How to Change the Name of a Field in the View

You can change the name of any field in the view. Right click on the field name you wish to change. Select Format Columns from menu (in the Two line view, its on the Customize dialog) Select the field whose display name you wish to change Type the new name in the Label field. Click  

Displaying a Picture on a Contact

Contact or Business Card images are displayed in the the Business Card view. Open the Contact, double click on the picture placeholder and select an image from your hard drive. For best results, crop and resize it before inserting it into Outlook. To add an image to the business card, double click on the business  

How to Easily Change the Private Flag

You can easily change the Private flag (and many other fields) either by editing inline or dragging the item to a new group. First, if you are not using a table (list) view, you need to change to a table view, such as By categories. You can do this from the View menu. Once you  

Use VBA to Create a List of Exchange GAL Members

Use an Outlook macro to create a list of users in the Exchange Global Address List or a list of member of a distribution group in the GAL.

Using two (or more) custom domains with Office 365

An Office 365 administrator wanted to know if he could add a second domain to the mailboxes. Mail sent to the old address will be delivered to the mailbox.

Outlook Mac Quick Tip: Turn off 'On My Computer" Folders

How to hide the On My Computer folders in Outlook for Mac.

Add-in can only be Disabled by an Administrator

When you attempt to remove an add-in, the dialog tells you that only an administrator can connect or disconnect the add-in: This add-in is installed for all users on this computer and can only be connected or disconnected by an administrator.

How to Prevent Lync from Locking Outlook's .OST File

How to fix the error message "Cannot open this item. File access is denied. You do not have the permission required to access" the ost file when using Outlook and Lync.together.

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  

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  

Macro to Bulk Import Contacts and vCards into Outlook

Microsoft Outlook does not support importing multiple vCards – you need to import them one vcard at a time. While this is tolerable for a few, its frustrating when you a large number to import. This can also be done using VBA, basically automating the process you'd use to do it manually: open each contact,  

Office Modern Authentication Public Preview

Microsoft recently announced that Office 2013 client modern authentication is in public preview for Office365 tenants. What is Modern authentication? It's multi-factor authentication using the Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based sign in to Office 2013 Windows clients. Modern authentication requires the March 2015 or later update for Office 2013. It is turned off by default  

Creating a Room Mailbox with Exchange Online

How to set up a room mailbox using Office 365.

Outlook 2016 Preview

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

Remove Outlook apps from Outlook

A small business recently migrated to Office 365 and the users were complaining about the Bing Maps and Actions links under the message header in many messages. These are Outlook apps, currently available only on Office 365 if using Outlook 2013/2016