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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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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Recover meeting request

I accidentally deleted a recurring meeting in Outlook Calendar. Another person created and invited me to this meeting. How can I restore this meeting in my calendar? I have colleagues sitting next to ...
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Unable to open Outlook 2010 on Windows 7

I am unable to open Outlook 2010 on my Windows 7 computer. Outlook displays the splash screen but hangs at "Loading profile". I have tried running it in Safe Mode, but it still won't work. Any ...
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Change Outlook mark as read behaviour per account? Store read status local only?

This question shows how to change Outlook's "mark as read" behaviour. I am using Outlook 2011 for two accounts, one is personal; the other is shared. For the shared inbox, we have had some issues ...
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Syncing Everything between Windows and Mac Outlook - Options?

I am wondering if there is a way to keep everything - accounts, mail (POP and IMAP), and calendars, for starters - synchronized between Outlook 2013 running on my Windows machine and Outlook 2011 ...
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Is it is possible through Email Rules to Move received Emails from Inbox into Folders

I have 2000+ messages in inbox now i wish to move into folders using rules without drag and drop? So is there any way to move received mails which is already read from inbox to appropriate folders ...
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Outlook 2010 “Show this folder as an e-mail address book” via GPO

In Outlook2010, I need to set the checker "Show this folder as an e-mail address book" on my clients Windows 7 boxes. I need to do this over and over because I am copying a public folder to the ...
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First mail message in new mail folder disappears (Gmail in outlook2013)

I have a gmail account in outlook2013 synchronizing with imap. Everything works fine except the next situation. I create a new folder (not in inbox) and move an existing message from some folder to ...
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Deleting empty folders in Outlook 2013

I use Outlook 2013 at work and I organise my mails in folders/subfolders base on topics and work items. Hence, I create many folders/subfolders during the year. I also use the built in archiving to ...
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How to make Outlook to not save outgoing attachments

When a message is sent in Outlook, the message is saved in the appropriate sent items folder. In an effort to keep mailbox sizes small(er), we would like to see if there is a way to automatically ...
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Fixing Outlook Web App on Chrome for Mac

Chrome 37 disables showModalDialog. This causes lots of pain for those of us stuck using Outlook Web App to access our work email. In particular it breaks attachments, access to the address book ...
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Exporting Attachment File Name + Email Metadata from Outlook to Excel

I am looking to do analysis on all of the file types that I have received in a folder in Outlook. I have tried using the Export functionality in Outlook, as well as importing Outlook directly into ...
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Automate Importing PST in Outlook for All Users in a Company

My company has just moved stored PSTs (not the server, just the PSTs I believe) from 1 remote server to another (literally copy and pasted). Let's call the old server \\oldserver and the new server ...
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Outlook 2013: Move any message without a To or Cc [duplicate]

How can I create an Outlook 2013 rule which moves any message that doesn't have me listed as a recipient? It's easy to do this for messages which aren't To me, but I only want it to trigger if I'm not ...
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File URI scheme won't open folder

URI links to folders (in file://blahblahblah format) simply aren't working for us in some cases. Users with Windows, using Active Directory. URIs opened from the following don't work: Firefox ...
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Multiple concurrent connections with MAPI to same mailbox

A program automatically connects to Outlook / Exchange with the same user the same email address at the same time on the same machine on the same mailbox (account) to work with emails over the ...
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How to reschedule a declined outlook meeting

If I reschedule a meeting in outlook, will it automatically send new invitiations to those that declined the origninal meeting?
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Outlook 2010 calendar showing appointment without accepting anything

One of the users in my office just emailed me asking why there was a calendar entry without her accepting any requests. The request came from outside the business. Am I right in thinking that when a ...
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How can I completely hide cancelled appointments & meetings on my sidebar agenda?

In my instance of Outlook 2010, I have a Calendar sidebar, and under the calendar is my coming agenda. My work environment frequently involves fellow co-workers, and managers, creating meetings and ...
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Programs launched via CMD script freezes

I've been trying to start applications up with a CMD script on Windows 8.1. eg. Start "Outlook" "Outlook" Outlook 2013 launches fine however its slow and lagging. And freezes often. The applications ...
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mail invite is not working in my thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31.1.1. Whenever i get a mail of type invitation(like meeting or something at some time),my body of the mail is not displayed properly. It displays as shown below. ...
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How do I share exchange/outlook calendar to ics format somewhere Google calendar can access

I use Exchange/Outlook at work and Google Calendar for everything else. I want to get my Outlook calendar into Google Calendar using "Other Calendars -> Add by URL", so I can see free/busy ...
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Add a line prior to quoted message in Outlook

When replying to an email in Outlook, it quotes the message of the sender. I would like Outlook to automatically add a line prior to the message of the sender containing information about the ...
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Can I automatically strip out vcf attachments in Outlook 2011?

I'm corresponding a lot with someone whose sig includes a virtual business card file (.vcf), which means I have lots and lots of emails with an attachment I don't care about. Each one's only 8.3KB, ...
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Outlook 2013: Two views of the same folder

Using Outlook 2013, I'd like to have two views of my Inbox handy, one showing the Message Preview (the first line of each email), and the other without. I can't find a way to do this, other than to ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 deletes e-mails after 7 days

A client of us has the problem that Outlook (2011 for mac) automatically deletes all emails older than 7 days from her INBOX. If the e-mail is in the trash, the e-mails aren't being deleted. There is ...
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Outlook 2013: Is it possible to hide quoted text for both incoming and outgoing emails (just like in Gmail)?

Is it possible to hide quoted text in Outlook 2013 for both incoming and outgoing emails (just like in Gmail) ? Slightly related questions: How do I get that nice inline-quote indicator in ...
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Windows 7, Outlook 365, links default to chrome, I prefer Firefox

I am using Outlook 365 on Windows 7. When I get an email with a link in it that the sender inserted, and when I click these links, the link request is opened up in Chrome. I don't use Chrome very ...
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Outlook - How can I see a locally deleted email?

After I delete a message in Outlook 2013, I don't see it in the Deleted Items folder. Where is it located, and how can I undelete it? UPDATE: If this is not supported easily: How can I move Outlook ...
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Outlook: Indent original message when replying, but insert char for plaintext

Outlook 2013 has different options on how to quote the original email when replying. If you choose "Prefix", then it works for both plaintext and html messages. If you choose, however, "Indent", ...
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Outlook - Remove vertical space after message preview

Outlook's message preview is great - it shows you the first line of each message, in its listing in the Inbox. Saves a lot of time. Unfortunately, Outlook puts a large vertical whitespace after each ...
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Outlook - Send plaintext email where possible

Many mail clients will send plaintext emails by default, and only use HTML if necessary (that is, the email contains bold or other formatting). Can Outlook be configured to do so? UPDATE: I see from ...
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Outlook: Changing server settings but not email address

I'm currently switching email provider for a client of mine - they are sticking with the same email address but the email host is changing. They currently use Outlook (2010 I think) and fetch using ...
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Sharing tasks in Outlook with custom categories for only the shared task folder?

I want to create a task folder for bugs, to-do's, and improvements on a development project I'm working on. I then want to share that task folder with a few users. I want to categorize the items as ...
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How to disable default reminders for accepted meeting requests?

When accepting a meeting request from other people, a default reminder of 15 minutes is configured for the meeting; I don't want this, and I need everytime to clear it manually. I already configured ...
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Automatically delete older duplicate emails in Outlook

Say I receive a bunch of status updates about remote servers in my mailbox, several dozen emails every day. How do I set up a rule that deletes the oldest IDENTICAL (header and body) email from my ...
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What's the easiest way to distribute ribbon customizations to a mass amount of users?

I want to remove a specific button from displaying in the Outlook 2010 toolbar/ribbon. I've already made the change on an individual machine and it seems to work fine. How can I distribute a change ...
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How to contact Microsoft about an issue with my hot mail account? [closed]

I have forgotten my password and I have two phase password recovery turned on so every time I ask to reset my password I have to provide two codes one from my email and from a text message send to my ...
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Internet Explorer 11 / Outlook 2013 single sign-on anomaly: it keeps sending Authorization: headers

I have IE 11 and Outlook 2013 on the client side. On ther server side there's centos7, apache 2.4 with auth_ntlm_winbind_module and winbindd. The server URI (http://server.yourdomain.com) is added to ...
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Outlook 2007 cannot copy paste (workaround/solution here)

It seems this is quite a common problem that you cannot copypaste properly in Outlook 2007, and whenever I've checked for solutions, I haven't found any. Common scenarios where you run into this ...
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How to sync Outlook with GroupDav (Egroupware)

Egroupware supports GroupDav, CalDav, CardDav and SyncML. I tested Funambol which seems to be extremely unstable (crashing often). iCal4OL is not developed anymore. Is there any software ...
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Edit options of more calender items at once

I try to set a return patern for more calender items at once (all items in that calender). When i select more items some options will be disabled. How can i set an alarm or return patern for more ...
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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 ...
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How to link 2 outlook meetings?

How can you link 2 meetings in outlook? Is it possible to automatically cancel one meeting when another gets cancelled? My team has a recurring meeting set from 2 to 5. The team is distributed in ...
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Saving a .msg from Outlook that contains inline images for offline viewing

I'm trying to create an offline archive of my emails for future reference. I chose Outlook's .msg format because 1) It's a popular format that won't die anytime soon 2) It's a single, self contained ...
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How to avoid Outlook searching the whole e-mail trail

I often use the Outlook 2010 search, and it's a great tool. However sometimes I have a conversation with many e-mail exchanges (e.g.10-20). Then when I search for a specific text, I get 10-20 ...
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My meeting no longer in my calendar, but is in my attendees

I have a recurring monthly meeting I set up, which seems to have disappeared from my calendar. However, it is obviously still in everyone else's as I'm still getting declines and acceptances. I have ...
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Name for outgoing mail - Outlook 2013

Is it possible to set my email address to appear as my name, seen by recipients of my email? In Outlook 2013 > File > Account Information > Account Settings > Change (under the Email tab) > under the ...
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Supported snooze units / formats for Outlook reminders… and how to guard against typos

The Reminders window in Outlook 2010 gives you a dropdown list of Snooze options, but you can also type your own. If I type foo, Outlook responds with 'The snooze time "foo" is invalid. Enter a valid ...
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Outlook 2013 Old Sent items

I cannot see my old sent email in outlook 2013. The sent folder says this computer only. How i can retrieve my old sent items, the windows were formatted so there is no archive folder as well.