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How to identify the location of a message in Outlook's search results? [closed]

I'm using Microsoft Outlook to search for messages based on sender, keyword, etc., but the search results do not include a "Folder" column. In older versions of Outlook (Classic Outlook), ...
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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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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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Can't connect to Gmail on outlook app: We encountered a problem while verifying your identity [closed]

Today my Gmail accounts on two different laptops both failed to be connected by the local outlook apps on Mac. Outlook popped up a Gmail log-in window but after logging in I was always presented with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Exporting Gmail to local Outlook PST

I need to export out emails from Gmail to an Outlook PST file and it seems slow using this method—Outlook and IMAP/POP3 are kinda slow on archiving. Is there any other method than going through POP3 ...
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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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Voting buttons in Gmail

In Outlook, you could attach voting buttons to a message to get a yes/no response from the recipients. I have a user asking me how to do this in Gmail after we have migrated from exchange to Google ...
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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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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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How can I mark messages I read through an e-mail client (Thunderbird, Outlook...) as "Read" in Gmail?

I have an e-mail client set up to receive all my Gmail e-mail but without deleting it because quite often I'm not at home and still want to be able to read my mail. I just wondered if there is a way I ...
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Is there anyway to sync Outlook's calendar with Google's calendar?

Is there anyway to sync Outlook's calendar with Google's calendar? I've tried following this before but it doesn't work properly. I'm using Windows 7 and Outlook 2010. The thing is, it's really easy ...
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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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Decoding base64/quoted-printable attachment from Gmail

Sometimes, mostly Outlook users, sends me an email message with another email message embedded in it. It is done in Outlook by dragging an existing email message into the window where you're composing ...
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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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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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Same e-mail user, different address?

I was wondering why using [email protected] works but not [email protected]. In Gmail, [email protected] and [email protected] (and any combination of periods in the username) is equivalent. Is ...
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How can I view a message I sent with an e-mail client (Thunderbird, Outlook...) via POP3 in Gmail?

When I send an e-mail using an e-mail client this mail does not appear in the "Sent" category in Gmail (the online application). But this mail must be stored someway in an accessible place because if ...
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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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How to avoid declined Outlook invitations when syncing one-way?

I am using Google Calendar Sync 0.9.4.1 with Sync Options of 1-way: Microsoft Outlook calendar to Google Calendar. However, several of my invitations are not showing up. I learn that for at least one ...
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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 data from my Outlook 2003 calendar for import to Google Calendar? [closed]

I've seen some instructions on how to do it for 2007 but none yet that work for 2003.
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Google Calendar Sync changing meeting organizer of recurring appointment in Outlook 2010

In Outlook 2010 I have created a recurring meeting with my non-gmail e-mail address. After a Google Calendar Sync, Outlook does not recognize me as the organiser anymore. If I look in Google Calendar ...
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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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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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Why is Gmail rich-text formatting so inconsistent when replied to via Outlook?

I use the Gmail web client with rich-text and often find that my emails look to be formatted consistently when I send them, however when Outlook users reply, the text in my original email often has ...
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How do I sync Google Calendar with my Outlook Calendar?

At work we use Outlook, but I want an easy way to sync it with my private Google Calendar. However, I tried looking at the Outlook (2010) settings and couldn't find how to make a link. So how do I ...
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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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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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Can I link Trello tasks (for meetings) with my Outlook calendar?

I'm just starting to use Trello to manage my work to do lists and I'm looking at the possiblility of using it to manage a team task we have to perform. As this task involves scheduling a meeting with ...
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Just created new calendar - does not receive invites from Outlook [closed]

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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Using Gmail to read PST files

I have some PST files but do not have Outlook. Can I import the email messages into Gmail? I tried using the Google Apps migration tool, but upon installation it was looking for a valid copy of ...
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Sync Outlook Calendar with Sharepoint Calendar and Google Calendar

I am looking for a way to do a somewhat complicated sync between my work and personal calendars using the cloud based Google Calendar. I was hoping someone in the community had some ideas? I ...
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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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Configure Outlook 2010 to use the Google Sync Exchange server

On Windows Mobile it is possible to configure Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Contacts with the mobile version of Outlook, using the Google Sync service that works like an Exchange server. Now I'm ...
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How can I transfer emails from Outlook to Gmail?

My fiancé's school is switching over from Outlook to Hosted Gmail as their mail provider. My Fiancé would like to archive all her mail and export it to Gmail to retain it. How can I do that?
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Google Apps Sync Update Causes Weird Behavior [closed]

We use Gmail as a paid service for our company email. We converted to this over a year ago and things have been running smoothly. Most of us use Google Apps Sync and this works well. However, ...
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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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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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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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Sync multiple Outlook calendars with Google Calendar

Is there any way to sync multiple Outlook calendars with Google Calendar? Google Calendar sync can just sync one calendar.
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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),...