Outlook

How to Change or Remove the Primary Account from Outlook

If you want to retain the current profile while trying to move from an internal Exchange server to the new Office 365, you’ll get a message saying that the primary account cannot be removed. ” The primary account cannot be removed unless it is the only account in the profile. You must …

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How to Enable a Contact Folder as an Outlook Address Book

Besides the default Contacts folder, Outlook allows the creation of multiple contacts folders. If you have a lot of connections in Outlook, it’s a good idea to sort them properly by creating multiple contacts folders and enable them in your address book. This makes a lot of sense if you …

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How to Archive Emails in Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016

The more you use your Microsoft Outlook mailbox, the more your mailbox grows. If you think about it, it’s quite similar to how papers tend to pile up on your desk. But what can you do when the pile gets so big it needs to be dealt with? Well, in …

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How to Add or Remove Password from Outlook Data File

It’s always a good practice to password protect your Outlook PST files with a password. Even more so if you share your PC or workstation with multiple users. After you set a password to your PST archive, you’ll be prompted to insert it every time you Open Outlook. After you …

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Fix: Outlook Stuck on Loading Profile ‘2010, 2013 and 2016’

Some Windows 10 users have been complaining of an Outlook issue that prevents it from opening properly. This issue is common with all Outlook versions from 2007 to Outlook 365. The’s a common pattern for this issue –  the user installs Outlook, sets it up and the program loads without problems. …

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How to Backup Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010

Emails are at the center of communication between organization’s representatives. Users that spend most of their workday sending emails and organizing meetings can testify on how important it is to keep a safe copy of your email communications. If your work revolves around Microsoft Outlook, you might want to back up …

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How to Move an Outlook Offline Data File (OST) in 2010, 2013 and 2016

There aren’t a lot of scenarios where you’ll need to move your Outlook Offline Data File (OST). But what if you’re working with limited storage in your C drive the OST file is huge. In this case, it makes sense to try and move it to another drive where you …

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Fix: Your IMAP server wants to alert you ‘Invalid Credentials’

IMAP errors are particularly hard to tackle. This error is usually encountered when users try to access Gmail via IMAP on Outlook, Thunderbird, Apple Mail and other similar services. Most of the time, the error “invalid credentials” means that you’ve managed to enter the wrong username or password, or even …

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Fix: Outlook Sending winmail.dat Attachments

Even with Outlook being hugely popular, you can’t assume that the person you’re exchanging emails with is also using the same email client. Do some of your recipients complain about a sketchy winmail.dat file that you attach every time you send them an email? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. What …

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How to Set Outlook as the Default Mail Client

After you install Outlook (doesn’t matter which version), chances are it will not get recognized as the default client. Instead of having to jump to multiple emails programs when handling your emails chores, why not make Outlook the default stop for sending and receiving emails? If you’re using Window 10, …

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How to Add Google Calendar to Outlook

Are you looking for a way to import your Google Calendar into Outlook?  You’ll be pleased to know there are better ways to do it besides re-entering all of your appointments. However, things aren’t as simple as they used to, ever since Google pulled the plug on its Outlook calendar …

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How to Move Outlook ‘All Versions’ to a New Computer

Getting a new computer is always exciting. But soon after you get your hands on it you’ll be faced with the task of migrating various data files. While some data is easy to migrate, Outlook data is certainly not on that list. However, the steps are not that complicated, they …

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How to Share Your Outlook Calendar with Other People

Depending on your job, there may come a time when you will need to give someone else access to your busy schedule. If you have an executive assistant, you will probably need to allow access to your calendar on a permanent basis. Calendar sharing is also helpful when you’re taking a …

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How to Increase Outlook’s Default Attachment Size Limit

Most email service providers limit the maximum email size that can be sent or received by an account. But it’s actually a necessary restriction – otherwise, emails can be easily exploited by being flooded with very large emails. If you try to send an email that exceeds the maximum limit of …

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How to Delay or Schedule Sending Email Messages in Outlook

Have you ever had an “Oh, no!” moment immediately after you hit the Send button on an email? I know I have. The email will immediately leave for the recipient inbox and there’s nothing you can do about it. And regardless of how many grammar mistakes you spotted, there’s no way …

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How to Add Email Account to Microsoft Outlook 2016

With emails being one of the most important medium of communication especially in the business world, there’s no doubt that majority of us use emails on daily basis. In fact, most of us have multiple email accounts for various purposes. Some people like to keep the business and personal emails …

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Fix: Search Not Working in Outlook 2010

If searching in Microsoft’s Outlook 2010 is not returning results or the results are not what you expected, probably the indexing of the data file is corrupted or incomplete. The instant search feature uses indexing services to quickly locate what you are searching for. Now the faulty indexing service can …

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Fix: Outlook Not Sending Emails ‘2007, 2010, 2013, 2016’

Depending on your field of work, you might use emails as the primary means of communication with your clients. But as with all pieces of technologies, aren’t a 100% reliable and can misfire. Microsoft Outlook is the most popular email and application manager because it’s creators carefully built an aura of dependability …

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Fix: Cannot Start Microsoft Outlook

If you run into problems when trying to open Microsoft Outlook, just know that you’re not alone. A lot of users have reported receiving the “Unable to start Microsoft Outlook” error in various shapes and forms. The issue is present on Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016 …

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Fix: Outlook Stuck on Processing

If you didn’t believe in corporate carelessness until now, here’s a good example that might change your mind. I’m talking about the head-scratching bug that has plagued every Microsoft Outlook versions from Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2016. The bug usually manifests itself as follows: you open Outlook and you’re presented with …

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Fix: Outlook Email Notification Sound Not Working

Receive notification when a new e-mail message or to remember an appointment and sound effects enhance productivity in Microsoft Outlook. You can add other sound effects to Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook for tasks, such as sending an e-mail message, and zoom in or backward views. However, recently people …

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Fix: Outlook Stopped Working After Windows 10 Update

Emails are an important part of our lives and if you find even a small problem with them, your entire world comes down. Imagine yourself not being able to send an email or not syncing your account for multiple days, just because you upgraded your system! Frustrating, isn’t it? With …

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How to Fix Outlook 2010/2013 “Sending Reported” Error 0x8004010F

The 0x8004010F error is fairly common with users of Outlook 2010/2013. It means that you have a corrupted Outlook profile, and comes with one of two possible error messages, either Outlook data file cannot be accessed, or The operation failed. An object could not be found. This error code most …

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Fix: Outlook cannot log on. Verify you are connected to the network and are using the proper server and mailbox name

Outlook cannot log on.  Verify you are connected to the network and are using the proper server and mailbox name.  The Mailbox Exchange information server in your profile is missing required information. Modify your profile to ensure that you are using the correct Microsoft Exchange information service. Happens because the …

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BEST GUIDE: How to Add Reminders to Outlook 2013

Microsoft Outlook helps you organize your personal and professional life. With integrated appointments, contacts, tasks, and email messages, you are less likely to forget important things and more likely to be organized and efficient. Microsoft Outlook has a very useful feature to set reminders for different items. You can set …

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