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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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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Outlook 2016/2019 Search Doesn't Display Recent Messages - Only Ones From Week(s) Ago

I'm seeing this with several of our users, and experiencing it personally. When you try to search for an email, it will show results, but not the most recent ones. For example, today is 9/15, and the ...
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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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How can i change default Outlook 2016 send, draft, junk, Archives folder?

i want to change my default send, draft, junk and archives email location just like Thunderbird but in Outlook2016 and 2019. I searched a lot and try everything but i did not find anything. Can please ...
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Sent emails in the sent items folder but never received on Exchange 2016 (Windows 10)

So i configured my Exchange server right with the Imap, Pop & SMTP settings then set parameters for the DNS server (with a pointer to the address of the server) but i neither can receive nor send ...
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How to delete old e-mails in Outlook 2016 automatically?

I'm using Outlook 2016 to access my Exchange e-mail account. I have a subfolder in my account in which I want to delete all e-mails that are older than 6 months automatically. I'm aware of the ...
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Mark an email as read when already opened through another folder

I have several folders which may contain identical emails. Example: my Inbox contains everything except some emails that I officially excluded through rules/filters. Then I have a "only to me&...
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Outlook notifications configuration

My IT department recently pushed out a new version of Outlook 16 for Microsoft 365, running on Windows 10 1809. Before the new version was deployed, clicking on new email alerts would reliably open ...
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How to activate accessible “Unsubscribe” link at top of emails in Outlook (desktop)?

Google now automatically scans emails for an unsubscribe link and places an "Unsubscribe" button at the top of the email, near the sender, for easy access. This Verge article claims that the ...
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Is it possible to install plugin for Skype and Teams in Outlook 2016?

I would like to install plugins for Skype and Teams Meetings in Outlook 2016, is it possible and how can I do that?
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Outlook rule to archive entire conversation when a concluding email is received

My org uses Microsoft DevOps. When a PR is assigned to me or my team, I receive and email with a subject starting with PR - and a body containing created a new pull request. As commits are pushed ...
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Outlook Request Inbox and Other Items to be Shared

Is this place okay to ask questions about individual Applications? My question is with Outlook 2016. I can see that you have the share button when focused on the calendar which lets you request rights ...
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Auto-Hide Ribbon with keyboard in Outlook and PowerPoint

I'm using this macro to Auto-hide ribbon in Word and Excel: Sub HideTheRibbon() CommandBars.ExecuteMso "HideRibbon" End Sub How can I assign this snippet to keys(keyboard shortcut)...
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Outlook Focused Inbox Disappearing - Need to Fix

The focused inbox in my outlook office 365 has suddenly disappeared after some update or not sure. I have bring the Focused button to be viewed but with empty button as per the image This disappearing ...
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Mail movement to subfolder not being reflected in Outlook (IMAP client) when moving mail via another Email SMTP service

When I move mail using SMTP service of some application to inbox's subfolder, the mail is still being shown in inbox in Outlook mailbox which I have configured through IMAP protocol. Why the same is ...
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In Outlook, how to open Zoom meeting for an event without opening the event?

Is there a way in Outlook to open a Zoom meeting for an event without opening the event? The Outlook UI is rather clunky. I am having to open the calendar event just to click on the Zoom link in the ...
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full email size less than email header size in outlook

I set my outlook to download only headers for some folders. I checked and only headers are getting downloaded. Strangely, when I tried to download full email, the size of email got reduced. For ...
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Adding a Word to New Custom Dictionary Spell Check Still Fails

I have added a custom dictionary and added the Word "dialing" to it. Please see the screen shot below where this shows: The spelling still doesn't get picked up when I open the a new ...
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Outlook 2016 Way to set rules to run on a subfolder

I have a rules set up that move emails with a certain criteria from the inbox into a sud-folder called "Evening" is it then possible to set a rule that moves email from the folder "Evening" folder ...
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Show Send On Behalf in Outlook 2016 Preview Pane

I have a requirement to show the message "Shared Mailbox Name sent on behalf of User Name" in the preview pane of Outlook 2016. Right now if an email is sent on behalf of a shared mailbox by a user, ...
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Outlook showing invisble drafts

In Outlook 2016, when I connect to my email account, it is showing a lot of "drafts" that don't exist in the Bezvrijedna e-pošta folder: Is there any fix regarding the issue?
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Can a rule in Outlook kick off a macro?

Is it possible to kick off a macro from a set of rules. For example: I have a rule that moves all emails not in my contacts to an 'Unknown' folder. I would then like to execute a macro that clears ...
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Outlook window resize issue

I am facing a very unique issue. Say, out of 10 times when I start MS Outlook, 8 times it opens in the size as shown below . Things that I have tried I already tried the method of resizing the ...
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How do I rebuild an outlook profile in Microsoft Office Desktop Apps (Microsoft Store version)

I've got a corrupted Outlook profile, so it crashes on startup with an error "Cannot start Outlook. Cannot open the outlook window. The set of folders could not be opened". I want to rebuild the ...
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Outlook 2016 Shortcut to jump to “Favorites->Incoming Email” or “Favorites->Sent Objects” etc

I would like to to jump into "Favorites->Incoming Email" etc. How can I accomplish that. Macro would be fine.
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Outlook 365 Search in specific folders

I want to ask a similar question like this one, but for newer Outlook versions. Within an email account, I can search for specific messages which are in the folder with the name "folder name" with ...
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Dock the Task List peek to the corner in Outlook 2016?

I'm using Outlook 2016. With my current layout, I can view the Task List using a "peek" at the bottom of the folder list navigation. I'd like to be able to dock the Task List in roughly that ...

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