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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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outlook.office.com - 500 Something went wrong. Repeating redirects detected

When I try to log in to Outlook I get the current message: 500 Something went wrong. Repeating redirects detected. Then: We couldn't sign you in. Please try again. Tried with different browsers, ...
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How to prevent recent attachments from showing up in Outlook web

When I click on an email address in Outlook (browser) it shows recent associated attachment previews (for example pictures). How do I prevent this? (I only use the browser version of outlook.)
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Outlook calendar set magnification separately from scheduling increment

Using calendar on outlook web access, on week view, I set the view to 15 minute increments because I want to be able to click to schedule meetings on 15 minute intervals. But that made my calendar ...
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Thunderbird deletes mails after recovering on OWA

By mistake, I deleted all my mails in the inbox in thunderbird. Unfortunately, they didn't show up in deleted items nor in trash. But I found all mails on Outlook Web App under recover deleted mails. ...
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If you block an email sender in Outlook will it still automatically forward the emails to another address if you have email forwarding set up?

If you block an email sender in Outlook will it still automatically forward the emails to another address if you have email forwarding set up?
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Marking forwarded third party messages as spam in Gmail without marking the forwarder as Spam

I have an Outlook web account that forwards emails to a Gmail account. The Outlook account uses a redirect mail rule to redirect messages sent to the Outlook account to the Gmail account so the email ...
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Prevent a user from changing his own password in OWA

We are using a shared M365 account for an application. The account is shared between 10-15 people. Sometimes someone feels funny and is logging in to Outlook and changes the password. I want to stop ...
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Disable Conversation View in Exchange 2019 Web Access (Web Outlook)

there are many tutorials online on how to disable the conversation view in Outlook Webaccess, but I think this option was only available for WebOWA 2016 or prior. The 2019 version only allows the user ...
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Outlook web / PWA - how to find what folder an email is in

I am using Microsoft Outlook PWA, I believe this is the same as Outlook on the web. I have searched all over to try and find a solution for this but to no avail. There are certain scenarios when it's ...
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Microsoft Outlook - How to save entire Outlook folders to hard-drive and be able to search their emails content

My company has decided to delete emails older than X-years to free some space. This includes ALL folders, including archive and my own folders. We use Microsoft Outlook Desktop in office and also OWA ...
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How to setup a rule in Outlook Web Access, for automatically moving mail which contains multiple words into a specific folder?

In Outlook Web Access (OWA), one can setup rules which are applied to all inbound mail, for automatically sorting those mail into specific folders. It seems to be easy to configure a rule which ...
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Format painter Outlook on the web versus the desktop

Shortcuts for format painter in Outlook include Shift+ Ctrl+ C and Shift+Ctrl+ V as well as Alt+H+F+P but none of these work, from my experience, for Outlook web application. Going into “Settings > ...
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Outlook.com css resetting itself to mobile view all the time

I've had this issue for years and i'm the only person it's affecting. I'm documenting this because i can't find anyone talking about it on the internet When i load outlook.com and sign in with my ...
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Add Outlook shared folders to Evolution mail window

My company uses Outlook as mail server, and the only Linux client I managed to use without plugins or workarounds is Evolution. My division implemented a shared folder, which I access in Outlook ...
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Show E-Mail size in Office 365 or Exchange OWA (not Outlook)

How can I check the size of emails via the Office 365 and Exchange OWA (Webapp / OWA) and is it even possible? I've been looking through the settings for quite some time and I tried to think a little ...
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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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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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