeared from my calendar. However, it is obviously still in everyone else's as I'm still getting declines and acceptances. I have ...
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Name for outgoing mail - Outlook 2013

Is it possible to set my email address to appear as my name, seen by recipients of my email? In Outlook 2013 > File > Account Information > Account Settings > Change (under the Email tab) > under the ...
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Supported snooze units / formats for Outlook reminders… and how to guard against typos

The Reminders window in Outlook 2010 gives you a dropdown list of Snooze options, but you can also type your own. If I type foo, Outlook responds with 'The snooze time "foo" is invalid. Enter a valid ...
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how to change default delivery store in outlook with gpo or registry key? [closed]

i have users with default delivery store file .pst and i wish to change to Exchange mailbox and not users change again. but i need to do this by gpo o registry key because there are a lot of users. ...
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Outlook 2013 Old Sent items

I cannot see my old sent email in outlook 2013. The sent folder says this computer only. How i can retrieve my old sent items, the windows were formatted so there is no archive folder as well.
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Connect to Outlook button missing from Sharepoint

I am using IE 11 to access a Sharepoint site with a calendar. On IE 10 I could see the option to connect the calendar to Outlook, but on IE 11 this option is missing. On Windows 7, downgrading to IE ...
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Outlook 2013. Wrong unread e-mails count

I am currently experiencing an issue, where I get to see 3 unread messages, even though everything is read in my e-mail. I am using Outlook 2013 along with Kerio connect for Outlook. Everything seems ...
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Using Outlook 2010 Custom Views

I frequently switch between emails sorted by date (newest on top), sorted by From, and sorted by conversation (oldest on top). I'm tired of right clicking and sorting my emails, especially with ...
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Outlook UI blocked by “digitaloptout.com” dialog

Recently my Outlook (connected to a 1and1.com exchange server) has been showing a modal dialog "Contacing: \fp130.digitaloptout.com". This dialog stays up for multiple seconds. It does this every ...
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Brother MFC 7340 printer/scanner won't scan to email because it can't launch Outlook 2013

I launch it, and it doesn't default to use Outlook and requires me to give the path. I do the path to the program files/ms/office/outlook.exe Try again and it gives this error: Cannot start Microsoft ...
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Postbox/Outlook 2013: Strange Contact Import Behaviour

I'm experiencing a very strange error with regards to importing contacts that were exported from the Postbox 3 address book. The CSV file itself is fine - everything maps out nicely in Excel, but ...
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Syncing Sent / inbox folder in Gmail with outlook 2013

My laptop was stolen recently and I had my last back up done in Jan, 2014. I have .pst files for my out look from my last backup. I want to download all the emails in my google mail server account ...
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Find an email's location in Outlook 2010 search

Outlook sends an email somewhere immediately upon arrival in the inbox. When I search for it I can find it in search but cannot tell where it is. (I can locate a test message I sent but cannot find ...
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Set default outlook send address based on TO field

Is there a way to have outlook pick the right email address based on the TO or CC fields? For example, if I am sending an email to domain1.com, use account1@domain2.com, else ... I am open to ...
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Room Finder in Outlook doesn't consistently show up. How does it work?

The Room finder dock on the right hand side of a new meeting doesn't show up for me consistently. Sometimes it's there and sometimes it's not. I thought maybe it was an Exchange connectivity issue ...
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Does AVG Outlook add-on scan drafts?

I'm trying to figure out whether or not the AVG Outlook add-on scans drafts, but I can't find any documentation about this, or any kind of log which indicates when scans are being run. Can anyone ...
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What is stored in IMAP .pst file in MS Outlook?

What exactly contains .pst file (anything besides emails) which is being created when I set up IMAP account in Outlook? What is the difference between it and .pst that is being created with POP ...
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How to read an Outlook AVG add-on footer text

I was recently asked to look through some old e-mails that were sent through Outlook and noticed that the AVG add-on appends some text to the footer of the e-mail. Here is an example of one of the ...
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App Can't Be Activated with built-in administrator using “Office Home & Business 2013” on Windows 8.1?

Using Windows 8.1 with Office-Home & Business 2013 version 15.0.4641.1003. Worked with Microsoft Level 2 tech support to get Outlook working correctly on brand new laptop. They ended up having to ...
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How to designate a folder for cleaned-up items - Outlook 2013

After creating a new folder, call it F, I proceeded as follows: File > Options > Mail, wherein lies Conversation Clean Up feature. Then to the right of 'Cleaned-up items will go to this folder', I ...
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'Clean Up Folder' for email attachments - Outlook 2013

I read http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/use-conversation-clean-up-to-delete-redundant-messages-HA102749184.aspx, but still don't know if this applies to emails with attachments. Suppose ...
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Finding Microsoft document about 'globe' contact in Outlook Address Book

In my Outlook Address Book, I see some contacts that have a globe icon next to it. I cant find the contacts within Active Directory, Exchagne Server and wanted to know how to find and remove the ...
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Automatic selection of from address when replying to a domain alias email from outlook

We have 2 domains. Say domain.com and domainalias.com. Mail server is configured in domain.com and domain alias will work as alias in every email account in domain.com. Example: sales@domain.com will ...
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How to open OST files?

My Exchange Server not work. I need to open my ost file. Is it possible to do this using the Outlook? Files are larger than, which stores a lot of information.
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Outlook contact info as a vcard or .msg file

I'm creating a contact info file which is uploaded to our website and linked to in coworkers signatures. The most common file is a vcard but I've had issues where it only allows 4 specific phone ...
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Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Email is too large, limit size to less than 20 MB

I use email with outlook 2013 and imap to my godaddy webmail which is unlimited. I keep getting this error - ""Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Email is too large, limit size to ...
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Even after changing Office theme, Outlook 2013 is still too bright?

I've already changed to Dark Grey (http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/outlook2013whiteandbright.htm) and consulted ...