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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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Outlook 365 webmail client

Is it just me, or is the text editor of the webmail interface at outlook.office.com really buggy when it comes to setting fonts? I am unable to select a full paragraph, or select just a sentence, ...
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Change font for plain text emails received in Outlook Web

This is somewhat similar to the question raised here: How do I assign monospaced font to emails from certain senders in Outlook? I would like to have all plain text emails sent to me displayed using a ...
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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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How can I efficiently check if a given email address is included in a distribution list in Microsoft Outlook OWA?

From what I can see, clicking on the distribution list in Microsoft Outlook OWA doesn't give any efficient way to check if a given email address is included in a distribution list, since would have to ...
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How can I combine two search operators in the Microsoft Outlook web interface?

Blank space doesn't seem to work. E.g. when I use size:large hasattachment:true I see no results, Whereas both size:large and hasattachment:true used alone return results that are similar (i.e., I see ...
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Outlook 365 online calendar - hide sidebar on start

Is there a way to hide the sidebar on startup?
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How can I search for emails containing embedded images in the Microsoft Outlook web interface?

Searching for body:png only returns emails containing embedded PNG images. Is there way to search for any image format?
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How can I find my Outlook account using phone number only

I have created my Outlook mail before 2.5 years. Now I have forgot the email and password. I have only mobile number with me what I used while created account. I have tried this link: https://account....
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Setting up Gmail to send email using outlook address fails

I was trying to set up my Gmail account to send email using my outlook account. However, as I try to set things up using the instruction given here, I always get an authentication error. This is what ...
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Turn off emoticons in Outlook Web Access

How can I (if can I) turn off changing text to emoticons, as I type the text, in Outlook Web Access? This ten years old answer brings no solution, because it is entirely about standalone Outlook ...
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Desktop notification does not appear when an email is configured to be rooted to a folder

I use Microsoft Office 365 Outlook Web. I configured my Outlook Web to show desktop notifications. When I do not apply a rule to an email address then I successfully receive desktop notifications, ...
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How to reflect availability from a subscribed Google Calendar to colleagues using Outlook Web Application

I use a Google Calendar for all of my events. In order to coordinate with team members at another company, I have to use a calendar in Outlook Web Application. I want those team members to be able to ...
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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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How to remove duplicate emails in Office 365 OWA?

We are using Office 365 and prior to this, we used Gmail. When I was using Gmail I had a filter by which I was moving emails from a particular account to a folder and also keeping a copy in the Inbox. ...
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How can I view other people's calendar in Microsoft Outlook web interface?

How can I view other people's calendar in Microsoft Outlook web interface when scheduling a meeting? On Outlook for Microsoft Windows, I can view other people's calendars when creating a new meeting:
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outlook web: how to mark search results as read

I just came back from vacation, and I have a few thousand messages to go through. Is there a way for me to run a search in Outlook Web, and then say "mark all these results as read"? If I click on ...
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How can I retrieve the list of email addresses of all attendees of an event in the Microsoft Outlook web interface?

How can I retrieve the list of email addresses of all attendees of an event in the Microsoft Outlook web interface? (without having to copy paste each email address one by one)
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Move contacts to folders

I'm trying to accomplish something that's apparently unusual: keep my contacts categorised. I believe the tool I need are folders (rather than lists or groups) and I eventually learnt how to create ...
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Migrate all contacts from Outlook 2013 to Outlook on the web

My company is dropping desktop versions of Microsoft Office in favour of online equivalents. Our sysadmin has migrated mail messages but not contacts. My findings so far: *.pst format: Outlook on ...
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How can I duplicate a calendar entry on Microsoft Outlook web interface?

How can I duplicate a calendar entry on Microsoft Outlook web interface? Use case: I had a meeting last week. I want to schedule a meeting for next week with the same information (i.e., same guests, ...
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Outlook.com Web App Recovery Code

Call me paranoid, but if someone gained access to my recovery code (either physically, or via spyware as I printed it out), would they be able to permanently lock me out by changing my security info (...
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How to download all attachments from one e-mail in OWA

How can I download (at once) all attachments included in a single e-mail I've received in OWA? Some of the Google search results tell me to click the paperclip icon next to the sender's name but ...
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How to avoid constant logging out from Outlook Web App?

Every certain period of time I got logged out from Outlook Web App, part of Office 365, automatically like every hour without any apparent reason, and the message reads: You signed out of your ...
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Notifications for Outlook Web Access

My organization asked us to support a limited Microsoft Office license that only allows access to portal web applications, such as Excel, Office, and Outlook online. The only inconvenience is that ...
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Office 365 rule to permanently delete emails

I have an Office 365 mail rule to delete certain emails. Unfortunately Jira sends individual emails for every little thing and there are very few I care about, so I receive hundreds a day that I want ...
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OWA signature with image

From Outlook Web Access for Exchange 2003 how do I add an image to the signature? I went to owa/?ae=Options&t=Messaging and updated the signature file as text. There's no option for adding ...
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How to stay permanently signed-in into Outlook's web app?

By default, the web version of Outlook (corporate email, self-hosted) signs out automatically after some time. Is there a way to keep it signed in permanently?
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How to set custom date reminder in Outlook 365 Online web app

Is it possible / how can I set a flag with a custom date in Outlook 365 Web App? I right-click on the flag button and see everything but custom date!
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":-( Something went wrong" error in Hotmail/Outlook.live.com

I've been able to access hotmail.com / outlook.live.com every day on this PC, but today I received the following error in Google Chrome: Hotmail isn't down for everyone, and I'm also able to access ...
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How do I change the language in Office 365's Outlook?

I'm trying to change the language of my Outlook/Office 365. At the moment my version of the site is in both French and English and I am trying to make it all English. In the Settings right-side pane,...
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How do I select more than 9 Inbox items (but less than all the emails) in Office 365's Outlook?

When I try to select several emails in Outlook within Office 365, here is what happens: I can select 9 emails (or 13 emails if I disable the preview text in the preferences) if I click on the first ...
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How do you get rid of emails in bulk in Office 365's Outlook?

I don't know if that's a bug or the normal behavior. I have 2388 emails in my Office 365 Inbox. If I proceed to a search among them using the string 'Goldilocks', all the emails with this word in the ...
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Select or move more than the displayed emails in Office 365’s Outlook?

When I click the checkbox to select all the emails, it selects all the emails in my view. Which means that if I have 900 emails in my inbox, and tick the checkbox, it will select… 9 emails. I would ...
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Can you automate placing emails in folders in Office 365's Outlook?

I use Office for work. Frequently, I will get a massive amount of work emails in my mailbox. A regular Monday morning. This includes 0 unwanted emails, only work. I would love to know if there is a ...
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Office365 Query Strings and URL Parameters

I'm looking for a reference of URL parameters that can be passed into Office365 to be used as links for the MAILTO: protocol and other uses. For instance, Outlook Web App in Office 365 will take the ...
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How to send messages from Gmail using my Outlook.Office account?

I'm using Gmail for handling all my emails. At work though I was given a new outlook.office account (I don't know what is the precise status of the email accounts supplied by my work, but they are ...
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Disable Escape to discard mail with Outlook Web Access

I often accidentally hit the Esc key when preparing emails on OWA, resulting in my draft mail disappearing into the ether. Is there any way to disable this behaviour. I'm using Chrome on Windows 8.
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Outlook web's indent key shortcuts vs text selection

Does anyone using Outlook web ever use alt-left arrow & alt-right arrow to move a word at a time? What about the same with the shift key down to select a word at a time? Apparently not since shift-...
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Sync Office 365 calendar to Google calendar

I could not find an up to date question about how to sync an Office 365 calendar to Google calendar. I do not wan't to use an application designed to use the desktop version of Outlook like OggSync ...
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Is it possible to use multiple mail accounts at the same time in Office 365?

I would like to use multiple mail accounts in the online version of Office 365 (Mail section of login.microsoftonline.com). At the moment, I can just log in with one account. If I want to check the ...
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How to filter outgoing email to specific address, from Outlook Web App interface?

My email server uses Outlook Web App. There is a special account that will be used by a few users (who also know the password), but I am responsible for it. I want to block outgoing email when it is ...
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Forward sent/outgoing mail and show it in correct threads/conversations

I get email in Outlook WebApp. I also happen to hate Outlook WebApp. What I want: Have outgoing emails (sent in the past) forwarded to Gmail Have those emails grouped in their appropriate thread/...
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Run rules against messages in inbox in Outlook Web Access

I use Outlook Web Access at work and have set up rules for filtering emails by client email domains into different folders. Is there a way for me to apply these new rules to messages already in my ...
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Removing “Today”, “Yesterday”, “Last Week” from Outlook Web Access

How do I remove the "grouping" of my email into "Today", "Yesterday", "Last Week", etc. from Outlook Web Access. I know how to do this from the actual Outlook program, but I cannot figure out how to ...
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Show more folders in Outlook Web Access for Office 365

I have many folders for organization and I find the most recent version of Outlook Web Access for Office 365 to be clunky when trying to access them. This is the structure that I have presented to me ...
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Unreadable mail in Outlook, sent from iPad

Today I received an email from a client. She is using an iPad to send the mail, but I'm receiving it as an unreadable mail. The translated error message is This message has a structure that cannot ...
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How do I turn off "conversation" mode in Outlook Web Access?

Seems like it should be simple to turn off conversation mode, I was able to do it in my Outlook client pretty easily. However, I can't find the option in the web client (which I'm now stuck using due ...
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Why has text editing become garbled in Outlook Web App?

Starting about two weeks ago, composing a message in Outlook Web App (OWA) has become a pain. Word wrapping has become awry - some lines break early and others span wider than the screen because of ...
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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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