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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.com auto-deletes Sent messages after 3 days

The problem: Outlook.com is automatically deleting Sent Mail messages from the Sent folder after three days. I want it to retain Sent messages until I choose to delete them. Background: This issue ...
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how can i send an email to all of my contacts at once? [duplicate]

How can I send an email to all my contacts at once? I have been working all day to make once group and add all of my contacts to one group and I do not know how. I tried to send an email to all of ...
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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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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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Problem to receive email's in my outlook custom domain

Since one day ago I can't receive emails from my email. I know that is a service error from Microsoft, because I can correctly login in outlook.com, but can't receive any email, and if i try to send ...
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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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550 error when trying to set up Gmail to send mail as Hotmail

I'm trying to configure my Gmail account so that I can use it to send mail as my Microsoft address (let's say it's example@hotmail.com), but I'm getting a weird error. I've already gone into Gmail's ...
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How to See and Edit my Hotmail Rules?

(this is a question I had myself. I eventually found the answer, and hope that by posting it here, someone else will be saved the pain I had) I have created a number of rules for moving mail into ...
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How to setup my domain emails with Hotmail (Outlook.com) [closed]

I have a domain. I can access my email through web-mail clients available in the cpanel like "horder", "roundcube" & "squirrelMail" . The problem is the procedure is not proper, I cannot give ...
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How to block an email permanently on Outlook.com?

Why do I keep getting emails from whatever@1und1.de? I added them to my blocked senders list as seen here: But I keep receiving emails from that same sender: I'm really confused as to why this ...
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Transfer email and contacts from msn to Gmail

Here's the context: I've been with msn.com for a while and have also had a google account for a while, though I never decided to set up my google account for gmail. I've finally decided to set up ...
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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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Recovering 1-year-old deleted emails

I have hotmail.com online account. I have accidentally deleted (permanently) my important emails 1 Year ago but I need them now so I tried to recover them but failed. Is there any solution or ...
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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 to create an alias email address for the Hotmail domain?

I am trying to add an alias email address to my current (and quite old) Hotmail account. The current Hotmail service is managed under the Outlook.com umbrella, and it seems like Microsoft won't ...
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Redirect email in Hotmail/Outlook.com with date rules

I want to add some rules to redirect to my Hotmail email messages. For example a redirect in some determinate period of time: redirect from test@test.net to test2@test2.net from 9:00 am until 6:30 ...
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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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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 do I stop Google Chrome from translating English to English in Outlook.com

Google Chrome is translating English to English in Outlook.com. I am in the Czech Republic. Unfortunately the translation of my English to English is making my emails not make sense. Google had a ...
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Signing out of Hotmail Returns me to MSN Page - Can I change that behaviour

When I sign out of Gmail, it returns me to the Gmail login screen. When I sign out of Hotmail, it takes me to the MSN screen which is a bit annoying, because, I would then have to do either of the ...
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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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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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How can I remove problematic Skype enrollment pop-up 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 to insert an inline image from URL in Hotmail and Yahoo

How do you add an inline image from a URL in Hotmail and Yahoo? Gmail allows it simply by: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/148408
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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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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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How can I selectively filter email messages and redirect them from Outlook.com?

How does one selectively filter an email message and redirect it from Outlook.com?
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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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How do I export Facebook contacts I have linked to in Hotmail/Outlook web email?

How do I export Facebook contacts I have linked to in Outlook web email? I can see all my Facebook contacts in the pane to the left, but when I select Manage>Export only the actual Hotmail/Outlook ...
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How can I create a group from an email in Outlook.com

In Outlook.com (formerly Hotmail) I have received an email that went to about 30 email addresses. How can I create a group from those addresses without having to enter each one individually?
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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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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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Outlook.com People feature

I saw you answered a post last year about the fact that outlook integrates Facebook contacts. My problem, I want to delete 3 of the contacts (which are my own) but it won't let me delete them. But I ...
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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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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 send a draft message that was saved before ?

In Outlook.com, where is the action key / link for "SEND"? All I now have is a copy of my message in my Drafts folder.
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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 ...