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
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
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
How to enter a custom reminder or snooze time in Microsoft Outlook.
A first look at some of the new features in Outlook 2016.
Send an Outlook Task update using the Task Update button or customize the update using a macro.
As many users of the LinkedIn provider for Outlook's Social Connector learned a couple of weeks ago, they would no longer be receiving information about their LinkedIn contacts, specifically, the LinkedIn Contact folder will be removed and feeds won't sync. For the time being, LinkedIn contacts and profile photos are still syncing with Outlook. In
How to send draft messages at a scheduled time using a macro in Outlook.
A user had a question about the number of search results Outlook displays initially: I’m using Outlook 2013 and my search results only show 250 items. Why is this? Outlook limits the number of results displayed in order to speed up the search results in cached Exchange mode. The limit is 250 in Outlook 2013
Use a macro to forward Outlook email messages that are waiting for a reply after a number of days.