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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Replacing Outlook/Exchange as CRM system [on hold]

My dept. is currently using a shared mailbox as our CRM-system. Our needs aren't very big, and the only thing we currently use it for is storing old communication between us and our customer. No ...
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When can people tell if you're online (without having been explicitly setup that way) [on hold]

On my Android phone I notice at the top left corner of some messages there is a green dot beside the senders name. On other messages the dot is gray. This is in the stock e-mail app that comes with ...
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Microsoft Outlook.com search function [on hold]

Is it just me, or is the search on Outlook.com absolutely dire? I can only get results from within the last few months when using a keyword or address. I had a workaround that I could get older ...
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Same certificate for encryption for different To:-addresses

When I write a mail and click on encrypt in message options, how can I tell outlook to use the same certificate when writing to two different mail addresses of the same person? In my case, the ...
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Can I view the email properties in one line in Outlook.com like one can in Outlook 2013 [migrated]

It'd help me better manage my emails if I could view the subject and sender of an email in one line instead of 2. Like one can in Outlook 2013. Is there any way to do this in Outlook.com ?
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Backing up specific emails from Gmail to Outlook or Thunderbird

I’ve been using Gmail from the day it appeared. Naturally, over the years, some of my work email related to several projects wound up on my private email, which I’m referring to here. I’ve tagged all ...
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Cannot create new email in Outlook 2007

I have a big problem with Outlook 2007 Pro version. I installed Outlook 2007 Pro, activated it, and created an Outlook profile successfully, but the "New email" button is always disable. I can ...
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Opening .csv files from Outlook in Excel

I am sent a lot of .csv files and ideally I would like these .csv files to open in Microsoft Excel rather than in Notepad. This is what used to happen. So then I can either preview them in the mail in ...
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What is this Outlook “Rules” warning actually telling me?

I have an Outlook Rule that looks like this: The text version is: Apply this rule after the message arrives   with Cron in the subject or body and with Cron Daemon in the message ...
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Troubleshooting Outlook name cannot be resolved

I have installed Microsoft Outlook 2013 on a VM and the networking was mis-configured so that I could ping the Exchange Server (Exchange Server 2013) but not ping from Exchange to the client. I have ...
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Outlook 2010: show the color category when composing an e-mail

I'm composing a new e-mail. Is there a way to show on screen the color category, which has just been set? Sometimes I set a color on the beginning, and when finishing composing the mail I'm not sure ...
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Script: forward all emails from inbox, after users sends 'request' (Outlook 2003)

I am looking for a Outlook (2003) script. What I need: I want to forward all my emails from mailbox-A (from a PC) to mailbox-B (on my phone). The catch is: This rule should only run, when I send a ...
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Merge Outlook .pst file with Outlook.com and Office 365

I have been using Outlook for years to manage all of my emails. Recently, we have upgraded and have started to use Office 365 to manage our mail domains which are accessed through ...
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Outlook Macro not firing

My macro was working fine the other day, but as of today, it does not. I have not changed the program, nor the code, nor updated via Windows Update. I use Kaspersky. When the user clicks send, it ...
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Exchange server 2007 empty Recipients fields

There is something that has been driving me crazy regarding the message tracking in exchange server 2007, which is: No matter which tool I use when viewing the message tracking the recipients field is ...
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How to connect Outlook 2010 to Exchange 2013

I've installed Exchange 2013 on a computer running Server 2012 R2 on my local network. I've set it up as a domain controller, using a domain that I own. I can send and receive email using Outlook ...
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how to turn off link preview in Outlook 365

Whenever I add a url link in a message body, Outlook 365 adds a preview of the web site. I can click on disable preview; how do I disable this feature by default?
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Outlook rule to convert email from specific user to plain-text

Is there an option in Outlook to set the default formatting to plain text for emails from a specific user - I've already checked outlook rule to convert incoming email to plain-text however if you use ...
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How to modify user data on Exchange [migrated]

I'm looking for the best way to update our employee's information in Exchange. I'm currently trying to modify employee information using the EWS API. I can modify contact information, but only for a ...
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Password On Contacts?

I am sharing personal contacts information with another employee, we are using Outlook 2013 on a exchange server. My question "Is there a way for me to put a password on his contacts information on my ...
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Open full contact editing pane when adding contact from email in Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 has added a new feature that's causing me a bit of grief. I like to add people to my contacts directly from an email, by hovering over their email address and selecting add: Step 1 ...
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When using multiple accounts, how to ensure emails are sent from the correct account

I use 2 email accounts with Outlook. One for work, one for personal. The problem I have is I am forever sending work emails from my personal account! How do I set up a list of "do not send email to ...
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Syncing all emails from exchange server to local mail client

I use Microsoft Outlook (2013) for my email at work. Now I'm in a situation where only some of the emails are stored locally on my computer; some are only on the server. How can I perform a sync so ...
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Display receiving email address (the one sent to) in message view or message list in Outlook 2007?

not finding this answer on google. I am assuming this is difficult and/or requires CFG files or custom forms. I have a lot of aliases coming to my inbox, and I need a way to view my receiving email ...
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Prevent Outlook Calendar from Automatically Entering Edit Mode

When I am reviewing my Calendar in Outlook 2013, I often click on the date to highlight it. Now, if I click on the date in the monthly calendar view, Outlook automatically puts me in Edit mode, ...
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How to sort HTML email in Outlook 2010

I'm sent emails from a program called Crucible for code reviews. Some of the code reviews I'm the author. Some of them I'm just a reviewer. I would like to be able to sort my email in outlook based ...
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How to update meeting in outlook without requiring responses

I have a recurring meeting set up in Outlook that everyone has already accepted to. I want to update one occurrence of the meeting with an agenda - something that would not change acceptance status. ...
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Why does the credential pop up constantly in my application which uses MAPI [migrated]

I wrote an application to call MAPI, it is normally that the credential pops up when my application runs into call MAPILogonEx. After input the correct credential and log on successfully, the ...
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Exchange 2010 OOF spam response

We're using a Linux mailfilter/smarthost to filter email and tag it as spam before it reaches the Exchange 2010. Email that is over a certain threshold is simply dropped, but some small amount of spam ...
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Outlook 10 error: General failure. The URL was: Application not found

I am using Outlook 10 and it was opening hyperlinks in Firefox. I uninstalled Firefox and installed Chrome. From Chrome->settings I have set up it as default web browser. The problem is that now ...
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Outlook 2013 Can I set an Out of Office Reply When Closing the Software [duplicate]

I would like to have outlook 2013 set an auto responder when I close the program for when I leave the office and etc.
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Save multiple outlook emails individually (same subject lines)

I'm trying to save off a large archive folder of emails (individually). However, when I drag the contents of the folder to a folder outside of Outlook, any emails with the same subject line are being ...
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How can I disable hyperlinks in my Outlook signature?

I am using Outlook 2010 and I don't want my email address in my signature to be hyperlinked. Is there a way to prevent that from happening?
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Auto-forwarding Meeting planners as invites not attachments

All, I have setup a rule where for any message I get that is a of type "meeting invitation or update" to forward it to another email address (SharePoint Calendar). However, rather than it being ...
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How to change the version of Chrome?

I am using a specific Chrome build that I prefer over the latest build. Whenever I log into outlook.com now I am getting a "please update your browser to the latest version" message I have to click ...
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Make it so Outlook does not open the first mail in the inbox

Similar to Make it so Outlook does not select the first mail in the inbox I don't want Outlook 2010 to open the first email automatically if I click on "Inbox". I also get some Junk Mails and don't ...
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Can you change Outlook desktop notifications to metro style in windows 7?

There is a major difference in the Windows 7 and Windows 8 Outlook desktop alerts (see below). I was wondering if it was possible to make it so the desktop notifications seen in Windows 8 could be ...
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Make an outlook rule for appointment invitations

Is it possible to make an outlook rule that moves any calendar appointments I receive to a certain folder? SO doesnt think this post is good enough, so I need more text.
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Outlook 2013 is marking all messages read when it is opened

I have outlook 2013 and it is marking every message in my inbox read the second I open the program. I have no way of knowing which emails I have actually read or not. I can't figure out any reason ...
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How do I import a .pst into my temporary ost?

We've recently migrated from in house Exchange to Exchange online. My email client is Outlook 2010. This went fine, however removing the old account was tricky (you cannot remove a primary account, ...
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Is there a way to synchronize my entire mailbox from Gmail, to Outlook 2011?

I have a personal GMail account and a second GMail account that is managed by Google Apps. When I received the second, new mail account about a month ago, I decided to have all of my mail forwarded ...
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Outlook : Prepend time to appointment subject

I want the title / subject of every appointment to be prepended with the its time. I want the title to automatically be updated to correspond to the event's time (If I change the date, so does the ...
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How to allow squid to grant access for outlook

I have configured squid at RedHat Linux 5.4 and all my Windows networks use 192.168.5.100 and port 3128 as proxy for accessing Internet. But while sending and receiving emails at Microsoft outlook ...
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Outlook Choose Profile Once-Off

Is there a way to get Outlook to only ask to choose profile as a once-off every now and then? Currently I would go into Control Panel and change the setting to ask at boot and then turn it off when ...
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How do I disable an Outlook 2013 add-in without starting Outlook?

All the guides I've found online start with "go to the Tools menu". My problem is that Outlook 2013 will not start at all because it gets stuck at start-up while it tries to load the TeamViewer ...
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How do I back up my 'rules', 'imap' settings, and 'favourites' in Outlook 2013?

I am about to rebuild my machine. I wan't to back up Outlook 2013 but I don't want to do all this business with .PST files I simply want to back up the settings because I use IMAP so everything should ...
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Outlook 2011 mailbox error on a mac

I have set up an email address here at my work using outlook 2011 on a mac. But it's having problems. I am running OS X 10.9.2 on an iMac. The thing is, I can still get my email, and send email too. ...
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different order of recipients in outlook vs Mail on iPhone

When I read mail on outlook, the recipients are 1,2,3 in order of names but reading the same message on Mail on the iphone , the order is switched to 3,2,1 . The sender is using iMail in macos to ...
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How to stop Outlook from blocking ANY attachments?

There is a long list of file extensions blocked by Outlook. I've found instructions on which registry setting to stop single file extensions from being blocked, but I don't want Outlook to block any ...
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Configuring Outlook 2010 for Google Apps

This should be very simple to do I believe, however I've spent over an hour trying various methods found around the web and haven't got any further. Is anyone able to offer any assistance on why ...