Using Outlook

If you’re new to Outlook, want to learn more about the features, or looking for help with an issue you’re facing, we have articles and examples to help you get more out of Lanlogic Hosted Exchange using Outlook for Windows.

Configuring Outlook to use IMAP or POP3

This article explains how to modify your mailbox settings for POP/IMAP configuration on a Windows computer.  Note:  if you are not sure if you use POP/IMAP, you probably do not.  POP and IMAP are considered legacy email protocols and are used by a small number of clients.  Here is how to configure Outlook for POP/IMAP. […]

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How to manually set up your Outlook profile

This article explains how to manually create your Outlook configuration on a Windows computer.  Normally autoconfiguration with just your email address and password is all that is required.  You would only need to complete these steps if for some reason automatic configuration of Outlook failed.  Here are the steps for manual configuration. Go to Start […]

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Outlook 2013 — Backing up your mailbox

This article explains how to backup your mailbox in Outlook 2013.  It is recommended that you back up your mailbox when you move to a new computer, when you are upgrading your system, or when you are upgrading or changing mail clients.  It is also recommended to backup your mailbox before a mailbox migration initiated […]

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Outlook 2013 Calendar or Contact Sharing

Outlook 2013 This document explains how to share your Outlook calendar or contacts in Outlook 2013.  When you use Outlook with an Exchange account, calendars and contacts can be shared between people. Calendar sharing is not limited to the default Calendar folder that is created in all Outlook profiles. The same is true of contacts.  […]

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Outlook 2013 Open another person’s Exchange calendar or folder

Outlook 2013 This document explains how to open another person’s Outlook calendar or email folder.  You would need to have been given permission to their folder or calendar before you can open or access it from your Outlook 2013 client.  Depending upon the permissions given, you may be able to view only the calendar, or […]

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Outlook 2010 Open another person’s Exchange Calendar or Folder

Outlook 2010 This document explains how to open another person’s Outlook calendar or email folder.  You would need to have been given permission to their folder or calendar before you can open or access it from your Outlook 2010 client.  Depending upon the permissions given, you may be able to view only the calendar, or […]

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Outlook 2013 Archiving Emails

Outlook 2013 This document explains how to archive emails in Outlook 2013.  Archiving removes emails from the Exchange server and saves them to a file you specify with an extension of .pst.  Archiving allows you to save emails that are either old, or not needed immediately, and prevents your Exchange mailbox from filling up.  Archiving […]

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Outlook 2010 Archiving Emails

Outlook 2010 This document explains how to archive emails in Outlook 2010.  Archiving removes emails from the Exchange server and saves them to a file you specify with an extension of .pst.  Archiving allows you to save emails that are either old, or not needed immediately, and prevents your Exchange mailbox from filling up.  Archiving […]

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Deleting a name from the Auto-Complete list in Outlook

The Auto-Complete List is a feature which displays suggestions for names and email addresses as you start to type them in the To, Cc, and Bcc boxes. These suggestions are possible matches from a list of names and email addresses from the email messages that you have sent. There might be entries that you want […]

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How to export a backup archive of your mailbox in Outlook 2010

Below are the steps detailing how to export a backup copy of your mailbox data using Outlook 2010. Exporting an archive will take a copy of your mailbox and export it to your computer’s hard drive. Data will not be removed from the server, you will only be making a copy of it. Click on […]

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