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How do I search unread messages in outlook.com (Office 365)

I was also struggling to get all the unread emails (including from the subfolders) in Outlook Office 365. The closest I could find was the following search query: isread:no In case of Desktop client,...
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Hotmail/Live.com mailto: URL no longer working. Is there a new format?

Here is a compose link that works right now: https://outlook.live.com/owa/#subject=SUBJECT&body=BODY&[email protected]&path=%2fmail%2faction%2fcompose This then has the following compose ...
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How to See and Edit my Hotmail Rules?

Since Hotmail has moved to Outlook.com, the new way to check your rules is as follows: Right Click the "Folders" drop-down tile on the left-hand side plane. Select "Manage Rules". You should be able ...
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Display dates in ISO 8601 format in the Microsoft Outlook web interface

You have to click on the setting button (the wheel) right when the page is loading, before your name appears on the top right. If you do so, then the setting menu has many more entries, including ...
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How can I send an HTML e-mail with new Outlook.com web access?

The easiest way to add HTML to an email for a browser-based email client is to copy and paste it. But the catch is, you can't copy and paste the actual HTML markup -- you have to capture the results ...
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How to completely disable the Junk folder on Outlook.com?

It seems that you can simply create a mail filter on Outlook that moves all files in Junk into your main Inbox as a workaround. The steps are as follows: Click on the gear icon on near the top right ...
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Gmailify vs simple forwarding. What's the difference?

The difference between Gmailify and forwarding your mail is that Gmailify will import all your mail and also keep your accounts synchronised. That means that if you make changes to your imported mail (...
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How do I get rid of the "organize your world" popup when I launch Outlook.com mail?

The screen you are seeing is controlled by a Manifest stored on Microsoft's servers. You cannot specifically control it per se. There is a work-around though, which for now works; however if ...
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Can I make an email template in outlook.com?

Yes, You can make template on outlook Check Create an email message template and Send an e-mail message based upon a template
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How to add a hyperlink in Hotmail (live.com)?

The button to insert an hyperlink is in the dropdown menu. Just Click on the V button:
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How do I search unread messages in outlook.com (Office 365)

At the top of the interface for a folder (e.g., Inbox), next to the folder name, there's a pull menu called Filter. Pull that down and select Unread.
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Run rules against messages in inbox in Outlook Web Access

Even though this feature is unavailable I found a way to not get bogged down too much doing it manually. Perform a search against Inbox that will return all the same emails your rule would catch. ...
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How to revoke access for trusted devices on outlook.com after having changed the password?

To revoke trusted devices, do the following: Go to https://account.live.com/proofs/Manage Click on Remove all the trusted devices associated with my account under Trusted devices section
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How to See and Edit my Hotmail Rules?

For the latest version of Outlook Online at the time of this writing, it is to go to settings icon top right --> options --> mail --> automatic processing --> inbox and sweep rules.
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How to disconnect LinkedIn birthdays from Hotmail calendar

Steps to removing birthday event in Calendar: Remove associated services (LinkedIn) Refresh your birthday calendar Delete then re-create birthday calendar (allowing 24 hours for it to finish updating)...
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How can I extract email addresses from emails on Office 365?

If you have a reasonably up-to-date version of Office, the easiest method is to use Excel with PowerQuery. PowerQuery has a source for Office 365 and Exchange Online. Connect up to the Mail entry and ...
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How and why are Google signing in to my outlook.com account?

This often happens when a Gmail account is set up to "gather" or collect email from Outlook.com via POP or IMAP. It's a quite handy feature as Gmail allows you to pull those messages and have a ...
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How do I move an item to a folder with the keyboard in the outlook.com beta?

Apparently keyboard shortcuts aren't fully implemented yet: Thanks for your feedback on the Outlook.com beta! Yes, full support for keyboard shortcuts is coming in a future update. - Lynn Ayres ...
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How do I search unread messages in outlook.com (Office 365)

There is an easy way to solve this issue. I created an unread mail folder in the NEW desktop version and added it to favorites; it automatically synced to outlook.com (This is a business/paid account)....
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How do I to access a deceased family member's Hotmail or Outlook.com account?

First let us express our condolences for your loss. Outlook.com, Hotmail, Live, and MSN email accounts are dealt with on one website. Microsoft recently changed their website invalidating older links. ...
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How change name to emails sent out my outlook.com account, not Microsoft Outlook?

Please follow these steps Click on your avatar in the upper right corner and choose My account. After that, you will see your profile. Click on More actions>>Edit profile>>Edit name and enter ...
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How can I hide the "External" tag when I receive an email from outside my organization in the Microsoft Outlook web interface (OWA)?

According to a few Reddit users, the display of the "External" tag for each email that came from outside my organization is controlled by the organization's admins. User fieroloki: You don'...
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How do I change the reminder time of a birthday reminder in outlook.com?

Birthday events that are automatically generated by Outlook.com can't be edited via the Outlook desktop application because the Birthdays calendar folder is read-only. These events also can't be ...
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Why do I see this little red dot when there isn't a new email?

Yeah, that's frustrating. it supposed to be an alert that you have new unread mail, but for me, it seems to also mean new unread 'what's new' too. just to the left my name icon, in the upper right ...
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Why do I see this little red dot when there isn't a new email?

I've been getting that too. I just scrolled to the top of my folder list and clicked on Inbox (even though I was already in my Inbox) and the dot cleared and hasn't come back. Seems even though I had ...
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Outlook Online rule not deleting emails from sender starting with 'promotions@' - Landing in Junk folder instead

Outlook Rules do not include Spam Filtering. First, you need to Whitelist the address (or addresses) in the Junk Email settings in Outlook. Test that you can receive emails (or emails you designated ...
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How to delete spreadsheets from hotmail

Click on the 3-dot on the right of the filename. There is a new entry that shows Delete. If it doesn't appear for you, Click on the 3-dot, then Open. Select Open file location. A new page will open. ...
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How to remove Skype from outlook.com?

Currently, this is not possible. Please see the official answer below: How do I turn off Skype in Outlook.com? Skype is fully integrated with Outlook.com and cannot be turned off. We have ...
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How do I get a live.com email address?

From here which includes images: While the @Sign In is offered to all markets, the @live.com mail ID is not offered in all markets. This post will tell you how to create a @live.com email address. ...
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