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Outlook 2013, New Mail Desktop Alert Goes Away After 5 Seconds

When I receive a new email, the desktop notification pops up and then fade away after 5 seconds. I found how to fix it through changing registry for outlook 2010 and older versions but it does not ...
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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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Outlook 2013 with Google ActiveSync

I am using the new Outlook 2013 beta, and I'm having problems connecting to the Google ActiveSync server. I can connect fine to the Hotmail server (m.hotmail.com), but when I use the Google server (m....
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Outlook 2013 view RAW message source of an email

How can I view the source of an email in Outlook 2013? I want to see the exact email source, as I can do in Gmail or in Mozilla Thunderbird. I'm particularly interested in the top matter (headers?). ...
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Style folder name in Bold if there's unread mail

In Outlook 2010 folder names were bold if there was unread mail in them. In Outlook 2013 this was changed, and by default there's only a bold-blueish number behind the folder. How can I once again ...
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How to search for unanswered emails?

I'd like to search Outlook 2013 for emails I sent that never received a reply. How can I do that? Thanks for your time
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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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Can you link to a search in Outlook?

I'm going through a process of creating documentation from a long list of emails. This process is ongoing and I don't have control of the input (the fact that the source is coming via email). The ...
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How do I exclude certain email folders from being searched in Outlook 2013?

Email searches in Outlook 2013 work as expected. I am trying to refine it by excluding certain folders by default. I was hoping I could uncheck certain folders in Control Panel > Indexing Options > ...
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Outlook 2013 too many devices synching with your account error

When I add an outlook.com account I get this error: Error Code: 0x80004005 Too many devices synching with your account I definitely do not have multiple devices synching with this account... I ...
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How to add manually to and manage AutoComplete list, in MS Outlook 2013?

My AutoComplete list retains every email address ever input by me. How do I choose and then manually add the desired email to the List? How do I delete only certain (and NOT all) emails from my ...
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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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How can I make Outlook 2010/2013 always reply in plain text?

I want to be able to reply in old-fashioned plain text format when people send me emails (so I can reply inline). Outlook 2010 doesn't seem to allow this when the person sends me an HTML email. Is ...
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Outlook 2013 + Gmail leads to many messages in drafts even after it is sent

I've added my Gmail to Outlook 2013 via IMAP. Now whenever I compose an email, if I let it wait for a while, it saves a copy to my IMAP drafts folder. However, when I send the message, the message ...
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Re-download all messages from Gmail into Outlook 2013

I have Outlook 2013 set to sync with my Gmail via IMAP and to include 12 months worth of emails in local storage. This was working fine for the last few weeks and then something happened today and my ...
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after upgrade to outlook 2013 Contacts have the default picture in reading pane

I'm using Windows 8 on a domain (using a domain account not a Microsoft account) connecting to Exchange, all my Contacts were outlook contacts with pictures and other data, I could see the picture of ...
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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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OutLook 2013 reading Pane (pain) … screen realestate issue , SEE EDITs

Is outlook 2013 restricted to showing an AVATAR or Picture placeholder and font size 57 for the sender address? I see some info about the embedded and redundant quick butons reply and forward. ...
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Outlook 2013 With GMail Over IMAP is Missing All Mail Folder

When I add my Gmail account to Outlook 2013, I don't see the All Mail folder. I have found a couple forums suggesting the following steps, but following these steps doesn't solve the problem: Right-...
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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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Outlook 2013, multiple email accounts and encrypted email: Only last S/MIME settings used

I have multiple email accounts properly setup in Outlook 2013 (can send/receive fine otherwise). Lets say they are: user1@domain1.com user2@domain2.com user3@domain3.com All belong to me and I have ...
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How to change the Body font in Outlook

I'm running Outlook 2013 and I was wondering how I can change the default font for email messages. Normally in Word 2013 what I do is edit the "Normal" font style to the font that I want and select ...
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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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Increase Outlook 2013 performance?

I feel that Outlook 2013 (compared to Thunderbird) is quite slow at e.g. changing between mail view and calendar view - is there any way to disable e.g. the animation of the transition between mail ...
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How do I stop Outlook from Contacting://www.google-analytics.com?

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2013 on my desktop to access my Gmail account. Every time (and I mean every time) I click on an email in Outlook, I get a small window saying, "Microsoft Outlook ...
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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 calendar....
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Dynamic email sorting in Outlook 2013?

I'm part of an organization that uses Atlassian Jira for work tracking. My problem is that our system generates a truly suffocating amount of spam emails, 99% of which are utterly useless noise, and 1%...
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Where are my .pst files, for Outlook 2013?

This answer raised another problem with my Outlook 2013: my computer seems to lack .pst files. 4 (of 5) email accounts are @outlook.com, and are listed as 'Exchange ActiveSync', under 'Type'. ...
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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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Why does Outlook keep moving emails into a custom “Junk” folder?

I am using Office 365 and Outlook 2013 on Windows 8.1 for emails. There is one particular sender tom.dymoke@some-corp.com whose email keep going into a folder called Junk. This is not the normal Junk ...
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Outlook inbox unread count wrong (IMAP)

I have multiple IMAP accounts in my Outlook 2013 that are showing unread emails but there are no unread emails in this folder. The suggested solutions from similar problems with Exchange accounts do ...
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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 can Outlook 2013 stop automatically adding emails, while preserving 'auto-complete'?

Response to user 'Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007' 's flag: This does not duplicate this. I intend to keep and preserve MS Outlook 2013's 'auto-complete' feature for email addresses, but I require it only to suggest ...
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Outlook 2013 marking email read

I’m using MS Outlook 2013 and have four email accounts with IMAP settings. One of my account’s email becomes read without reading them on any device in few seconds, reading pane and all other setting ...
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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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Account based Conditional Formatting

I have two accounts in Outlook 2013, my work Exchange account and my personal Hotmail account. I am trying to conditionally format the tasks and emails in my To-Do List based on which account they ...
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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 ...