Outlook

Help and How to articles for beginner to advanced Microsoft Outlook users and Administrators.

Setting Custom Reminder Times

Setting Custom Reminder Times

How to enter a custom reminder or snooze time in Microsoft Outlook.

Outlook 2016 Preview

Outlook 2016 Preview

A first look at some of the new features in Outlook 2016.

Send a Task Status Report

Send a Task Status Report

Send an Outlook Task update using the Task Update button or customize the update using a macro.

LinkedIn Social Connector Provider: Going Away

LinkedIn Social Connector Provider: Going Away

As many users of the LinkedIn provider for Outlook's Social Connector learned a couple of weeks ago, they would no longer be receiving information about their LinkedIn contacts, specifically, the LinkedIn Contact folder will be removed and feeds won't sync. For the time being, LinkedIn contacts and profile photos are still syncing with Outlook. In  

Outlook 2013 March 2015 Update

Outlook 2013 March 2015 Update

This month's update for Outlook 2013 fixes a long list of issues, including the following: Excessive and unnecessary sync issues between Outlook and Exchange server were addressed. Recover Deleted Item window supports keyboard navigation to recover or permanently delete items. When your password has expired and you use MAPI over HTTP to connect to your  

Outlook Update and Office for Mac Public Preview

Outlook Update and Office for Mac Public Preview

Microsoft released a public preview of Office 2016 for Mac . This preview (aka beta) of Office 2016 for Mac includes updated versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook is open to the public, works only on Yosemite, and times out in 60 days.

Outlook Search results are limited to 250

Outlook Search results are limited to 250

A user had a question about the number of search results Outlook displays initially: I’m using Outlook 2013 and my search results only show 250 items. Why is this? Outlook limits the number of results displayed in order to speed up the search results in cached Exchange mode. The limit is 250 in Outlook 2013  

Should You Respond to Junk Mail?

Should You Respond to Junk Mail?

A couple of times a month, someone either asks me how to return email to the sender or they take exception to my article that says this is a really bad idea and let me know, in no uncertain terms, that I'm wrong. Can I create a rule for an email address so that if  

Outlook 2010: February 2015 Updates

Outlook 2010: February 2015 Updates

The February updates for Outlook 2010 include fixes for the following issues. The MAPI over HTTP transport protocol is not supported on Windows XP. This hotfix will prevent Outlook from attempting to use it if you use Outlook 2010 on Windows XP. When you use a proxy server to connect to the Internet and use  

Outlook 2013: February 2015 Updates

Outlook 2013: February 2015 Updates

This month's Outlook update fixes a few annoying bugs. First, for users with small screens and high resolution: you can now use a higher display percentage and not locked into maximized windows, as email items will now use the most recent window size and position. Two of the calendar issues fixed include an issue adding  

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