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Microsoft Exchange emails not syncing with gmail app

I have a Moto g8 with Android 10. I use default gmail app to read my phone's gmail account as well as my two work emails (both MS Exchange/Outlook). I do not use the Outlook app for the latter. I have ...
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Cursor keeps jumping to the top of the email in Outlook 365 online on mobile devices

In Outlook 365 through web browsers, if I pause typing an email for a moment, the cursor will jump to the top of the email in front of the salutation. This has been happening for years every time. Not ...
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Why is "Outlook" now being presented as a server-side service on Android?

Conventional wisdom tells us that 'Exchange Server' (or 'Microsoft Exchange Active Sync' / EAS) is a server-side email service from Microsoft, while 'Outlook' is a mail client. But read on ... My ...
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Can Outlook Device Policy monitor anything outside of the app?

In order to get emails for work on my phone I need to enable this feature. My worry is that this will allow my employer to monitor personal things on my phone such as my internet search history or ...
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Unread mail folder count Microsoft Outlook on Android incorrect

I have an annoying problem with Microsoft Outlook on Android. All my incoming mail is moved to folders by means of rules immediately upon arrival. I have about 50 different folders. Normally, next to ...
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Problems getting rid of Google Mail Archive entries on Outlook for Android

I have my Google Mail account set up in Outlook on both Android and Windows. On Android there is an Archive folder, on Windows there is not; the Android one appears to be local (though it is not in ...
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CardDAV and Outlook for Android

Is there a way to get contact from a CardDAV server (Radicale) into Outlook on Android? I'm aware of DAVx5 and it seems to work fine on my phone. I can use this to see CalDAV calendars in Outlook but ...
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Outlook doesn't pick up that email has been moved

I have an email account that I read with Thunderbird via IMAP on my PC, and I have rules to move emails into other folders. I also have Outlook on my Android phone, and it constantly shows all emails ...
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Outlook app shows notifications but corresponding emails are MIA

I've been using the Outlook app on my Android for years. This just started happening a few weeks ago. I often will get emails and see the notifications but when I open the app, they're not there. ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Integrating CalDav event sources with Outlook in the Calendar application

My calendar is a conglomerate of different event sources (personal, work, etc). I bring them together using the CalDav standard - on Android using the DAVdroid application. There is however an event ...
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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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