Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook started as a small email service that’s branched out across many platforms. We have feeds on what’s happening with their features, apps, tools, updates, and improvements here, while we’ll also look at its impact on the industry.

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Microsoft is working on unifying Outlook into "One Outlook"

Several different versions and editions of Microsoft Outlook exist today; there are desktop versions of Outlook for Windows and Mac devices, the Microsoft 365 subscription-based version, versions for Android and iOS, and […]

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Microsoft launches the new Outlook.com officially

Microsoft launched the new Outlook.com web interface today after eight months of beta testing and tweaking.  Microsoft customers could opt-in to test the new interface early during that period and provide the […]

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Outlook.com Beta with tabs, improved search, and more

Microsoft runs a beta right now on Outlook.com that users may participate in to gain access to upcoming features early. The company runs betas regularly on Outlook.com to test new features; usually, […]

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Detect Outlook Ransomware emails with RansomSaver

RansomSaver is an add-in for Microsoft's Outlook messaging software that detects and protects against ransomware emails. Email is one of the main attack vectors of ransomware attacks. While there are other means […]

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Office 365 may include Outlook.com Premium

Microsoft may add Outlook.com Premium as an included feature to Office 365 Home and Personal subscriptions soon. Microsoft's online email service Outlook.com is available as a free ad-supported version, and as a […]

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Outlook Tools 3.0 released

Outlook Tools 3.0 is the latest version of the popular Outlook management and troubleshooting tool for Microsoft Windows devices. It is the first release of the program since 2010. We reviewed Outlook […]

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Outlook gets advanced rules, inline replies and more in latest update

As popular as Microsoft's email service Outlook.com already is, it is still playing catch-up in several areas when compared to Google's Gmail service. That does not mean that Outlook does not offer […]

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You can now use "+" email aliases on Outlook.com

Google some years ago introduced "+" aliases to Gmail which enabled you to use address variations without changing your email address at all. It allows you to add additional text to the […]

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How to access Outlook.com email accounts using IMAP

Microsoft did enable IMAP support on Outlook.com a couple of days ago improving the connectivity of the company's email service significantly. Previously, Outlook.com users only had the option to enable POP3 connectivity […]

Outlook.com changes the way message history works

Microsoft has replaced Hotmail, its popular online email app, by migrating users to its Outlook.com service, an online version of the Office suite desktop email application. Last night the software giant began sending […]

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Microsoft to switch linked accounts off on Outlook.com

The Microsoft Outlook team announced today that it made the decision to remove linked accounts on Outlook.com in favor of email aliases. Linked accounts are third party email accounts that have been […]

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Goodbye Hotmail! Microsoft completes Hotmail to Outlook migration.

For some time now Microsoft has been maintaining two email services at the very same time. First the established Hotmail email service and then the recently released Outlook.com email service. Hotmail users […]

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Outlook.com alias sign-ins now enabled

Microsoft made several big announcements today. Earlier this day we looked at the two-step verification feature that the company is currently rolling out to provide Microsoft account owners with additional security options […]

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How to rename your Microsoft account

Back when Microsoft launched the email service outlook.com publicly it shipped with a feature to rename your Microsoft / Windows Live account. I unknowingly did so at that time and switched from […]

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Configure Outlook.com to always, or never, use SkyDrive for attachments

When it comes to sending files via email, users have quite a few options at their disposal to do so. Most - if not all - email providers limit the maximum attachment […]

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Outlook.com: ad-free for $19.99 per year

Many Internet services displays advertisement on their websites and use it as the main revenue generating source. The revenue that is generated is then used to cover the hosting costs, pay authors […]

Microsoft Outlook 2013 deprecated feature list

Before you switch to Microsoft Outlook 2013, the company's latest version of its popular messaging client that can do a lot more than just sending and retrieving emails, you may be interested […]

Outlook.com cookie hijacking issue

Users of outlook.com or hotmail.com, Microsoft's two email services, should take note now. Information are stored in cookies when you use the site including whether you have successfully authorized your account or […]

Too many devices syncing with Microsoft account reports

Reports are coming in that some Microsoft account users who use the company's mail clients are receiving errors related to a device synchronization limit that they have reached. Depending on the device […]

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Outlook.com can Connect to your Facebook and Twitter Accounts

Microsoft rolled out Outlook.com recently and it's slated to eventually replace the aging and reputation-challenged Hotmail service.  For now, users can choose to upgrade or not, but eventually it will become required. […]

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Configuring Outlook.com for maximum security and privacy

We have reviewed Microsoft's new mail service Outlook.com a few days ago, and even explained how you can migrate your Gmail emails and contacts to the new service. Today, I would like […]

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How to migrate your email from Gmail.com to Outlook.com

Microsoft launched the new outlook.com mail interface on the last day of July 2012 with the intention to replace its traditional email service Hotmail with the new service eventually. Hotmail users currently […]

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Microsoft pushes out Outlook.com mail preview

Todays craze in the tech world is Microsoft's launch of outlook.com, a preview of an email service that may replace Hotmail eventually, or act as a completely independent service. No on knows […]

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How To Open Winmail.dat Attachments

If you are not using Microsoft Outlook as your mail email client on your computer system, you may have noticed that you sometimes receive winmail.dat attachments sent by Outlook clients to your […]

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Outlook Email Notifications for Important Messages

Most email notifiers inform you whenever messages have been received in a connected email account. These programs usually make no distinctions between important messages and unimportant ones, which can be a issue […]

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Microsoft Outlook Window Not Appearing Fix

Outlook is not my main email client and I never really used it that much. Still, I have it installed as a part of my Office 2010 installation, and I tend to […]

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Microsoft Outlook Email Signature Creator

Email signatures are automatically added to emails. They often contain additional contact information, for instance the senders phone number, messenger chat name or address, and sometimes disclaimers and other legal notifications. Creating […]

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How to Find Your PST Files in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2010

Outlook stores your email in a PST file. PST stands for personal storage table. Outlook uses this file format to store your data including emails, contacts, calendars, etc. Depending on your settings, […]

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Kernel Outlook PST Viewer, Access Old Outlook Emails

If you are like me, you keep backups or copies of important data that you no longer need on your computer in case you need access it in the future again. This […]

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MailTriage For Outlook, Manage Email More Efficiently

Microsoft's desktop email client Outlook offers a conversations view which users can activate under the View ribbon toolbar. What it does is that it groups emails from the same sender or group […]

A Short List Of Handy Free Microsoft Outlook Downloads

While I'm a Thunderbird user at heart, I run Microsoft Outlook as well on all of my computer systems. I have tested and worked with dozens of third party Outlook tools over […]

Microsoft Outlook Connector Update Breaks Hotmail Calendar Synchronisation

If you use Microsoft's Outlook Connector software to synchronise Microsoft Outlook on your PC with your Hotmail or GMail account, then you might want to read this.  It's become apparent that the […]

Windows Live Mail, Outlook, Finally Get Hotmail SSL Support

Microsoft did enable full session HTTPS encryption for their Hotmail email service back in November 2010. This was regarded by experts and users alike as a step in the right direction, considering […]

Microsoft Hotmail Improved, Keyboard Shortcuts, Personalization

If you have a web based email account, chance is that you either use Yahoo Mail, Google Mail or Microsoft Hotmail for that account. There are hundreds of smaller email providers, but […]

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Fix Microsoft Outlook Can’t Create File Errors

Microsoft Outlook users who receive many file attachments of the same name will run into a can't create file error message eventually. This can happen for instance if voicemail or faxes are […]

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Microsoft Outlook Add-In Text Lightning

Text Lightning is a free Microsoft Outlook add-in that integrates seamlessly into the desktop email client. The add-in offers a host of features that improve productivity, from one-click insertion of text, images […]

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Outlook Parameter Gui, Start Outlook With Parameters

It is sometimes necessary to start the desktop email client Outlook with startup parameters, usually to resolve issues or troubleshoot the program. It is for instance possible to use startup commands to […]

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CodeTwo Outlook AutoConfig, Add Outlook Accounts Comfortably

Setting up new email accounts can be a tedious and complicated task. Many users do not like this initial configuration, as it requires quite some work to add the incoming and outgoing […]

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Free Microsoft Outlook 2010 Training Courses

Microsoft has created several free online training courses for their latest Outlook version Outlook 2010. The free training courses are designed for new Outlook users, and users who recently switched from a […]

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Outlook Blocked Attachment Unlocker

Microsoft's popular desktop email client Outlook blocks specific attachments by default, in order to increase the security of the system. File attachments with extensions such as exe or reg will be blocked […]


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