Creating an Outlook Desktop shortcut in Windows 11

Creating an Outlook Desktop shortcut in Windows 11

How do I create a desktop shortcut for Outlook in Windows 11?

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Starting Outlook as an Administrator on Windows 11

Starting Outlook as an Administrator on Windows 11

We need to make some changes in Outlook which requires administrator permissions.

I logged on as the administrator of the computer, but I still can’t perform the action and make the required changes.

How can I start Outlook as an Administrator on Windows 11?

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Windows 11 and Outlook compatibility

Windows 11 and Outlook compatibility

Now that Windows 11 is available, I’m trying to figure out whether it is safe for me to upgrade to it.

Which versions of Outlook are supported on Windows 11?

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View message in web browser only shows HTML code in Microsoft Edge

View message in web browser only shows HTML code in Microsoft Edge

Choosing to view a message in a web browser used to open Internet Explorer and display it as a mht-file with all formatting and pictures.

Now when I choose this option, it opens Microsoft Edge but only shows the HTML code of the message and doesn’t actually render the message itself.

With Microsoft (and me) moving away from Internet Explorer, and removing it from Windows 11, how can I properly open the emails in Microsoft Edge or another web browser?

Or is Microsoft going to improve the rendering capabilities in Outlook for HTML emails?

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Decrypt S/MIME encrypted emails and save them unencrypted

Decrypt S/MIME encrypted emails and save them unencrypted

We receive S/MIME encrypted emails which we need to store in a financial or HR database system that is encrypted and protected otherwise itself as well.

As we save the original message, they remain encrypted and can only be opened by the original recipient that has the S/MIME certificate.

Trying to open these messages from the application gives the error;

Your Digital ID name cannot be found by the underlying security system.

Is there a way to remove the S/MIME encryption from a message and save it unencrypted?

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Free/Busy information not available in Meeting Scheduling Assistant

Free/Busy information not available in Meeting Scheduling Assistant

When adding attendees to my meeting invitation, for some of the attendees, their free/busy status shows as “No Information” in the Scheduling Assistant.

Why is this and how can I make Outlook retrieve this information again for this attendee?

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Add a "Contact me on WhatsApp" link to your email signature

Add a "Contact me on WhatsApp" link to your email signature

How do I add a WhatsApp link to my email signature so that people can also message or call me directly on WhatsApp instead of replying by email?

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Enable the Quick Access Toolbar in the New Office for Microsoft 365 (and show it above the Ribbon)

Enable the Quick Access Toolbar in the New Office for Microsoft 365 (and show it above the Ribbon)

I’m using the Office Insider Beta version for Microsoft 365 and just got switched to the new look of Outlook 365.

However, within Outlook, it is no longer showing the Quick Access Toolbar and within Word, it is showing the Quick Access Toolbar below the Ribbon.

How can I reenable the Quick Access Toolbar in the new Outlook for Microsoft 365 and make it show above the Ribbon and within the Title Bar again?

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Customize actions of the New Mail Notification toast

Customize actions of the New Mail Notification toast

When I receive a new email in Outlook, I see the following options in the New Mail notification;

  • Delete
  • Flag
  • Dismiss

Is there any way that I can change these actions?

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Find or change the location of the Offline Address Book (OAB)

Find or change the location of the Offline Address Book (OAB)

The Offline Address Book of my Exchange account doesn’t update anymore in Outlook.

As I also have another Exchange account with a large Address Book, I don’t want to throw away the wrong one.

How can I find the correct location of the oab-files for the account that is having difficulties?

Also, can I change the location of where Outlook stores the oab-files?

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