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

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Search folder with unread mail and draft replies

I've created a search folder using the query builder that only shows unread mail, or flagged mail. Unfortunately, this means as I reply to an email (with the inline reply option turned on), it ...
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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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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 is marking all messages read when it is opened

I have outlook 2013 and it is marking every message in my inbox read the second I open the program. I have no way of knowing which emails I have actually read or not. I can't figure out any reason ...
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Display email desktop alert at bottom right corner in OL2013?

I just switched to Office 2013 and now the email desktop alerts pop-up on the top-right corner. Is there any way to make it popup at the good ol' bottom-right corner? (I don't see an option to do it ...
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Outlook 2013 does not sync the drafts folder with my Outlook.com email

I'm using Outlook 2013 and have added my Outlook.com email address via the wizard and chose the Outlook.com option in that wizard. It's a custom domain (i.e. sid@mydomain.com thanks to ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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How do I reduce the number of lines a calendar entry in Outlook 2013 uses. I only want one line per entry

The Calendar in Outlook 2013 seems to use as much space as it can in Month View. When I enter a new Calendar item it might use one, two or even three lines when it has the space available. It includes ...
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Is it possible to display the Format Text tab when drafting an inline reply?

When replying to e-mails, Outlook defaults to an in-window style that does not open a new window. I like using this method, but find myself constantly having to Pop Out the message to use the more ...
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In Outlook 2013, is there some way to turn off the annoying calendar detail pop-up on mouse-over?

I recently started using Outlook 2013 for work and one thing that drives me crazy is the unwanted and unnecessary calendar event details pop-ups on mouse-over. Please see the image for clarity on ...
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Excel 2013 and Outlook opens windows, but the window doesnt draw

I have a user with a randomly recurring issue with Excel 2013 and Outlook 2013 on Windows 7. Occassionaly, this user will double click an Excel file and it opens the file, but the window doesnt draw. ...
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Search folders in Outlook 2013 not updating on start

I reorganized my email and added 3 more .pst data files (removing a few more older ones). The problem is that the only Search Folders updating on start are only the main inbox ones (the only data file ...
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Can I hide built-in folders in Outlook 365?

We're using Office365 with the desktop Outlook client. There are several folders (RSS Subscriptions, Outbox, Junk Email) that I don't use. I don't want to delete them, but is there any way to hide ...
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Issue with sending/receiving from Outlook 2013 on Windows7

I got Windows7 and Office 2013 with Outlook2013. My colleague and myself (there are just two of us in the office) are having troubles with both sending and receiving emails. ONLY using the Windows ...
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Word 2013 not saving recipient address or attachments

When creating an e-mail in Word 2013, then saving it (as a.doc/.docx document), both the recipient's address and (eventual) attachments are not saved inside the created file, and as such not available ...
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Outlook 2013 crashing with Microsoft ActiveSync Account?

I am using Outlook 2013 with my MSN email address as ActiveSync. It was working fine two days ago but all of a sudden it starts crashing down after few seconds and also it shows status as ...
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Outlook 2013 Not Applying Rules To Junk

I have a rule setup for removing a specific type of email that is not being applied because of the mail being filtered off-server first. Here is a quick rundown of my setup: Windows Live email. ...
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Shorcut to group messages by sender in outlook

Is there any shortcut for this? Right now what I have to do is right click and select "From". It would be great if there's any shotrcut out there or some way to assign shortcut. I tried googling but ...
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How can I automatically format hyperlink text in Word/Outlook?

I like adding hyperlinks to my Word documents and e-mails in Outlook. I usually prefer to change the link Text to display to something more readable than just the URL. I follow patterns for some ...
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Out of office rules not working if TO filed contain group in the rule

If one of our users is going on holiday they need to check in the out of office function in the outlook. In the outlook there is a rule editor in the Auto-reply. In the upper side in this editor there ...
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Add “New Journal entry” to “Home (Mail)” ribbon tab in Outlook 2013

In Outlook 2010, I had a custom group in my Home (Mail) tab on the ribbon, which had (among other commands) "New Journal entry" in it. Everything worked fine. I had to upgrade to Outlook 2013, and ...
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Signature is missing when replying to Calendar invites

When someone replies to a calendar invite, the recipient does not see the users signature. Any idea why this happens?
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How do I include calendar items in my Outlook 2013 To-Do List?

Outlook 2013 has a nice To-Do-List that aggregates all of your tasks and any flagged messages, then groups them by due date. It seems a little odd that it doesn't also include your calendar items. ...
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IMAP Email Error

IMAP Outlook Error Message I have some IMAP email accounts with some serious issues which neither I or my host GoDaddy can get their heads around. In Outlook 2007, everything was fine, but since ...
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Strange behaviour syncing between Outlook and Nokia Suite

Until recently I was syncing contacts no problem, now suddenly after syncing, Nokia Suite tells me there was a problem. I must repair or reinstall Outlook. I have just repaired Outlook with no ...
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How can I drag and drop an image from Windows Explorer to an Outlook email (2013)

I would swear that was possible in earlier versions of Outlook: Open New Email in Outlook ensure HTML Fomat drag .png file from Windows explorer into the email i wish the email is now part ...
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Set a custom start date for week numbers

Outlook has the ability to show week numbers down the side of the calendar in monthly view, and on the mini-calendar: In options, you can set the first week of the year, but only to the following ...
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Connecting to Exchange with Windows Mail vs. Outlook 2013

Why would I be able to connect to an Exchange server with the Windows 8 Mail app, but not Outlook 2013? When configuring Windows 8, all I provided was the server, domain, username, password, and I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Mail.app sends e-mail to outlook 2013 and has invisible text and wierd attachments

When someone sends me an e-mail from their mac (mail.app) I get something like this: Somehow, this is the default. It occurs on several pc's running win 8.1 and outlook 2013 and both macs have the ...
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Outlook Macro not firing

My macro was working fine the other day, but as of today, it does not. I have not changed the program, nor the code, nor updated via Windows Update. I use Kaspersky. When the user clicks send, it ...
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Password On Contacts?

I am sharing personal contacts information with another employee, we are using Outlook 2013 on a exchange server. My question "Is there a way for me to put a password on his contacts information on my ...
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Open full contact editing pane when adding contact from email in Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 has added a new feature that's causing me a bit of grief. I like to add people to my contacts directly from an email, by hovering over their email address and selecting add: Step 1 ...
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Outlook Inbox displaying wrong numbers

In Outlook, the Inbox label has a 10 digit number- 4294967925 - next to it instead of the number of emails. The UNREAD EMAIL label has the same number next to it. This just started. I do not have 4 ...
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how to configure outlook 2013 with squid

I have my work environment where my internet was protected through "squid" , whenever user is connected to internet, he was allowed to pass through only proxy configuration(port 3128). Is it there ...
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Migrate windows live mail folders from one computer to Outlook 2013 on another computer

I want to move all the mail in my mail folders from my old computer running Windows Live Mail to my new computer running Outlook 2013. When I try to do an export of mail from Live Mail it hangs up ...
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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 to see email attachments when replying to an email

When I reply to an email in Outlook 2013, the original email is not accessible (other than the fact my reply email contains the thread). This means, if the original email had an attachment, I can't ...
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Set outlook to send files to folder rather than Deleteded items folder

Is there a way to change where files go when they are deleted. were currently running outlook 2013 under Exchange (office 365) Ideally the solution could specify a directory that the "deleted" ...
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Send/Recieve Error in outlook when getting email from SmarterMail on VPS

I originally had a Shared web host which my domain biggsoftware.co.uk was hosted at. I then created a VPS running windows server 2008 (not R2) and wanted to point my domain to the VPS and then ...