Disable Outlook's Conversation View

Outlook 2010 has a new Conversation view that groups messages together. Many users don't like it, fortunately its easy to disable, using one of two methods. Method 1: Right click on the row of field names and choose Conversations, Show Messages in Conversations. Method 2: Switch to the View ribbon and click on the Conversation  

Don’t email, Yammer

One of the major trends we are seeing in the technology landscape is the move away from traditional communication mediums like email to social networks.

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.

Change the Default Data File from Exchange to Another Account

How to change the default data file to a pst file when you use Outlook 2013 (and up) and have Exchange mailbox in your profile.

Outlook Today Script Error: Line 278

One sure sign that people are upgrading from Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2013: I’m seeing more complaints about a script error in Outlook Today. When you upgrade from Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2013 and then open Outlook Today, you may receive a script error: Line 278. Char 1. Error: "Library not registered."

Ignite 2015 Session Recordings and Slides

Microsoft hosted the first Microsoft Ignite Conference May 4-8, 2015. There were over 680 sessions, with the majority of them now available on Microsoft's Channel9. Below is a list of the sessions targeting Office developers and IT Pros. The full catalog of the sessions is available at Channel9.

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 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  

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  

SharePoint Online Site Mailboxes

How to create a SharePoint Site Mailbox on Office 365. This shared mailbox can receive and send email directly while be accessed by all team members both from their desktop and on the web.

Office 365 Groups

Configuring Groups in Office 365: One of the recent additions to the Office 365 set of features is something that is a cross between traditional email distribution lists and a basic SharePoint Team site.

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.