Questions tagged [microsoft-outlook-365]

Use this tag for questions specifically about the 365 version of the Microsoft Outlook personal information manager; otherwise use [microsoft-outlook].

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How to start Outlook 365 with Windows and minimized to tray

I'm trying make Outlook 365 automatically start with Windows and minimized to tray. The "Hide when minimized" setting in Outlook is enabled. I've tried creating shortcut in shell:startup ...
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Outlook 365 does it have IMAP Idle feature which receives emails immediately, if so, how to activate it?

I think it's called IMAP Idle feature, I know Thunderbird out of box have this feature, where all my accounts receive emails immediately, but in Outlook 365 it seems it only receives new emails on ...
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How do I show the current folder name at the top of the Outlook Explorer window, like in previous versions of Outlook?

Recently, my work changed from Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 to Microsoft 365 Apps. One thing I noticed with this change is that the current folder you have open in Outlook no longer ...
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How to hide default folders from Microsoft Outlook 365

I would like to hide the yellow highlighted folders from Microsoft Outlook 365. Unfortunately, when I right-click them, there isn't an according option. Does anybody know if there's any possibility to ...
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Outlook: Search for 10-digit numbers in all emails

I need to search an Exchange mailbox for contents in emails etc. containing a string of 10-digits in the format 1234567890 or 123456-7890 The number format is actually ddmmyy-1234, so another value ...
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Adding multiple mailboxes by adding a single email address in outlook

Before I begin , I want to apologize for asking such a childish question. I saw yesterday user that had 4 mailboxes in his outlook. Whereas I saw only 1 account and 1 .pst file attached to outlook. So,...
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Keep receiving phishing emails after reporting

In my organisation we use Office 365 for email. When users receive phishing emails, we ask them to report them using the Report Spam/Phishing options in Outlook. However this doesn't seem to do ...
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Microsoft Excel - Moving data within multiple staggered rows, into single row

I have a spreadsheet with massive amounts of data (circa 8000 lines). the issue is that of those 8000, there is a group of 9 lines that need the data from various columns across those rows merged ...
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Stop other calendars from modifying my own

How do I stop other calendars from modifying my own calendar? It would seem that items added in other calendars, All Group Calendars/TeamNameHere, are being added in mine. I was working with an empty ...
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Outlook continually disconnects with "need password"

I'm running Office 365 on Windows and 3 days ago our mail-server underwent some work. Ever since, Outlook is almost always in a disconnected state: Clicking either the type Exchange password and ...
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Search Tab keeps disappearing even if I enable it in Ribbon customisation

I'm using Outlook 365 and the search bar is in the top bar of the Window. When you click it, the search tab appears on the Ribbon. This tab auto-disappears from the ribbon after searching. I have ...
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Why doesn't Search "all mailboxes" show results from all mailboxes?

I have two mailboxes (personal and a customer support mailbox everyone has access to) in Outlook 365 Windows client. If I enable "All Mailboxes" or "All Outlook Items" in the ...
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Outlook 365: Display full email address of senders and recipients within organization

Similar to this question about Outlook 2016, but for Outlook 365 (aka Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise). I have successfully used this formula to display the sender's email address if they are ...
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How to get the full path from Outlook message/email search results

I get the folder name shown in the search results in Outlook 365 (connected to an exchange server). But it's just the name of the folder without any hint where exactly it's located. I found several ...
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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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Is it possible to sync an Outlook 365 calendar with Outlook.com?

I currently use Thunderbird as my email client, but would like to switch to Outlook in order to have a more flexible calendar experience (specifically, being able to add/edit/delete events on either ...
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I want to set a delay email in Outlook 365, but be able to set an exception if the email is sent to specific people

I know there is an "except if send to people or public group" but that will enable the exception if the person is part of the email with other people. I want the exception to only enact if ...
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Backup search folder settings

I have some complex search folders set in my Outlook 365 client. I'd like to be prepared for a future reinstall / computer change and backup settings of these folders, so I won't need to create them ...
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Outlook 365 desktop email notification not working

Outlook 365 Desktop email notification is not working after the windows update 20h2 i have done the following to address the issue but still the same if any one can help on this that will be grate. ...
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Outlook for Mac: Account username not the same as email address after primary domain change

we have recently changed our primary domain in M365 from a .no domain to a .com domain. This went mostly as planned, but we have encountered a few strange issues. One of these issues targets Outlook ...
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Permanent ical feed for Outlook 365 Calendar

How do I get a permanent URL or local file location with an up-to-date .ical export of my Office365 calendar? I'm looking for an alternative to manually saving a snapshot of my calendar, as that's ...
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How to show "To" field in Outlook 365 as plain text not with the "object" view

I need to do operations like copy & past part of the recipients, do text searches and some other stuff with it but with the helpers I cannot, someone knows how can I deactivate that feature?
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Using personal Office 365 Outlook with company 365 email

I have a personal Office 365 subscription and Outlook application on Win10. I would like to use it to access my company email which is another 365 account. The company account is authorised for web ...
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Add a second account with the same email address in Outlook

I'm trying to add a second account with the same email address in Outlook 365 (the version that opens via C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\OUTLOOK.EXE which I believe is not the "...
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Outlook appointment reminders ~45 seconds too late

I am on Microsoft Outlook for Microsoft 365 MSO (16.0.13127.21452) 64-bit but had this problem for other Outlook versions also. Problem I would expect the Microsoft Outlook to pop up at exactly MM:00, ...
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How to Search for an Exact Phrase in Outlook 365 Online Archive?

In Outlook 365 I want to search my online archive for an exact phrase. When I put the search term in quotation marks, I still get results that do not exactly match the phrase. Searching for an exact ...
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Outlook 365: transfer incoming emails but not spam

I have a professional mailbox that I can access through the web version of outlook 365. I configured it to transfer all incoming e-mails to my second mailbox. The problem is that the first mailbox ...
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Planning assistant is greyed out. office 365 - outlook

Hello. All the Super users. THE PROBLEM: Our assistant can not see someone's calendar in planning assistant they are greyed out, while she can see others' calendars just fine. In the calendar overview,...
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Did Outlook 365 move the search bar again? (This time, back to the message list header)

Outlook 365 appears to moved the search bar from the title bar back down into the application, this time full width across the message list. Did this just happen, or am I hallucinating? I spent a ...
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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 rename my Outlook 365 Mailbox Folder?

I purchased MS Office 365 Family some time ago and installed it. Everything worked fine, except Outlook which I could not get to work with Outlook.com correctly. I have uninstalled and re-installed ...
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How can I fix my Outlook.com to use the right email address

Outlook.com is supposed to provide a free email address for use with Outlook.live.com within your Microsoft account, but I have been banging my head against a wall for over a week now and I cannot get ...
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Outlook 365 - Is it possible to set to-do list to display only on Outlook Today?

I've been trying to update my Outlook views to show the to-do list on the Outlook Today screen. Unfortunately when I enable it, it is visible on all mail folders when I am hoping to set it up on just ...
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Sync Calendar and Contact between Outlook 365 (Desktop) and Web (OWA) without using Exchange

I am trying to sync my contacts and calendars between my local Outlook and Outlook Web. I have my local Outlook setup as a Pop3 Account. I am aware that this would be possible by changing the POP3 ...
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Less clicks to get to Notes in Outlook 365 on a PC

I just discovered the ctrl+5 shortcut to get to notes. However, using the graphical interface and mouse, is there a faster way to get to notes when in email? To get to notes in outlook, I have to ...
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Are contacts stored in an outlook data file

My old laptop running Windows 7 and Outlook 2010 died. I've got a new laptop running Windows 10 and Outlook 365 using POP. Someone managed to retrieve all my data files and emails from the dead laptop....
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What do I need to whitelist on my firewall for Office 365 email accounts using Outlook

This one particular customer of mine has their email accounts at Microsoft Office 365. They are all using Outlook 2013 on their workstations to connect to these accounts. Unfortunately that have a ...
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Troubles with synchronization between desktop and mobile (android) outlook app

I have Outlook from Office365 on my PC (Windows 10), and Outlook app on my mobile phone (Android). Both are utilized to read my e-mails from my business account. It is working on both platform but ...
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Remove Outlook Account but keep mails

I have a former job accourt in Outlook, that I wanted to remove, but keep mails. I followed the steps provided by this link, removed the account. I mean, I did exactly that the Step 2 said to do: But ...
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How can I make Outlook my default mail app in windows 10 (advanced knowledge necessary)?

I have Thunderbird and now Outlook-365 on my system. I would like to change my default E-Mail App to Outlook. When you select "send to - Mail recipient" Outlook should open When you select ...
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Can I set a default Calendar reminder time for received invitations?

I regularly miss part of meetings where the meeting organizer set the reminder to 'None'. I have no clue, why Microsoft thinks, that it is a good idea to let the organizer set the reminders for the ...
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Office365 portal surname/email change not updated in desktop Outlook/Teams

One of our team members have changed their surname. Within the Azure/Office365 business portal, their email address and surname has been changed (with the old email address now being used as an alias ...
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Different Reminder/task In same imap email account, client outlook 365 and calendar synced with caldav syncronizer

I set up a Qboxmail with IMAP and CalDav, configuring that email on two different Outlook 365 clients (fully updated). I used CalDav Synchronizer to sync the calendar between the two Outlook 365 ...
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Increase visibility of Windows 10 Outlook alerts

Outlook (Office 365) meeting alerts on Windows 10 are not clearly visible. They don't show in foreground when triggered and the "highlighting" of the alert window in the Taskbar is not ...
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Microsoft Teams invites sent from Outlook Calendar don't have a link to the meeting

Two of my colleagues have the same problem in that Microsoft Teams invites sent from Outlook Calendar don't have a link to the meeting. The actual text is there saying "Join Microsoft Teams ...
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Accept/Decline Task Button isn't shown in notification E-Mail in Outlook 365

We got some users that assign Tasks to each other. If someone gets a task assigned he normally gets an E-Mail where he can click on the Accept Button there. We got one user there the E-Mail looks like ...
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can't access contact list in Outlook 2020 when creating a new email

can't add a contact from my lengthy Contacts list in Outlook 2020 when creating a new email. The only addresses I can access are those tied to addresses in my hotmail account, which I have never used ...
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Where do I find whether I did or did not send an Outlook read receipt?

In Outlook (Office 365, desktop app) I sometimes receive an email with a read receipt request. My Outlook settings are such that Outlook always asks me if I want to answer that request. Sometimes I ...
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WHY cant I pin an email from the search results?

Im on O365 and using the outlook web UI on chrome on Mac When browsing emails in my inbox I can pin them by clicking the little pin icon they all have on them (I use the feature quite a bit): Pretty ...
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How to back up emails WITH IMAGES in Outlook?

When using a .pst file to back up emails in Outlook, I find that many of the images and pictures are missing from the backup file. Apparently, Outlook does not download many images at the first place. ...
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