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

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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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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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Why does Outlook highlight “some time after” with a blue squiggle?

When I type this in an email: The pot boiled some time after I stopped watching it. Outlook 2013 flags "some time" with a squiggly blue line, and suggests that I change it to "sometime". I have ...
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Outlook 2013 IMAP synchronizing every second + error 800CCC0F-0-0-560

I've configured an IMAP account in Outlook 2013 which, at first, behaves just fine. It syncs the inbox and fetches about 2mb of messages. New messages arrive promptly in the inbox, all seems well. ...
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In Outlook 2013, is there a way to run AutoArchive immediately?

I've recently upgraded to Outlook 2013 (it's been a bit underwhelming), and it looks like somehow my AutoArchive setting was turned off. No problem, I turned it back on with File | Options | Advanced ...
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Disable auto-complete of name in Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 has introduced an editor feature that suggests to insert my full name whenever I start typing my first name. This is really annoying because I generally want to use only my first name ...
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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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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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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 do I disable an Outlook 2013 add-in without starting Outlook?

All the guides I've found online start with "go to the Tools menu". My problem is that Outlook 2013 will not start at all because it gets stuck at start-up while it tries to load the TeamViewer ...
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How can I make Microsoft Outlook 2013 automatically mark a message as read when it is clicked?

Normally, when I click on an unread message in Outlook 2013, the message remains in the unread state until I click on a different message. How can I make it so that it marks as read when I click on ...
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Outlook 2013 and GMail: I want outlook delete action to archive not trash

In Outlook 2010 there was an option to have the delete action move the e-mails into a specific IMAP folder instead of moving them to trash. That option is apparently has been dropped in Outlook 2013. ...
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Outlook 2013 keeps freezing, semi-consistently

I have an oddity of problem with my Outlook's stability. It seems to be freezing up, not at random intervals, but based on a seemingly strange combination of configurations. I have been trying many ...
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How Can I Change the Icon on Outlook 2013?

I would like to change the Icon for Outlook 2013. When I right-click and select Properties, 'Change Icon' is greyed out. As a supplementary question, how can I 'Run As Administrator'? That option ...
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How to change font of email snippet in Outlook 2013?

I find that the size of the snippet text for an email in Outlook 2013 is extremely small. I would like to change it to something larger, but apparently I can only change the font size of the email ...
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Outlook 2013 - Slow Performance?

Has anyone made the switch from Office 2010 to 2013 and see the performance decrease difference? I disabled hardware acceleration and animations like many of the posts you will find in searches ...
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Remove Quick Delete button in Outlook 2013?

In the "Compact" View of the Outlook 2013 Preview Pane, how do I remove the quick delete button which appears at the right-hand side of the previewed email? I would prefer to have the flag button as ...
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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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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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Why are long images shrunk in Outlook?

Why is Outlook (2013), shrinking long images. These are basically infographics. Is there a way around this?
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How to open an Outlook contact using a Windows command-line script?

I tend to store a lot of information in the Notes fields of Outlook contacts. Accessing this detailed info for a specific contact in Outlook 2013 requires many steps on the Windows desktop: opening ...
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How to Install Outlook 2013 side-by-side with Outlook 2010

Microsoft has just released Office 2013, and I need to be able run both Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 on the same machine in order to check the rendering of html emails. (I don't need to run both ...
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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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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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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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Why does Outlook 2013 say I have 3 Reminders?

Near the bottom, lefthand corner of Outlook, it says that I have 3 Reminders, like this: However, I don't have any outstanding reminders. In fact, when I click on the "Reminders: 3" display, it ...
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Relocate the .pst and .ost from Outlook

Currently, Outlook is storing my .pst file in C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook but I would much rather it be placed elsewhere (C:\ is an SSD, and I have a D:\ that is a regular drive, ...
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How do I warn myself I'm about to send an email without an attachment in Outlook 2010?

Gmail has this amazing feature where it warns me I'm about to send an email that refers to an attachment but I haven't attached anything. Is there a way to do this within Outlook 2010 as well? I'm ...
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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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Highlighting the Current Day in Outlook 2013 Calendar

In Microsoft Outlook 2013, the current day is highlighted by a slightly different color blue at the top of the day. Is there a way to alter this highlighting to make it more obvious at a glance to ...
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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 to create an Outlook contact group from a list of mail recipients?

I have a mail with a list of recipients I would like to create an address book contact group from, but the only way I can find is to copy and add each one individually. Surely there is a way to copy ...
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Outlook 2013 refuses to start due to unavailable Microsoft Exchange Server

Cannot start Outlook 2013. It refuses to start due to unavailable Microsoft Exchange Server. While all data passed is correct (email at hotmail.com or live.com). Why is that? How to fix it? Some pics: ...
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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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How can I search for e-mails by user in to or cc

I know that I can create a search folder that finds all the messages from or to a given user in Microsoft Outlook 2013. How can I create a search folder that finds all messages that a given user was ...
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How can I stop Outlook 2013 pop-up alerts

The other day I tried to send an attachment that was too large using my GMail account via Outlook 2013. Now every couple of minutes I get these popups that say: Your IMAP Server wants to Alert ...
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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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What controls the Skype availability display in Outlook?

The other day, I installed Outlook 2013 at home and it started displaying avatars for my contacts and showing if they are online in Skype. I did not install any add-in or change any settings in ...
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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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Outlook 2013 Folders view

I have users that need to access public folders, and under the default Mail view they are not shown. However if I click the little ellipsis button on the bottom row where the Mail, Calender, People ...
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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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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 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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Outlook2013 SocialConnector cant add facebook

For 2 days im getting the message sorry we're having server problems, so we cant add facebook right now. I was able to add twitter and linkedin Is this a connector problem in OUTLOOK2013? Is this a ...
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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 do I disable desktop new mail alerts?

I have two Exchange mailboxes configured in Outlook. One for my email address and another shared one. UPDATE: How do I disable desktop new mail alerts for the second mailbox account?
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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: ...
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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 hes 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 get Outlook to remind me twice for a given appointment?

Is there any way I can get outlook to remind me X minutes prior to every meeting request, and once right when the meeting/appointment happens.