Outlook 2013 May 2015 Updates

There were several Outlook updates released in May, including two for Outlook 2013 and one for one for Outlook 2010. Mac users get two updates: a security update for Office 2011 for Mac and an updated build of Office 2016 for Mac (15.10) The Outlook 2013 updates address the following issues: Adds a button for  

Outlook 2010 Updates for May 2015

A small update was released for Outlook 2010. This update fixes the following issues: When responding to a meeting request by using the Edit Response Before Sending option, the font is set to the system font unexpectedly. If you use Outlook Security Group Policy to configure a VSTO add-in as trusted according to Manage trusted  

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  

Outlook Folders Move Around When Clicked

Many users have discovered an annoying 'feature' in Outlook 2013: the folders in the navigation pane shift around. This is due in part to the ability to arrange folders (and data files) in any order in the navigation pane. Many users report the problem is solved when they put the Inbox at the top of  

Open Attachment Dialog: 'If you continue, you'll lose changes'

The scenario goes like this: A user starts to compose a message and adds an attachment to the it. The user then opens the attachment and edits it. When Outlook's auto-save kicks in, an annoying and confusing warning message pops up telling the user that changes will be lost. If you continue, you'll lose your  

LinkedIn Social Connector Provider: Gone

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