I used to have a POP3 account for which I always had to backup the pst-file and I had no issues with restoring it when I needed it.
Now that I have switched to Outlook.com, I no longer have a pst-file but an ost-file.
I tried opening the ost-file, to test whether I could restore it, but Outlook doesn’t let me and expects a pst-file.
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- Do I still need to make backups?
- What is the best way to backup and restore my Outlook.com mailbox?
- How do I convert this ost-file into a pst-file?
I’d like to use Outlook just for managing my Contacts, Calendar and Tasks and don’t want to use it for email.
However, when I start Outlook, it insists that I add an email account.
Can I use Outlook without an email account? ► Continue to the answer
I’ve been looking for an option to add a Holiday Calendar to my Exchange mailbox in a similar way to the Birthday Calendar, which displays as a separate folder in Outlook. I haven’t found out how to do it though.
Is there a way to add a separate Holiday Calendar to my Outlook Calendar as well? ► Continue to the answer
I used to have a folder with a Home Page set to a website. This website now no longer works and the folder is opened instead.
When I open the Folder Properties, I no longer see the Home Page tab either to re-enter it.
Has the Home Page feature been removed from Outlook or is there a way to re-enable it? ► Continue to the answer
This is another one of my favorite “hidden” features in Outlook;
You probably know already that you can move emails by using Quick Steps but did you also know that you can use that very same Quick Step to open and go to that folder? ► Continue to the answer
We’re using Outlook 2016 with Kerio Connect for which we also installed the Outlook Connector.
Up until recently, we could add the account via a manual account setup procedure but Outlook 2016 now has a new Add Account dialog which no longer lets you select to add a Kerio Connect account.
How should I add my account now? ► Continue to the answer
Outlook can find emails with one or more attachments by specifying the “Has Attachments” option.
But how can I search for a specific type of attached file?
e.g. search for emails having .docx, .pdf, .xlsx or .zip files etc.
Is it also possible to only search for text within an attachment and not within the message body? ► Continue to the answer
When I use my Outlook.com account via the browser rather than in Outlook, I seem to miss some basic features or I simply can’t seem to find them.
For instance, how can I Forward a message or use Reply All?
Also, I can’t seem to find the Printing option. I’ve tried printing with the printing feature from my browser, but that looks very ugly as it simply prints the entire screen.
Where can I find these commands? ► Continue to the answer
With the latest update for Outlook 2016, I noticed that I no longer have the Advanced Find feature. Is this a bug or was this an intentional change?
I regularly use Advanced Find for search queries that I can’t seem to perform via the small Search box at the top of my message list.
Is there any way to to get Advanced Find back in Outlook 2016? ► Continue to the answer
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