Change the All Day Event Default Free/Busy to "Busy"

How to use a macro or a custom form to set a new all day event to Busy by default.

Outlook on the Web

Office 365 tenants with First Release enabled are beginning to see the new Outlook on the Web features, while the remaining tenants will see the updates beginning in early September. Outlook.com users who have been migrated to Office 365 have the new Outlook on the Web features now. As a first order of business Outlook  

Empty Multiple Deleted Items Folders using a Macro

The scenario: You have several email accounts, each with their own data file and you want to empty the deleted items in every data file with one click. The solution: a macro.

BCM Errors after Upgrading to Windows 10

Several users are having issues with Outlook and Business Contact Manager (BCM) after upgrading to Windows 10.

Turn off Focused Inbox in Outlook Apps

I'm using the Outlook app for devices and I'm struggling to see the value of a split view between Focused and Other. Is there a way I can just have an Inbox and all the other folders I previously used? Yes, you can turn off the Focused Inbox. To view any other folder in your  

Outlook Error Ox800CCC13 in Windows 10

After upgrading to Windows 10, users receive error 0x800CCC13. 'Task 'email address alias@domain.com- Sending' Cannot connect to the network. Verify your network connection or modem.' when trying to send email.

Hiding Global Address Book Fields

Remove fields from the Address Book view of the Global Address Book (GAL) in Outlook 2007 - 2013.

Save Sent Items in Shared Mailbox using an Exchange Server Cmdlet

The problem: You have a shared mailbox in your profile and Send as permission on the mailbox. When you send a message from the shared mailbox, the sent message goes into your own Sent Items folder. By default, sent messages are stored in your own mailbox, not the shared mailbox and the DelegateSentItemsStyle registry value  

Outlook 2013 Updates: July 15 2015

July 2015 update for Outlook 2013 takes care of a few issues. The issue I'm always asked about is the lack of email addresses in message headers and I’m happy to report that it’s fixed in this months update.

Always Load an Outlook Addin

A major complaint surrounding Outlook and add-ins is that it disables an add-in you need because it thinks the COM add-in loads too slow. I'll show you how to configure your system to always load the addins.

Adding Emojis to Outlook's AutoCorrect

How to add emoji characters and icons to Outlook's AutoCorrect.

First look: Outlook.com on Office 365

Microsoft started moving Outlook.com users to the Office 365 interface earlier this week. Learn about the features and changes you can expect to see when your account is moved.

File Sent Messages with the Original Messages

Use Conversation view to view sent messages with the original or save sent messages with the original.

Outlook.com is moving to Office 365!

The big news for anyone who uses Outlook.com for email, or to sync calendar and contacts to smartphone: Outlook.com is moving to the Office 365 infrastructure in 2015.

Exchange account set-up missing in Outlook 2016

A user was trying out the new Office 2016 Preview and ran into a problem. He wanted to configure his Exchange account manually, by entering the server names, but Outlook 2016 doesn't have that option for Exchange accounts: I recently upgraded to Office 2016 Preview from Office 2013 and the Exchange account wouldn't work. I