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Questions tagged [microsoft-outlook]

Email client, calendar/appointment manager and address book/contacts list software. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.

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How do you self sign a macro for Microsoft Office for a non admin user

I am trying to self sign a macro that I wrote for Outlook, and my searches lead to SelfCert.exe I ran SelfCert.exe and was able to make a self signed certificate, and inside of Outlook I was able to ...
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How to decline a specific day but accept all others in a recurring Outlook meeting?

I attend daily standups with one of our development teams. On Thursdays, I have a conflict but can attend all other days. Is there a way to decline all Thursdays going forward, while accepting any ...
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Outlook Meeting Invitation

Why would a meeting invitee entry move to optional and not show up in the To: as I sent it? I sent 22 invitations out and 2 of those do not show up on the invitations but those 2 appear as optional ...
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MS Word Mail Merge gets some data from the wrong record

I have a template to print envelopes that has been working well for years. It is Envelope.doc. I use it to do mail merge from Outlook contacts within a given category. After editing several contact ...
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Outlook - Missing 'Disable Always Move Conversation' option

There is actually some Always Move Conversations options which were created in a shared mailbox, but since this Always Move Conversations thing is not a rule, the only way to get rid of it, AFAIK, is ...
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Exchange / outlook meeting room conflict date/time language reply change

Above is the auto reply message when a domain user tries to book a meeting room using Outlook. My question would be - how to change the language that is in this auto reply (circled in red)? ...
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Use gmail in outlook

We've recently switched to using GMail at work for a variety of different reasons after having our own Outlook Exchange for a while. At present everyone is still used to using the Outlook interface ...
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Change default mailbox search in Outlook 2016

I have selected the 'current mailbox' option from the search settings in the options tab in outlook but when searching emails it still defaults to 'all mailboxes' I have also restarted outlook. How ...
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Add todays date when opening saved email template

I want to add a message and the date when ever I open an email template I have saved. I could only manage to get to the below bit of code: Private Sub adddate() .Item.Subject = "Prep Status ...
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Office 365 always resets the proofing language

I am subscriber for Office 365, my Windows is set up in 'en-US' but my native language is German. So I installed Office in 'de-DE' as well. Now everytime I want to write an e-mail or Word document in ...
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How to set dynamically align a picture in outlook?

I am planning to send our team newsletter picture in outlook email to entire group. have aligned the picture to center if they open the mail in full view. if they click the mail, In side view , the ...
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Hotmail.com E-mail Recover [closed]

As a lot of people, I've lost a bunch of emails when the transition from hotmail.com to outlook.com took place. Not a smart man, as I only used the web based free version of the email and I had never ...
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Outlook 365 with Two sidebar plugins showing on top of eachother

I am using Outlook from Office 365. I use two productivity plugins: Hubspot and Grammarly. Unfortunately, both of these plugins have a sidebar that occupies the same space on the right side of the ...
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See who last changed category color on outlook email

Here is the situation. Someone at work in a shared inbox keeps changing the category on incoming email to a specific color. For this shared inbox those colors represent the employee who has picked up ...
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Can't connect to Exchange server with Thunderbird or K-9

I would like to connect to an Exchange server without Outlook but my configuration seems to be wrong. I was only able to connect to the server with BlueMail on my phone but I removed the app because ...
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Proper redirect/“Bounce” feature in Outlook with verbatim recipient headers?

I am used to the bounce feature from mutt (using the "b" command) and Mozilla Thunderbird (via the "Mail redirect" add-on). I couldn't find an equivalent in the Outlook that is part of Office 2016. ...
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Why can't I edit my own contact info in Global Address List of Outlook client? [closed]

Why can't I edit my own contact info in Global Address List of Outlook client? The environment is on-premise exchange server 2016, in the ECP/Exchange Admin Center I already have user accounts set up ...
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Outlook365 - How do I print a whole email THREAD to PDF?

I see how to print one message at a time. How do I print a whole thread? (Outlook on line, aka Office365)
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Move calendar entry in Microsoft Outlook 2016

How can I move calendar entry from one hour slot (say, 10am to 11am) to another (1pm - 2pm) using Mouse without loosing hour slot? I am in the Scheduling Assistant feature in the Outlook. It is ...
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Should Outlook 2016 show mail icons for message classes “unread message” and “read/not replied message”?

I have just migrated from Outlook 2010 to Outlook 2016. In Outlook 2010 I had icons (mostly envelope icons) for all different message classes/types, such as unread message, read (but not replied/...
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How can I manage the Outlook “always enable” add-ins list proactively?

In Outlook (I am using Outlook 2016), if Outlook detects a COM add-in problem (usually the add-in caused Outlook to be slow to start) it automatically disables the add-in. However, you can go to File -...
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Task - email is not deleting after acceptance

My Outlook is not deleting the email after accepting the task and if I try manually delete the task is declined. My Outlook options:
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How can I disable Outlook without deleting and reinstalling, to forestall customs officers' seeing emails?

My MS Outlook contains emails that can be accessed even when offline, much less automatically updates my email when connected to any Internet. Please recommend a method more efficient than deleting ...
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How to effectively filter spam emails that have two '@' symbols in the address?

Apologies if this has been addressed before. We are seeing a companywide uptick in spam emails with attachments that use the following syntax for the 'From' email address (I apologize again that this ...
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Outlook 365: Rule to check if a specific user is missing (and then forward the email to them)

I need some help with Outlook rules: Problem: Users are not attaching all invested parties to communications regarding certain topics. Example: User has problem and contacts Engineer X. Engineer Y is ...
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Drip feed training via email [on hold]

I'm not looking for specific package recommendations (as I know that's frowned upon) but I'm looking for a software package (probably cloud based) that can drip feed new starters snippets of training ...
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How to make Outlook/Office365 suggest and/or enforce a particular homonymous recipient?

A newly hired colleague came in recently, who has the same name as another colleague (who has an entirely different role and job, and works in a different department). Our corporate email addresses ...
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with outlook web version how do you move all the messages in one folder to another folder? [migrated]

with outlook web version how do you move all the messages in one folder to another folder?
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Add people to Outlook appointment (not meeting) so it immediately shows up in other's calendars

I have an appointment in my Calendar. It was created by the following procedure: I have reserved a meeting room via a corporate system. The system sent me an automated email, with an ics attachment. ...
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Outlook: Receiving unrelated emails

For the past month, I have been receiving unrelated emails from colleagues in my company that have nothing to do with me. My company is present in a number of countries, so I often receive the emails ...
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Disable Outlook “Metered Connection” warning

I connect to the internet using 4G. I have set the connection to "metered" in Windows 10. Unfortunately this means Outlook displays a "metered network" warning and will not download mail until I ...
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Images in Word or Outlook get blurry when you add a border

If you have an image in your clipboard (from a screen capture tool, for example) and paste it into Word or an Outlook email, it looks fine. However if you then apply a border style to it from one of ...
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Two odd files by Word resistant to deletion in Outlook

Lenovo laptop; Win. 10; Outlook 2010; Word 2010; Google Chrome I see 2 files appearing in my email pages - directly from Microsoft Word: and I can't get rid of them at all.
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Oulook '16: Room Finder Button missing / not working after adding it (a second time) to the Ribbon Menu

I noticed I am missing the Room Finger Button in the Ribbon Menu of the New Appointment Windows of Outlook 2016. I already read this article and checked what is set in my Registry: https://support....
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How do I set preformatted style in Outlook?

How do I format text with HTML <pre> tag so that it does not wrap long lines for things like code and console output? This was possible in Outlook Express on XP. It's also possible with ...
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How do I export Outlook 2013 client settings (NOT account, calendar, contacts but the actual UI configuration)

As part of a corporate domain shuffle, our IT people are pushing a change soon that will uninstall Office (2013), create a new user profile on the new domain, re-install Office 2013, and leave us to ...
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Add alias or distributor group as seperate mailbox to outlook

So lets say: I have 2 emails: someemail@myexchange.de and somedistributorgroup@myexchange.de Is it possible to show the distributorgroup as mailbox in my outlook?
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Share Google Calendar to Outlook but without details

I believe there were similar questions ask, but I don't know if the exact one was: I have a personal Google Calendar, and I want to subscribe to it from my work Outlook 365. It looks fine if I share ...
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Share Exchange Server hosted calendar with GMail user from Outlook

Using Outlook 2019 Professional Plus (or associated OWA), connected to Exchange Server 2016 inside an organization's Active Directory domain, can you share a calendar with a specific GMail user? I've ...
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Bypass 500 folder limit in Outlook

In our company we use Outlook 2016. Our service department has got the problem that it comes to the 500 folder limit. We sort our emails by customer/project. So is there a way how to bypass/get around ...
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Exclude Outlook results from Classic Shell search without disabling Outlook indexing?

How can I exclude Outlook items from Classic Shell search results without removing Outlook from indexing? The registry solution in this answer had no effect. (However, it isn't specifically for ...
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Outlook client calendar - sync between 2 organizations

I have 2 accounts in 2 organizations and I would like to sync the calendars between the 2 accounts in such a way that if a have a new appointment on calendar X, that appointment will show also in ...
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Sent an email from Outlook 2010 - it was not sent and is not in sent folder, where could it be?

I always thought that the advantage of using desktop email client is that your emails are saved even if network issues occur. Clearly wrong. I wrote a rather long email yesterday. I have sent it and ...
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Deletion of chained mails

I need to keep only the recent email, and delete old emails in a conversation. the recent mail will have the entire conversation of that particular message. Is it possible in outlook?
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Tip for when Outlook freezes while composing messages

My copy of Outlook 2013 (32-bit on Win10 Enterprise 64-bit, connected to Exchange Server 2010 SP3) fairly often freezes while composing messages. If you look at Task Manager, Outlook is using about 30%...
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Outlook hyperlinks - Your organization’s policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. For more info, please contact your help desk

Inside Outlook, clicking on hyperlinks produces the follow error dialog: Your organization’s policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. For more info, please contact your ...
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Outlook 2013, Windows 10, Prompt to file email upon response?

Is there any way to set outlook to prompt me to move a file to a folder after I respond? I spend stupid amounts of time filing emails in my Inbox when I am done with them so, if I can somehow file ...
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How to use tags in a hierarchy with Microsoft Outlook tasks?

Is there any way to create a "tag hierarchy" in MS Outlook? For example: Chef Joe Bob Al Ingredient Wet Oil Dry Flour Sugar And then associate various chefs & ingredients ...
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How can I stop automatic indenting of numbered lists, on Outlook Web App? [closed]

Lars Peterson asked for Outlook web app (outlook.office.com): Recently, my Outlook (online 365 Exchange) is automatically indenting new message when I type a 1. as though it is a numbered list. ...
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Outlook PST file / error / <We didn't find anything to show here>

Just used the export feature of MS Outlook 2016 to backup my emails. Created a PST file and dragged items into the data file. The file has a nice size (+120 MB). I closed down MS Outlook and re-...