The 2013 version of the [Microsoft Outlook personal information manager](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Outlook).

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outlook 2013 turning off storing changes to local contacts

I am setting up a new Exchange Server 2013, and we have a public folder of Contacts. Our clients will also be upgraded to Outlook 2013. I have noticed that if a user has read-only permissions (or ...
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Message Recall Failure Notice Outlook 2013

I am using outlook 2013 with a Gmail account (POP3). Yesterday i tried to recall a message and now i am getting a message recall failure notice every 5 minutes. I know that it is possible to disable ...
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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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Create a Contact Group in Outlook 2013 from a selected group of emails

In Outlook 2013, I'd like to be able to create a Contact Group from the senders of a selected group of emails. For example, from the screenshot below, you can see I have selected 7 emails. I would ...
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Lync Meetings - Can I convert an Appointment on my MS Outlook Calendar to a Lync Meeting?

Lync Meetings - Can I convert an Appointment on my MS Outlook Calendar to a Lync Meeting? I have over twenty people attending several meetings that now need to be Lync meetings. Do I have to delete ...
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Search for emails that begin a conversation in Outlook?

I would like to search for emails that: Arrived in a certain time frame. Were sent by a particular person. Started a conversation (e.g. were not replies). The first two are easy enough to achieve ...
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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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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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email list of events on calendar

In office 2013 and/or Office365, is there a way to parse a calendar, and email all the events that are scheduled on a particular day? Example I'd like to get an email every day with a list of all the ...
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Why is Outlook 2013 running seemingly spontaneously?

I've recently upgraded from Outlook 2010 to Outlook 2013 (as part of Office 365 Home Premium) and have encountered an unexpected problem. (All systems involved are running Windows 8.1) I have a large ...
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Show the email address in the contracted contact card

Microsoft Outlook 2010 used to show the email address in the contact card that appeared when you hovered over a name in the From/To/Bcc lists. In Outlook 2013, the email address is not included, with ...
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Outlook doesn't sync all emails

I recently set up MS Outlook 2013. All of my 3 email accounts (all gmx.net, pop3) were working fine, but now Outlook doesn't syncronize all folders. It only syncronizes my 3 inboxes, but not the rest ...
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How to password protect email sending in Outlook 2013

I am using Outlook 2013 desktop application and sometimes the Outlook 2013 WebApp. I want to password protect the email sending option so that if anyone tries to send an email using my email account, ...
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Quick Steps in Outlook 2013 added to all Ribbons

I am wondering if it is possible to have the Quick Steps section in the home Tab on all ribbons that appear in Outlook 2013 Most in particular the New Message ribbon I've tried going into customize ...
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How to recover accidentally deleted/canceled meetings in Outlook 2013 calendar? [duplicate]

While trying to remove recurrence of events, I accidentally deleted the meeting requests (sent by others) and canceled the ones (created by me). I want to recover those items. How can I do that?
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Outlook 2013 / Windows 8.1: Delete e-mail from notification toast

I've got Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 running on my Windows 8.1 (with Update 1) laptop, which is a Dell Latitude E6430. In previous versions of Windows + Office, you could delete an e-mail ...
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How to turn off auto locking of Outlook 2013 on Windows 8?

I've got a computer here with Windows 8 and I'm having an issue that whenever I leave my computer for inactivity and return back and open Outlook (which was active before) I have to enter my E-mail ...
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Outlook 2010/2013 Set desktop alert for unread mail only

I have two mailboxes attached to Outlook 2010 on my work PC and Outlook 2013 on my personal laptop. For one of these mailboxes I don't wish to see desktop alerts so I have disabled them so that they ...
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Strange Office365 email synchronization and delivery behaviour

Last week we've transitioned from our POP3 email provider to Office 365 for Business. We have 30 users and started a mailbox copying and synchronization batch job on their new mailboxes. As of today ...
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How to get all messages expanded in conversation mode in Outlook 2013?

When selecting Show as conversation view mode in Outlook 2013 There are 3 display modes as below snapshots i.e. Collapsed mode Expanded mode #1 - my response mails (i.e. the ones in Sent box) not ...
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Remove Calendar from Outlook 2013

I use Outlook 2013 / Office 365 and shortly after installing I made the mistake to add two calendars: A "ics" calendar hosted on the web (Formula 1 race dates from formel1.de) Another calendar ...
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Conversation view in search folders in Outlook 2013

I have enabled conversation view for all folders but it doesn't work in search folders. Is there a way to fix this ?
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Fix Outlook 2013 paragraph spacing

I've seen several questions for this problem but the solutions offered are not working for me. I have installed Outlook 2013 for use with my outlook.com email address. I want to be able to hit the ...
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Unread message count including subfolders in Outlook 2013

Copy of this question. Maybe something changed in 2013. If I have a folder in MS Outlook 2013 called Parent and under Parent I have A and B. If I setup rules to automatically forward email to A or B ...
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Appointment showing as tentative even after accepting it multiple times

I am experiencing this weird issue with Outlook 2013: I have several appointments in my calendar, but no matter how many times I accept one of them (this happens to two appointments actually, the ...
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Lync conversation history is only in Outlook, not in Lync

My old Lync conversations are saved correctly in the Outlook "Conversation History" folder. However, in Lync, when I click on Conversations > Missed, there are no conversations listed. I'd like to ...
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MS Outlook 2013 showing an nonexistent unread email

I'm facing a problem with my Outlook 2013. In the 'Inbox' folder, there's a number indicating an unread e-mail. I've entered into all folders of my account (including search folders, MS Lync ...
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Outlook 2013 greyed out customized fields under instant search box

I have few greyed out fields under the Search Box in Outlook 2013. (I had selected from Search Tools > More > Common Properties) why is it greyed out/not working and how to remove them as even the ...
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Disable “Reply to All” button in Outlook 2013 via Group Policy without disabling the shortcut keys

At my organization, we've used Group Policy to disable the Reply to All button in Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010. When you use the setting in the ADM files for the respective versions of Office to ...
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How to mark email follow up flag complete in Outlook 2013?

I've just upgraded to Office 365 and have Outlook 2013 with that. Previously, the follow up 'flags' had multiple flag options, as well as the capability to set reminders with them and a 'check mark' ...
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Moving emails from inbox into folders in Outlook 2013

In 2007 I just dragged emails into the folder and they moved into the folder. Now I drag it but there is still a copy left in the inbox. How can I stop this happening, as I don't know if it has gone ...
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How to view all unread emails from all inboxes in Outlook, similar to Windows Live Mail

I am using Outlook 2013 and would like to see all the new email as they come in. Any ideas how to do that?
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Enable Alternating Row Coloring for Mail in Outlook 2013 [duplicate]

As Outlooks Color Scheme is rather dull and hard to read in my opinion, is there a way to set alternating row coloring in Outlook 2013, especially for my Email View?
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What controls the Skype availability display in Outlook?

The other day, I installed Outlook 2013 at home and it started displaying avatars for my contacts and showing if they are online in Skype. I did not install any add-in or change any settings in ...
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How do I fix Outlook 2013 search?

I have had a problem both on my machine and on countless machines I manage. Basically, Search in Outlook 2013 is shockingly bad and just doesn't work. Personally, my standard email setup consists of ...
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How do I remove the TeamViewer Outlook Add-In?

After installing TeamViewer, I now have an Add-In installed in Outlook, which, supposedly, lets me create new TeamViewer meetings. I never wanted to have that Add-In and now I want to get rid of it. ...
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Remove Calendar Preview from Reading Pane in Outlook 2013

Is there a way to remove the calendar preview from the reading pane in Outlook 2013?
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Outlook rule to filter emails except when sent to me not working if I am in distrubution list

I have a rule in outlook that will auto delete any email that the subject has "Reassigned to" in it and added the exception titled "except where my name is in the To or CC box". This works if the item ...
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How can I change Content-Type in outlook 2013?

I'm using web based outlook 2013 and I want to change the content-type form 'multipart/alternative' to 'text/plain' because some mailing list forbid the first choice. fatal: Sorry, I don't accept ...
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“This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Word previewer.”

The issue is: Outlook 2013 simply will not give a preview of Word (nor Excel) docs in attachments. Never had the issue with Outlook 2010. Using Outlook 2013 on Windows 7 64bit SSD with Word 2010. I ...
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Outlook 2013 Missing Emails in Inbox

I've just swapped machines from Windows 7 with Office 2010 to Windows 8.1 with Office 2013. I ran Outlook (for the first time) and used the start-up wizard to connect to my email account (this always ...
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Can i use outlook without having a .ost file at all?

Im in a bit of a pickle. At my office we are working with about 100-150 computers. At the moment all of them are using cached exchange mode and creating a local .ost file when logging in on a new ...
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Why isn't my Outlook folder synced to the IMAP server?

I want to migrate all my emails from one IMAP server to another. Therefore I added both accounts to Outlook 2013, created a folder underneath the new account and copied all mails from my old account ...
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Desktop notifcations for IMAP subfolders in Outlook 2013

I use Outlook 2013 and an IMAP account for my mails. I have configured several filters (rules) directly in the webmail application of my provider in order to deliver certain mails, e.g., from my boss, ...
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Why does Outlook 2013 not Collapse all my groups when I go to my Inbox

In previous versions of Outlook, I clearly remember that when I set my group settings to 'Always Collapse' and if I clicked out of my Inbox (with certain groups expanded), say to my Sent Items, and ...
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Can I remove Bing maps from Outlook 365 ProPlus?

I was just upgraded to Office 365 ProPlus and now have "Bing Maps" showing up in my emails. Is there a way to remove/disable this from Outlook?
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 quick steps non-default font

How do I get Outlook 2013 quick steps to use a non-default font? For example, Outlook is using Calibri as the default font (which is automatically used in the quick steps), but I want the font in the ...
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How to always open downloaded files in Outlook 2013

When I download a file it's from an attachment in Outlook I always want to open it right away. But Outlook does not provide a link to the recently downloaded file. Like chrome does with the link at ...
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Outlook 2013 causes Microsoft account authentication failure

When Outlook is running, it will periodically "talk" to Microsoft to validate my account, and always fails validation. By that I mean I can go into my Account activity see that each time Outlook ...
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Why does Outlook highlight “some time after” with a blue squiggle?

When I type this in an email: The pot boiled some time after I stopped watching it. Outlook 2013 flags "some time" with a squiggly blue line, and suggests that I change it to "sometime". I have ...