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Following works for me. In the “Search Current Mailbox (Ctrl+E)” box, type: read:no and hit Enter. When it shows “Find More on Server” link, click it. Then the unread email(s) should appear. EDIT: Works with Outlook 2016 as well you can see the image reference for your further help.


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I've managed to fix this by going to the web access, right-clicking the problematic folders and selecting "mark all as read". After this, Outlook stopped displaying wrong unread messages count.


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Run outlook.exe /cleanviews This cleans the internal viewstate and should resolve the problem. WARNING: Running this command will also reset any custom views!


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I found following post: http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-delete-and-manage-old-messages-in-os-x-mail/ So you have to do the following: Add your filter that you want to apply. Add the rule condition: Every message. Set the drop down to "all" You need to set "all" because if you set "any". What happens is that it evaluates every message, it will ...


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I tried "marked all as read" at first and it did not work so I disabled the "Use Cache Exchange Mode" then "marked all as read" and bingo! I later re-enabled "Use Cache Exchange Mode"


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I found a way around this. If you use the rule "with specific words in the subject" and then also use the rule "with specific words in the subject or body" then you can link two phrases together that are both in the subject with the "and" operator.


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I looked high and low for all these parts required to make this simple filter happen. Unix procmail filters are so easy to use by comparison. All the Microsoft Outlook wizards get in the way of a simple filter using wildcards. While many email filter conditions Microsoft provides by default are useful nothing can beat the flexibility and customization of ...


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The problem you're running into is that a Group is basically an alias for a collection of email address and contact objects; not a standalone object, and not just a list of strings containing email addresses. So when you reference group, you're actually referencing all member objects in it. Similar to when you send to a group, it doesn't send it to the ...


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The last comment from someone named Tyler gave me the key to do this. You start by adding a new search folder from the Folder 'menu' (ribbon tab). (This is also where you can set "Show in Favorites" which makes your search folder part of the the that highlighted listing at the top in the 'navigation pane'.) In the new search folder dialog you go to the ...


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To make filtering works for subfolders: create a new string preference "mail.server.default.applyIncomingFilters" to "true". Even if it seems odd, do NOT create a boolean setting, it has to be a STRING setting with the value "true". Source: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=39&t=1444045&p=12768821#p12768821 see reply of "geoyo1"


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There is no need for an extension. There's a config option in Thunderbird to deal with duplicate messages. You can delete, move to trash or mark as read if you don't want them appearing in your inbox like normal mail (who would? - I don't know why this isn't set to trash by default). Ghacks has an article about the topic: Automatically remove duplicate ...


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According to [1], set up Thunderbird to run filters on subfolders: Click the "Tools" menu Click the "Options" sub-menu Select the "Advanced" and "General" tab Click the "Config Editor..." button [Optional] Click the "I'll be careful (...)" button Right click on top of any of the preferences shown ...


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Short answer: Nope -- In Outlook/Exchange land, permanent deletes are client-side only. Possible workaround: If you want to do it without leaving you Outlook open, you'd probably need to set up a regular (server-side) Delete rule in Outlook, and then write a script (say with Powershell) to empty your Deleted Items folder. This script would need to be ...


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I haven't tried the "outlook.exe /cleanviews" command, but I fixed my Outlook by disabling Cached Exchange Mode and then re-enabling it. You can set it under your Account Settings. There's an option of "Use Cached Exchange Mode"


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So, ehm, this is kind of ridiculous but it should work. Create a new temporary category Create a first rule that filters based on the first phrase and let it assign the temporary category (rule: assign it to the category category) Create a second rule that filters on the temporary category (rule: assigned to the category category) and on the next phrase and ...


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I "solved" this same problem by assigning a mail rule to pick up only the specific problem email/s, and moves it to "Junk". In junk, all emails are converted to plain text. Thus I read these problem emails in my junk folder, which is much better than the status quo of outlook "not responding" for a minute every time I accidentally preview the problem email....


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You could set a retention policy that automatically deletes messages in the Deleted Items folder or an alternate folder if you move the messages there.


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If I understand your question correctly, you can use the Rules Wizard to create a rule which identifies any item "which is a meeting invitation or update". (This option is near the very bottom of the list; you might have to scroll down.)


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This is what I've used in the past for the same problem. It requires a little more work, but there is a way to work around this by using categories. The workaround makes use of assigning a category if the first word is found and have a second rule look for another word and the category assigned by the first rule. The second rule can then perform the ...


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You can do this by switching your thinking around a little to make Outlook look to see if the subject line is NOT blank. Create a template for the message you want to send in reply. Then create a rule which will use the exception: "subject line contains specific words". You will add single letters into the exception criteria. Vowels work best because most ...


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The issue was that some of my rules were based on the sender. I thought that specifying FROM <an alias> would filter only the rules that literally came from that alias. In fact, the rule moves any email from anyone who is a member of the alias. This link has some further info, now that I knew what to look for. (Mind you, I am still not sure why a ...


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Simply use | as OR operation resp. a space character as AND operation.


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I am using outlook 2016 and came here to find that it is not possible; however I then continued to proceed with my rule to send certain items to the deleted items and on 2016 there is now an option to then permanently delete items after sending to deleted items. Step 1 - select conditions Step 1 - select actions - when selecting to move to deleted items ...


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You can't do that with Outlook rules. But you can with Outlook macros. First, enable macros in Outlook Options' Trust Center. Then in Outlook press ALT+F11 to open VBA and paste the following macro to ThisOutlookSession. After that, save changes and restart Outlook. The macro will move all NDRs to "NDR" subfolder of your Inbox. It will also create this ...


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I think what that means is that no other rules will be applied to any given email. So every new message will check it self against all the custom rules but once one rule does apply then it will stop trying the remaining rules for that particular email. I don't think it means that no other emails will have the rules run against them. Edit: Looks like in the ...


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I don’t know whether to call it a missing feature or just a missing option. Luckily you can add e-mail headers to filter on – from the filtering dropdown choose Anpassen… (Customize… for Thunderbird with English UI) at the bottom, and add Reply-To as a new value. Update: as reported in this Bugzilla thread, several versions of Thunderbird have a bug, that ...


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Most internet protocols have defined standards, known as RFCs. The format for an email address is defined in https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2822 It doesn't include your idea, and so doesn't work. Neither clients or servers would understand the syntax. However, there are ways to achieve what you want. Many email systems provide "sub addressing" which ...


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Yes, messages will be run in order from top to bottom, meaning that the first rule will be executed, then the second rule may move the message to another folder. Note that a rule can have the option "stop filter execution", which doesn't process any further rules for that particular message.


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on a microsoft forum they said to go to start>run>type outlook/cleanips but it says no such command so i navigated in cmd to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15> and typed there outlook/cleanips (but close outlook first) and voila it worked.


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I see this question has already been answered and the answer was accepted. I would like to throw in my two cents to this. I've hit the same limitation of Outlook as mentioned in the question. I've created a free (as in open source) alternative for Outlook rules. It is written in powershell, it is small and easy to customize. The code of the script as well ...


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