Use a Macro to Attach Files to New Messages

Use an Outlook macro to attach the newest file in a folder to a new message.

What does the "J" mean?

What does the J mean in email?

Adding Emojis to Outlook's AutoCorrect

How to add emoji characters and icons to Outlook's AutoCorrect.

Using the Forward and Back Commands

Add the Forward and Back commands to Outlook's ribbon or Quick Access Toolbar. Use the buttons to move between the previously used folders.

Shared Mailboxes and the Default 'Send From' Account

How to configure Outlook so you can easily send email from a shared Exchange mailbox.

Send from Other Addresses using POP3 or IMAP Accounts

When you use POP3 or IMAP accounts and if you your email host allows it, you can send mail from another email address by typing it in the From field.

First look: Outlook.com on Office 365

Microsoft started moving Outlook.com users to the Office 365 interface earlier this week. Learn about the features and changes you can expect to see when your account is moved.

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  

File Sent Messages with the Original Messages

Use Conversation view to view sent messages with the original or save sent messages with the original.

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."

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  

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