Outlook and iCloud error: "We're sorry but Microsoft Office has run into an error that is preventing it from working correctly. Microsoft Office will need to be closed as a result."
We're seeing a lot of questions (and complaints) about the new iCloud service and Outlook integration. Users with POP3 accounts seem to have the most problems (but could benefit the most from iCloud), since the data is local to one computer and iCloud moves it all into the cloud. We have solutions to many of the problems.
We have the answers to common problems users experience when syncing Outlook's Calendar with the iCloud Calendar.
Answers for frequently asked questions from users trying to make Outlook's Contacts sync with the iCloud Contact folder. How to show icloud contacts first, how to save new contacts to the icloud folder by default.
Following the release of the November update for Outlook, users are reporting that Outlook crashes when an iCloud calendar is subscribed as an Internet Calendar. (Calendars synced using the iCloud addin are not affected by this bug.) The cause: the iCloud sends a gzip encoded response but Outlook is not expecting gzip. Outlook tries to
iCloud 2 adds one big feature: ability to be default data file, but is limited to plain text notes/comments and other issues.
After very long wait, Apple finally released an iCloud update (v5.1) that works with Outlook 2016. The iTunes updater should offer it to you, if not or if you don't have iTunes installed, you can download it from Download iCloud for Windows. iCloud now works with both Outlook 2016 and Windows 10. If the 'you
The set of folders cannot be opened. An unexpected error has occurred. MAPI was unable to load the information service C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\Apple\INTERN~1\APLZOD.dll. Be sure the service is correctly installed and configured.
This VBA code sample is the result of a discussion in the Microsoft Answers forum. Because of recent changes at Outlook.com, tasks, appointments, and contacts do not support attachments. You can add attachments to the items in Outlook 2013, but the attachments are hidden.
The problem: iCloud doesn't sync because the iCloud addin is not listed in Outlook's Addins.
Meeting requests sent from an Apple device go directly to the recipient's iCloud calendar, not to the email account's own calendar.
New for iCloud v.2 released September 2012: the ability to set the iCloud data file as the default data file if you use a POP3 account as your default email account. Unfortunately this doesn't work if an IMAP account is the default account.
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.
Users who sync iCloud and Outlook are having problems with iCloud after installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
Although you can't save new contacts directly in the iCloud contacts folder unless you select the iCloud Contacts folder before opening the new Contact form, there are a couple of options available to move new contacts to the iCloud.