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Is there a DNS Blacklist check for Hotmail/Live accounts?

We have a domain which is having issues sending emails to @hotmail and @live addresses. If you add the domain to safe senders it goes through no problem at all. However, sending to a random ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Error 450 when trying to create an Outlook.com account

Am working on uploading my team project on visualstudio.com. As required, I have to create a Hotmail account. After completing the registration process, I got this error: Sign Up Error 450 ...
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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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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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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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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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How to reset primary Outlook alias back to my Hotmail ID

I want to change the Primary Alias for my mail account back to the original Hotmail ID (I had added an Outlook ID and set it as Primary Alias). How do I do this?
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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 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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Can I save email attachments directly to SkyDrive?

How can I save email attachments in Hotmail directly to my SkyDrive without first downloading them to my computer?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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POP Bandwidth increases every month because Outlook.com does not download and delete mails from my server when checking mail

I have a server with a domain on, I am using Outlook.com to connect to the server via POP and check my mail. The option to keep a copy of mail on the server is not and never has been checked. ...
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How to Search Outlook.com Deleted Mail?

How can I search within my deleted emails in outlook.com? (Or, for that matter, live.com.) Advanced search allows searches of folders but the "Deleted" folder is not an option. I am sweeping old ...
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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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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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Mobile version of Outlook.com not working properly on my Android

How do I view my new Outlook.com version of Hotmail as a mobile version as I used to before? The Outlook.com version does not work properly on my Android mobile phone.
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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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Where is the spell check on Outlook.com?

Since Hotmail.com is now Outlook.com, can anyone please tell me where the spell check is?
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Now that TrueSwitch has been shutdown, how can I import emails from Gmail to Outlook.com?

I'm in the process of migrating from Gmail to Outlook.com, following the steps described in this tutorial. The last step is to import the old emails from Gmail to Outlook.com, using TrueSwitch. ...
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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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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 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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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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Weird date display on Windows Live Calendar task view

In the Task view within Windows Live Calendar, this is how my to-do items appear: What is not user friendly about the Sat DD/10 is that it could be any Saturday in the month of October. Why the ...
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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 avoid Outlook adding “on behalf of” on my outgoing emails?

I have 2-3 different email accounts, and I would like to manage them within a single interface (without a desktop app). With my main email (Hotmail) I have defined the other 2 emails, the problem is ...
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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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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 ...