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Questions related to Microsoft Outlook (a PIM manager by Microsoft) in connection with Android.

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Android Outlook Search problems

Outlook for Android appears incapable of searching my IMAP emails (text or even subject) except for the inbox. Zero matches every time, when Outlook on the desktop and Windows Mail have no trouble ...
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How do I get rid of the Read More feature in Outlook?

I am using Outlook 4.2222.2. A few updates ago, it started adding a Read More button about midway through long emails. I now have to hit Read More to continue, which takes me to a spot in the app ...
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How to create Widget-shortcuts to send email with Outlook App for Android

On Android it's possible to create "Widgets" to directly send an email to a contact person, which you create by holding your finger down on the Outlook App-icon to get the quick action menu ...
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How to disable work Outlook notifications until the next morning?

Just installed my working Outlook on my phone and now I want to disable the notifications for this app until tomorrow, 9:30 in the morning. I really do not need to be notified for every email that ...
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gmail does not show messages in outlook -- install as imap?

I have a OnePLus 7 (not Pro) and use the Outlook app for certain reasons (work). Because I don't want multiple mail programs if I can avoid it, I always had my Gmail account in there which always ...
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Emails read on Outlook 2016 don't show as "read" on the Outlook app anymore

I'm using the Outlook app for Android (v 4.2130.0) and Outlook 2016 on the desktop. I only find the opposite question on the web: people want to read emails on their phone without marking the email ...
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How to change Bing Search to my default search engine in Firefox?

After installing Microsoft's Outlook app I noticed that when going to search for something on the Internet by selecting text and searching, I am forced to use Bing instead of my default search engine (...
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How do I add an Outlook email signature on new Nokia 8V?

Recently upgraded on Verizon to the new Nokia 8V android phone. I can't find anyway to add/change my Outlook email signature. Any help is appreciated
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How to check existing Android Exchange Domain settings?

I am installing my wife's new phone using Samsung Smart Switch. It nicely installs all apps, including Outlook, however it does not copy the account settings for her Exchange mail. I know her Outlook ...
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Stop Notifications when the App is closed

This may be a stupid question since the Android is maybe supposed to work this way, still though I am wondering if this is possible. Two apps, Microsoft Teams and Outlook are sending the notifications ...
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Where can I change the timezone in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

Where can I change the timezone in Microsoft Outlook for Android?
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Open Outlook links in Chrome

Using Outlook version 4.2041.3 on my Samsung Galaxy A30s with Android 10. If I receive an email with links in it And then click in the link it opens up in a weird browser. I would like for it to ...
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Android Outlook IMAP: Microsoft account interference in configuration

I have various IMAP accounts which all work fine both from Outlook on Windows and from MailDroid, Thunderbird, Samsung Email, Windows 10 Mail, etc. One particular email address gives a login error ...
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Android Outlook over IMAP is logging in from Microsoft servers

Using Microsoft Outlook app for Android I could not add an Outlook-IMAP account on some Android tablet for some customer. However, it was no problem to add the same IMAP account to the GMail App, or ...
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Integrate CalDAV to Android Outlook

Is it possible to integrate the CalDAV calendar into the Android Outlook app? Usually, CalDAV calendars don’t appear in the Android Outlook app, so I search for a way to integrate CalDAV into Outlook. ...
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Accessing work profile exchange Outlook calendar via android calendar widget

I have the following issue: I want to be able to see my work calendar as a widget in Note 9 android. My company provides exchange Outlook access via work profile in android using Intune ...
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Reduce space taken by Outlook

Outlook is eating up space in my Samsung J7 prime. I am currently working with something between 100Mb and zero free space. If I free up some space, it seems Outlook increases its occupied space. Is ...
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Is it possible to set a customizable mode of "Do not disturb" for Outlook?

In this article, it is described how to set Outlook to e.g. do not disturb during weekends. In addition to this, I would like to add the criteria to not disturb after work hours (i.e. 5 PM to 8 AM). ...
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How can one reduce Microsoft Outlook's background mobile data usage?

How can one reduce Microsoft Outlook's background mobile data usage? For example, today I wrote only one email (text only), received 5 text-only emails, and open 5 conversations (also text only), yet ...
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How can I search for a specific string in an email thread in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

I have opened an email thread (aka conversation) in Microsoft Outlook for Android. I would like to search a string (e.g., word or phrase). How can I search for a specific word in an email thread in ...
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How can I copy the email address of the recipient when I compose a new email in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

I am composing a new email in Microsoft Outlook for Android and would like to copy the email address of the recipient; How can I copy the email address of the recipient when I compose a new email in ...
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How can one increase Microsoft Outlook (Android application)'s cache size?

How can one increase Microsoft Outlook (Android application)'s cache size (in terms of number of emails stored offline, disk space or some other measurements)?
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How can I change Outlook default image?

I have the application Outlook on my Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and I have several accounts, but both adresses start with the same letter (see picture below). I would like to know how to customize these ...
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How can I duplicate an event in the Microsoft Outlook Android application?

How can I duplicate an event in the Microsoft Outlook Android application?
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Outlook app constantly requiring two-factor authentication (TFA)

I have my Outlook app synced to a number of different accounts, including Gmail, Blacknight, and 3 different Outlook 365 email accounts. For the last 36 - 48 hours, 2 of the Outlook email accounts ...
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Outlook not showing notifications

I am using ms Outlook on my moto g5 plus android 8. My Outlook app does not sure any notifications. It used to but not anymore. What do I do?
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"Device Admin" apps are asking for permission to erase my data after failed login attempts! How can I confirm?

I was about to install the Outlook app on my phone, when it asked me to activate it as a device admin. (See image below): I'm sure few people read the whole warning. One part greatly concerned me: ...
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How do I group emails with same subject and sender in the Outlook app on Android?

How do I group emails by subject in the Outlook app on Android? In Gmail, if 100 emails are received from the same address and have the same subject, they are grouped into a single item with a number ...
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MAM and android: fingerprint option never shown

We're trying to configure Intune so that people with Android devices can access their corporate email through Outlook for Android. In the Access Requirements blade (dashboard > client apps- app ...
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How do I sync contact lists from outlook.com / Office365 into my Android contacts?

I am successfully syncing my outlook.com and Office365 contacts into my Android contacts (Samsung S9), but I cannot see the contact lists in either account. How do I sync the contact lists? I would ...
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What exactly can Outlook remote-wipe when using multiple accounts and how I can I prevent havoc via root?

On my Huawei P20lite I can add multiple users or use the "Private Space" feature (which to my understanding boils down to just another user account as well). Now, from the screenshots in another SE ...
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How can I control which messages are considered focused, and other in Outlook?

The Focused inbox is handy in Outlook for hiding out all the dross emails like marketing emails, but some emails that require my action are ending up in there, and being missed until I read my email ...
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How to change sync frequency in Outlook app?

By default Outlook for Android gets the emails immediately when they are received (push). Is there a way to set the sync frequency either individually for each email account or at least globally ? ...
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Outlook Calendar Accept Calendar Links

Lot's of web applications and other tools link to the calendar to add information. Unfortunately Outlook Calendar doesn't seem to accept creating new events through an outside link. Is there a way ...
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Default Outlook sound notification

I have changed the new mail notification in the Outlook app to an Android - but now I'd like to change it back. In the list of Sounds the default Outlook sound isn't listed - where is it hidden?!
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Add badge number outlook

There is a badge number setting on Android how to get it to show badge number for Outlook on the home screen. I had assumed this would be pretty standard but does not appear to be. Tesla Unread ...
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How can schedule an event that doesn't start on 00, 15, 30, or 45 on Microsoft Outlook for Android?

How can schedule an event that doesn't start on 00, 15, 30, or 45 on Microsoft Outlook for Android? For example, I would like to schedule an event that starts at 14:08, but when I drag and drop the ...
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How can I view the list of available conference rooms in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

How can I view the list of available conference rooms in Microsoft Outlook for Android? For example, on the Microsoft Outlook web interface, one can view the list of available conference rooms:
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How can I create a rule in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

How can I create a rule in Microsoft Outlook for Android? In the Microsoft Outlook web interface (OWA), I can do:
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Marking email as unread issue in Outlook app

If I want to mark an email as unread in my Outlook app, I have to do it twice, because after the first time it changes back to the 'read' status (after a few seconds). The problems occurs on a ...
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Is it possible to create a HTML signature for the Outlook for Android app?

I have been trying to get the full signature that I normally use on desktop Outlook to work on my mobile phone for the Outlook for Android app. So far I have tried multiple solutions such as facemail ...
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Outlook Android no longer synchronizes Office 365 contacts

As of version 2.2.74 my Android Outlook does not sync any contacts. The previous version has synced all of my coworkers from Office 365, but after a factory reset my coworker contacts are missing. ...
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Outlook Web App *light* version

When I access my OWA site on my Android Chrome (Pixel 2), I always get the full version like the one on the desktop. How do I access the light version on my Android phone instead? On my iPhone, the ...
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How can I view other people's calendar in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

How can I view other people's calendar in Microsoft Outlook for Android? On Outlook for Microsoft Windows, I can view other people's calendars when creating a new meeting:
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How to search stably contents/titles in old messages in any Android email client?

I have a test message 15th October, but my Android email clients (Gmail, Outlook) cannot find those messages. It really causes problems. I waited a few minutes for the results, so the computer power ...
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Outlook accounts not showing in the Accounts setting page

A user came to me with an intermittent issue with his old handset. I replaced the handset but when it came to set up his outlook account the app wouldn't sync contacts as the option to sync contacts ...
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Why is Outlook for Android using a weird From address?

My wife uses Outlook.com for her email and has an alias assigned from a domain we own. The alias is the default address. Works great while she is using Outlook.com. She also uses Outlook for ...
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Notification without vibration

I'd like to have notifications for Outlook for Android to appear in the notification bar, but not get vibrations every time a new email is received. How can I do that?
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Outlook keeps asking for login credentials during setup

I'm trying to switch from a windows mobile to android. My main problem is moving contacts which are saved on windows mobile in an outlook account. Therefore i tried to download and configure outlook ...
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Note 4 contact quit syncing with Outlook

I have a Note 4 running Marshmallow that suddenly stopped syncing contacts with Outlook, with no changes to the exchange account or Outlook app (that I know of). I have researched this and tried all ...
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