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Outlook.com with IMAP or Exchange?

Microsoft just launched a revamped Hotmail under the name Outlook.com. It looks great and I'm thinking of migrating from Gmail, but I can't find anywhere whether Outlook.com supports IMAP or some sort ...
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Forwarding emails from outlook.com to Gmail

I need to forward e-mails to my Gmail account from outlook.com (due to their IMAP lack), but I don't find the option in the settings or anywhere—their layout is highly unintuitive. Note: Please note ...
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Why does live.com limit passwords to 16 characters?

I wanted to register a @live.com e-mail address, but it says it can't register an e-mail address having a password that contains more than 16 chars. Why? So that it would be easier to get the real ...
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How can I migrate Documents from MS Office Live to Google Docs?

Is there a easy way to migrate a large number of MS Office Live documents to Google Docs? Does Google has some tool for that?
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Photosynth has turned from a 3D photo app to a Panorama sharing website?

One year ago, Photosynth was this unique technology that could take in any set of photos and show you the photos in 3D space, calculating exactly where the photos were clicked from. Visit the site ...
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How to disable conversation threading in Outlook Web App?

The Outlook 2010 web app's conversation threading "feature" is really bugging me. Is there any way to make it cease and desist? If so, how?
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How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
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Sync exchange calendar on Google Calendar

I'm trying to sync an Exchange Calendar into a Google Calendar that I have set up through an account I just made. What I'm trying to accomplish is, on the back end of seeing my Google calendar, see ...
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Why do Microsoft and LinkedIn text me from the same number?

(I'm not totally sure if this question is a match for this site, but I can't figure which StackExchange site is best; if I ought to migrate, I welcome any suggestions.) I recently enabled two-factor ...
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How do I select more than 9 Inbox items (but less than all the emails) in Office 365's Outlook?

When I try to select several emails in Outlook within Office 365, here is what happens: I can select 9 emails (or 13 emails if I disable the preview text in the preferences) if I click on the first ...
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How do I un-share a OneNote notebook?

I recently made a notebook and wanted to share it. I used the share option and created a "View only" link for the notebook. Now, I want to unshare it. So, I want to know how to do that. I figured ...
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Microsoft Equivalent of Google Apps for Business (Email)

I've redesigned a website for a client and am soon to set it live. However, his business emails appear to be hosted with Hotmail and I need to create a couple of new email accounts. He has told me ...
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How do I rename a folder in Office 365's Outlook?

I have created folders in Office 365's Outlook, but cannot find how to rename them. When I right-click or control-click a folder's name, here are the options that are displayed (these are folders I ...
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Why is it not possible to create a Microsoft email with “live.com” domain anymore?

Why is it not possible to create a Microsoft email with "live.com" domain anymore? Looking at options only "outlook.com" and "hotmail.com" are available. What is the reason? Earlier the "live.com" ...
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I hit a bug when trying ro report a bug regarding visual studio to connect.microsoft.com

having created an account and signed in I go there https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio and get this message The only "submit a bug" button I can see is on the microsoft.net native page ...
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Outlook.com import emails with large attachments

Is there any way I can get around the 10MB limit? Using the "Add Send/Receive Account" import method seems to just ignore them, and "copy to folder" using an email client (Windows Live Mail) fails.
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Export Exchange emails to Google Apps accounts?

I'm migrating several Exchange email users to a Google Apps for Business account. Some of these users read all their email in the Exchange webmail interface. I'd like to transfer their mail over to ...
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Transfer MSN Live ID

Microsoft offers a function to change the Live ID (the email that registers the Live ID) to another. I wonder if I changed the Live ID, will my friends' that added me to MSN will update their Friend's ...
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Why do Microsoft websites default to Polish on my work network?

I originally asked this on Super User, but it was ruled off-topic there and referred to here. I'm in Belgium. When I open MSN, no matter what browser or what machine I use, it's opened using pl-PL ...
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How do you unlink your MSDN profile from your Microsoft Live ID?

I have an MSDN profile, with points, achievements etc. How can I unlink this from the currently linked Live ID (abc@outlook.com) and link to my other Live ID (xyz@outlook.com)?
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What are the IMAP folder called in a certain locale in Microsoft's Outlook 365 email account?

I want to find out what the special IMAP folder are called in a specific locale in order to set up my email client properly. By special folders I mean: Sent items Drafts Trash Is there a ...
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How to rename a device in my Microsoft account?

I recently built a desktop PC with Windows 10 and signed in with my Microsoft account. However, since Windows 10 never asked me for the computer name during setup, it got associated with my MS account ...
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Multiple Microsoft accounts in a browser

My company has a Microsoft account, and I see no way how I can access the company Onedrive/Outlook without logging out from my personal account (which has a long, impossible to remember password + OTP ...
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How to avoid declined Outlook invitations when syncing one-way?

I am using Google Calendar Sync 0.9.4.1 with Sync Options of 1-way: Microsoft Outlook calendar to Google Calendar. However, several of my invitations are not showing up. I learn that for at least one ...
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Is Aerial View officially gone from maps in Microsoft's Bing?

I see Bird's Eye view is still available, but the Aerial View was much more valuable for spotting landmarks, evaluating real estate, neighborhoods, etc. Plus it was just a whole lot more interesting. ...
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How to link to an answer at community.office365.com

community.office365.com is Microsoft's microsofty attempt at a QA site. Among other astonishing problems, I can't find an easy way to link to an answer. On StackExchange I would click on share, and ...
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Receive/Send Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access email (non-Gmail mail) from a Gmail account?

I have a Gmail account which I would like to use to view my emails from a Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access account. How can this be done? (1) Can the emails directed to the Gmail account be ...
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Data Validation Excel online and Word online

Are there any add-ins or API tricks to add index search, or lookup validation to surveys?
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Microsoft Application Registration Portal for university mail account

Based on this project in python I am trying to make a web application to access my mail inbox to then filter a set of messagges (with a regex) and extract the addresses of the receivers. I am stuck on ...
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How to quickly search for a specific MSKB article on microsoft.com?

Searching for a MSKB article on https://support.microsoft.com/search no longer seems to work. For example, searching for KB980869 or just 980869 both result in an "Oops!" page that links back to the ...