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How to change sync frequency in Outlook app?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to change the frequency of emails sync using Outlook for Android (see the thread Set sync frequency and quiet times on outlook app). From the link above: There ...
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Widget to display Outlook calendar

I was never able to make any of the "top" calendar widgets, including those recommended here, show my Outlook calendar. They just showed my empty Gmail calendar or Google calendar or whatever. ...
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How can I create a rule in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

Creating and managing rules from the mobile apps is not currently supported. You can vote for this request on Outlook's UserVoice if you'd like to show your support for it.
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How can one reduce Microsoft Outlook's background mobile data usage?

See Microsoft's offical website for the full details: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/outlook-data-hog/a88b5e3f-2982-4558-a190-1afa93044e1f You can do a number of things to ...
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How can I view the list of available conference rooms in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

As of December 2018, the room finder is not yet implemented on Outlook for Android. The following article Compare Outlook for PC, Outlook on the web, and Outlook for iOS & Android lists the ...
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How to stop receiving text messages in Outlook

On the new Samsung Galaxy S7 - You must delete the account receiving the text messages and then reinstall it. During new account set up is the only time you will see the option of whether to sync SMS. ...
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Notification without vibration

From your Outlook inbox, go to your settings (gear icon in the top right) and select "Notifications". There should be an option to disable vibration there:
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Is there any way to sync my Outlook calendar to my Samsung Galaxy S without Kies?

You can do this using the native Exchange app on your device. On my Galaxy S5 using Android 6.0, it's in Settings -> Account -> Accounts -> Microsoft Exchange Active Sync -> then I tap on the specific ...
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Is it possible to create a HTML signature for the Outlook for Android app?

As of the wtiting of this answer (9 March 2019),Outlook for Android does not support HTML signature. There is a thread on UserVoice asking for: Support HTML features in signature such as images ...
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How can I view other people's calendar in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

The scheduling assistant on Outlook for Android works differently than the one for Windows. In Outlook, click on the calendar --> new event, enter the people who should attend the meeting. Select ...
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How can I duplicate an event in the Microsoft Outlook Android application?

To duplicate a calendar event in Outlook is not straight forward. There is no copy or long-press to copy an event. You have to copy the description on the existing event, create a new event, paste the ...
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How can I control which messages are considered focused, and other in Outlook?

You need to move the messages (that are important to you) from Other inbox to the Focused inbox. Doing so will allow them, in the future, to be placed in the Focused inbox instead of the Other inbox. ...
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How can I search for a specific string in an email thread in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

Unfortunately, it is not possible as of today with Outlook version 4.0.90. You can always open the mailbox in your web browser and use the Find in Page functionality.
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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?

You can't copy email addresses that are already "formatted" as in your image when using Outlook for Android. While other email apps offer this basic feature, Microsoft simply does not implement it. ...
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How to change Bing Search to my default search engine in Firefox?

I think this menu isn't created by Firefox, but either a system-wide function created by the Outlook app. There are many apps that createsuch links in so to say right-click menus on Android. I don't ...
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Where can I change the timezone in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

Unfortunately up to the writing of this answer, there is no option or setting on the Outlook app for Android to change the timezone directly from the app. To change the timezone, you must do it from ...
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Open Outlook links in Chrome

According to Support This is a new Edge webview experience with the Bing search capabilities which is expected. There is no way to disable this at the moment. However, if you want to open a link in ...
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Android Outlook IMAP: Microsoft account interference in configuration

The problem here turned out to be the specific email address involved (autodetect was working as well as it could given some absent DNS entries; and anyway, as I now realise, autodetect/autodiscover ...
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Android Outlook over IMAP is logging in from Microsoft servers

Looks like you have not read the the small print before using the Microsoft Outlook app for Android. Yes, what you have detected is the way the Outlook Android app works. Outlook is not an IMAP client,...
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Reduce space taken by Outlook

I know this may not be an exact answer, but I ultimately switched to Android Firefox web browser (or your favorite browser), with desktop homepage link to outlook.offfice.com and... it behaves ...
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Is it possible to set a customizable mode of "Do not disturb" for Outlook?

The latest versions of the Outlook app actually already have this new DND option "During evenings" wherein you can configure your after-work routine. By default, it is set to 5PM to 8AM schedule as ...
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"Device Admin" apps are asking for permission to erase my data after failed login attempts! How can I confirm?

Is this just a generic warning given for any app requesting admin privileges? Perhaps it's possible that Outlook doesn't use the erase feature? Only the operations which the app can perform are shown ...
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How do I sync contact lists from outlook.com / Office365 into my Android contacts?

Microsoft has a poor implementation of contacts sync and I was never satisfied with it. After hitting my head against a wall for several years, waiting for Microsoft to improve the sync, I've just ...
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What exactly can Outlook remote-wipe when using multiple accounts and how I can I prevent havoc via root?

What data can be wiped? All data on the device can be wiped, it can allow Outlook (actually Exchange server, hosted Exchange server in the case of Office 365) to perform a full factory reset without ...
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How can schedule an event that doesn't start on 00, 15, 30, or 45 on Microsoft Outlook for Android?

On your screenshot, the top row of "choose time" go to the far right. You will see up and down arrows with 00:00 in between. Select that and you then will be able to enter a specific time.
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How can I create a rule in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

You can use firefox and request desktop version of the website. This way you can use all desktop web features including rules and sweep.
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Outlook accounts not showing in the Accounts setting page

I had this happen and it was driving me nuts. I did finally solve it by deleting the Exchange account from the Outlook app, going to the Accounts menu and hitting Add Account, adding the Exchange ...
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Smart Lock not working, is it due to Outlook?

I've discovered that Outlook Exchange server overrides my smartlock settings on my Android device. I used the default built in Samsung email client to setup my 2 Outlook exchange emails and my ...
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Outlook Android word suggestion not working in LG keyboard

I have reported the issue to Microsoft's feedback forum, and a few weeks later they fixed it and now it picks up the suggestions that the keyboard offers (I fancy that it was because of my report but ...
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Where is my Outlook attachment downloaded?

Long press on the attachment, a window will appear with the option Save to. Select Device. The file will be downloaded in the Download folder.
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