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

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Sending on behalf of a user in Outlook fails with permissions error

I get the following deliverable message when trying to send using another accounts email address: You can't send a message on behalf of this user unless you have permission to do so. Please make ...
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What's the best way to back up all my IMAP mailboxes with Outlook 2013?

I have set up Outlook 2013 through Control Panel (Mail 32bit) [Windows 8] to now store a .PST file in my dropbox folder so I am automatically backed up. However I don't really get how this will work ...
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How to force Outlook to NEVER mark email as read; or make it always manual behavior

I know about changing the Reading Pane behavior. I'm talking about when I double-click a message and it opens in it's own window, I don't want it to be marked as read. All my google searching just ...
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Copy individual email address from Outlook 2013 address book?

I have a contact in my Outlook 2013 global address list. I would like to copy his email address so I can paste it into another program. This appears to be strangely difficult. If I open the ...
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Outlook 2013 keeps asking for credentials when adding new account

I wanted to add an IMAP account to Office Outlook 2013 (university account) and when "Testing the account" (sending a test email) the programme keeps asking me for my credentials. No matter if I check ...
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Import account from Windows Live Mail to Outlook 2013

I was wondering if it is possible to import the emails + settings from Windows Live Mail to Outlook 2013? Accounts that are used are POP3's like GMail, ISP,.. Thanks in advance.
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How to sync Gmail IMAP subfolders for Outlook 2013?

I currently have my Gmail account synced with Outlook 2013 using IMAP, since the Google Apps Sync utility isn't compatible with Outlook 2013 yet. However, I've encountered a problem where my inbox's ...
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Lotus Notes' livetext equivalent for Outlook

Lotus Notes 8.5 introduced live text, which allows you to configure a text recognizer via regex, so that it can recognize items like flight numbers, fedex codes and make them clickable links that take ...
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Windows Office Outlook client looking at multiple POP accounts

I have my Window PC office full outlook client looking at several POP accounts. However, I am running into a problem. When one of the POP servers cannot connect, outlook opens a send/receive dialog ...
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How to enable the indexing options in Outlook 2013 in Windows 7?

The quick search bar in my Outlook 2013 installation is not working and I tried to configure indexing appropriately. When I go to File - Options - Search - Indexing Options the indexing location ...
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Outlook 2013 not searching in new contacts

When I want to search info at the "Notes" field of Contacts in Outlook 2013 of NEW contacts (I mean contacts of the last days) I got the message of not finding it. When I look for info of previous ...
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How do I import/recover/repair an Outlook 2013 .ost file into a new instance of Outlook 2013?

Note: This is not a Microsoft Exchange problem, but an Outlook 2013 one, and even though it might seem as a duplicate of a previously asked one, please pay attention to the end of the post. A little ...
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Is there a way to customize keyboard shortcuts for Outlook 2013? [duplicate]

I've searched a fair deal, but the closest answer I found was for Word 2013, but the same steps don't work for Outlook. Is there a way to customize Outlook 2013's keyboard shortcuts?
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Outlook redirect rule ignoring exceptions

I've created an out rule as follows: Apply rule after message arrives Sent to 'My address' redirect to 'Redirect Address' and move it to 'new folder' except if from 'specific ...
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Outlook Subject line turning RED

Every now and then I get an email where the sender has set a "due date" on the email some how. This causes the email subject line to eventually turn red. This is really useful and generally ensures I ...
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Launchy: can't use a shorcut to create a new email for a specific person using Outlook 2013

I have shortcuts for email sending. For example I open Launchy, type "new email Steeve" hit enter and window pop ups with Steeve's email address in "To" field. Recently, my Office was upgraded to ...
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Importing Multiple .ICS files into Outlook

Unfortunately we have over 4000 .ics files that we need to import into Outlook 2013. Each file is one event. What's the best way for doing this?
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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 can I lessen the update time in outlook 2013 with out deleting his folders/sub-folders?

I am working with an end user, who is using Outlook 2013 on Windows 7. Our company also uses Office 365. The user currently has about 200+ folders/sub-folders. So every time the user opens up Outlook ...
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How do I edit the browser used by Outlook to view emails when selecting the “View in browser” actiion?

I have an issue with my Outlook 2013. Currently when I have opened a mail and I need to inspect some HTML or CSS errors I would like to do this in the Chrome browser. But Outlook is configured to use ...
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Completely remove Outlook up and start afresh

I want to delete all my Outlook accounts, remove all configurations and everything and start afresh. Basically, like do a complete reset. But, it doesn't let me remove my last account saying something ...
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Mark all emails as read locally

Is there anyway to mark all emails as read, but only locally? I have a lot of emails in my email, that are unread (newsletter etc). I want the new mail icon to disappear once I have checked the ...
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Reduce visual redundancies in Outlook 2013?

Outlook 2013 has taken a direction of "how much space can I fill with noise and redundancies". Is it possible to reduce this noise in order to maximize use of screen real estate? For example, in the ...
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How to exclude notifications for all junk email? (Outook 2013)

I've recently switched from GMail to Outlook.com, which fortunately Outlook 2013 supports as backend. I use Exchange ActiveSync. I have Outlook's New Mail Desktop Notifications turned on but since ...
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Extend Email Notification Longer Than 30 seconds [duplicate]

Is there a way to make the desktop email notification for Outlook 2013 in Windows 7 stay on longer than 30 seconds? In previous versions the registry could be changed to make it stay on for days. This ...
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Automatically invite a specific person to every Outlook meeting

I use Outlook 2013 at work. I use outlook.com for my personal stuff. I also cannot have mobile phones at work, and I cannot access my work e-mail from my personal devices. Currently, whenever I ...
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Outlook 2013: Calendar & Contacts - How to Mark All as Read

In Outlook 2013, the folder view is showing my Calendar and Contacts with a number to the right of it. I assume this means there are "unread" items in Calendar and Contacts. Perhaps my assumption is ...
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Disable automatic folder selection during drag & drop move operations in Outlook 2013

Sometimes, when using the drag and drop method to move emails, I'll click and hold on an email, start dragging it, and as I move the mouse over another folder before I release the mouse button (i.e. ...
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Automatically use received alias as from address in replies with outlook 2013 [duplicate]

I have three aliases for one email account and can not find a way to get outlook to default to using an alias when replying. Outlook 2013 is defaulting to sending mail with the address for the account ...
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Automating replies in Outlook 2010/2013

I am trying to automate replies in Outlook. I want to single hot key that will reply to the sender with a pre-written response. Upon hitting the key combination, I want the reply to be composed and ...
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Outlook 2013 Unread Email Count Incorrect (missing) on Folders

This is a question and answer. My Outlook 2013 for some reason stopped showing the count of unread emails in each folder, for the folders on the corporate Exchange server. Local archive/PST folders ...
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How to change the time when applying rules of outlook 2013

I'm looking for a way to change the time when applying my rules of outlook 2013. For example, i want to move mails to a folder when i change categorize of mail.But when i edit the rule, outlook ...
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how to send a customized autoreply to an Outlook meeting request?

My Outlook calendar is visible to others in free/busy mode (they see an empty slot when there is no meeting, a blue bar when busy, a purple one when away and a hashed one when tentative). This ...
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How to change double click behavior of contacts in Outlook 2013?

When double clicking on a name on the To / CC field in Outlook 2007, it used to open Outlook Properties of the contact. But in Outlook 2013, it opens the Contact Card. To open Outlook Properties, ...
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Change Outlook attachment file mode from read only to read/write?

I use Microsoft Outlook 2013 and when I get mail with an attachment and I open the attached file (mainly Word and Excel documents), they open only in read only mode. I want them to open in ...
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Outlook 2013 not showing emails older than aprox. 6months old in any folders

I migrated a VP of our company to Office 365 and now he's not seeing emails in folders that there should be. The problem seems to affect all folders but only emails after about 6-12 months old. Other ...
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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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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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outlook 2013 - 0x800CCC13 “Cannot connect to the network”

I administer a small office who have their own domain and email accounts. for the past 1 week I have had problems with sending emails from a single account and from a single pc. The error I get in ...
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How do I get Outlook to actually default new emails to a specific account and not ignore the default setting?

There doesn't seem to be any answers on any of the other SU questions on this topic. So I'll just ask again. The "default" email account ability of Outlook, for every version I'm aware of, is ...
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How can we update calendar event for Google internet calendar in Outlook 2013?

I have shared Google calendars and have them imported as internet calendars into my Outlook 2013 as guided here. I have problem with 2-way syncing between the two calendars Google Calendar -> ...
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Outlook 2013 Instant Search fields greyed out

Problem We're using Outlook 2013 on a terminal server and we're unable to use the additional search fields (Instant Search (CTRL+E) --> click more --> select a field) as seen in the screenshot below. ...
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Sync issues with IMAP and Outlook 2013

I use Outlook 2013 as my mail client, and I have an account configured with IMAP. However, syncing is either delayed or not performed. There used to be emails in my inbox, but Outlook cannot archive ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 IMAP server alert

I keep getting this pop up alert in MS Outlook 2013: "Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: cannot move folder into nonexistent folder" I have no idea how to fix this. Apparently I ...
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Outlook sometimes marks folder with one unread message

In an Outlook folder, sometimes even though I marked all messages as read, the folder list shows "1", as if there's an unread message. Note: This is Outlook connected to a corporate Exchange server.
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How to display Outlook 2013 notifications on Windows 8 lock screen

I have Outlook 2013 connected to my HP e-mail address and a Microsoft account with which I log into my computer (my Microsoft account uses my same hp e-mail address). But my lock screen does not show ...
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Customizing Outlook 2013 to avoid message content from email listing

I need to make the listing of emails to be more compact. Inorder to make it compact, I need to remove the message section (first line of message as highlighted in yellow in the image below) from the ...
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Removing and adding items in context menu of Outlook 2013

When I right click on an email I get a lengthy menu – including “Quick Print”, “Reply All”, etc. Out of these features I want only “Move”,”Delete” and “Categorize”. So how can I remove the unwanted ...
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Outlook shortcut keys for “Categories” not working

I have assigned shortcut keys for 4 Categories in Outlook, assigning them to Ctrl+F2 through Ctrl+F5 using the dropdown in the Categories-dialog. However, none of the shortcuts are working, i.e. ...
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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, ...