The Microsoft App Store version of Office changes a few things in Outlook. This version is available to Windows 10S users and is currently supplied as the pre-installed version many laptops.
If your new computer has Office pre-installed and you already have a subscription, open the preinstalled version and sign in. Don't download a new copy.
How do you know what version is installed? Look on the File, Office Account dialog. The About Outlook dialog will say Windows Store:
In addition, you won't have a Control panel, Mail applet to manage profiles. If you need to switch profiles or open the Mail, you'll do so from Outlook's File, Account Settings menu, selecting either Change Profile or Manage Profiles.
Data files for Microsoft Exchange (including Outlook.com) and IMAP accounts are now stored at C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Office.Desktop_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalCache\Local\Microsoft\Outlook_AppX
Use this shortcut to access the data files or right click on the mailbox name and choose Open File Location
The profile is stored in the registry at
The Office installation files are at C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\, with each Office app installed in it's own subfolder. Outlook is at:
You can install just individual apps. For example, if you only need Outlook, Word, and Excel, you can install just those apps.
If you are using Windows 10S, you'll be limited to addins in the Office store. Users with other Windows 10 versions will be able to install COM addins, but they may not work.
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