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Outlook.com is free web based email service provided by Microsoft. Not the same as the application Outlook. Questions about Outlook.com are off topic on Super User and should be asked at http://webapps.stackexchange.com/.

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In new Outlook web mail, how to restrict the options are not opening in a new tab?

In the new Outlook web mail, when clicking on the Mail, Calendar, People and Tasks options in the bottom of the page it is opening it in a new tab. In previous Outlook versions, clicking on those ...
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Should a use utf-8 or “utf-8” as a charset value in an email header?

When sending an email to an Outlook.com with forwarding turned on, I find that the forwarded mail is rejected. On examining the sent mail and the mail sitting in Outlook's inbox. I find that ...
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Deleting Sent items from outlook.com/hotmail with an external client

I'm helping a relative who is a long-time hotmail, now outlook.com, user now close to a 15GB quota. He uses the web interface exclusively. We set up his Mac mail client and used it to find the big ...
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How do I change the Display Name of an Exchange/Outlook.com Account?

I found a way to synchronize my windows contacts and calendar with Outlook by configuring outlook.com via Exchange in Outlook. However, in Outlook in the folder view, the name of my account is just a ...
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Adding multiple participant in a single attempt in Outlook calendar event

In the Outlook web mail Calendar event option, If I need to add multiple participants to the event, I can add all of them in the Required attendee section (highlighted in the screenshot), one by one. ...
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Outlook.com ICS / iCal url?

How do you overlay a calendar from outlook.com to an office 365 company user calendar? I cannot find a way to generate a link to an ical or ics file from outlook.com/Hotmail.com website. Only think I ...
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Oultook 2016 does not show all Outlook.com Calendar Events when the calendars are overlayed

I have an outlook.com email account that have 7 different calendars under that account to help me keep my families calendar's organized. This account is used on my PC with Outlook 2016 and on my ...
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How to auto-move emails in root folder to inbox folder?

We have some software which reads in and processes emails from the Inbox folder of a shared mail account. Users manually drag emails into there from their own accounts (using Outlook). This all works ...
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Syncing calender between gmail and outlook.com

I have an outlook account which is my primary email/calendar. My wife uses gmail as her primary account. We really would like a shared calendar which both can edit/manage. How can I achieve this? My ...
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How to make a URL redirect me to a different URL

I've already seen a few things about /etc/hosts but I don't really get them, so I'm asking for help. I just synced my Hotmail account with my Gmail but I prefer to type hotmail.com (redirects to ...
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How can I sync the calendars of Outlook.com and Outlook 365

Is there a way to sync my Outlook.com (personal email address) calendar and my Outlook 365 calendar (work address) in a way where I can see the contents of Outlook 365 in my Outlook.com calendar?
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Changing generated outlook.com address

When I send emails from Outlook and receive replies, I notice that there's a message saying that the sender if not the address I sent from but an @outlook.com address with letters and numbers ...
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remove skype birthdays from outlook.com calendar

I'm using Outlook.com (live.com) for my e-mail, contacts and calendar. Since Skype was merged into outlook somehow my calendar shows the birthdays of my skype contacts, but I don't want them in my ...
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What's the difference between Outlook.com Premium and Office365 Business Essentials?

Microsoft has recently unveiled Outlook.com Premium, a service that (once again) allows you to use a custom domain with outlook.com. The introductory price is $19.95/year, regular $49.99. This seems ...
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Outlook 2016 unable to connect to or sync with Outlook.com EAS - client has Access State of quarantined

Got a bit of a problem that I have been able to replicate not only on a client’s machine, but also on my own with my own credentials. Outlook 2016 x64, Office 2016 Professional Plus Windows 10 Pro ...
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7bit email gets received as base64

I am sending an email with mutt from a hotmail address to gmail. Source on hotmail: Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="file.c" Source on GMail: ...
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emails from outlook.com not properly synchronized with Microsoft Outlook 2016

I have email syncing problems of my Microsoft-/outlook.com-account with Microsoft Outlook 2016. The calendar, tasks and contacts are working properly. System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Version 1607, ...
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Added gmail with custom domain to outlook.com as 'connected account', can send emails as gmail account but not receive emails

As the title says, I can now send emails as the gmail email I added however the outlook.com account does not receive emails sent to the gmail account, even though it imports the gmail emails at the ...
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Remove calendar from Windows 10 Calendar app

I added my outlook.com account which has my primary calendar plus an unwanted calendar. How do I remove this calendar? When I login to outlook.com the calendar I want to delete does not appear to ...
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Issues caused by Outlook 2016 syncing with Outlook.com

I followed this sites instructions to allow Outlook 2016 to sync the calendar and contacts with Outlook.com. http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/olc-hotmail/sync-calendar-contacts-using-outlook-com/ So ...
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Outlook 2016 always replies from the same account

I'm having a very strange issue with Outlook that has me stumped. I searched but was unable to find any information online regarding this issue (just related issues that didn't help). I use Outlook ...
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Cannot sign into hotmail.co.uk account using Outlook 2007

I'm not able to check my UK Hotmail emails through outlook 2007, but another Hotmail email works fine. I have downloaded Outlook Hotmail connector, but I still can't check the UK Hotmail emails.
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Not receiving emails from addresses with a specific @ending

Title. I have a @live.com address. I've checked my Outlook "rules," and none of them should be deleting emails from @blank addresses. The sender has confirmed that the emails were "sent" on their ...
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sendmail relay refusing to use @outlook.com forward

I use my own sendmail box which has been forward email to a gmail address for a while. Decided to switch to an outlook.com address and configured the sendmail server (via virtusertable table) to ...
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MS Outlook does not synchronize my emails from Outlook.com

I am having issues with my Outlook.com email account. Recently I started to use MS Outlook and when I complete the process of adding my Outlook.com account it synchronizes only very old emails that I ...
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Accepted shared outlook.com calendar now what

I've shared my live.com calendar with another outlook.com account following the steps at Share with People You Choose. I clicked on the accept link in the the outlook.com account. It asks me to log ...
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Recieve email on 2 email providers

Is there a possibility to receive emails on 2 different email providers? I’ll describe my issue very clearly: I have a small company and I have an old Outlook.com account where I can receive emails ...
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How can I set Chrome to let mailto: links be handled by Outlook.com?

When you go to gmail.com, Chrome asks you to let mailto: links be handled by gmail. On Outlook.com, Microsoft has forgotten to give their users this feature. How to do it yourself?
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outlook.com completely doesn't work in firefox

I can't move from inbox to junk or another folder. I can't go to settings. Whenever I click nothing happens. I've turned off "clear history during closing browser" but outlook.com still doesn't work. ...
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Does Outlook.com (office online) offer the Destkop Email Alert/Notification feature?

I would like my outlook.com account to display a notification/alert when new e-mails arrive, just as in the regular outlook. Did anyone find out if this feature is available ? I tried chrome ...
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Migrate custom domain outlook.com account to Office 365 Business

I have a custom domain outlook.com account which was created years ago and now it can't be managed through domains.live.com, lets say it is: user@domain.com I would like to subscribe Office 365 for ...
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I cannot get thunderbird to connect to Outlook.com

Had to reformat my pc and have been unable to get Thunderbird to connect to my Outlook.com account again. I have no problem connecting to Yahoo. Using Windows 7 and have checked and double checked my ...
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Transfer onenote notebook between online accounts???

I have an account online (normal outlook.com) where I have a notebook in onenote with alot of important info that I want to move to another online account so i can use it with "onenote online" there ...
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Move thousands of thunderbird mail to outlook.com

I'm trying to move my 12+ years of email to one cloud account on outlook.com for ubiquitous access and searchability. It's scattered in 10+ accounts in a Thunderbird client. About 40.000 msgs. I've ...
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Add new email using cpanel to an already configured outlook.com account

I have a custom domain whose email addresses are configured using the old outlook domain. Now since Microsoft doesn't allow to add new accounts, therefore I was maintaining my old ones only. Now if ...
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Can I close all Outlook.com sessions that I have opened on different computers?

It would seem that I forgot to logout of my Hotmail account (on Outlook.com aka Login.live.com) on a comptuer at school. Someone used this conenction to send unwanted e-mail. Even though I changed ...
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Rule that matches all incoming mail on Outlook.com

In the past there was a trick to match all incoming e-mail in Outlook.com (including spam): If sender email contains @ then ... Since they updated their rules to a new system, when I want to edit ...
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How to avoid extra white space below paragraph in email signatures

I'm creating our company email signature in HTML. I realize that the signature will not look 100% identical on every email client (that's an understatement), but my current signature looks pretty ...
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Can't send mail with Apple Mail with Outlook.com due to SMTP

To preface, I know for a fact that the password I am using is correct as per outlook.com's instructions and every tutorial I can get my hands on. It should be my password I use to enter the account, ...
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Outlook 2013 with an Outlook.com account and an IMAP account yields multiple sent items

There is a problem with Outlook 2013 that came up recently. I have two e-mail accounts: on outlook.com and one in my own serwer (used via IMAP). I'm trying to setup Outlook 2013 in order to use both ...
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Recovering Hotmail attachments deleted when messaged moved between folders in Thunderbird imap

When connecting to Hotmail through Thunderbird imap, moving messages between folders strips the content of attachments (resulting in an empty file object). Since no message was deleted, their 'recover ...
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outlook.com, custom domain, two factor, exchange

I am trying to add my outlook.com account with a custom domain to my Apple Mail client. I was able to successfully add the account to my iPhone using the "outlook.com" account template provided in iOS....
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How to change the version of Chrome?

I am using a specific Chrome build that I prefer over the latest build. Whenever I log into outlook.com now I am getting a "please update your browser to the latest version" message I have to click ...
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When does windows 8 cause account.live.com account activity?

Someone recently sent emails from a third-party email address (spoofed to look like me) to a number of contacts of mine. The only place that contact list the email drew from could have come from was ...
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Email 'rules' for Outlook.com and Outlook 2013

I was under the assumption that when I make a rule in Outlook 2013, which is ActiveSync'd to my Outlook.com account, it makes that as a server rule (unless something in my rule makes it impossible to ...
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how to save an outlook.com email as a file the same as MS outlook 2007

Is it possible to save an outlook.com file as a .html file or msg file the same as in MS Outlook 2007/2010? Outlook.com has the advantage of being portable and easily hooks into your devices with an ...
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Outlook Online Delivery Failure to Custom Domains

When I try to send an email from Outlook Online, delivery fails. When I try to send the same email from Gmail Online, delivery succeeds. Here is the error message that I receive from Outlook. Final-...
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Is there a way to sync an Outlook calendar with Outlook.com?

I would like to be able to push my work calendar items up to an Outlook.com account. There are several questions (like Sync Google, Outlook Calendar and Contacts) that reference a Google calendar and ...
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Outlook.com keeps asking for ActiveSync password on iPhone as well as Outlook 2013 client

I check my email (say, username@outlook.com ) through Outlook 2013 as well my iOS devices. Quite frequently (about 10-15 times a day), I'll randomly get the password prompt box on both the Outlook ...
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As an Outlook administrator using custom domain name, is it possible to monitor incoming emails for the users created?

I just created an administrator account on outlook with a custom domain name. Is it possible to monitor incoming emails for users that I created? If so, how can I do that? I don't see any option to do ...