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Change Time Format in Outlook.com

How do I change the time format in outlook.com? By default, it is 24 hour format, but I'd like to change it to 12 hour format. There doesn't seem to be any option to change it in the settings menu
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How to open new tabs for each mail (Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook/Hotmail…)?

Yahoo's old (classic) design allowed me to quickly middle-click each mail link and open in a new tab. I like having one tab open with the complete list of recent mails in my Inbox, and separate tabs ...
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How can I move emails from one Hotmail account to another?

I want to switch between two Hotmail (outlook.com) accounts and move all my stored emails to the new account. Perhaps this was a bit wishful thinking but I can't even seem to forward multiple emails ...
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Change from Outlook.com back to Hotmail [duplicate]

I had a Hotmail account but it changed to Outlook.com . I really want my Hotmail settings back - anyone know how I can make my Outlook.com account change back to my Hotmail one? I still have the ...
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Do email services send sender's IP address?

If I'm going to receive/send email through Gmail/Hotmail/Yahoo, would I be able to see the IP of the sender? I know there's nothing to do with the IP but would it give away the location from where I'm ...
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Does Hotmail or Outlook.com have a feature where appending a plus sign or a dot to an email address will still have it sent to the same address?

Gmail has this feature where appending a plus ("+") sign or a dot to an email address will still have it sent to the same address. This makes it easier to filter emails sent to you, by checking which ...
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How to view .eml files in Outlook.com?

I was sent an e-mail with .eml files attached. Outlook.com disaplys them as Blocked. How do I view eml files in Outlook.com?
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Outlook.com lost draft

Just now, I was working on a draft on outlook.com. I saved the draft and then started composing a new email. I finished sending the email and then went back into my Drafts to look at the draft I was ...
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How much hotmail capacity do I have? [closed]

How do I find out how much free space do I have in hotmail?
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How can I configure Outlook.com new message keyboard shortcut?

The Outlook/Live/Hotmail keyboard for Create new message is Ctrl+N... this always opens a new instance of my browser. This is not what I want and means I can't avoid the need to keep on reaching for ...
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Problem logging in to outlook.com with my MS account

Am very excited by the new web mail client at outlook.com. When I try to login, I am still ending up in the old hotmail client. I've searched the forums for clues as to how to get around this – but ...
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How to add all addresses in Outlook.com inbox to safe senders list

My problem right now is that there are lot of email addresses which I've already added to the safe senders list in Gmail, but not yet in Outlook.com. So how can I add all the addresses in my email ...
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How does the storage limit work on Outlook.com?

I recently created an account on Outlook.com and installed the Outlook Communicator Plugin in Outlook 2007 in order to sync my existing mail onto Outlook.com. It was going fine for a few hours (the ...
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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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Is there a way to delete single imported contact from people hub in Outlook.com?

The title says it all. Outlook.com has the option to import contacts from several sources. However, I would like to delete some people which were imported from Facebook. Is there a way to delete ...
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Setting Hotmail to cache fewer old messages

Whenever I have a tab open with Hotmail running in Chrome, it takes up a large chunk of memory (around 250 M). I've had the account for a long time, so I have a ton of email messages stored in it. I'...
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Gmail conversations missing in new Outlook.com account

I just signed up for a new Outlook.com account and synced my existing Gmail account with my Windows Live account. However, when I view my Gmail messages within Outlook.com the only messages that show ...
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How to convert from Hotmail to Outlook.com? [closed]

I registered for Outlook.com with my Hotmail email address and am not unable to figure out how to convert my Hotmail account over to Outlook. I can no longer log in to Hotmail to "upgrade".
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How to configure Hotmail to delete emails on server?

I use Hotmail to pull down emails from my pop server but I cannot find a way to have hotmail delete them on the server once they are downloaded. The result is my email box is full. I cannot find a ...
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How can I delete all my Hotmail contacts?

I've done some research but I couldn't find any helpful answer. Is there a way to delete all Hotmail contacts at once? The reason is that some spam emails are sent automatically to my contacts, and ...
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Does Hotmail offer two-factor authentication?

I've read multiple news articles that claim Hotmail offers two-factor authentication. One of the articles describes Hotmail's system, saying ...whenever you go to Hotmail...you can choose to get a ...
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Bulk move items from deleted to inbox in Hotmail

So I was checking my Hotmail account this morning, and not paying very much attention when I attempted to mark the whole inbox as read. Instead, I "emptied" the inbox folder, which put everything in ...
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Is it possible filter messages in Hotmail using boolean OR / AND conditions? [closed]

Is there any trick to put different criteria in one folder? Or add criteria in a field with boolean conditions? Is it only possible to add a condition and a new folder (not in an existing folder)?
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Login to Hotmail without a Windows Live ID

I have a Hotmail account which I haven’t used for about 6-8 years. I’m pretty sure that I didn’t have a Windows Live account back then. How can I still login to that account with my old credentials? ...
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How to block someone that redirected his email spams to your email address?

I have two friends (yes, belive or not they are my friends) that are redirecting all the email spam they receive to my email address. This makes my Hotmail account receive 30 spams per hour (that are ...
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Hotmail sometimes sends a page with an error on it, so I cannot access anything. How to fix?

I need to use a public computer sometime and Hotmail sends a page with an error on it, so I cannot access anything on the page. It says, "Error on the page"' but I cannot get this to change no matter ...
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Subscribe to Google Contacts Birthday Calendar from Hotmail

I'm currently trying to subscribe to my Google Contact's Birthday calendar from Hotmail, so far without success. I've used the ical link from the calendar settings in Google to create the ...
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I changed my Hotmail password on the web site and I cannot login from my mobile clients

I changed my Hotmail password from the hotmail.com web site. I have a few mobile clients that use Exchange protocols to access Hotmail. When I updated my mobile clients to the new password, they could ...
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Way to ensure that my sent email was read

I would like to ask if there is any way to ensure that my sent email was read, and to ensure also that the attached files were opened. I use Hotmail.
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Running Hotmail conversations oldest to newest (like Gmail)

Hotmail has Gmail-style conversations nowadays, but they're exactly backwards, in my personal opinion: they run newest to oldest, rather than oldest to newest. I can change the order of the thread ...
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Can't remove contacts from “TO” list and they aren't in my Contacts list in Hotmail

My Hotmail had been hacked in the past and used to send out spam. Changing the password seems to have stopped it. I now have about 5 porno sounding contacts that show up when I compose a new email ...
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Hotmail Account Hacked, No Phone Code

One of my associates had their Hotmail account broadcasting spam, and presumably hacked. They managed to change the password, but after that, the account got locked; Hotmail asks you for a phone ...
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Relatively painless way to merge email and Google accounts?

I've got into a bit of a mess with my email situation, and am looking for a way to resolve this as painlessly as possible! I have one Hotmail account, and three Google account. Just to complicate ...
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Remove “sent on behalf of” message from Hotmail alternate accounts [closed]

Is there a way of not showing the "sent on behalf of" indicator when sending an email from an alternative email account in Hotmail?
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How to filter messages in Hotmail?

I am forwarding my Hotmail account's email to my Gmail account, and it's working fine. Does anyone know to add filters like Gmail does? For example: like when it forward the email to any other ...
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Attaching SkyDrive files to Hotmail emails

I love SkyDrive, but find it frustrating when I want to attach a file that's on my SkyDrive to a new Hotmail message. I have to download the SkyDrive file to my computer and then attach the file to ...
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Problems in signing in to Hotmail

Seem that someone tried to sign in to my email in live.com with a wrong password too many times. So I am locked out right now. I can reset my password just with security question, but that lovely guy ...
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Import email addresses to Hotmail contacts without inviting as friends

I'm trying to set up a group of contacts in Hotmail with an imported list of email addresses. Under Contacts there is a manage menu that has an Import option. However, that lets me import a list of ...
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How To Blacklist Spam Emails With Forged Addresses?

I have been receiving SPAM emails from forged addresses to my Hotmail account. They are filtered and classified as junk. What i want is to blacklist these SPAM messages to never receive them at all. ...
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Windows Live ID exists but Hotmail says it is incorrect

I have been trying to reset the lost password for my Hotmail email address on Windows Live. I am using the page https://account.live.com/password/reset , and it gives the following message: "The ...
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Hotmail account is automatically sending emails, no evidence in Sent folder

After clicking a link in a message, my Hotmail account sent emails to all the people in my address book. The email itself is not present in the Sent folder items. Bizarrely, the problem occurs from ...
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How did my email get hacked? What to do next?

I use Hotmail. My password was strong (upper/lower case letters, digits, and special characters. No dictionary words. It was only 8 characters, maybe that was the problem? I only use this password ...
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How to mark all unread email as read on Hotmail

I have around 2K email as unread in Hotmail. How can I mark all of then as read in one go?
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Free email portal with forwarding feature [closed]

I'm looking for a free email portal that supports forwarding my mail to my main email for free. What are some good solutions? Gmail doesn't work because all the memorable email addresses under 10 ...
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Can't block spam email from a very specific email account on hotmail

I am receiving spam email from a specific email address for some time now. The email account has obviously been hijacked and abandoned. However that's not the problem. I have attempted to block this ...
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E-mail user services deletion account policy for inactive accounts? [closed]

Is there any deletion account policy for web based email services like Yahoo, MSN or Gmail? For example if you don't access your account for a while will it be deleted?, will it be deactivated only? ...
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Why can't Hotmail (or other providers) tell the difference between spoof and real emails?

Why can't Hotmail tell the difference between spoof and real emails from a domain (such as blizzard.com)? I get swamped with phishing emails from "blizzard.com" so I put it on my blacklist but then I ...
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Importing contacts from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail and Facebook [closed]

I need to import my contacts from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail and Facebook and many more. I am aware of the Google APIs. Are there any libraries which allow me to import all the contacts or should I dirty ...
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Hotmail and Facebook accounts have been hacked

Both my Hotmail and Facebook accounts have been hacked and I am not able to access them. My email account has important information and data. How do I retrieve my accounts?
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How to limit inbound Gmail (ideally) or other free web email to only from contact list (to make it kid-safe)

I'm trying to make my kids' (ages 9.5 and 9.5) gmail accounts safer. Is there a way to limit (filter, etc.) inbound email to only email from folks on their contact list?