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 can I synchronise my Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar (preferably using a free/open source tool)? [closed]

How can I synchronise my desktop Outlook calendar with my Google Calendar (Outlook -> Google)? I saw the question Free tool for Synchronizing Google Contacts and Calendar with Outlook, but the ...
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Unable to use Mac for Exchange 2010 client!

I'm facing this strange problem using Exchange 2010 on my Mac with both mail.app and outlook 2011. We have Exchange 2010 server. But everything works perfectly on iOS. Every time I try to connect I ...
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CRM 2011 outlook client crashing on replying emails

We have configured CRM 2011 plugin for outlook(CRM RU8, Outlook 2010). Its working fine for all the users except one. From one user machine, able to send a new mail but whenever we try to reply to ...
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Outlook CRM plugin not syncing cases properly

We have CRM 2011 on premise. One of our users sees more cases in the Active Cases view in Outlook than they do in the Active Cases view in Internet Explorer. The Active Cases view is unmodified from ...
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Import EML emails into Outlook 2010 64-bit

Evening everyone. I'm helping setup a small office network, where a number of old PC's are being replaced with new ones with a 64-bit copy of Outlook 2010. The old emails were stored in Windows Live ...
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Who's calendar reminder is in control?

When I send a calendar appointment using Outlook 10 to my boss and set the reminder to NONE, does the reminder stay at NONE on my boss's calendar or does it change to my boss's default reminder ...
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How to disable the Outlook.com new preview [migrated]

I just logged into my hotmail account at Outlook.com and was surprised to see a new look. I searched for hours trying to figure out how to go back to the old style but there is no option. It seems ...
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Import outlook contacts into thunderbird (including pictures/photos)

Question: How can I transfer an Outlook Express (MS Office Professional Plus 2010) address book to Thunderbird, including the contact pictures? As plus: add a shared outlook contact folder ...
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looking to sync or backup outlook “quick steps”

we use a lot of default "quick steps" in outlook, to categorize mails, move to folder, set a flag ecc... the problem is that exchange do not syncronize those actions, so everytime we have a clean ...
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How can I graph the # of emails I receive per day

Ideally I'd like to do this in Outlook. I'd like to find a way to look at the # of emails I get in my inbox for each day. This does not have to be real time.
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Outlook 2010 not receiving emails

My Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 is not receiving emails although I can send them. This happened last week sometime. I primarily use my Comcast email but it used to show up in the Outlook inbox no ...
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Automate categorisation of Outlook mailbox

Is it possible using Outlook 2007 or third party software to automatically categorise emails by subject line. I need a way to speed up the searching of mailboxes.
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Outlook 2013 with Google ActiveSync

I am using the new Outlook 2013 beta, and I'm having problems connecting to the Google ActiveSync server. I can connect fine to the Hotmail server (m.hotmail.com), but when I use the Google server ...
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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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Outlook crashes on calendar view

I'm running Outlook 2007 using hosted Exchange and everytime I try to go to the "calendar" screen Outlook hangs. I have to kill the process and restart Outlook. Details: Fully patched Office 2007 ...
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Cannot search in Outlook 2010

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 (64-bit Professional), and reinstalling Outlook 2010 was part of that process. I am now unable to search for anything in Outlook, as it simply returns that no results ...
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How to (one way) sync calendars between 'work' email account (exchange) and outlook.com\hotmail.com

I have my work email account were I put most all my meets\appointments (including personal). What I would like to do is to do a regular one way sync'ing from work to my a personal email account ...
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MS Outlook 2010 Warning

Pretty sure this isn't the right stack exchange for this, but I'm giving it a shot anyway: I keep getting the following dialog box from Outlook: My antivirus software is up to date, I have tried ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011: Lost a Folder/Subfolders

Here's the scenario: After Outlook forced me to rebuild my Main Identity about 6 weeks ago, I found I was missing a mail folder and its subfolders under "On my computer." I immediately did some ...
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Accessing Outlook 2013 from Internet

I'm using my own computer to manage email at home. When I'm out, I get access to my Outlook from Internet by using Remote Desktop Connection. This works very well. Is there any other way to get ...
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How to create shortcut that opens Outlook PAB file (Personal Address Book)

I would like to place a shortcut on my desktop that points to my .PAB file and opens it. There is no file association for .PAB files. I tried to open with outlook.exe but that gives me an error about ...
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Increase Outlook 2013 performance?

I feel that Outlook 2013 (compared to Thunderbird) is quite slow at e.g. changing between mail view and calendar view - is there any way to disable e.g. the animation of the transition between mail ...
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Outlook 2007 and VPN connection?

Is it possible to have only outlook use a VPN connection? Rest of internet traffic flowing through normal gateway?
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Outlook (2010) & shared calenders

The PA for all the "leadership team" where I work has an odd issue with her outlook. She has been granted "author" permission to about 10 calenders. She says something happened to her machine a ...
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Windows Contacts in Outlook 2010

How do I make Outlook 2010 use my Windows Contacts? I don't want to import my Windows Contacts into Outlook 2010, I just want Outlook to use the contacts directly as an addressbook.
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2010 Outlook settings

Every morning when I open Outlook my mail options are reset, specificially my signnature fonts AND (the most irritating) in Advanced View Settings: Messages under "Group By" the "automatically group ...
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Outlook and IMAP accounts

I am using Outlook 2010 and had a POP account which i am now re-creating as an IMAP account, the problem is that i cannot get rid of the .pst file associated with the pOP account. Is there a way to do ...
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Outlook 2013 is disconnected

I am using windows 8.1 64-bit. And Outlook 2013 on it. Yesterday it suddenly stopped sending emails. When I checked down there, it shows me 'Disconnected'. Clicking the Send/Receive button doing just ...
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OWA to standalone Outlook application

Could you advise if there is a way to connect to my Outlook Web Access account and send/receive mail from standalone Outlook 2010 application?
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Use Outlook dialer to dial Google voice?

How can I use Outlook dialer to dial Google Voice? This is for "over the web", not through a modem. This way I can track my calls on Outlook.
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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 he's 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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MS Outlook - Rectify Calendars

At my workplace we have a master calendar, which is viewable by everyone using Outlook. We also have individual calendars, which are viewable only when logged in with the associated email account (so ...
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How do you sum 2 or more already calculated fields in microsoft outlook forms?

I am creating a form in microsoft outlook for employee expenses. It will have several lines of Net, VAT and gross amounts. The gross amount is a sum of Net and VAT which are hard coded, using a ...
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Outlook 2007 exchange account

I am using Outlook 2007 as my mail app. In the past I have used a Microsoft exchange account from my old company. After leaving the company, I unfortunately erased the exchange account and lost all my ...
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Outlook 2010 and IMAP

I have a work Exchange account that sits in Outlook and a personal Google Apps account that I have setup as IMAP. My problem is that without having the IMAP inbox open email doesn't push to ...
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Outlook sync IMAP folders

I currently have IMAP hosting from SolidShellSecurity, LLC and not Exchange if that means much. I wanted to save money and just go with IMAP because that was free over $10/mo per mail box with ...
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Outlook missing sent items

We've got a few users that are experiencing intermittent issues with Outlook 2013 in Cached Mode. Some messages sent during a span of time are missing (for example a two hour window). The user sends ...
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Cycle Windows in Outlook

Is there a keyboard shortcut for cycling through just Outlook 2010 windows on Windows 7? Some equivalent to Command-` for Firefox on OS X. I didn't see it on the official keyboard shortcut list: ...
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Outlook 2010 + Move IMAP PST file = Outlook data file cannot be accessed

I set up a new IMAP account in Outlook 2010. It works but creates IMAP PST file in C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook. I want the file on my data drive in D:\Users\User\Documents\Outlook ...
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Outlook XP to 2007

I have an old machine running windows XP with Outlook XP on it. I have new computer with windows 7 and outlook 2007 on it. I want to transfer all my email settings, emails and addresses to the new ...
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Outlook 2007 Duration Totalling

How can you get the "Start", "End" and "Duration" field values in Outlook Calendar or Journal to total within Outlook or to export in numerical format so they can be totalled in Excel? When I copy ...
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How can I upgrade existing Office 2013 to Office 365

I have Office 2013 installed and configured and use it for everything including email. How can I switch the license over to an Office 365 license? Is it possible or do I need to reinstall everything ...
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Even after changing Office theme, Outlook 2013 is still too bright?

I've already changed to Dark Grey (http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/outlook2013whiteandbright.htm) and consulted ...
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Why do all day events not show up in the Outlook To-Do Bar?

When adding appointments as all day events in Outlook, for some reason they don't show up in the To-Do Bar. I don't want to have to keep switching from Mail to Calendar view each time I want to just ...
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Outlook says “Updating Inbox 3.99GB” and doesn't download mails (Office 365)

Well this was a very well known issue as the title explains but in my case, the "updating inbox 3.99GB" keeps on repeating to the same state. No new mail activities or even download progress on Inbox, ...
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Cannot start Outlook 2013

My Outlook 2013 has been working fine for months. Then suddenly today, it won't start. When I double click on the Outlook 2013 icon, I get a big blue message window with OUTLOOK in the middle and ...
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Outlook 2003 Crashes

Outlook 2003 just started crashing. There's not much to go on. I get a window that says "Microsoft Office Outlook has stopped working". I've archived all but 1 month of emails. I turned off the ...
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MS macro to copy and paste Outlook bodytext to Word document

It sounds pretty simple. I am trying to create a macro to copy and paste Outlook’s e-mail bodytext to a placeholder text in a Word document. I have been trying for hours to record different workflows. ...
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Missing Outlook 2007 Datafile?

I am using Outlook 2007 on Windows XP SP3. I am having a problem with my Outlook datafile: Its completely disapeared! Last night I used Outlook, everything ok, this morning I used Outlook again, ...
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Importing large Outlook Express mail to Outlook

I am in the process of moving all my Outlook Express email (over 5GB) to Outlook 2003. I will then move that .pst file to Outlok on a new Win 8 computer. My problem is my OE files are so large they ...