EAS – Outlook Connector

Attachments are hidden in Outlook.com tasks and appointments

Attachments are hidden in Outlook.com tasks and appointments

Because of recent changes at Outlook.com, tasks, appointments, and contacts do not support attachments. You can add attachments to the items in Outlook 2013, but the attachments are hidden.

Outlook.com accounts are disconnected in Outlook

Outlook.com accounts are disconnected in Outlook

How to fix 'Outlook cannot discover settings for your account because a network connection could not be established. You may need to turn off Work Offline to automatically configure this account.' error in Outlook 2013.

Outlook.com-linked People won't sync with Outlook desktop

Outlook.com-linked People won't sync with Outlook desktop

In the People section of Outlook.com, I linked my Gmail, Twitter and LinkedIn contacts. I do not store any Outlook-only Contacts there, they are all linked. I'm syncing to Outlook but none of these linked People are syncing across.

Translation Error importing CSV exported from Hotmail or Outlook.com

Translation Error importing CSV exported from Hotmail or Outlook.com

When exporting contacts from Hotmail or Outlook.com website, you may receive a Translation Error message, telling you that a file error occurred in the translator. This is the result of Unicode encoding of the file.

View Outlook.com calendar in OWA?

If you use Office 365, you can view Internet Calendars (*.ics) in OWA, side by side with your Exchange calendar. Look for the Add Calendar link under the Share button on your OWA calendar. This works with Hotmail, Gmail and many other online calendars.

Sync calendar and contacts using Outlook.com

Sync calendar and contacts using Outlook.com

How to use a Microsoft account address with a Outlook.com account to sync appointments and contact with other computers or smartphones. This method works with the Outlook Connector in Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013's EAS account type.

Outlook Connector Sync: Web Page Address is Missing

Outlook Connector Sync: Web Page Address is Missing

When syncing Hotmail contacts between Outlook (using the Outlook Connector) and Windows Phone, web addresses may not be visible in Outlook.

Outlook Connector Sync: Contacts are Missing

What to do when Hotmail reports a different number of contacts than you are seeing in your Outlook Contacts folder.

Check Contacts before moving them to Hotmail Contacts folder

Check Contacts before moving them to Hotmail Contacts folder

Use a macro Outlook's Contacts with company names longer than 40 characters or more than 1024 characters in the notes field before importing them into Hotmail Connector's Contacts folder.

Cannot remove entries from "Safe senders and domains"

If you receive error this error code 0x80004005, also known as Error: 4202, it's caused by rouge entries on the Safe and Blocked senders lists. The standard fix is to delete "bad" entries on the lists in Hotmail online and in Outlook. A bad entry is usually a malformed email address, but may be an address with a character other than an alphanumeric. Several users report that their bad entries are single words and they are unable to delete them, the words keep coming back.