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Every time I create an Microsoft account or sign in to one it says my user name is not valid [on hold]

I need serious help with this problem I am going insane with not being able to download my apps or games
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How to bind exchange server to outlook.com?

I am working at a company. I have an exchange server account like abc@abccompony.com. I also have a personal account abc@hotmail.com. My question is if is it possible to bind my exchange server to ...
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Can I prefix label to my live email / outlook email address?

I have a email whose provider is Outlook.com. My email is like name@outlook.com. Can I have emails like name+newletters@outlook.com just like we have it with Gmail email addresses ? Does outlook.com ...
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How do I stop or fix Outlook.com rendering emoticons as letters?

In Firefox and Chrome, outlook.com renders smiley faces (☺) as the character J. This is because Firefox and Chrome do not support Wingdings font, which is what outlook.com uses to turn :) into ☺. Is ...
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Remove all occurrences of a category in Outlook.com

I used to have rules in my Hotmail account (now outlook.com) that added specific categories to each email I received. I just removed those rules and reorganized my folders and now I don't want ...
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Microsoft account Home page shows details of a different user!

In fact, the "Home" page shows the name and email address of the previously logged in user if you use the same browser session!? For example, I access this through outlook.com: Go to outlook.com ...
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How can I search old deleted emails going back a couple of years in Outlook.com?

Is it possible to search old Hotmail/Outlook deleted emails? If so, how please?
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Google Docs invitation to edit on my Outlook email address

I have got an invitation to edit a Google doc on my outlook.com email address, but every time I click on the link, I get the message “You need permission”. I am signed in to my Gmail account as well ...
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Sending Ghost Messages

I have Office 365. In Outlook, my outbox is empty. At the bottom of my Outlook screen is a message that states "Sending message 2 of 3" or "Sending message 1 of 2". There, again, is nothing that is ...
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How to backup emails from www.outlook.com

I have lots of emails stored in www.outlook.com (previously called www.hotmail.com). I’d like to export all emails at once and back them up on my hard drive. How can I do that?
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Cannot empty the Deleted folder in outlook.com

I cannot empty my Deleted folder in Outlook.com. It has grown enormous—more than 300,000 messages. Many messages have been duplicated 10 or more times. I simply want to completely purge this ...
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How do I disconnect my hotmail account from my gmail account?

I have separate hotmail and gmail accounts. A friend has been emailing me from his gmail account, to my hotmail account and he has been able to view my gmail account and gmail acc photo. Although my ...
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How to create a Windows Vista Shortcut to Specific Hotmail Message?

When I open a specific message in Hotmail and I create a Windows Vista Shortcut to that Specific Hotmail Message, and when I click the shortcut I created, I get a list of messages in the folder, not ...
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Has my outlook.com account been compromised?

When I log in to my outlook.com email account I get this message: Clicking No..., because I did't request a security info change, shows this message: The last two digits match and old number of ...
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Why doesn't adding a link or image to my signature work?

I have a business email account hooked up to Outlook.com (as a POP email / send from address). I'm trying to add a rich signature with social media links. When I add an <a> or <img> tag ...
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Do Google, Yahoo, Microsoft read Dropbox links?

When a link to a Dropbox file or folder is sent by gmail, outlook.com or yahoo mail, is the content in the link read (i.e. processed) by Google or the other providers software?
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How do I delete “messaging” in the left column of my home page in Outlook.com

I have Windows 7 and use Outlook.com. I have cleared the right column with adblocker but recently "messaging" has appeared at the bottom of the left column below my folders. I dont want this, but ...
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Alias Trouble - I Lost my original Hotmail email name

I've had a Hotmail account for over 15 years that I use as my primary account. Today I was doing some house cleaning on all my email accts and I thought the alias account was something I'd use for ...
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How do I access a locked Hotmail account?

I am not in my home country and I just wanted to access my Hotmail. It’s locked as it is asking for phone verification which is not possible for me. My previous phone number was of my home country and ...
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Can I reuse my security information over several email accounts?

Well, I am trying to consolidate all my logins onto one email account and close the ones I won't be using anymore. If I close an email account that uses some of my security info and I make a new ...
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Gmail + Google Apps Sync + Outlook send mail as

Win7-64 / Outlook 2010 / GAS 3.5.370.990 We use Google Apps for Business. Our company main domain @abc with other domains (e.g. @xyz) associated. Our primary email setting is with the @abc domain. I ...
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How do I search for email in Outlook.com?

How do I search for email in my inbox with Outlook.com? In my Hotmail email account, I had a box where I could search for email in any folder. Where is that box situated now?
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Outlook does not receive email if From address is not in a recognized email format

I have a system to send a mail to the users who are all using different mail clients like Gmail, Outlook, Rediff etc. But, I am using a From address as constant string (mrblack) instead of an email ...
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How can I merge Hotmail accounts?

Is there a way to merge Hotmail accounts so that other email addresses will be aliases to the main one‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌?
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How do I subscribe to an Outlook.com calendar from my Google calendar?

All the help I find is for the opposite direction. I need my Outlook.com calendar to show up in my Google calendar, as the events I create in my windows phone don't sync to my main Google calendar. ...
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How to forward email of a specific sender from Outlook.com to Gmail?

I got an Outlook.com account which I use to subscribe to some mail lists. I want to forward the emails of one of the lists to my Gmail account, but the only option I see is to forward everything, so ...
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Edit an existing email address in a Hotmail group

I have various groups and occasionally a contact in a group changes their email address. How do I just change the address without having to delete the whole contact and start over? Also, I cannot ...
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How can I send a message to an Outlook group?

I want to send a group email from my Outlook.com account, how do I do it?
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How to see my Hotmail/Outlook.com mailbox size?

How do i see how much space do my Outlook.com emails take?
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Can I view the email properties in one line in Outlook.com like one can in Outlook 2013

It'd help me better manage my emails if I could view the subject and sender of an email in one line instead of 2. Like one can in Outlook 2013. Is there any way to do this in Outlook.com ?
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How do I forward my old Outlook.com emails to a different email?

How do I forward my old Outlook.com emails to a different email or to a file at least so that I can access the information in the future? (My Outlook account is being closed by my employer.)
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Outlook.com: searching deleted messages folder

Just recently the search box went dark and I no longer can search the deleted messages folder. Is there a way I can recover/turn on this function like before?
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How to invalidate all my active HotMail/Windows Live sessions?

I've forgot to untick the "keep me logged in" while logging in the office PC, and right now I'm not able to close session. Is there a way to invalidate all my open sessions and force anyone to log in ...
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Can I remove the photo option from CONTACTs

I want a more compact contact list; can I remove the photo option?
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I want to remove Skype chat history from Outlook.com

Please note, I'm not talking about the skype chat history on the skype software, which I can easly delete by going to Tools/Options/Privacy, etc... I'm talking about that all of my chat conversations ...
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App passwords and account hacking

I have 2-step authentication turned on for my Outlook.com account and I generate app passwords to access the services on certain devices. I am wondering about possibility of hacking my account with ...
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Outlook 2013 to outlook.com mail or vice versa

Not sure if I'm in the right space, but is there ANY way that I can get my Outlook 2013 emails from the collection of private domains I have to sync up to 2013? OR alternatively Do I need to sign ...
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I can open only one of my emails in my Outlook.com

When I open my Outlook.com account I cannot open more than one email. If I want to open the rest of my emails, little dots keep blinking above it and it never opens. I cannot even open my message ...
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stop outlook.com automatically marking emails as read when clicked

How do I stop outlook.com marking emails as read when I click off them? You can change this setting in the Outlook desktop applications but not in outlook.com
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How do I remove accounts I've added in Outlook.com?

I have added my Gmail account to outlook.com and want to know how to remove it. I have gone to accounts Inbox → Options → Your email accounts and then clicked on Details for the selected account but ...
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How to access Gmail emails in SkyDrive from outlook.com?

So say you have transferred your emails from Gmails into SkyDrive. How do you access and view or forward them from outlook.com? Any settings to set up?
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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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Email forwarding from outlook.com to Gmail not working for all messages

Some important email messages are not getting forwarded. Is there some kind of block that does not allow forwarding of emails with 'sensitive' information? Or does outlook.com make mistakes?
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How do I run filtering rules in Outlook.com?

Is there are way to run rules that you set up after emails have been received? I can't see anything in the settings. It is quite hard to search for as the web app as the same name as the desktop ...
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How do I log in to Hotmail instead of Outlook.com?

I have been trying to log in to my Hotmail account and I can't because Outlook.com keeps coming up instead. Is there any way that I can still log in to Hotmail?
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Cannot access my Hotmail inbox

I basically abandoned the Hotmail account a few years ago, but I need to see an email for password reset & Twitter. It is now Outlook and I have nothing in the inbox, and can't see a way to get ...
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Set the picture on a Contact in Outlook.com/Windows Live

How can I set the picture for a contact on the web at Outlook.com? I have Windows 8 and and using the People app I can set a picture on the desktop but that doesn't show up on the web. On the web ...
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Forward and delete individual messages in hotmail

Can I setup my hotmail to automatically forward a message from a single sender (not all messages coming into my hotmail account) to another email account (like yahoo or gmail) and then have the ...
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How do I migrate my Google Calendar & Contacts to Outlook.com?

I want to migrate my calendar and contacts from Google to Outlook.com Outlook.com offers an easy "one-click" service to transfer your mail but this doesn't migrate your calendar and contacts. If ...
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How do I export Outlook.com emails to Google Apps?

I migrated from Outlook.com for company emails to Google Apps. How can I get the old emails on my Outlook.com to Google Apps email?