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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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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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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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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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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How to forward/re-direct emails from Outlook Live WebApp account

Our work email accounts were just transferred from our in-house server to Outlook. I want to forward some or all emails arriving in that mailbox to another account. I can't seem to find such an option ...
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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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Same e-mail user, different address?

I was wondering why using foo.bar@gmail.com works but not foo.bar@outlook.com. In Gmail, foo.bar@gmail.com and foobar@gmail.com (and any combination of periods in the username) is equivalent. Is ...
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How to disable conversation threading in Outlook web app?

The Outlook 2010 web app's conversation threading "feature" is really bugging me. Is there any way to make it cease and desist (if so, how)?
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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Download all Gmail emails, regardless of spam

We use Gmail's Google Apps for receiving our work emails. Our users don't use the web client to access their emails, they use Outlook. The problem is, some emails are being marked as spam inside ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to sync Outlook tasks and Google Tasks?

Is there anyway to sync between Google tasks and Outlook tasks?
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Transfer old e-mails from Outlook OWA account to another

I want to transfer my old e-mails from Office Outlook Web Access to another Microsoft Outlook web App. Soon I will be no longer able to access that account and I have a lot of important e-mails that I ...
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Any way to share free/busy data only from a MobileMe calendar?

I use several mobileme calendars, which I share fully with various colleagues. Some are mine, and some are calendars which others have shared with me. I access them through Outlook 2007 on my laptop (...
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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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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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How do I export data from my Outlook 2003 calendar for import to Google Calendar?

I've seen some instructions on how to do it for 2007 but none yet that work for 2003.
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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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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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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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Gmail conversations missing in new Outlook.com account

I just signed up for a new Outlook.com account and synced my existing Gmail account with my Windows Live account. However, when I view my Gmail messages within Outlook.com the only messages that show ...
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Does Google Calendar and its Outlook sync tool support multiple Outlook users?

I would like to push Google Calendar events to multiple users who use Outlook. Can this be done if each user installed Google Calendar sync tool and set it up for on way Google -> Outlook? If events ...
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How to better manage spam in Gmail Apps

I am a long term Gmail Apps user and use catch-all behaviour in my Gmail account. I have only 1 email address connected and get about 600 spam messages per 30 days, nearly 100% of which are marked as ...
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Outlook analyzing my sent e-mails and …uploading the info to SharePoint?

I just noticed this in my Outlook 2010 settings: Allow analysis of sent e-mails to identify people you commonly e-mail and subjects you commonly discuss, and upload this information to the default ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stop receiving multiple copies of an email (when sent from Outlook) in Gmail

I receive the same mail several times, from one particular person who is using Outlook. The strange thing is that it only happens when this one person uses Outlook. I am guessing this is an Outlook ...