Using iCloud: Syncing Outlook Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks with iPhone and iPad.
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.
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.
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.
This question came from an Outlook & iPhone user. The user wants to upgrade her phone and her small business is considering moving to Office 365. I have an iPhone 5. I use Outlook on a Windows computer without Exchange. I'm replacing my phone and need to preserve my sent messages for my business from
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
After installing iCloud, email from iCloud.com and me.com accounts won't send from Outlook.
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."
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.
Sync iCloud.com and Me.com sent items with Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2007 by configuring Outlook's Sent folder to use iCloud's Sent Messages folder for sent items.
Users who sync iCloud and Outlook are having problems with iCloud after installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
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.
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.
We have the answers to common problems users experience when syncing Outlook's Calendar with the iCloud Calendar.