Questions tagged [microsoft-outlook-2016]

Use this tag for questions specifically about the 2016 version of the Microsoft Outlook personal information manager; otherwise use [microsoft-outlook].

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Will saved (archive) .PST files open, offline, in versions of Office Outlook pre-2019, after Google/Chrome’s May 30th notice?

Will saved (archive) .pst files, stored on my internal drives, open offline, in Outlook versions prior to 2019 for searches and read-only, after Google/Chrome’s May 30th notice (copied in below)? I ...
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Outlook 2016 does not receive mail unless outlook restarted

Issue: I have user whose Outlook 2016 does not update new mails. mails are received only after restarting outlook. What I have tried: Recreating profile. Opening outlook in safemode Manual send/...
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Run a program at login - Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 freshly instaled. The intended use for is to have 2 users that logs in via RD and the only app they are allowed to use is Outlook 2016 For this program to run RD with ...
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Outlook Query Builder ( OR ) AND ( OR )

Using Outlook instant search bar, this works fine: (from:domain1.com OR from:domain2.com OR from:domain3.com) AND (contents:word1 OR contents:word2) But I need to save it as a Search Folder. I have ...
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How do I display an alert window using a rule in Outlook when I receive a reply to a Flagged Email?

I have learned to flag emails in Outlook, to keep track of the important ones. When I receive a reply to one of these emails, it would be nice if a rule would display an alert on my screen, so that I'...
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Why does my email jump to something that isn't the next email when I delete something in Outlook 2016?

Outlook 2016 has been acting funny for quite some time on my desktop. There is a minior annoyance that when I delete an email it jumps to some place mid bottom when I delete an item. Normally, it just ...
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Use offline mailbox in Outlook 2016 without asking for credentials on startup

I'm using Outlook 2016 (on Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC), and one mailbox (Exchange) was recently deactivated. Since I like the option of searching through my old emails in Outlook itself, I did not ...
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Insert table in Task in Outlook 2016 Task is not possible

I have a strange issue with an Outlook 2016. It seams to be similar to this post, but as there is no answer there I try again here: At one of my virtual computers an Outlook 2016 does not allow me to ...
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Outlook export to .pst file: You don't have appropriate permission to perform this operation

When I try to export my e-mails from Outlook into a .pst file, I get the following error: You don't have appropriate permission to perform this operation. I have full access permissions to the folder ...
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How to enable the "Junk" in Microsoft Outlook 2016 (it is greyed out at the moment)?

I was recently experimenting with Microsoft Power Automate and I run a flow which is sending multiple emails to my Outlook 2016 apllication. I would like to redirect those messages to my spam folder ...
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Show Outlook calendar in a screen-share, but obscure private appointments

Scenario: I'm in a virtual meeting with a colleague. We want to review & discuss what meetings we have in the coming week. I go ahead and share my screen in Microsoft Teams -- showing the person ...
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Where do Teams calendars live?

Do both the Teams and Outlook calendars live in Exchange 365? If so, how do you pull in Teams calendars into Outlook? What email address do you use to get them?
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How to display Email meta data related fields in Windows Explorer on Windows 10?

How do I populate the Windows 10 Windows Explorer fields From Address and From Addresses detail view in Windows 10 when I have a directory full of .msg files from Outlook 2016?
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Search for emails from either address A or B

In Outlook 2016 (Microsoft Exchange): I want to search for emails that are either from abc@email.com OR xyz@email.com. Is there a way to use the OR operator when searching for emails in Outlook?
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linking to outlook 2016 GUID from emacs

I am trying to use links to outlook items (emails, meetings ..etc) from emacs org-mode. I can create linkes from outlook using this answer, but I could not get it to work from emacs. This is elisp ...
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Is there a way to disable ligatures in Outlook?

Is there a way to disable the display of ligatures in Outlook client? For some reason, emails from certain recipients are hardly readable due to their use of ligatures like st and ck. The same emails ...
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download/backup multiple outlook emails into multiple files

I want to backup/download all my emails from Outlook 2016 and store them in a folder. To make things worst, it seems some emails are somehow archived (in the older section, I can't see the oldest ...
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Outlook New Meeting - Defaulting to Scheduling Assistant

Good Day, I'm stumped on a ticket that I'm currently dealing with, where the individual goes to their Outlook O365, into their Calendar, hits "New Meeting" and is automatically thrown into ...
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Issue with location of folders in Outlook 2016

I am using Outlook 2016 and have my account setup with IMAP. I have two external PST files on my HDD for two jobs. As emails come in and I sent emails I move them into the external PST From / To ...
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How to create a search folder based on email attachment file names?

I'd like to have a smart folder containing all the emails with attachments which have certain words in their file name. I can create a regular search query like this just fine by going to "More&...
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Can't send e-mails from Outlook 2016

When I try to send e-mails from Outlook 2016, I get the following error message: The operation failed. The messaging interfaces have returned an unknown error. If the problem persists, restart ...
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How to change the DEFAULT 'page color' for all new messages in Outlook 2016?

I want to change the DEFAULT 'page color' for all new messages in Outlook, from white to light grey. I found Change a theme and make it the default in Outlook or Access on Microsoft ... which oddly ...
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Outlook 2016 NOT asking for proxy creds

got an issue with outlook 2016 not displaying HTML linked images in e-mails. I've checked all the usual options in the trust centre etc, but found the issue that it's hitting our proxy for the image, ...
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What requirements does Outlook have on RSS feeds?

I've scrubbed some data and have converted it into an RSS feed file. (Or I think I did.) Then I tried to go to Outlook to add the RSS feed to my mailbox, and I received a vague error message: ...
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Keybinding to remove canceled meeting from calendar

When a meeting is cancelled, I receive an email with a "Remove from Calendar" button. Is there any way to remove the meeting from the calendar using the keyboard only?
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Outlook 2016 Won't Display Email Bodies [duplicate]

I've had 3 Outlook 2016 users contact me today with the same problem. When they click any email, in there inbox, the preview pane is blank (as shown below): Also, if they double-click any email (to ...
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How to search for symbols / special characters in Outlook email subject?

I have a number of emails in my Inbox with square brackets in the subject line. I want to search for these in Outlook so I can see how many of those emails I have and what they are. Outlook simply ...
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How to rollback the new address auto-complete layout of Outlook 2016?

Few days ago, somehow, the Outlook 2016 layout of the autocomplete list of addresses has changed. Now the list doesn't work very well and overflow the top of the screen: Is there any way to revert ...
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We can't save your rule yet because a value is missing. To set it, click the underlined text in the rule description area

In Outlook 2016 (version is in the context menu of the task bar button), trying to get notified of emails i made a rule to move to my GitLab folder, it refuses to save due to this vague error: We can'...
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How do I set an Outlook rule on bulk email?

My company gets lots of bulk email where the "To:" field and "From:" field are identical so the Sender and Recipient match. My email address, along with many others are hidden in ...
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Outlook 2016 blocking 4th and 5th mouse buttons (back/forw)

I remaps the 2 side (4th/5th) mouse buttons using Logitech SetPoint to Copy/Paste. But when I am using Outlook 2016 on Windows 10, I found that their functions are disabled. I can't find anything in ...
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Show Outlook 2016 meetings in Clock & Calendar tray widget

There is a widget in windows 10 tray which show clock & calendar. There is a section in this widget named Calendar Events for showing events from Windows built-in Calendar app. This is enterpsise ...
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How to quickly jump to the folder containing the email?

My workflow is as follows: Get new e-mail for a certain order which may have been years in the past Search for messages in conversation to find older emails I now want to move the new email to that ...
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How can I get Outlook 2016 to remove deleted email from the POP server?

I have a domain registered with gandi.net, which also provides an email box, which is used by a relative of mine. He connects to it through POP from Outlook 2016. Even if he deleted messages from his ...
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Removing residual office 2010 and 2016 components, icons, etc

I installed Office 2019 HB while Outlook 2016 was still open (I know, bad move). The installation went fine, but now I have remnants of Word 2010, Excel 2010, and Outlook 2016 in the Start menu, and ...
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Outlook 2016 Does Not Continue Receiving and Sending Emails When Open

I am using Outlook 2016 (Office 2016 Pro) on a Windows 10 desktop. I have been using this since July, 2020 without any problems. Starting about 3 weeks ago these problems started: When Outlook is ...
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outlook 2016 I have hundreds of folder, having a hard time to search the folder

I have hundreds of folder, they are organized by client group. like amazon, TruckerA, ect, ect I know exactly what I name it but scrolling to 300 folders can be daunting and they cannot alphabetically ...
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Keep as Unread when open/ double click email on outlook

I would like to keep the Read/ Unread Status while I open/ double-click the e-mail on outlook. Unfortunately, It seems that there is not exist any default setting/ option to define the function. For ...
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Outlook alerts user when an email contains certain words and warns before sending

I would like to be alerted before I send an email if the email I am composing contains certain words. Example: Dog, cat, mouse, I would like to be alerted if I forgot to change any of the words listed....
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How to reverse-tab to delete tabs in Outlook 365?

In Outlook 365 (locally installed client, not web client) I frequently copy/paste SQL and source code snippets into emails. For example, by default after a paste operation, I invariably end up with ...
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Outlook 365: Invitation to my private email adress should only be visible in my private calendar

I use Outlook 365 / i.e. Outlook 2016 for my work and for my private email. I have multiple email addresses. I would like to have invitations to my private email address only show up in my private ...
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Add custom color to outlook calendar

Actually it is only possible to choose between 1 of 9 colors. Is there a way to add additional colors to the outlook calendar? Or is there a hack to change the existing ones?
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Search in outlook , dont search in specific folder X

I am trying to set a search tool or any configuration for search , to search everywhere besides specific folder ( the best is that I can add and remove which folders not to search in , but also if I ...
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Sent emails (non-default Outlook account) also getting saved in wrong drafts folder

We have several clients still on legacy hosted Exchange 2013 systems, and one end-user is experiencing a very strange issue. She has two email accounts set-up in Outlook (different domains, but both ...
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Scanpst.exe can run multiple passes as of Outlook 2016 BUT how do you get it to make a backup?

This new (10/10/2020) Microsoft doc describes how the Inbox Repair tool (Scanpst.exe) can run multiple passes in Outlook 2016 and 365. I've experimented with the command line arguments and cannot get -...
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Muting work email after working hours in outlook

I setup two emails accounts in microsoft outlook 2016 on my laptop; work email account and another personal one. How can I mute the work email after the working hours (e.g. stop making the envelop ...
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Outlook email client doesn't allow image pasting

I used to be able to paste in an image in a new email message on Outlook 16.16.25 on my Mac. But it no longer works. Does anyone know why?
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Can I get Outlook's "find related messages in this conversation" to ignore slight changes to the subject line?

In our office we need to classify every email. This isn't a problem if you do that on Outlook, but if you use the "Blackberry for Work" app then it appends the classification to the subject ...
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Outlook sorting rule based on "buried" email header info?

My employer has a contract with an anti-spam educational company. This company (let's call them spam4u) sends multiple fake "spam" and "phishing" emails each week to test whether I ...
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Outlook randomly stops updating on VPN

I have a computer with Outlook 2016 that randomly stops receiving email about twice a day. When this happens the little last connected to server at [Time] appears on the bottom of the Outlook window. ...
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