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upgrade outlook mail from preview

When I log into my e-mail, the word "Preview" appears in parenthesis next to the words "Outlook Mail". How do I upgrade? Present version is change from "Hotmail". Unable to perform spell check ...
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How to disable the Outlook.com new preview

I just logged into my hotmail account at Outlook.com and was surprised to see a new look. I searched for hours trying to figure out how to go back to the old style but there is no option. It seems ...
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Can I check if an email has been secretly sent from my account?

I want to check if an email has been sent from my email account and then deleted from the sent folder. I had a draft with some personal information on it and it disappeared. I wasn't sure if I had ...
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Thunderbird and Junk folder from Microsoft Live mail

Thunderbird doesn't import the junk folder of Live. So if I get emails that are incorrectly tagged as junk and moved to it I don't see them at all in my Thunderbird and then people tell me they sent ...
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Outlook.com printer problems

When trying to print off emails, using the "..." more options, when I select print it goes to the signing in window. I have tried reinstalling Internet Explorer and doing a system restore to a point ...
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How can I remove Skype from Outlook.com?

I have an old Hotmail account that Microsoft converted to an Outlook.com account. Starting a few days ago, I have been blocked from access to my email (via Microsoft.com web access), by a pop-up that ...
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Do other outlook.com users find certain domains and keywords cannot be blocked via rules? e.g. support.com, email.com

I have been using outlook.com since forever, with a hotmail address that was migrated. I've set up a ton of rules to delete spam, and most of them seem to work fine. But a few of them flat-out are ...
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Is it true that Microsoft doesn't allow more than 16 characters in their Hotmail password?

I'm trying to change my Hotmail password after a breach in LastPass but it doesn't seem to work. So I'm curious if Microsoft has a limit of 16 characters for a password? If so, this is very insecure ...
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Outlook.com Signature Editor

I'm using Outlook.com and have a custom HTML signature using their inbuilt editor which if you've used it you'll know what a pain it is. I have two phone numbers in the signature which I want to style ...
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Gmail: Hiding the original FROM sender address when using “Send As”?

When sending from Gmail's web app on an account configured to send mail from another email account (in my case, another Gmail address), is there no way to conceal the original account's email address? ...
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Use Gmail to send and receive e-mail from an outlook.com account

Basically, I want to use my Gmail account to send and receive my e-mails from my outlook.com account. I want to be able to send e-mail as outlook.com from Gmail. I am looking a lot for an answer to ...
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What does the light colored bar mean next to my Outlook.com appointments?

Next to some of my appointments in Outlook.com, there is a light colored bar. I have no idea what it means. I've read it's to make a distinction between all-day appointments and appointments with an ...
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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 append a tag/label to my Live/Outlook.com email address?

I have a email address from Outlook.com. My email is like name@outlook.com. Can I have emails like name+newletters@outlook.com just like we can do with Gmail email addresses? Does Outlook.com support ...
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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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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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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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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.