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

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How do I get notifications for Outlook Mail that ends up in Spam?

On my Outlook app I get notifications for mail as usual, except for mail that ends up in Spam. Is there any way to get notifications for them? It gets annoying at times. Thanks.
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Android Outlook over IMAP is logging in from Microsoft servers

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 some other mail Clients on the same ...
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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 grows its space. Is there any way ...
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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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“Unwanted” folder being created in Microsoft Outlook email

There is an "Unwanted" folder being created in my Microsoft Outlook email account on my desktop computer when I use my Samsung Galaxy S6 phone. All informational sources tell me the phone is causing ...
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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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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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How can I paste a contact received via WhatsApp to Outlook for Android in my mobile?

I have Office 365. I use Outlook on my Android phone. When I receive a contact file via WhatsApp, I copy it. No problem. Then I try to paste it in Outlook for Android. I can't. Is there a way to do ...
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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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How to change the real name of an Outlook account?

I'm using a custom e-mail for my Microsoft account as primary alias, using my own domain. When using this custom alias the name of the account in the Outlook app suddenly become very strange. It ...
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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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Widget to display Outlook calendar

I am coming to Android from Windows Phone and trying to replicate my old experience, which included showing my next appointment on the home screen. I understand there are things called widgets that ...
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How to use Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync to sync Hotmail and Outlook contacts to Android?

I have sync issues with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, when using its service with my Hotmail account. (I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with Android 6.0.1, if that helps) These are the steps I took ...
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Android version 6.0 not correctly syncing outlook contacts

I'm using a Motorola g2, and as the title suggests, I'm having an annoying sync issue with contacts. What I've done is I've installed outlook and set that to sync contacts to my phone. Only problem ...
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Always show next Calendar appointment on lock-screen

One feature I dreadfully miss from Windows Phone was that my next calendar event was always displayed on my lockscreen: I now use the Outlook application on Android to manage my daily life. Is there ...
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Outlook Android word suggestion not working in LG keyboard

I have an LG G3 phone with Android 6.0. It works okay, and I like the built-in LG Keyboard as it uses word suggestion (meaning that when I type I lkie my dosg it corrects every word, so I get I like ...
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How to sync hotmail contacts in both directions?

with iPhone, you just add your Hotmail account and it syncs your contacts both ways seamlessly. I have to use Hotmail, not gmail, as I primarily use outlook on a PC, and gmail provides no (free) ...
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Outlook Auto-Sync keeps re-enabling — How to ultimately deactivate it?

I've got a weird phenomenon on my Android 6.0 where Outlook Auto-Sync is automatically and silently re-enabled. I haven't figured out yet when exactly this happens but I'm deactivating Auto-Sync and ...
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Notification email count instead of content

Subsequent email notifications state the number of unread emails instead of the content of each subsequent email. I use Outlook for email. The first email will state who it is from and some content. ...
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How can I delete all contacts synced by Outlook?

I've added an outlook account to my phone running OxygenOS, which has synced its contacts into the contacts app. How I can remove all of these synced contacts without deleting them one by one?