Category Archives for Microsoft Outlook

How to remove the weather section from Outlook 2019, 2016 and 2013?

Last updated: July 2018 Applicable to: Microsoft Office 2019, 2016, 2013; both 365 and standard distributions. Windows 10,7; Apple MAC OS X The other day, i received the following note from a friend who uses Outlook to manage his mail, contacts, tasks and calendar; and also happens to travel quite a bit in between: Hey, […]

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How to setup a distribution list (contact group) in Outlook 2016?

If you often send out email to large audiences, for example the other students in your class, you might want to consider setting up an Outlook distribution list (referred also as Contact group). The biggest benefit for you is that when sending email, instead of typing your recipients addresses one by one, you’ll just send […]

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How to duplicate meetings, appointments and events in your Outlook calendar?

Last updated: December 2018 Applicable to: Outlook 2019 / 365/ 2016 / 2013 / 2010; on Windows computers. Here’s a question from a reader: Quite often i need to create a few instances of the same meeting requests in Microsoft Outlook. Are you aware of a simple way to duplicate a occurrence of an Outlook […]

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How to import contacts and friends from FB and LinkedIn to Outlook 2016 and Outlook.com??

In today’s productivity tip, we’ll learn how to quickly export your LinkedIn and Facebook profile contact people into a file, so you can then maintain a clean, consolidated list of people you are in touch with. This will allow you to export and backup your contacts list and obviously use your contact email addresses for […]

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How to define and use personal data folders in Outlook 2016?

Last updated: April 2018 Applicable to: Office 365, 2016, 2013, 2019 (when available); Windows 7 and 10. Here’s a question from Johny: Greetings Easytweaks team! A co-worker told me that he is using pst files in order to keep backups of his email box, calendar, journals and contact people. Could you elaborate more about how […]

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How to backup your Outlook 2019 / 2016 contacts to an Excel or personal folder (PST) file?

Version applicability: Outlook and Excel 2019, 2016; Office 265; Windows and MAC OS Last updated: September 2018 Once a year, i typically consolidate a full list of all my Outlook contacts – both business and personal into a spreadsheet which i keep in a separate network storage. In today’s quick tip, i will describe a […]

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How to access and sync your Google Calendars in Outlook 2016?

Chances are that you use already use Google Calendar to manage your private schedule, and using Outlook to manage your business appointments. If so, you might want to sync between the two. In this short post, you’ll got the step-by-step procedure. To view and sync all calendars associated with your Google Account in Outlook 2016: […]

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How to configure Microsoft Outlook.com or Hotmail email in Outlook 2016?

If you are an Outlook user, one of your first steps after getting started with Office 2016 is to setup it up to work with Outlook.com (previously Hotmail and Live Hotmail). Apart from better usability, the ability to backup your email to your local computer is an additional benefit to those using Outlook 2016. Process […]

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How to add a personal folder (PST) to archive your email in Outlook 2016?

I use Microsoft Outlook in order to manage all my e-mail correspondence, as well as Contacts and Tasks. As years went by, i have accumulated a huge amount of messages, which i would like to periodically backup into my personal computer hard drive, so i can access them on demand. After archiving my files, i […]

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How do i disable or uninstall Lync 2013 and 2016 from my computer?

Microsoft’s Lync has become the official conferencing tool recently. It’s the Skype for corporate users. Yet, looks like their mobile clients doesn’t include all the features of the web app, and also due to their unavailability of Lync for all versions of Office, the purpose is not served for the corporate users. One of my […]

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