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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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Outlook 2010: issues with formula for new column

In order to show the sender e-mail address in Outlook 2010 I can create a new column with this formula*: right([SearchFromEmail],len([SearchFromEmail])-InStr(1,[SearchFromEmail],"@")) Here are two ...
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Office 365 for Mac - Changing default attachment opening and saving behaviour

Situation: MAC User opens a word doc attachment from outlook, makes edits, forgets he has never saved-as, then saves or quicksaves, quits, reboots MAC. Outcome: attachments opened in word exist in ...
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Space following RTL word in LTR paragrap

When inserting RTL word in LTR paragraph (in Outlook 365, in which the typed emails seem to be basically a Word documetn), the space typed after the RTL (e.g. Hebrew) word will appear as a RTL space, ...
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How to create custom shortcut in Outlook for archiving email in a folder?

Since Outlook does not have an official Archive folder like Gmail, I created an Archive folder. I would like to go through emails and send them to the archive folder using a keyboard shortcut. How can ...
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Changing Outlook event via importing CSV file

I add events to an Outlook calendar by importing a CSV file that is created from an Excel spreadsheet. If I change info in the spreadsheet, and re-import the CSV, how can I ensure the original entry ...
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From Outlook 2019, how can I most orderly forward 100 emails?

A government agency has asked me to forward at least 100 emails to them. What are the most sprucest ways? The following aren't — Printing each email as a PDF wastes space. I don't know why, but Adobe ...
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In Outlook, how can I be alerted to new messages for just one, not all, email accounts?

MS Outlook's 'Message arrival' appears to apply to all inboxes indiscriminately, and doesn't let you dis-engage certain inboxes. What if I desire 'Message arrival' alerts for just email 1? Screeen-...
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Outlook 2019: two calendars for one mail address

I have Outlook 2019, Version 1910 (Build 12130.20272) and am on Windows 10 1903 as a domain user. I have the following (only) language options: English (US) is the only added language which I use as ...
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eMailing list : each adress is confidential but anyone can “Reply All”

I am not sure I can explain properly because my English is not that good. So, I will use an example. I, OP, want to contact several people. Let's have the sender (the OP), Alice and Bob. OP emails ...
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Outlook task doesn't accept automaticaly

I have created an outlook task. I assigned that task to another user, and the user gets an email saying to accept the task instead of just getting it. There is a problem here: The user needs to ...
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'Other's User Folder…' is grayed out

I'm using business e-mail and I'm trying to access File->Open->Other's User Folder... but the option is grayed out. I need that option in order to join the shared mailbox. Additional information: I'...
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How to set up automatic replies to Outlook calendar requests only if meeting clashes with existing calendar event

I use Microsoft Outlook Calendar for scheduling at work, but people keep sending me meeting invites without checking my calendar to see if I'm free first. I would like to create a system that does ...
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Default App Association set by user resets after next logon

I am running into a situation whereby the default application for opening pdfs was changed to PDF-Xchange instead of Adobe and Mail to Outlook 2010, 2016 instead of the built-in default Microsoft Mail ...
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“Undeliverable” email address, but only for first time emailing someone?

Short version: I am unable to email new contacts associated with a specific organization when manually entering their email address. I receive an Undeliverable email from Microsoft whenever ...
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Outlook calendar and MS Excel file sync

Is it possible to sync an Excel file (at least a few columns) with Outlook calendar? The file is going to be updated every 5-10 minutes. I want to have this data updated in Outlook calendar alongside ...
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Can only delete meeting room calendar item with Full Details (READ permission) in Outlook 2016

I have given a supervisor custom calendar permissions for meeting rooms. He should be able to delete items in the calendar for those rooms, at least according to the 'Calender properties'. There 'All' ...
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Outlook 365 client sync process appears stalled

I asked this question on Microsoft Community and had no useful answers. I am hoping you lovely people can help. tl/dr: how do you force Outlook client to upload contents of .ost when already-running ...
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VbaProject.OTM does not work unless VB Editor opened once

I'm looking for a solution to my issue which is when I copy my VbaProject.OTM and open Outlook my macro's don't run. All I have to do is open the VB editor and then close it/close outlook and start it ...
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use separate two outlook accounts in OneNote and Microsoft To Do

In my office PC (Windows 10) I'm using OneNote and ToDo apps with my official outlook account. I have another outlook account for my personal works. This personal email I'm using in my home PC(Windows ...
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Outlook version 1910 failing after requiring MFA (old password prompt loop)

I flipped several users over to start using MFA for their Office365 login. Now about 2/3 of them are getting continual "Enter password" prompts with the old style password prompt. The few users I was ...
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Email disappear when trying to respond after a search

Email disappear when trying to respond after a search, but reappear after a second search in conducted. Any one ever hear of this, or have a fix? Using Office 365, occurs on both individual and ...
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Mac Outlook version 16 status bar disappeared

I'm using Outlook for Mac version 16.32 on MacOS 10.15 with the "New Outlook" toggled ON in the upper right corner. I just realized that the gray status bar at the bottom has disappeared and I don't ...
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Configure Gmail in Outlook for Office 365 MSO (Error: 0x800ccc92)

After setting up my email (POP) in Outlook, I have been receiving lots of pop-up notifications. When I have decided to finally address this uncommon situation, I have noticed that there was an error ...
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Rules mismatch between Outlook and Exchange

Each time I open the Rule Wizard (Rules and Alerts) in Outlook 365 I get the following alert: What I tried: I first tried clicking "Server" as advised, but the alert appears again when opening Rule ...
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Outlook 2016 and 2013 stuck at updating folder

We have a few clients who have a strange problem. These clients belong to companies that are different and not related to one another. One company uses Office 2013 Home and Business. The second ...
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Clicking followup flag on outlook now deletes instead of marks complete

For years, to mark a message's followup flag as "complete," I would click the followup flag and it would change to a green checkmark and everything was fine. Starting in the last few hours, clicking ...
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Re-receive email in outlook

I'm using an Azure logic app to process emails on an inbox. The trigger is set to fire whenever an email is received. This is working fine. The issue is if there is an error somewhere along the way, ...
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Outlook email on two different user accounts

I am unable to receive incoming emails on my email account that I recently set on on my new user account. I used to be able to receive emails on my local user account but after I started using my ...
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Send a follow up email in one thread

I would like to know if there is a method within Outlook or via an add-in/macro where you can send a follow-up email in one thread/subject. The reason I'm asking is that we need to separate the "To:"...
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Outlook Cannot delete folders because it contains private items the folders are empty

A user of mine had some email folders that when we attempted to move them outlook said "Cannot move because of private items" we recreated the folder structure and then tried to delete the empty ...
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How To Display Text And URLs For An Emails Hyperlinks in MS Outlook

Is there a way in outlook to change: "Some random email text. Please go to this Search Engine" to be displayed as : "Some random email text. Please go to this [ Search Engine, https://google.com ]" ...
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Publishing an S/Mime Certificate to the GAL with Powershell

I help manage an environment where all of our users should have access to an email certificate from an external CA for the purpose of sending encrypted email. A number of these users are on Macs, and ...
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How to add Attendees to the existing recurrence meeting, but the for the new attendees the Recurrence should from the future date in outlook

I have an existing Recurrence meeting in Outlook from 1/10 to 30/11 Now i need to add new attendees from 07/11 on the same existing recurrence meeting But for the new attendees the recurrence should ...
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Need to use Outlook 2016 for Roadrunner email, but Microsoft login interferes

I specifically installed Office 2016 on my Windows 10 machine to continue using Outlook for my personal emails. However, I can't seem to bypass the requirement of logging in to a non-existent ...
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Group Email, different users of the group should receive the group emails at different times in the day

I have a group email setup with office 365 but I'm trying to find a way to set up that between 6pm to 1pm one user of the group should receive the emails and between 1pm to 6pm a different user should....
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Outlook: Disable “Contacting the server for information”

I have a click bot that processes Outlook message files. ├───folder1 │ message.msg │ ├───folder2 │ message.msg │ └───[...] Usually, Outlook opens the messages just fine. Sometimes, ...
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How to get the 'Unread' Tab in Outlook 2019

I have choices between "Focused" and "Other" but no way of showing only my unread e-mails. I would like the original 'Unread' tab to be displayed.
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Make Outlook look like Thunderbird?

For some strange and irrelevant reason, I am currently consigned to using Microsoft Outlook on Windows on some computer. Now, I'm used to Mozilla Thunderbird, which has a bunch of shortcomings and ...
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How do I easily format replies to mailing lists from Outlook?

I occasionally participate in mailing list conversations such as the cygwin list. When I get a reply, I see that lines have a varied number of '>' characters prepended: > > I see a problem ...
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Mark Outlook Email as Read in Conversation

Morning Guys, I turned on conversation view in my inbox so my emails are grouped together. So lets say that I have 5 unread emails in this conversation. When I open the last email I will see the ...
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Determine which folder a message is in

In Outlook, I do a Search on All Mailboxes and I get a list of messages. These messages can be in different folders. How can I determine, for a given message in the list, which folder it is in?
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How can I paste a contact received via WhatsApp to Outlook for Android in my mobile? [migrated]

I have Office 365. I use Outlook on my Android phone. When I receive a contact file via WhatsApp, I copy it. No problem. Then I try to paste it in Outlook for Android. I can't. Is there a way to do ...
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How to disable “External Email” warning in Outlook?

I get a big "external email" warning box atop the body of every email that originates outside my local domain. This not only clutters my correspondence and creates a micro-aggression against every ...
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Strange recent items when attaching to Outlook

I often save files on my windows 10 PC, open outlook (office 365). Then I click the attach item paperclip and down drops a list of recent items. At the top of the list is always the file I have just ...
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Outlook saying its not the default client (even though it is)

Whenever the user tries to open an email file, specifically when it has been put on a shared drive, it gives this error: "Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannot ...
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Sync mac iCal calendar with outlook calendar

I'm using both iPhone (iOS 12) and Mac (Catalina). iPhone mail client: Gmail Mac mail client: Spark Mails boxes: Outlook, iCloud Somehow, on my iPhone all events: both which are created by me ...
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Outlook Appointment Updates

I am the organizer of a meeting that is already on my calendar and my attendees have accepted. And I go into the body of the meeting. The description. The part that looks like an e-mail...and I add ...
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Force Outlook to prioritize a contact's primary email address

I'm not entirely sure if this is possible in Outlook, given how it has a lot of odd simple limitations, but I am trying anyways: In an Outlook contact, you can enter Email 1, Email 2, and Email 3 for ...
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How do you universally disable Group View in Outlook 2010?

How do you disable Group View in Outlook 2010 (without disabling Conversation View)? When configuring an Outlook 2010 client, I found that unlike, say, Outlook 2019, the client did not seem to ...
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How to replace text in body of incoming message in Outlook 2013 with VBA without losing formatting

This post discusses a VBA solution to replacing text in an incoming email with Outlook rules. I used the same approach to remove "External Message" text from the top of emails I receive (it's ...