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Questions tagged [outlook-web-access]

Also known as OWA, or Outlook on the web, or Outlook Web App, allows access to emails based on a Microsoft Exchange Server.

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Microsoft Edge becomes unresponsive with the window a ghostly white when applying fonts and font-styles in the Outlook web app

Yesterday Microsoft Edge became unresponsive on multiple occasions, with the screen a ghostly white, when I was trying to apply font changes to selected text in the Outlook web app. Each time it ...
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Use Outlook Desktop without EWS, IMAP or RPC over HTTP

My organization runs an Exchange 2013 server with OWA and ActiveSync enabled, however they have recently disabled email access via EWS, IMAP and RPC over HTTP (they would not give a reason as to why, ...
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spam email sent from my exchange account but not in my sent items

we have an issue where we are receiving emails from contacts that they have received emails from our users that contain dangerous links in the email. The email being sent is from a previous email ...
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Shortcut to add a zoom meeting in Outlook web (OWA) calendar

I use outlook.com (also called OWA) for email and calendar. The end goal is via shortcuts, click on the option to add a zoom meeting Given that I've not found any shortcut (which would have been the ...
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Possible to display date and time of emails in Outlook 365 web app inbox and sent-items and custom folders for items older than "this week"?

For emails older than "this week", is it possible to display the time as well as the date on all Outlook web app email lists: InBox, Sent, and custom folders? Outlook displays time-only (09:...
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Enabling xml files in owa Exchange 2013 does not work

does not work, being able to see .xml files in Owa with exchange 2013 utilizamos owa web para exchange 2013 he seguido todos los pasos, y he quitado los bloqueos: Get-OwaMailboxPolicy | Set-...
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Microsoft Outlook Web always disconnects, where is the "Stay connected" option?

A few days ago, I saw an option to "stay connected" when logging in on my workplace Office 365 account. I did not check it by mistake. Now, it's gone and I randomly get disconnected during ...
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How can I search/filter for calendar invites in OWA?

I want to make an inbox rule in Outlook on the web to categorize meeting invites/updates/cancellations, but can't find the search or rule syntax. The Microsoft rules documentation doesn't have any ...
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Separate taskbar shortcuts for Outlook Web Mail and Calendar

Using Chrome or Edge you can install Outlook (from Office 365) as a PWA / taskbar icon. However, it will always default to the Mail section of the Outlook PWA. Is there a way to add a second icon to ...
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Sending reminder in Outlook for Mac

I was seeking functionality wherein I can send reminders to a couple of folks on specific days at a specific time. I'd want to avoid sending a meeting invite of zero duration since...well...it's not a ...
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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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Exchange Online: Sort conversations by time of last message

I am accessing Office 365 via a browser. I would like my email conversations to be sorted by the time of the last message in each conversation. This currently happens for most of the conversations, ...
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Prevent inline suggestions in email as sender

Outlook is able to make suggestions for meetings based on what is written in the text. Because this has caused problems in the past (and I don't want this feature in general), I wish to disable it as ...
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Degree to which Outlook Online supports search phrase syntax

I'm very clumsy at using GUIs, so I try to avoid the Outlook Advanced Search GUI. I recently found the following salvations: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/learn-to-narrow-your-search-...
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Outlook Web App does not allow Calibri 11 as default font

Normal Outlook for Windows uses Calibri 11 as default font. When I use Outlook Web Access, the default is Calibri 12 or can be changed in settings to Calibri 10, but not to Calibri 11. If I respond ...
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How to search for item type in Outlook Web App?

I am looking to limit my search results to emails — or at least exclude Calendar items (invites & replies) — from my Outlook Web App search results. The desktop app has [Message Class]:IPM.Note as ...
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How do you disable an email forwarder in Outlook when it is "Unable to load these settings"?

We have a shared Office365 mailbox that I recently set to forward to a (free) external help-desk system, by going to, Settings Cog > View all outlook settings > Forwarding We are now moving to ...
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Are Outlook (MS Office) and OWA email filter rules different?

Both Outlook (the native Application) as OWA (outlook web access) are email clients used for MS Exchange Email server. Both support filtering emails. I wonder if there is any difference, and if so ...
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Transfer of emails from an OWA account to a file on a storage device (e.g. USB stick)

I urgently need to transfer the OWA emails already existing in an OWA account into a file that I can store on a external device (e.g. a USB stick), as the OWA account will very shortly be deleted. ...
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Recovering emails and attachments from an OWA account

I wish to recover emails and attachments from an OWA account and store them on my computer, without using an email client on my computer. It appears that Microsoft does not allow this, but would this ...
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OWA Rule for Alias Account

I get a ton of marketing emails sent to my work email, so I created an alias account with the goal of filtering all email sent to the primary account to some random folder, and all email to the alias ...
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How can a user see all the email address aliases for their Exchange account?

My institution has several domains, and I know that multiple email addresses are configured to be routed to my one Exchange account. I know that I have seen this list in GUI once, and I believe it was ...
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How to filter\search all read receipt in outlook-web-access then delete all of them?

How do I filter\search all read receipt in outlook-web-access then delete all of them? All of them are in my inbox. Version: 14.3.399.0 Client Access server version: 14.3.123.0 Mailbox server ...
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Pasting from OWA to Excel prompts login

We use our OWA for email a lot in our environment and I have noticed that when a user goes to copy text from the OWA and attempt to paste it into Excel, Excel prompts the user to log back into the OWA ...
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Is there an existing script to automate compiling email address from the "sent" folder of Outlook and OWA into a CSV file?

I'm an employee of a small business and we pay for a task service to manually comb through the "sent" folder of our email accounts and create a list of email addresses we have sent emails to. Though ...
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OWA marks messages as unread on deletion

I'm using OWA in FF 65, with Exchange 2016(?) as a backend. Whenever I delete a message, it shows up in the deleted folder as a new message. This screws up my notifier for unread messages, making it ...
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OWA Timeouts on Exchange 2013

Users using OWA are logged off after about fifteen minutes of inactivity. There is no 'This is a public computer' tickbox. running Get=OrganizationConfig in Powershell shows me ...
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Accessing multiple Office 365 accounts from OWA

I like accessing Email through the OWA web access method. It lets me have just another Chrome tab with my Email without having to install Outlook or another Email client on my machine. So I have a ...
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How do I import an .ical file into Outlook 365 (online version of Outlook)

I import ical files into my google calendar all the time (this is my personal calendar) At work I use Outlook365 (on line version). I cannot see how to import .ical files. I am using the newest ...
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How to delete an attachment on outlook 365 when deleting fails

I'm getting the following error message: The following attachments couldn't be deleted: my_document.docx. Please try again later. This appears to be happening for all my attached documents (...
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OWA 2013 open url with To and Subject fields filled

I've been using OWA 2010 for several years, a I had a way to prefill To and subject fields with this kind of link: https://{server_name}/owa/?ae=Item&a=New&t=IPM.Note&to={to_address}&...
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Getting "Delivery has failed to these recipients or groups" on every received email

in Office 365 I recently converted an email address from a shared mailbox to a user mailbox, but I've noticed that every time we receive an email to that address (even though we DO actually receive it)...
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How to automatically or programmatically add shared mailbox / shared folder to some user's Outlook for Web?

I administer an Office 365 environment. This environment will contain a couple of shared mailboxes. I do not want my users to have to manually add them to their Outlook for Web when having to use them ...
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The "Outlook Web App"'s menus are only partly visible in Google Chrome

The "Outlook Web App"'s menus are only partly visible in Google Chrome. Example: (the first few items in the reply menu are not visible) I use Google Chrome on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. What ...
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Check if I received a mail in OWA

My study institution claimed that they sent two important mails. I am quite sure I did not receive these emails. I want to rule out that I received them and just deleted them. Is there any way that I ...
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Outlook Web Access constantly refreshes some e-mails in Inbox

O have a Office 365 user. When this user is accessing Outlook Web Access, the top 10-20 mails in the Inbox starts flickers as if refreshing. Note: for other folders the behaviour is normal. ...
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Office 365 shared calendar all events not appearing

I have added another user to an existing shared calendar in the Outlook Web App on Office 365. The calendar has appeared for the new user but they can only see a very small number of the events on it. ...
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Is it possible to bcc someone on every email sent from a list in owa

What I want to do is this: -Send an email to a list of recipients -Have one email address bcc'd on every email sent So that this happens: the email is sent to the whole list of recipients and the ...
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How to ensure if an email was sent after a network outage?

I was writing the body of the message, using Outlook web app, while the Internet connection crashed for 10-15 seconds. After the connection got stable (I was in the same page, without refreshing), I ...
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Outlook crashes when trying to dismiss reminder

Microsoft Outlook 2010 running on Windows 7 crashes and restarts when trying to dismiss/snooze calender reminders. Need help dismissing these 3 reminders *Outlook only crashes with these 3 reminders. ...
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Can you export your emails in Outlook Web App

I'm in need of backuping my emails in Outlook Web App but I can't find an export/import function in OWA. My question is: Can you export emails from OWA and how?
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Empty Junk in OWA sends non-read responses

I have set "Settings -> Mail -> Read Receipts: never" in my Outlook Web App (Exchange 2010SP3UR8+) settings. However I noticed that after emptying my Junk folder there was a bounce for a "Subject: Not ...
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Office 365 rule doesn't run when message arrives

The rule is set up: "When message arrives and is from [address] Forward message to [address,address,address] No exceptions Do not stop running rules this message" Pretty simple, but the rule will ...
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How to create skype meeting request from Office 365 Web outlook?

How to create skype(skype for business 2016) meeting request using Office 365 Web outlook? I could not able to install conference add-in for outlook web access(OWA). Please help
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OWA Invites adds descripton and weird characters

When I send an invite, OWA (Or exchange) adds this description (in Spanish in my case) Cuándo: martes, 13 de diciembre de 2016 10:00-11:00. (UTC) Hora universal coordinada *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* There ...
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Mail rule is not applied to certain messages

We are running an Exchange 2013 / Outlook 2016 (Office 365) environment. Some messages, system generated notifications, are not processed correctly by our mail rules. The rules are server-side rules ...
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Can't access Outlook and can't upload to Upwork - connected?

For two days now I have been having two issues: first, I can't access my Outlook account (web app), all I get is the "something went wrong" message. The other problem is that I can't upload files to ...
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Office365/Outlook 2016 In-Place Archiving Problems

I have been evaluating Office 365 for several months and have been impressed for the most part (especially with Azure AD integration). I have a few nagging issues, but the one that nobody at ...
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OWA wont work with Chrome?

Everything was working just fine before. Suddenly OWA stopped working with Chrome in my company, there was no change made to domain and GPO. On chrome, it shows login page, once logged in, it becomes ...
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How to read outlook mail from linux terminal

Normally, I access mail using outlook web-app. Is there any possibility to read my mails from terminal? May be by setting incoming and outgoing smtp servers. Please suggest.
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