Outlook User's Solutions Center

Run Rules Now using a Macro

How to use a macro to run Outlook's rules on demand or triggered by a reminder.

Update for Business Contact Manager (BCM 2013)

This Outlook BCM update fixes a number of issues plaguing BCM users, including the incorrect labels for address and phone numbers, that affected BCM after the September 2013 Office update was installed.

Using Navigation Pane Groups

Outlook 2003 and up offer an option to make New Groups (in the Navigation Pane) and quite a few users aren't quite sure what they should do with them. I use groups hold calendars I don't want to see in the Navigation pane and to keep certain colleagues calendar's together. If I need to see the  

Print Contacts and Contact Photos

Use VBA to create a Word document containing the selected contact's name, address, phone number and contact photo.

Create an Appointment at the Contact's Address

How to create a new Outlook meeting with a selected contact. Includes a macro to include the contact's address in the Location field.

Using a Gmail Master Account: Reply using the Correct Account

How to configure Outlook so you can send email from other email addresses connected to a Gmail account.

Moving Outlook .pst files to a New Machine

Long-time users of Microsoft Outlook know that it's relatively easy to relocate a Personal Folders .pst file from one folder or drive to another. Just exit Outlook, move the file, then restart Outlook. When Outlook says it can't find the .pst file, you'll have an opportunity to point to the new location. The process isn't  

SSL Security Alert on Office 365 Accounts

Security error in the SSL library every time you restart Outlook when you have an Office 365 account in your profile.

Using OneDrive or Cloud Storage for PST Files

With the release of Office 2013 and it's emphasis on SkyDrive storage, I've had several people ask about moving their pst file to SkyDrive, DropBox and similar services.

Warn before sending messages to the wrong email address

Do you accidently send messages to the wrong email address? You can use a VBA macro that checks the outgoing addresses before sending the message.

Rename Exchange Mailbox and Account in Outlook 2013

How to rename Exchange account display names that are shown in the navigation pane and From field in Outlook 2013.

Outlook Social Connector Shows the Wrong Picture

Outlook's Social Connector displays a photo from the wrong LinkedIn or Facebook account.