I've had a lot of complaints this week from users who said Outlook.com stopped syncing in Outlook. One told me he received an email from Microsoft telling him to reconnect. So he did… using manual setup to add it back as an ActiveSync account. Another user tried to add the account using Outlook Connector. In
How to fix the rules on the computer do not match the rules on the server error message in Outlook.
How to update Outlook fields using in-cell editing or a macro to search and replace multiple items.
How to share a secondary calendar in an Exchange mailbox using Outlook desktop or Outlook on the web.
Users can choose HTML, Plain Text, or RTF formatting in the Notes field of an Outlook Appointment. To change the default format, users need to edit the registry.
Outlook on the web's new feature: Undo Send. It gives you a few seconds (up to 30 seconds) to change your mind.
A new feature in Office Groups (available in Office 365 Exchange Online) is the ability to use 'Send as' or 'Send on behalf of', just as you can for shared mailboxes.
Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2016 users who are connecting to their Outlook.com account using Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) will need to remove the account from their profile and add it back using auto account setup, EAS accounts will stop working in the near future.
Use the Copy to My Calendar button to copy appointments on a shared Calendar to your personal calendar.
How to avoid getting caught in a phishing email: Use the Junk Email folder to view links in email messages.
Gmail, Yahoo and other email providers switched to OAuth 2 and turned Basic Authentication off by default. When you log into the website to enable basic authentication, you are warned that it is a less secure login.
How to find which folder a contact is in when you have multiple accounts in Outlook or multiple contact folders.
How to enable auditing on an Office 365 mailbox.
If the iCloud add-in is not syncing Outlook Calendar and Contacts, verify it is enabled in Options, Add-ins. You may need to edit the registry if it won't stay enabled.
How to block junk mail and spam sent from the new top-level domains in Outlook.