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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How to disable the Outlook.com new preview [migrated]

I just logged into my hotmail account at Outlook.com and was surprised to see a new look. I searched for hours trying to figure out how to go back to the old style but there is no option. It seems ...
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Import outlook contacts into thunderbird (including pictures/photos)

Question: How can I transfer an Outlook Express (MS Office Professional Plus 2010) address book to Thunderbird, including the contact pictures? As plus: add a shared outlook contact folder ...
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How do you sum 2 or more already calculated fields in microsoft outlook forms?

I am creating a form in microsoft outlook for employee expenses. It will have several lines of Net, VAT and gross amounts. The gross amount is a sum of Net and VAT which are hard coded, using a ...
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Outlook says “Updating Inbox 3.99GB” and doesn't download mails (Office 365)

Well this was a very well known issue as the title explains but in my case, the "updating inbox 3.99GB" keeps on repeating to the same state. No new mail activities or even download progress on Inbox, ...
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MS macro to copy and paste Outlook bodytext to Word document

It sounds pretty simple. I am trying to create a macro to copy and paste Outlook’s e-mail bodytext to a placeholder text in a Word document. I have been trying for hours to record different workflows. ...
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looking to sync or backup outlook “quick steps”

we use a lot of default "quick steps" in outlook, to categorize mails, move to folder, set a flag ecc... the problem is that exchange do not syncronize those actions, so everytime we have a clean ...
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Excel 2010 VBA to Hyperlink Active Cell to itself, so it would lead to it's exact location from when that cell is pasted and sent in Outlook e-mail

Objective: Excel 2010 - VBA to Hyperlink Active Cell to itself, so it would lead to it's exact location on spreadsheet from when that cell is pasted and sent in Outlook e-mail. I need to keep the ...
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Receiving/Disappearing Outlook and my Good For Enterprise E-mails

I use Outlook and Good For Enterprise for my e-mail. When I log off of my computer and Outlook I start receiving all my e-mail on my phone but when I log back onto my computer, all of my email ...
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Can I control what Outlook pastes when I copy a sender/recipient from a message?

When I select a sender or recipient in a message and copy/paste it in a plain text document I get the name of the person + the e-mail address wrapped in angle brackets. E.g.: Matthew Johnson ...
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How to automatically block time before/after meetings in Outlook?

Recently, I find myself in the bad situation to have all working hours covered in meetings - back to back with no time in between to prepare or wrap-up (or just to take a break). Is there any way ...
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forwarding an email for an Outlook calendar event

Using Office 2010, I forwarded an email for an invitation to person A (person A was not on the original list of recipients of the email). I included a message for person A only. In my sent folder. ...
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Outlook 2013 constantly utilizes on cpu core

I recently upgraded to MS Outlook 2013. And since then Outlook utilizes one CPU core all the time. I use IMAP and I suspected the IMAP connector because I have seen a lot of complaints on IMAP in ...
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Outlook Doesn't Display my default calendar view

Need help with my Outlook default calendar view. Outlook does not display my calendar by defaut. It displays my historical list of meetings but not my daily/weekly calendar. Please have a look at it ...
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Outlook 2010 - setting a rule for an incoming mail (read or unread)

I need a little advice on Outlook 2010. There is this situation: - one webmail account which is used by a several people (using web browser or phone to access it) - one computer with MS Outlook 2010 ...
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Cannot Delete Outlook 2013 Folder

I am attempting to delete a Folder in Outlook 2013 which was related to a secondary exchange email box. When right-clicking the top level folder for the email I select Close "folderxxx". I then ...
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How to share junk mail lists between multiple computers?

I have multiple computers running Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013. Is there a way to share a black and white list for junk mail, so I don't have to setup those lists in every computer? Plus, I would ...
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Is it possible to share a hyperlink in en outlook email to a specific excel worksheet?

I have an Excel workbook which I can shared by sending a hyperlink to this file by e-mail. But I do not just want to share the file, but link specifically to a certain worksheet. I know that linking ...
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Outlook | How to combine/group emails as in gmail?

Gmail combines/groups Emails with the same subject to one massage. How can i have this kind of combining/grouping in MS Outlook? Long Version by example Initial Message Paul -> Kate, Anna ...
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Office 2011 Will not open a shared secondary 365 calendar

I have a calendar that I shared from the office 365 portal. This is not the default calendar associated with the account but a secondary one. I am not sure how this was created as it was before my ...
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Outlook: Accessing other e-mail addresses from left-hand panel

At work, we have a couple of shared/common e-mail addresses, for example "hr@company.com" and "hseq@company.com". I have access to a couple of these folders/email-addresses, but in order to do it, I ...
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Add Outlook 2013 mail to Windows 10 Action Center and Lock Screen

The inverse of this question: How do I get new mail from Outlook 2013 to show up in Action Center and Lock Screen on Windows 10? The "Microsoft Outlook" and "Outlook 2013" toggles are on in the ...
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Switching Server on Same Domain Exchange

I am migrating my work from a Rackspace server to Office 365. The question I have is when I switch my domain records to the office 365 side. Can I go into the current outlook set up and run a repair ...
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Outlook exchange duplicated mailboxes

This issue is happening on multiple users, but here is one for an example: One of our users is an assistant which deals with 5 other users mailboxes. We have her main email account on her outlook, ...
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Outlook Express emails disappeared - can I get them back?

A user opens his Outlook Express 6 (all windows updates up to date) this morning and finds that his inbox is empty. 200-odd messages that were there yesterday have disappeared. I have checked that ...
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What's the shortcut in outlook to search the currently selected e-mail?

I imagine it's the same in all versions of outlook but I am using 2013. I do a search and then click an e-mail, within that e-mail I want to search for a keyword. Normally I'd expect it to be CTRL+F ...
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Export inbox/sent items e-mail address in Outlook [duplicate]

I need to export all inbox and sent items e-mail addresses to a CSV or TXT file. i.e. everyone who has sent me an e-mail, and everyone I have e-mailed. Is this possible
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What is the “Burst” rule in Outlook 2011?

I am automating my workflow, and I found this action to be performed once the conditions of a rule are met: However, several Google searches failed me, and I can't find out what "Burst" does. I ...
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Autocomplete for Outlook addresses has stopped working

The autocomplete function of MS Office Outlook 2003 has stopped filling in the email addresses. The only thing I can think of which changed is that I upgraded to Windows 10. Help? Thank you for any ...
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Office Assistant Calendar Printing / Save Template

I am running MS 7 / MS office 2010. Have downloaded the Office Calendar Assistant Software. New user for this software. I have selected a template (day, week, month) that I want to use repeatedly. ...
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Tasks or meetings not shown under calendar

When opening outlook, I used to see under my calendar (right side of screen) all my next 3-4 meetings of the day. Now it only shows a calendar but no meetings or tasks for the day.
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Error on migrating outlook emails to gmail

I'm attempting to migrate my emails to a new gmail account using the migration tool. I've already setup my the "send as" functionality on gmail so I can send as my old address and I've added the pop3 ...
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How do I combine address books in Outlook

Somehow I have developed several files, within Outlook, that contain addresses. I would like to combine them into one file. How can I do this?
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Outlook rule across mail boxes

At my workplace, I am supposed to use two different email address (one with the employer and another one with the customer). I have setup outlook with both these mailboxes and is using this method for ...
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How can I add an attachment directly to an email from the web

I regularly write emails where I have to attach a a file which I download directly from the web. Instead of having to download the file and then add it to the email I would prefer to just directly add ...
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Combining POP3 and Exchange Inboxes Has Wrecked Outlook 2007

A client has two POP3 accounts and 1 Exchange Account in Outlook 2007 on Windows 7. She attempted to combine all three accounts into a single Inbox by changing the "Deliver new mail to" location on ...
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How to just search last 3 months in Outlook?

this page does not seem to be particularly well structured nor does it appear to have a full list of usable values
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Windows 10 - Cannot login to any mail client

I recently upgraded to windows 10 in my laptop. All has been smooth. But i cannot login to mail, store or calendar using mail accounts. What happens is, Start/mail/add account/ then the "choose an ...
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How can I find “Ignored” messages in MS Outlook?

I've recently started using the "Ignore" feature of MS Outlook. However, I now want to stop ignoring a specific conversation. At the moment, the only way I know I can find that conversation is by ...
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Created an outlook rule to move emails from specific group to a specific folder but it is moving emails from individuals, aswell to that folder

I have created an outlook rule to move emails from specific group, say ABC to a specific folder(Test1) but it is moving emails from individual, part of the same group ABC, as well to that ...
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Rules does not show mail as read

I have a rule that moves certain emails to a folder. I go into folder and read them but it does not change the mail icons to an open envelope. Any one know why it doesn't?
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Is there a hotkey to navigate messages in an email thread in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook message threads, there are links in the courner that let you jump to different messages in the thread (First, Previous, Next, Last). Is there a hotkey to use these links without clicking on ...
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Require confirmation to delete unread message? (Outlook 2013)

Is there a configuration option in Outlook 2013 that will make the program prompt me for confirmation when I delete an unread email from my Inbox, but not when I delete an email that has already been ...
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Developer are you missing your outlook meeting appointment often because notification goes in the background?

As I developer, I was frustrated that my boss and co worker put a label on my head that I was always late to a meeting. But like every late goers I have my own excuse. When you are heavily typing on ...
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Does anyone have a fix for FireFox locking up with the new Outlook email website?

I am using the latest version of the Firefox portable app off a flash drive. About a week ago MS Outlook changed their Outlook email website. Now, when I log in, most of the page contents loads and ...
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Could an infinite loop be created in Outlook using Contact Groups?

This question is just out of curiosity. I know that Contact Groups can be nested to form groups-within-groups, but will an infinite loop be created if the first group is nested again later? ...
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Shrinking Outlook pst file

My wife recently upgraded to Windows 10. Not super fast, and think it is time for a fresh install. Looking for files to save and came across a 5+ GB PST file. Had her delete about 80% of them, and ...
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Outlook always asks me to select profile, even after making the only one the default

After trying to install Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook, each time I start Outlook 2013 I get this message. Despite checking "set as default profile" it comes back each time. Is there anyway ...
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Transfer full ownership of calendar in Outlook 2010

Is it possible to transfer full ownership of a calendar in Outlook 2010? It seems that simply setting a user to the "owner" permission level (via the calendar's properties window) does not grant that ...
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Yahoo Mail Forwarding Issue [closed]

At our very small company, most people have their work email forwarded to a yahoo address, and when emails get sent the following message comes back from yahoo. Anyone have any ideas? Do I have to ...
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How do I combine up to 6 emails in a daily digest and return them to the group

I work in a corporate PC environment using MS Office & outlook 2010 & 2013 We have recently used a free service called justinapp.io but have found it stopped working and would like to ...