Questions tagged [outlook]

'For questions regarding Microsoft's webmail service, please use outlook.com as the tag. Questions on the desktop client are off-topic and will be closed. Other tags incorporating 'outlook' include: [outlook.com], [outlook.com-calendar], [outlook-365], [outlook-web-access] and there is some usage advice here: https://webapps.meta.stackexchange.com/a/4482/60716.

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Show threads as trees in Outlook for the web

Say I had an exchange of mails with my mom and dad, what I see in Outlook for the web is something like: papi mami papi son mami son papi but I'd prefer something different, that is a ...
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Changing recipients of group email address in Outlook

Our organization has several 'group email addresses' (not sure if I'm using the right term, and I haven't had much look googling as a result) that refer to multiple staff members. staff@org.com, ...
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Creating a custom online rule in Outlook without Microsoft Exchange

I don't have Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft 365. However, I can access Outlook online and as a desktop app. In the online version, I can create rules using a template but those have too few options ...
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Outlook - Setup appointments/meetings to allow only one person to select

How would I setup appointments or meetings in Outlook to allow only one person to accept? This is for student and lecturer one-on-one meetings of 15 minutes with specific time slots over two weeks.
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Rule for received email that forwards to some people AND CCs to other

I can only set up forward to some people OR cc to other people. I am looking for AND. The process should look like this: Email comes to inbox. Email is forwarded to some people + some people will be ...
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How do I filter or set up a search folder based off attachment contents?

For example filter all e-mails based off attachment:wordsHere. The biggest pitfall is: the folder in Outlook is a shared faxfolder, but the attachments within it are searchable/indexable. Has anyone ...
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Looking for a simple way to announce attendance

My ask: Is there any existing solution, or maybe a clever way of using Microsoft Office 365 to announce your intention to attend at a certain date? Components / requirements: Calendar, covering ...
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Filter emails by time of day for all days in outlook

I am trying to visualize all emails that were sent between end and start of day (20:00 and 8:00) in an outlook inbox. I don't seem to find an option to filter emails by time of day alone, the filters ...
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How to backup a signature file from outlook.com?

I'm using the webmail to access my Outlook e-mail. Without recalling the exact steps, I have a signature file to now backup. While I see directions on backing up a signature from the Outlook client, ...
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Filter emails I have sent that have not been replied to in Outlook 365 on Windows

I'd like to filter my "Sent" folder for emails that have been sent to a specific contact and have not been replied to yet. I found this related solution but it is for emails that are in my ...
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Why won't my Gmail display name show when I email anyone who uses Outlook?

I have a personal Gmail account that I sometimes use for work and I occasionally change the display name based on what I am currently using the email for. However, whenever I email anyone that has an ...
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How to disable SafeLinks for NOT Outlook.com accounts?

I've noticed that since about Dec 15th 2020, links in a lot of my emails are rewritten to link to nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com, and I have no idea why or how this is happening. Important!!! ...
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How to sync the same email address to Gmail from Outlook?

My GoDaddy-based Outlook email and Gmail account are identical (same exact [name@url.com]), I would like to use Gmail to pull and send emails, but currently only sending works in Gmail and Gmail won't ...
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Is a 'shared calendar' simply a calendar that has been shared with one or more other persons

Is there such a thing in MS365 as a 'shared calendar' as distinct from a personal calendar or is a shared calendar simply somebody's calendar (probably not their primary one) that has been shared with ...
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Global Contact List in Office 365 across all devices

I'm trying to setup a global contact list on Office 365 Exchange online, which will be visible in all devices. I've tried the following: Global Address List - Setting up users in Admin portal. Its ...
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Create permanent video meeting link in Microsoft Teams

I have recently started using Microsoft Teams for videoconferencing, since my organization is moving to it as its primary collaboration platform within our Office 365 application suite. I schedule ...
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GSMMO: Outlook 2013 ► GMail ► SPAM ► Inbox ► Sent

When I transfer e-mails from Outlook 2013 to GMail via GSMMO, some of my sent e-mails end up in the spam folder. I can move them to the inbox with "no spam". How do I get them from there into the sent ...
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Change a specific receiver name in Gmail each time a mail is received

I want to change the display name of a specific receiver in Gmail, each time I received an email from his side. Any ideas?
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Outlook web app notifications not working

the agency where I am working at is switching to Office 365 to handle emails and other stuff. I can't get desktop notification to work on Outlook, the browser based version. I'm running on Win10 Pro,...
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Move imported email back from Gmail to Outlook

I use my Gmail to import email for another email account. Is there a way to use Outlook to retrieve those emails back in an automated fashion or are they now in Gmail permanently?
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POP and SMTP server error messages

My Outlook fed by Gmail account won't accept my password. POP and SMTP boxes keep popping up asking for a password. How do I resolve this, please?
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How to make a filter to archive messages on "Promotions" category?

I use Gmail on Outlook (IMAP) and all messages from "Promotions" category are displayed on Outlook together with those from "Primary" one, and that messes up all my Outlook inbox. Is there a way to ...
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Is it possible to see Outlook from Office 365 in my Google Calendar?

I use Google Calendar as my main calendar but I'm now working at a company that uses the Microsoft Office 365 suit of apps. I like seeing all my calendars into one place so I can see whether I'm busy ...
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Gmailify vs simple forwarding. What's the difference?

I have a main Google account and two other email addresses I'd like to manage through the main account. One is a another Gmail address and the other is a @outlook address. I understand that I have ...
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Can email clients still connect to Yahoo safely?

When I logged on to the Yahoo Mail web interface it said that it is recommended to disable apps from connecting to it. When I did so, Outlook was no longer able to connect. Also, Yahoo claims to be ...
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Gmail is not accepting my Hotmail password for POP3

I've just changed my Hotmail password, however, when I try to update Gmail I get the following error: Server denied POP3 access for the given username and password. Please contact Microsoft's ...
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Force sync of Outlook folders to Gmail labels

My desktop Outlook (2016) is configured as an IMAP client of Gmail. I lovingly arrange my messages within Outlook folders. This is synced to Gmail and appears as labels. However, (at least) two of ...
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Google drive shared with non Google account

I've had a Google drive file shared with a non Google email account (that I traditionally access via outlook). When I click the link, my browser (which is logged in to my google account) tells me ...
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How to configure plain text email signature for Office365?

I have changed my mail settings to plain text for the Outlook webapp. I also added a signature with the delimiter --: -- Philipp Kretzschmar Software Developer Yet whenever I send mails to my ...
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Sending email reminder automatically with Outlook 2016 [closed]

I recently purchased Office 365, and it came with Outlook 2016. I used to use Outlook on the internet to set up recurring appointments. Reminder emails would be sent to the attendees a day before the ...
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Automatically add non-Google Calendar invites in Gmail

In Google Calendar, I have "Events from Gmail - Add Automatically" and "Automatically add invitations to my calendar - Yes". And yet, it seems that when someone sends me an invitation from not-Gmail (...
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Just created new calendar - does not receive invites from Outlook

I created a new Google calendar today. I want to send it invites from my corporate email account via Outlook. However it does not seem to be receiving/displaying the invites I'm sending it from ...
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Is it possible to run both Outlook and Google Apps on the same domain?

My company uses Outlook for email/calendars but I'm a big Google Apps user and was wondering if it's possible to implement Google Apps for my company so there can be a choice if someone wants to use ...
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Multiple “from:” keywords in Outlook advanced search

I've tried this every way I can think of. Scenario: you have an inbox with five emails, each from a different person: personA, personB, ... personE. My goal is to write a search query that excludes ...
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Gmail + Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook + Outlook send mail as

Win7-64 / Outlook 2010 / GASMO 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. ...
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Push from Android to Outlook Web App

Is it possible to sync the Outlook Web App with an Android device in both directions? With a standard outlook.com account, the synchronisation from the Outlook Web App to the Android device works ...
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Should changes be made to the e-mail client or actual e-mail account itself?

Sometimes I'm unsure if I should change Outlook or the Gmail settings. For example, I noticed both Gmail and Outlook asked me for my real name. I'm connecting by IMAP. Why is this and what happens if ...
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Why am I getting a copy of sent Gmail from Android to the inbox of my Windows PC?

I send an email using Gmail app on my Android phone, and I get a copy of this very exact email in the inbox of Outlook 2010 on my Windows PC. It appears as if I got new mail, and when I check it I can ...
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Transfering Outlook to Google Calendar and then using just Google Calendar

I want to convert my Outlook Calendar into the Google Calendar and then only use the Google Calendar. What is the best way to do this?
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Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) settings for Outlook 2013 with Microsoft CUSTOM Live Domains / Outlook.com account [closed]

If anyone can make this work, or find the person at Microsoft responsible for randomly setting EAS server names for Outlook.com accounts and Microsoft live custom domains (see http://domains.live.com),...
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mailto: link with multiple recipients in a Google Docs Document

I'd like to create a hyperlink in my Google Document that will pop up the "new email" dialog of Outlook and populate the TO: line with multiple recipients. If this were a regular HTML page or a ...
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Migrating POP to IMAP with Outlook and Gmail, which way will it synchronise?

I have a Google Apps for domain which I run my emails though using Outlook 2010 to access the emails with POP. I'm looking to migrate my existing POP account to IMAP. I have found this guide: Switch ...
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Moving to Google Apps while keeping old emails accessible without migrating

We have a situation at a few educational institutes with 5+ domains. We want to move to Google Apps 5 .edu domains (it's free for education right?) but we don't want to migrate the existing email data....
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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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Migrating an Outlook .pst file to Gmail

My mother-in-law has been using Outlook for 10+ years and is having all kinds of issues with a very large .pst file. She currently uses it with POP based email provider only (she is an individual and ...
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Move sent emails from Outlook to Yahoo server

I have a Yahoo email account on Outlook Express which uses POP3. I want to know how to upload all the emails I have in my sent folder to Yahoo server since now I want to manage my emails with IMAP. I ...
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How can I sync Google Calendar and Outlook 2013?

I downloaded Google Apps Sync and logged in. Then it says that the sync is supported only for business and educational users. I'm aware of a software called iCal4OL (recommended in this article re. ...
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Now that Google Apps (the free version) is gone, is there another way to use Gmail with a custom domain

I really like Gmail, and I really wanted to get Google Apps for free. Now I have a domain but their free service. Is there any way for me to map my domain name to my Gmail account? I am using Outlook ...
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Sometimes I get this error message when using Outlook with Gmail

I occasionally get this error message and my e-mails do not get received.
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Is it possible to sync MS Outlook with specific Google Calendar?

I wish to sync my work's Microsoft Outlook calendar one-way with Google Calendar so that I can view my events all together on my Google Account. I wish to create a new Calendar on Google Calendar ...
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