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Although the Outlook desktop client allows you to run rules against a mailbox (including inbox), not all features work the same in Outlook for Web Access (OWA). Rules is one of them. As you can see from the screenshot below, the wording says, "When the messages arrives, and". This means your rules only apply to new messages. Existing messages, like those in ...


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I am sorry to say you cannot. Since Outlook.com has left "preview" the migration from Hotmail is permanent. Microsoft's Hotmail phase-out: What's a user to do? Q: If I move my Hotmail account to an Outlook.com account, can I change my mind and go back? A: At this point, no. (When Outlook.com was still in "preview," Microsoft did allow ...


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Short answer: Yes (at least if the sender used an email program). Long answer: Each email message contains a number of headers, which describe things like the sender's and recipients' email addresses, where the message originated from, and so on. As the message passes through SMTP servers, which relay it to the recipient(s), each of them adds a Received ...


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Does Hotmail or Outlook.com have a similar feature? Yes, Outlook.com has that feature as of this week. If yes, how does it work? This blog article explains how it works. It works the same as with Gmail. Example Say your email address is myname@outlook.com. You can add something with a plus + sign. So, sending an email to myname+mailinglist_topic_x@...


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First of all, click on the settings icon in the top-right of the screen and then More mail settings Then, click on the Email forwarding link (under the Managing your account section) Choose the Forward your mail to another email account option, and enter your Gmail address in the Where do you want your messages to be sent? textbox. If you do not wish the ...


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Spell check can be accessed from the top navigation bar on Outlook. After you click "Spell check," all misspelled words in your message body will be underlined in red. You can then left-click the word to get a pop-up list of corrections. The screenshot above was taken in Internet Explorer 9. I noticed that in Firefox, the Spell check feature is ...


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Unfortunately, there is no longer an option to switch back to Hotmail. Why can't I switch back to Hotmail? Over time, Hotmail will be phased out and Outlook.com will be the free email service from Microsoft. As part of this transition, we've removed the option to switch back to Hotmail. Source.


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You can't, unless it is for e-mail attachments you are sending. From a Microsoft rep directly (via this forum which is available now only due to Google cache): there is a feature in Hotmail that allows the attachments that you’ll be sending, to be saved directly to your SkyDrive account. To enable this feature, please refer to the steps below: Sign ...


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What you're looking to use is the "Blind Carbon Copy" or Bcc for short option. Here's how you use it: Outlook.com Create a new message by selection + New: Select the Bcc button: Enter any contacts into the newly created box (directly below the Bcc and not the To): Gmail Create a new message by selecting Compose: Select the Bcc button: A new ...


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Free Windows Live Hotmail accounts become inactive if you don't sign in for more than 270 days or within the first 10 days after signing up for an account. After an account becomes inactive, all messages, folders, and contacts are deleted. Incoming messages will be sent back to the sender as undeliverable. Your account name is still reserved. However, if the ...


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To "send as" your outlook.com email address from Gmail: In Gmail, open settings and go to Accounts and Import Next to "send mail as:" click on Add another email address you own Enter your outlook.com address and press Next Step » You may wish to uncheck "Treat as an alias" (information) You need to supply the SMTP server, your username and your ...


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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, this can be achieved with the Search Folders. Search Folders -> Right Click -> New Search Folders -> Unread Mail But, unfortunately this feature is ...


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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 to edit and create new rules from here.


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Google now has a 'Message Text Garbled?' item on this 'More' nav. Click it to see the plain text version.


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Use Microsoft Outlook to delete contacts in a few minutes without clicking through every contact. Steps: Add Hotmail account to Outlook. If Microsoft Social Connector is not installed you will be prompted. After install finished. Restart Outlook and finish adding Hotmail acct. Go to contacts. Look for Contact folder related to Hotmail. All your contacts ...


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Per Microsoft's website: The IMAP protocol is unsupported, they only support POP3. "The upgrade process supports email accounts using Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3), but not Instant Message Access Protocol (IMAP). A protocol is a standard set of formats and procedures that allow PCs to exchange information." For you phone they say you can either ...


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Here is how: Go to GMail. Go to settings. Switch to Accounts and Imports tab. Click Add another email address you own. GMail will take you through the rest of the process. Also refer this if you are stuck: http://email.about.com/od/gmailtips/ss/get_hotmail_pop.htm http://www.howtogeek.com/80104/how-to-send-and-receive-hotmail-from-your-gmail-account-...


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Microsoft removed linked accounts from outlook.com. Microsoft said Monday that it is eliminating the ability to link accounts within Outlook.com, replacing them with aliases instead. Source.


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A simple workaround would be to temporarily move all of your deleted messages to a new folder ("Zombies") and search within that. Then, when you're done with whatever you're moving about, just delete the folder, which will (once again) delete all of the messages within it.


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To my knowledge, that only happens when replying in Plain Text format, but it cannot be turned off when doing so. If you reply to a message using Rich Text format, the > will not appear. The first time you switch from Plain Text to Rich Text, the > will still be there, so just cancel your message and hit reply again. This time it will default to ...


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After 8 months of research, I think I found the solution, which is multifaceted. There are two issues (possibly more) that could be at play. Here is my final solution, which I posted here: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2013_release-outlook/exchange- ISSUE 1 - Possible Two Step verification problem and App passwords: Sign in to ...


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Microsoft now no longer restricts password length for the Windows Live accounts unless you want to sign in to Xbox Live on the Xbox 360: I successfully set a 32 character password with a password manager, and signing in to Windows Live does not work unless I enter the full password, so it seems they are not limiting to the first 16 characters anymore.


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I can answer the question I asked and describe how I put the symptoms into remission (so far), but can't explain the underlying problem. I'll post this to help others with the same problem, but won't accept my own answer in the hope that someone else has an answer for what is actually causing problem. Is there a way to completely remove Skype association ...


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Here is a compose link that works right now: https://outlook.live.com/owa/#subject=SUBJECT&body=BODY&to=TO@EXAMPLE.COM&path=%2fmail%2faction%2fcompose This then has the following compose screen: Source: answers.microsoft.com: Outlook.com compose link? where the answer has a link to blu182.mail.live.com which redirects to the link I've included ...


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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 options: Then you can change the date format:


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Windows Live Mail, part of the Windows Live Essentials package can be used with virtually any existent email provider, free or not. This is a step-by-step guide from the installation process till the culmination of the configuration process to a Gmail account. Installation Access to Windows Live Mail web page and download the application: Get Windows ...


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Microsoft relies on various authentication filters to determine if an email is spam or not. Common industry practices include reviewing email for the presence of a SPF Validation, Sender ID and DKIM records within email received. The Sender ID Framework is an e-mail authentication technology protocol that helps address the problem of spoofing and phishing ...


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Microsoft states that your inbox capacity will grow as you need. Originally, you start with 5GB before Hotmail begins it's expansion. See Storage limits in Hotmail for more info.


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Select Exchange account, fill in your username and password, depending on what mobile OS you using, one one step or two, you should get to screen where you will be asked to fill in the server name along with username and password. In Domain\Username, fill in your complete email address and password. In Server, when you login to the web version of your ...


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