Category Archives for Microsoft Outlook

How to merge and remove duplicated contact people in Outlook 365?

Here’s a question we got the other day: “I have many duplicated entries in my Outlook 2016 people list, can you provide me a solution to consolidate the list and get rid of any dups?” Good question, there is a little trick to find those redundant contacts and remove or merge it. In this post, […]

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How to add a new business or personal calendar into Outlook 2019, 365 and 2016?

Last updated: September 2018 Sometimes you might be in need to create additional calendars in order to more easily manage your personal schedule separately from work or manage your project schedule. In today’s post, we’ll show you how you can create a birthday calendar in Outlook 2016 that will send you reminders about your friends […]

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How to manually create a Microsoft Outlook 2016 profile?

Here’s a question from John: “Can i manually setup Outlook.com in Outlook 2016?” Yes. By using the steps outlined below you would be able to manually define your outlook account in outlook or exchange active sync. Manually creating an Outlook 2016 profile: Open your control panel, search for mail and click it. Then in the dialog […]

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Add custom voting buttons to your Outlook 2016 and 2019 messages

Last updated: September 2018 Applicable to: Outlook 365, 2019, 2016, 2013; Office 365 and Standard. A somewhat not too well known capability of Microsoft Outlook is the fact you can use it as a simple voting tool. In this post will show you how to insert voting buttons to poll your colleagues opinions on different […]

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How to create and use an Outlook 2016 rule?

Here’s a question from Ronnie: “Using Outlook at work, Can i automatically forward an email from someone to another mailbox i have configured in Yahoo?” Yes, that’s possible by using the rules option available in Outlook 2016. By setting up and managing rules we can automatically manage Outlook actions. Here are a few useful examples: […]

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How to customize your bullet points color in Office 2016?

Here’s a question from Diane: I am creating a bulleted list in Word. By default, all bullets are colored black. is there are way to switch the bullets to a different color, say red?   Sure Diane. Please read on this tutorial which is applicable for all Office 2016 applications. Set color bullet point: In […]

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Yahoo Mail and GMail configuration settings for setup in Outlook 2016

Last updated: October 2018 Applicability: Office 365, 2019, 2016,2013. Windows operating systems. Here’s a question from Selena: I used to read only Outlook mail in Outlook 2016. But I’ve heard that i can also use Outlook to access my Gmail and Yahoo Mail accounts. Is so, how to configure my Yahoo and Gmail mailboxes in Outlook […]

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How to recover deleted email in Outlook 2016?

We all know how distressing is to find out that we might have accidentally deleted some important email from our mailbox and don’t seem to be able to find it. Luckily, Outlook comes well equipped to handle those situations. In this post we will discuss the various recovery option for deleted email in Outlook 2013 […]

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How to insert custom VBA macros into Outlook 2016 and 2019 e-mail messages?

Last updated: September 2018 Applicable to: Office 365,  2016, 2013, 2010, 2019 ; Windows 10, Windows 7 operating systems. In Microsoft Office, we use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for creating custom programs that enhance Office’s basic functionality and saving user time by automating repetitive tasks. We refer tho these VBA program as Macros. Unlike […]

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How to create and add a page border to your Word 2016 and 2019 document?

Last updated: September 2018 Here’s a question i got from a colleague: I am using Microsoft Word to prepare a summary document for a project i am about to hand at university. My question is related to adding borders into Word.. Is there a way to create a boxed page border and put it in […]

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