Outlook

Email archiving: laws and practices you should know
Email archiving: what all companies should know
  • Technical matters

We use emails every day in the office, as one of our principle forms of communication. So what are you supposed to do with the mountain of emails backlogged over the years? The answer is email archiving. This isn’t just a useful way to keep your inbox clean though: it’s also the law. Find out here about the importance of mail archiving and how it’s governed in the US and Canada.

Email archiving: what all companies should know
550 requested action not taken: possible solutions
SMTP error 550: how to fix “Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable” and other SMTP 550 error messages
  • Technical matters

If you want to send a message with your e-mail client and the sending fails, you’ll receive a corresponding error message from the server, including an SMTP status code. For example, the message “550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable” means that the targeted address couldn’t be reached. Since this problem can have various causes, even more possible solutions exist, some of which you...

SMTP error 550: how to fix “Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable” and other SMTP 550 error messages
Outlook Google Calendar Sync
How to sync google calendar with outlook
  • Technical matters

In order to keep track of important meetings, many people use their Outlook calendar. Meanwhile, Google Calendar has established itself as a viable alternative, especially among smartphone users. You can now sync Outlook with Google Calendar so that you don't lose track when using both calendars or accidentally plan two events on the same date. Ensure that you always have all of your appointments...

How to sync google calendar with outlook
Outlook: recalling an e-mail
Recalling an e-mail – how it works
  • Technical matters

It comes to the rescue when you think it’s too late: Outlook’s recall function enables you to delete e-mails after you’ve sent them or to replace them with a new version. However, it only works under certain conditions. We explain how to recall Outlook messages you’ve already sent, and provide possible reasons why the recall function might not work.

Recalling an e-mail – how it works
Sharing Outlook Calendars
Sharing an Outlook Calendar: How to share appointments with your colleagues
  • Technical matters

Appointments are easier to schedule if you already know your colleague or business partner’s calendar. The groupware Microsoft Outlook offers the option to share calendar information with other people, or share the entire calendar to view. What information you choose to disclose is up to you. We just tell you how to do it.

Sharing an Outlook Calendar: How to share appointments with your colleagues
Setting up an Outlook out-of-office message
How to set up out of office in Outlook
  • Technical matters

Automatic out-of-office replies are a great way to let your contacts know when you’re not available. You can easily send automatic out-of-office replies from Outlook. Moreover, with Outlook you can set up numerous special rules, for example for cases when important e-mails need forwarding. We will show you how to use the Outlook out-of-office assistant, including the tool to set special rules.

How to set up out of office in Outlook
Outlook won’t start
Outlook won’t start – what now?
  • Technical matters

You cannot start Microsoft Outlook, your calendar is no longer accessible, an important e-mail can no longer be retrieved – when Microsoft’s popular and useful e-mail program fails, you have to laboriously access your inbox via your e-mail provider’s website. Usually, a defective Navigation Pane, outdated add-ins, or a profile in need of repair are at fault. Even with issues lacking clearly...

Outlook won’t start – what now?
Perfect out of office message: Examples and templates
How to create the perfect out of office message
  • Technical matters

The out of office message is a crucial part of email communication in the workplace. If you don’t have access to your email, your contacts will want to know when you’ll be back and whether or not you’ll be represented by someone else in your absence. An out of office reply may be short but there are lots of mistakes that can creep in which you’ll want to avoid. We show you here how to formulate...

How to create the perfect out of office message
Outlook read receipts
Outlook read receipts: How do you set one up?
  • Technical matters

Sending an e-mail is child’s play. As soon as the text has been written and the subject and destination address have been entered, just click on “send” and the electronic message is on its way. However, if the answer is delayed, doubts quickly arise as to whether the mail has arrived and been read. A remedy is to request a read receipt, which you can set up in Outlook in just a few steps.

Outlook read receipts: How do you set one up?
Display calendar week in Outlook
How to display calendar weeks in Outlook
  • Technical matters

Week numbering is deactivated in the Outlook calendar by default. Follow our illustrated, step-by-step instructions for how to display the calendar week in Outlook, and find out how to show week numbers in monthly view. This allows you to see at a glance which calendar week your appointments fall into.

How to display calendar weeks in Outlook