Outlook is a personal information manager software used as an email client, calendar/appointment manager and contact book. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.

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How to get a Display Alert based on Category color

I use multiple mailboxes in Outlook. My primary mailbox is me@example.com But I also have 1 additional mailbox e.g. shared@example.com Now whenever I get a mail in my inbox, me@example.com, I get a ...
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contacts not syncing with Windows App

I have connected my google account to Outlook. So i can have my contacts in both places. Modification done to google contacts however wont reflect in Outlook.com People page (People.Live.com) ...
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Create Outlook rule which runs AFTER move mail to specific folder

is there some way how to create rule for Outlook(2013) which will run after move mail to specific folder? Motivation: I need to have rules which moves mail from specific address to specific folder ...
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Unable to add attachments in OWA when using Chrome

I'm using Google Chrome 43 and I can't add attachments in a new message in Outlook Web Access (OWA). While looking into it, I discovered that this has been an issue since the removal of ...
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Seeing email thread in email body on ipad, but not on pc

I have a user who looks at his Outlook email both on his ipad and his work pc. When he looks at an email on his pc the thread within the email body is missing (he only sees one or two previous ...
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Emails sending with the wrong name on Outlook 2011 Mac

Our client has 6 Macs. We recently set up Outlook 2011 with an exchange account for all of the users. On one of the Macs, I had setup the profile for another user (Person B), before removing it and ...
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Outlook Mac 2011 - Smart Folders - rules/ criteria keep disappearing when I do a new search outside of that Smart Folder

I am new to Outlook for mac - but familiar with Outlook for PC (which I really regret leaving!) SMART FOLDERS ONE I have set up two Smart Folders for UNREAD messages in the two email accounts I am ...
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Windows 8 and Outlook 2010

In the past days my Outlook 2010 stopped working. I was moving some emails (IMAP account) to an Archive, just to free some space from the server. Outlook crashed and when I tried to restart it wont ...
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Emails sent from outlook dont bear my name

When I send emails from outlook using an account such as jd@companyname.com, the recipient only sees jd mentioned as the sender instead of the full name John Doe in his inbox. How does one change ...
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Outlook 2007: how to add e-mail in table view to selection without the mouse?

In Microsoft Outlook 2007 I often select multiple e-mail messages in the tabular view (e. g. in the Inbox) to process them with a menu command or macro. Quite often, this is a selection of multiple ...
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Outlook 2013 macro suddenly not working anymore

I've been using a macro to send mails when a reminder is triggerd. I used this guide to get it: Scheduled and recurring email in Outlook? It worked fine for a couple days but now it's not sending ...
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Error with file permissions when creating Outlook PST archive

I'm trying to set up AutoArchive in Outlook, but no matter where I try to create the PST file, Outlook gives me an error The file name is not valid. I've tried clicking on the Browse button and ...
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Search through an email to find and highlight text

I'm working with Excel trying to automate the sending of some emails. Right now, the code creates an email based on the cells next to the button clicked, forwards the email to the listed in a cell, ...
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Outlook BUG - “Resend This Message” doesn't work for .EML files

I seem to have come across a bug with outlook. I have an email in eml format, message.eml. In this certain scenario, I want to resend the email using the outlook action Resend This Message Note: ...
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Office for Mac Preview (2015). Outlook, how to change the default style?

During installation, I chose the default style (Blue), now I want to switch to classic. But I can not find where it can be done. This setting does not exist anywhere...
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Outlook 2013 forward window vanishes when switching between windows

I have an recurring issue in outlook (which I've been able to reproduce). When I receive an email: I click the forward button I click the 'Pop-out' button I Address the email to someone I attach a ...
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Outlook 2010 - How can I create/amend what appear to be a shortcut

A previous employee created what appear to be shortcuts for things that she did everyday in Outlook, both in Calendar and Email, e.g. When she typed QA (for Quote Appointment) in a new calendar ...
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Frequently cannot connect to OWA or Outlook without rebooting

On my Surface Pro 3, I frequently cannot connect to OWA using Internet Explorer or Outlook 2013 without rebooting. In Outlook, it hangs on "trying to connect" and closing/reopening Outlook does not ...
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How can I sync all Exchange company employee contacts to iPhones?

In an Exchange 2010 environment I would like to sync all of the company employee contacts to everyone's corp iPhones. So everyone is syncing their own personal contacts via the "Contacts" container ...
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Outlook - convert straight quotes to curly quotes

I often write things in Notepad, with straight quotes. When I copy and paste them into Outlook, I have to laboriously go through and re-type them (using Outlook's smart quotes). I'd love a way to ...
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Outlook 2010 Form Designer component

Which MS Office component is required to design custom forms in Outlook? I unchecked many components during Office installation and now my Outlook lets me only to open a custom form, not create one. ...
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Quick Steps in Outlook quick access toolbar

How can the quick steps in Outlook (2013) be added to the quick access toolbar? The Microsoft forums have an (un)helpful answer. Quick steps exist on the Home tab of the ribbon in a box, but I have ...
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How to convert .nsf (IBM Lotus Notes) to .pst (MS Outlook) or other mail client format

I have a user who would like to make a local archive of his Lotus Notes mail file (we use Lotus Notes where I work) and then open it in another mail client, such as Outlook or Thunderbird. IMAP is a ...
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How can I create an outlook contact from OneNote 2013?

The documentation for OneNote 2007 (here) explains how to create an outlook contact directly from OneNote. Is this feature available in OneNote 2013? If so, how may I access it?
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Why don't Outlook 2010 rules find the same messages that normal searches do?

I have a rule in Outlook 2010 that moves messages containing certain French words to my Junk folder: As you can see, one of the words is "découvrez". If I search for "découvrez" in my Deleted Items ...
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I want to proxy Exchange through my Ubuntu server. How can I do this?

I opened up ports 80 and 443 on my Time Capsule to go to my Ubuntu 14.04 Server machine. I have a splash page-kinda for my intranet. It's internal.domain. I have Exchange 2013 on another server ...
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The tab and space bar keys insert unwanted text

When my boss is using Microsoft Word or Outlook, every time she presses the tab or space bar buttons it inserts her name. How do I get it to stop doing that?
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outlook 2010 auto inviting attendees

I'm wondering if there's any way of a meeting request being sent to TWO calendars for approval. our workplace has a room that has a dividing wall which can be removed for large meetings, we currently ...
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Print only the 1st page of emails from eBay & PayPal by default

I buy a lot of stuff off eBay for work and have to print the order confirmation and PayPal receipt emails from Outlook to give to Accounts. Every time, I have to change Page range to 1, because there ...
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How to sort sender emails by Email Accounts in Outlook 2007 [closed]

Please help me with the Settings to sort sender emails by Email Accounts in Outlook 2007
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How to sort emails to folders basing on old .pst file?

I have an Outlook 2010 connected via MS Exchange to my company's server, to the main company e-mail address. I had all the 13 thousand e-mails sorted manually in many different folders. I wanted to do ...
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Office 2013 Exchange email keeps sending out winmail.dat instead of attachments

Whenever a client of mine sends out attachments they keep turning into winmail.dat files. However, if I send one to my exchange account or gmail they seem fine. However, if they send to their e-mail ...
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Windows 7 Office Professional 2013

Monthly calendar view now includes everything you always wanted to know about a meeting and much more. All I want to see is the meeting subject and time. How do I get rid of the clutter?
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Outlook 2003 IMAP Sent Folder Mark As Read (VBA Help)

I know. I know. The program is antiquated. I have a friend that got a smart phone and I changed his email on Outlook 2003 to be IMAP (rather than POP3) so that everything is on the server and both his ...
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Outlook Showing Conflicting Times for Messages Sent

One of our end users has flagged a bizarre issue they've come across from time to time. What happens is this: User sends an email from Outlook for Mac 2015 User looks to see when the email was sent ...
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Exchange Mailbox Sharing Issues

Exchange 2010 running on Win 2012 Standard (VM). Users using Outlook 2010 Shared mailbox between 3 users for one mail address. One user is receiving up-to date data, other users dont have the same ...
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Outlook does not show alerts for messages in folders

Similar to: Outlook does not show desktop notifications on a message receive However I wish to have the other two notifications as well. The symbol on the outlook icon in the task bar. The picture ...
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Outlook unread mail totals not displaying

In Microsoft Outlook my unread emails are no longer displaying as a total (alongside each folder) therefore am unable to see that I have mail to attend to without gong through and looking inside each ...
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I can't sort messgaes by “From”

I have 2 e-mail addresses, and in one, there is no way to view messages by "From". There's "Received," "Size," "Categories," etc., but no "From." ow do I add this?
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Outlook all day, week long appt shows as 2 days

So, and I have no idea when this started, our Outlook versions above 2007 show appoints that span 1 week as only 2 days in the month view. There should be a "bar" across the entire week, but I only ...
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How can I set up my email to work properly with Outlook AND Gmail

I recently signed up for Microsoft Office Business Premium. They made me change my DNS settings and now mail is REALLY slow to arrive in my Gmail inbox, but is quick enough for Outlook. What I want ...
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Share Outlook task manager custom view with user defined columns

I have created a task manager view in Microsoft Outlook which contains user defined fields as well as other Pre-defined fields in the view. I am trying to share this task manager with the rest of my ...
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Retrieve .OST data after harddrive failure

I want to open an OST file in Outlook 2013. I understand the difference between ost and pst. The reason I need to do this is that after a harddrive failure, I am unable to look at how a user had their ...
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Outlook 2013 not showing mails in folder

I have a problem with Outlook 2013, which is connected to a Dovecot IMAP-server. The user in Outlook has a lot of folders in his account, which I suspect may be part of the cause. The problem is, ...
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How can I save a .html file as an email template file for MS Outlook?

I have MS Outlook 365. I've created a HTML file I wish to use as an email template. For the life of me I cannot figure out how to do this. I've tried searching online but all the existing tutorials ...
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Printer hangs when printing emails from Outlook

We have a Canon printer[1] that has so far worked fine. Recently, one of my colleagues has run into a weird problem - if he prints from Outlook[2], the printer hangs. This is not visible from his ...
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Outlook 2010 need to show replied/forwarded time

Is it possible to know or get the data of the sent time/replied time on my emails? Can someone show it?
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How to avoid wrong picture of sender when forwarding a meeting in Outlook?

Just a minor annoyance: when an initial invitee delegates(let's say Jack) to another person (let's say Jim) using the "Forward", the e-mail generated by outlook has sender "{Invitee} on behalf of ...
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Can employer retrieve emails sent using work email after you delete them in outlook?

If I delete a bunch of emails from outlook, can my manager still retrieve them and read them? If yes, can they view all the attachments?
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Is there any way to open an OST file for extraction of info? [duplicate]

So I've got a weird one... Whole network kind of went down. Server crashed and the backups don't seem to have worked. A workstation crashed. We have the OST file from the workstation thankfully, but ...