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 2010/2013 Set desktop alert for unread mail only

I have two mailboxes attached to Outlook 2010 on my work PC and Outlook 2013 on my personal laptop. For one of these mailboxes I don't wish to see desktop alerts so I have disabled them so that they ...
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Outlook 2013 How to view Internet Headers on an unopened email in my Inbox without opening it

I am coming from Outlook 2007 in which I was able to right click an unopened email to see the Internet headers. The email remained closed. How can this be done in Outlook 2013? I am able to see the ...
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How to view password in ms outlook? [duplicate]

How can I view the password for a email account in Microsoft Outlook? I lost my password because of a virus attack.
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Outlook 2007: how to search (filter) content of a search folder?

I'm using MS Outlook 2007 and I'm often working with search folders which show me a subset of all messages based on certain criteria. I have a search folder which lists all emails which are in my ...
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recover outlook contacts 2013 is it possible?

I have searched for guidance but to no avail... Please help. Win 8.1 has failed and I have only "command prompt (DOS) and a 4 gig memory stick to recover data. I can not see the directory in dos that ...
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How to open new window of Outlook 2013 with separate views

Ok... Here's my desire. I found it is possible to open multiple windows when Outlook starts from this answer: How do I open multiple windows when Outlook 2010 starts? But here's what I am wanting to ...
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Why doesn´t my Outlook rule work more then once?

I´ve recently migrated my email to an exchangeserver, with my previous email set as a forward to my current one. I´m using outlook 2010 and Samsung galaxy s5. First problem at hand: Some E-mails ...
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Outlook Calendar Reccurence: Meeting every day except every other Monday

I have a case, when I have meeting every day, but even Mondays (like, July, 6th or July, 20th) we have a day off. I'd like to create a calendar meeting for this purposes, but looks like I cannot ...
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Conversation view in search folders in Outlook 2013

I have enabled conversation view for all folders but it doesn't work in search folders. Is there a way to fix this ?
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OWA printing nearly blank e-mails from Firefox

Trying to deduce an issue in my office department: when printing e-mails from Outlook Web Access (Office365) using Firefox, some e-mails are coming out nearly blank (the headers--date/url/page numbers ...
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Specifying time to go offline or online microsoft outlook

Is it possible to make Microsoft outlook go into offline mode at a specific time. For example 9am till 11am outlook will go offline unless manually put to online mode. Then at 11am it will ...
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Shared calendar in company with Mac and Windows computers

I would like to give my company a common ground to work on in aspects of a calendars where everybody notes his "dates" / meetings. Some of my employees work with Mac, and some work with Windows. I ...
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Sharing calendar by importing invitation XML Outlook 2010

A user's POP3 system is interrupting the delivery of an exchange calendar sharing invitation to his Outlook client. As he has no intention of using outlook for anything other than adding appointments ...
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How can I add an LDAP directory to all Outlook profiles? (SMIME directory)

I need my Windows based Outlook users to be able to look up an SMIME certificate from this LDAP directory How can I automatically (via scripting or policy) modify an Outlook profile to include this? ...
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Unread message count including subfolders in Outlook 2013

Copy of this question. Maybe something changed in 2013. If I have a folder in MS Outlook 2013 called Parent and under Parent I have A and B. If I setup rules to automatically forward email to A or B ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 - using exchange account

I had to format my mac disk. I used time machine to recover all the docs, however, I did not had the option to export the Outlook 2011 database. When restoring the main identity with the rebuild ...
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Appointment showing as tentative even after accepting it multiple times

I am experiencing this weird issue with Outlook 2013: I have several appointments in my calendar, but no matter how many times I accept one of them (this happens to two appointments actually, the ...
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Copying contacts from one folder to another (outlook 2010)

I want to be able to copy my contacts (about 5000 of them) from my suggested contacts folder in outlook and paste them into another folder. Every time I select all 5000 contacts, outlook freezes for ...
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Can Outlook 2010 show upcoming subscribed calendar appointments in mail view?

My calendar is hosted with Google and viewed through Outlook as an Internet Calendar Subscription. This means it's read only and doesn't update very frequently, but I'm fine with that. The problem is ...
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Can I create an Outlook rule to move a message to a folder and delete the previous message that might exist in that folder?

We have a system that sends regular status e-mails out. I have a rule that moves the messages it sends to a folder, but I only really need to keep the latest version of the e-mail. At the moment I ...
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Outlook spelling/proofing language / dictionary issue

I'm using Office 2010. Every time I try to send an email I get this: Dictionary language: Spanish (International Sort) It marks almost all the english words. I need english proofing. I already set ...
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Possible to disable 'reply to all' when sending mass e-mail?

A newsletter e-mail went out company wide today, and since then I've gotten several reply-to-all responses. I immediately e-mail the offending user to warn them of the issues this can cause, but I'd ...
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How can I combine Outlook email for easier documentation?

I have been asked to send someone all emails relating to a certain issue (let's say planning a dog show), to document how it evolved over time. So, there are 50+ Outlook emails to/from different ...
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Delete shared contact folders from Outlook 2013?

I am the sysadmin for a company of about 100 users. We run Exchange through Office 365 and Outlook 2013. As part of my normal day to day routine I use Outlook to access other users contacts folders ...
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Outlook Express 6 changed to Microsoft Outlook 97

I started exporting messages from Outlook Express 6 by option 'export' in the 'file' section. When it started I noticed the time would take too long and I canceled it. Right after that OE6 crashed. ...
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When sorting Outlook 2013 emails by Oldest First there are problems with moving/deleting emails

I've been experiencing an issue for sometime across several systems with Outlook 2013 that relates to sorting my emails by Oldest First. I like to have my oldest emails at the top of my mailbox so I ...
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How to forward message contents as attachment (txt/csv) via a server side rule?

I have some data that frequently comes in as plain text in emails and I want to get it sent to a shared folder on my Box.com account. Changing how the emails come in is very much to be avoided. ...
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PST size Limit for Outlook 2010 with 110GB of PST files

A year ago I advise a user to move off files from e-mail to shared storage as the PST file sizes were a concern and PC was running Outlook slowly. The 3 PST files have grown when i gave the initial ...
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Outlook 2007 To-do Bar on left?

I have a situation where a user, somehow, used to have their Outlook 2007 To-Do Bar on the left hand side of Outlook vs the default right side. He swears up and down that it is possible and ...
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Email attachments to unique recipients based on attachment name

Good day, I am an absolute newbie at using any form of scripting or programing so please forgive me if I don't provide enough information or context. I need to email around 1000 PDF documents a day ...
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Enable or disable custom button in ribbon in Outlook

I have a custom button in ribbon in compose window of outlook. When a user clicks on it, some actions are performed. I want to enable/disable this button when BCC is specified in compose mail window. ...
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Email error message

I have always entered www.hotmail.com and set up new emails and replied to emails no problem. Yesterday I started using OneDrive for the first time to upload pictures, create files etc. now I can't ...
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Outlook 2013 updating inbox but no new items

I have Outlook 2013 with an Exchange account configured. Nothing has changed but suddenly I am getting the message "UPDATING Inbox (980 MB)" in the status bar. There is constant progress in 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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Screen capture virus [duplicate]

A few days ago I noticed that red text that says "Screen Capture" intermittently appears on my screen, usually when I write an email in Outlook 2007. I've run Norton and MalwareBytes but it hasn't ...
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Why is Outlook throwing out any padding code

I have a very odd issue. In my outlook, emails do not look right. If there is padding set inline css, my outlook does not see it. Why is this? I have checked my DPI settings and those are correct. Is ...
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Outlook 2013: Multiple accounts, sign only mails from one account

I have two email accounts (Exchange) configured in Outlook. For one I have a S/MIME certificate configured which always signs the mails I send from this account. Problem now is that Outlook also ...
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Outlook shows certificate security warning in local LAN although certificate is only associated to IIS

I have the following configuration with Exchange Server 2010: I have a self-signed certificate which is associated with all the services (POP, SMTP etc..) except IIS (which is associated with a ...
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Outlook from field always reverts to default reply address

I have two email addresses with different domains on one exchange account. I need to be able to send from both addresses but when changing the from field it always reverts to the default email ...
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Outlook 2010/2013 IMAP account mailbox store in Exchange OST

In Outlook 2003 and below, I could do this: On a machine with Exchange Profile Setted Up, add other or more accounts IMAP/POP3 and store those mailboxes in the OST of the Exchange Profile, this way i ...
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Automate export of calendar from Outlook to Google

I use Microsoft Outlook 2013 for work and Google Calendar for everything else. I'd like to find an easy way to sync my work calendar to my personal calendar. Ideally, this would be a software ...
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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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Microsoft exchange rules - Double forwarding of e-mails

I have a question concerning forwarding rules in Microsoft Exchange. We have a support team that needs to receive sms alerts when something is down at our customers. Our setup is like this: Alerts ...
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Outlook 2010 broken even after uninstall and reinstall, can't even create a profile

For no reason, Outlook popped up with a data file cannot be accessed error during send/receive. The error blocked message sending and receiving for all 4 accounts. Summary of what I tried (nothing ...
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How to view “Internet Headers” in MS Outlook without opening the message first

Sometimes when I get a (possibly) suspicious message, I want to see the internet delivery headers for it, so I can see where it came from. In the instructions I've seen, the first step is always ...
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What is the limit for addresses in BCC in sendgrid using Outlook?

I want to send out a marketing email to a little over 11,000 email addrresses using Outlook 2007 (could also be 2010) on an account configured to use the SendGrid SMTP server. what is the limit to the ...
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Outlook 2013, how to search for messages sent or received on, say, saturdays

I tried "sent:saturday" in the search box, but it didn't show me any results. I have messages sent and received on a saturday.
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Outlook : default spell check language for different contacts

I am regularly conversing with people in several countries, about half of which speak English, and the other ones French. So for half the emails I compose, I need to manually switch the language for ...
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How can I automate creating links with spaces in a word / outlook document?

I'm lazy and I'd like to simplify pasting links with spaces into a word document. I know it can be done by enclosing a link in chevrons: <D:\my document.docx> Is there a way to automate that ...
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Location of Outlook certificate warning setting

My hosting provider misconfigured their email server using a self-signed certificate that had CA=TRUE set. Only way I was able to retrieve business emails for a few days was to tell Outlook to accept ...