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

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Outlook 2013: Two views of the same folder

Using Outlook 2013, I'd like to have two views of my Inbox handy, one showing the Message Preview (the first line of each email), and the other without. I can't find a way to do this, other than to ...
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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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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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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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Not receiving read receipts - Outlook 2013

I tried http://www.msoutlook.info/question/157. I tested this by emailing with my two different accounts. I requested a Read Receipt for an email from X to Y, but when I opened this email in Y and ...
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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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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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How do I add “Resend this Message” in the QAT in the main window of Outlook 2013

The Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) is a small, customizable toolbar that exposes a set of Commands that are specified by the application or selected by the user. I am using Outlook 2013 and wish to add ...
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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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How to only show explicitly created Tasks (not Calendar events) in Outlook's To-Do bar?

What I essentially want is a sidebar or panel which only displays Tasks I have explicitly created. I don't want all the Calendar events in there as it's just noise to me, I'd look at the Calendar if I ...
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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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Sharing/publishing multiple Outlook calendars on intranet

We're a company of about 60 employees who would like to have a central location where all our employees' presence can be easily seen by the rest of the company. We use Outlook 2013 for e-mail and ...
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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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Outlook 2013: How to disable folder drag and drop?

I'd like to be able to disable drag and drop moving of folders in the folder pane, as it's much too easy to do so accidentally. I've found a couple of macros/plugins that purport to do this, but they ...
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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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Outlook 2013 shows a metered connection warning on Windows 7; causes Office updates to fail

I have MS Office 2013 on a Windows 7 computer that's showing a metered connection warning in Outlook, also, Office is asking to update itself, and the update invariably fails near the end. During all ...
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Auto-Update personal outlook contacts on GAL changes

I use Outlook where I have the Global Address List (GAL) online from an Exchange Server. Some of those contacts have been added to my personal contacts list in outlook. There are also some Lync ...
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Outlook 2013 gives Windows Security warning when adding live account

I have been trying to add my live.com account to Outlook 2013 but keep getting the below error. I have tried creating a new profile and other things listed at ...
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Can't reduce date size in month view in Outlook 2013

I'm using Outlook 2013 with Windows 7 Enterprise and am trying to see more appointments in the month view in the calendar. I want the dates to take up less room, so I go to View Settings, then Other ...
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Outlook: Only download mails from the last few weeks

I'd like Outlook to download the last recent mails. The only setting I can find is the one to enable the Exchange-Cache mode, but I'm worried that this will download my whole mailbox (which is quite ...
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Conversation archiving with Outlook 2013

Before Outlook 2013, I was able to manage my mails by conversation in using a customized view (group by conversation + sort by date) on a search folder that grouped my received mails + sent mails (so ...
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Outlook 2013: Missing Second Calendar

I am using Outlook from Microsoft Office 2013 with a GMail IMAP account. At one point, I had 2 calendars showing on the Calendar tab. Somehow I deleted or hid 1 calendar. Currently, only 1 calendar ...
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Synchronising Outlook 2013 Contacts

I installed the outlook 2013 desktop app on my computer. Now I'm able to send and receive e-mails and check my calendar. The problem is that I can't synchronize my entire contacts. All I can see is 20 ...
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DAViCal calendars are readonly in Outlook 2013

I've installed DAViCal on my server and I'm able to connect with Outlook 2013 but the calendars are readonly. I believe I have all of the rights assigned to my user that I can, here is a printscreen: ...
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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 ...