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

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Frequently cannot connect to OWA or Outlook without rebooting

On my Surface Pro 3, I frequently cannot connect to OWA using Internet Explorer or Outlook 2013 without rebooting. In Outlook, it hangs on "trying to connect" and closing/reopening Outlook does not ...
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Set appointments without sending emails in Outlook

When I set an appointment with a contact, Outlook appears to require that I send an email to that contact, which I don't want to do. I just want to set an appointment on my calendar that is with that ...
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Searching emails by date only brings up emails received two weeks ago or more

I just recently upgraded to Outlook 2013 when I refreshed my laptop at work. When I search my Inbox by date with a name of a coworker who sent me an email, it will only pull up emails sent two weeks ...
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Quick Steps in Outlook quick access toolbar

How can the quick steps in Outlook (2013) be added to the quick access toolbar? The Microsoft forums have an (un)helpful answer. Quick steps exist on the Home tab of the ribbon in a box, but I have ...
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Is it possible to send an e-mail addressed (BCC) to everyone that has sent me a message in a folder?

I have a folder of e-mails received from various people over the past year. I'd like to send an e-mail out to every single person that has e-mailed me within this subfolder. I'd prefer to send a ...
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Add “Request read receipt” to Outlook 2013 ribbon

In Office 2013 you can reply "in-line". Meaning, you don't have to open a new window with the email. If you chose drafting the email in a new windows then you have the option in the tab "Options". ...
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Outlook e-mail autocorrect doesn't let me add image

In the above dialog (Outlook 2010) the text type is a fixed "Plain text" and grayed out, so I can't select the "Formatted text" I need to insert a smiley bitmap. How can I enable the text type? ...
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Recurring meeting acceptance outlook

I got a recurring meeting request from a colleague in outlook 2013. When I try to accept it, it request me to accept every single occurrences of the meeting. So if the meeting is recurring for 120 ...
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Outlook 2013 - edit subject of received meetings

I use Outlook 2013, and as part of my job i receive meetings (they are forwarded to me as part of the workflow). I perform the work instructed in the meeting description, and then archive them. For my ...
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Retrieve .OST data after harddrive failure

I want to open an OST file in Outlook 2013. I understand the difference between ost and pst. The reason I need to do this is that after a harddrive failure, I am unable to look at how a user had their ...
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How to redirect all incoming messages to a Gmail email address using Microsoft Outlook 2013?

I use Microsoft Outlook 2013 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. How to redirect all emails I receive on Outlook to a Gmail email address?
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Outlook 2013 not showing mails in folder

I have a problem with Outlook 2013, which is connected to a Dovecot IMAP-server. The user in Outlook has a lot of folders in his account, which I suspect may be part of the cause. The problem is, ...
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How to avoid wrong picture of sender when forwarding a meeting in Outlook?

Just a minor annoyance: when an initial invitee delegates(let's say Jack) to another person (let's say Jim) using the "Forward", the e-mail generated by outlook has sender "{Invitee} on behalf of ...
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How do you enter an OOTO time on the Outlook Calendar that covers a period of two weeks?

I am a new Outlook user and I would like to enter my vacation time on the calendar, repeated OOTO for two weeks. I was told that the manner in which I have done it is wrong. What is the correct way ...
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Attachments by Reference in Outlook Templates

I'm sure that this isn't easily achievable, as I can't seem to find any information about it anywhere. Nonetheless, it doesn't hurt to ask. At work, I have a single computer with multiple email ...
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Why can't a user see a specific directory in public folder in outlook?

I have added permissions for a client user to access specific public folder (it is folder that only has contact info) in Exchange Server 2010 SP3 using public folder management console. When ...
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Multiple Exchange accounts password prompt on Outlook 2013

We have users who have more than one exchange account on their Outlook profiles, some are fine and do not get prompted for passwords and some do. Of course it has to affect the CEO! We had the issue ...
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Cannot delete email folders in outlook 2013

I have outlook 2013 on win 8.1 My email account is an IMAP for a yahoo.com account. I created an email folder under the inbox folder in outlook and later decided to delete it. so i right clicked and ...
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How to remove messages based on age or message count in Outlook 2013

Is there any way to delete emails in a folder after there are a certain number of emails in the folder? Or would it be easier just to set up a rule to delete all emails in the folder at the end of a ...
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POP3 has stopped working in Outlook 2013 for one of three .pst files

clarification: The Outlook 2013 profile has 3 .pst files. -- one is for a domain that is hosting by 1&1 (no issues) -- two are for a domain that i host using hMailserver -- one of the 2 has no ...
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How do you remove the “New My Webex Integration” button from Outlook?

I installed Webex to attend one meeting and then uninstalled it. Now there's a "New My Webex Integration" button remaining in my Outlook calendar view. How do you remove this left-over? I'm ...
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Delete a new email draft you're editing in Outlook

Using Outlook 2013. When you compose a new email there is usually a way to quickly get rid of it in case you no longer want to send the email. Is there a way to do this in Outlook? I tried closing ...
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Outlook does not find old (uncached) mails

Some Office fun. Since my MS exchange server mailbox is almost full I want to archive old mails (<2012), as I do every couple of years. So in Outlook 2013 I go to File and click on Archive. Nothing ...
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Convert Lync meeting to regular meeting

How can I convert a Lync meeting to a regular meeting in Outlook 2013? If I remove the "join lync meeting" link the meetings remains as a lync meeting. The button in the ribbon för joining lync ...
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View old Mails on Exchange server in Outlook

OK - feel a little stupid for asking this. Probably it is just one checkbox to select, but I can't find it... Similar to this question, I want to view mails that are older than six months in MS ...
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Restrict Users from Selecting Calendars in Outlook

I've just migrated a client to Office 365 Small Business Premium (Outlook 2013). We've create 4 additional calendars online and then selected them on the machines we've hooked up to that account. What ...
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Highlight Message in Outlook 2013 Message List

I would like to be able to right-click (or equivalent) a message in the message list and be able to highlight it in the list. With a large collection of messages in a folder, zeroing in on the right ...
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Excel table from Outlook: Fill Series directly

I have inserted a new table directly from Outlook, and I want to fill series as we would normally do in Excel. Is there any way of doing that from Outlook itself? Or simply we have to go back to Excel ...
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Photos for contacts not showing in Toast notifications

I've recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 and have found that in the toast notifications, the photos for contacts are never appearing, just a rather blurry default image. I've looked at this post, but ...
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Outlook 2013 cannot send email (“Message rejected under suspicion of SPAM”, error 554)

I have been using a POP3 account in Outlook 2013 to download and send email for some time without any problem. Recently I have setup a new POP3 account and am having difficulty sending email. The ...
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How to get email notification in the Windows 8.1 lock screen and Start menu when using Outlook?

I'm using Outlook 2013 on Windows 8.1, and I'd like to get email notifications on the Windows lock screen and Start menu just like when using the Mail app; however, it looks like Outlook is unable to ...
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Outlook 2013 calandar visible via iOs Outlook App? [duplicate]

I'm sure I'm being stupid, as I am using Outlook 2013 on my desktop, and then the Outlook iOs app on my iphone. My emails work fine and sync between the two (as in I can see the same mails on both ...
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Outlook-VBA to open the containing folder of a selected task list item

In Outlook 2013, I use the "Task List" side bar: From the Mail screen, choose the View ribbon tab. In the Layout ribbon group, click the To-Do Bar dropdown, and select Tasks. Mail items that I ...
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How do I print emails in Outlook 2013 with additional fields displayed?

By default, Outlook 2013 prints emails with only the 'From', 'Sent', 'To' and 'Subject' fields in the header. How do I get it to display 'Received' (time email was received) also?
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How can I default the 'from' e-mail address when replying to e-mail in shared mailbox?

I am connected to a shared mailbox and do not have Exchange authorization to send as that address so I would like to reply to all e-mails in that mailbox using my default Exchange account. Is there a ...
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Macro to change font in email, dependent on which email account is being used

I have several different email account for different companies I work with, and each one has a different corporate font for emails. Anybody got any ideas how to quickly change this over when ...
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Two email accounts in outlook but only want one contact database

I have two Exchange Server email accounts showing in my Outlook, but I only want to have contacts in (and new contacts saved in) the ost relating to one of those accounts. How do I achieve this? ...
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How can I disable an Exchange calendar in Outlook

I have 5 email accounts, one of which is an exchange server. The exchange server belongs to a client and I have to connect outlook to that exchange server in order to receive email from that account. ...
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restore Thunderbird backup in Outlook 2013

Is there a way to restore a backup of a Thunderbird account, created with MozBackup, without using third party tools? Or just copying the mails? I've used Thunderbird for almost 10 years, but now ...
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Outlook plugin to create new folder [closed]

I'm looking for an outlook plugin (preferably free) that will allow me to select a bunch of message, then right-click and "Move to New Folder", which would allow me to create a new folder with the ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Exchange ActiveSync Calendar Only Syncs in One Direction

One of my users pointed out that when they create a New Appointment in Outlook 2013, it does not sync to their phone or to our web client. On the other hand, when a New Appointment is created using ...
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Outlook 2013 Auto Archive

If you have enabled Outlook's Auto Archive function, how do know what day that function will be done next? Is there a place within Outlook's settings that would specify the actual date for the next ...
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Outlook crashing after attempting LinkedIn social connector fix - changing ProviderURLLogin registry key

I've tried the instructions on this page where, to get the LinkedIn social connector to work again you make a change to your registry. I made the change and as it did for some, it's now causing my ...
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Missing attendees/contacts from Outlook calendar and mail (Office 2013)

At some point, the attendees/contacts section of my outlook 2013 are no longer present. As far as I know, I have not changed the view (this issue is present in both the meeting dialogue and the ...
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What happened to the delete button on Outlook new email notification popups in Windows 8? [duplicate]

In Windows 7, the new email notification that appears near the Windows taskbar (near running tasks section) contains an "X" that allows you to immediately delete an email message from the ...
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can i see room availability for meetings i did not create?

I get many meetings involving people abroad my country. They create the meeting with a meeting room in their country, but not mine. So I need to reserve a room for myself. This can be done by ...
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Outlook calendar duplicates meeting after adding yourself as participant

When you edit a meeting in Outlook's Calendar, and add yourself as participant, we have noticed that meeting gets duplicated. The company uses Zimbra as e-mail provider. We also noticed that in ...
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Show presence information in Outlook 2013 from lync instead of jabber

I use lync messaging and it integrates with Outlook to show the presence information. But, since I installed jabber, outlook is now showing presence info from jabber. How do I change this back to ...
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Flag a message for follow-up without popping out in Outlook 2013

If you "pop out" a message in Outlook 2013, then there is an option to flag it for follow-up. Is there a way to do this without having to pop out the message? I'm allowed to customize the ribbon, so I ...
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Read/Unread Emails in Outlook 2013 on Windows Server 2012

We have an issue where we have users try and mark email messages in Outlook 2013 as unread/read but these changes do not take effect until you have closed outlook and re-opened it. This issue is ...