If you're using a digital certificate, you may sometimes have issues getting Outlook to work with your certificate. When you open encrypted emails, the email client alerts you that the underlying security system could not find your digital ID name. If this is only a temporary issue, restarting Outlook should help you solve the problem. If the issue persists, follow the … [Read more...] about Outlook: Your Digital ID Name Cannot Be Found
Suppose you're using Outlook 2007, 2010, or older versions of Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016. In that case, you'll soon receive an alert that says your admin has blocked your Outlook version. The message reads as follows: "Your Microsoft Exchange administrator has blocked the version of Outlook that you are using. Contact your administrator for assistance". Let's discuss why … [Read more...] about Your Administrator Has Blocked This Version of Outlook
When you try to edit or save a task on Outlook, you may sometimes get an error message that says, "The item cannot be saved in this folder. The folder may have been deleted or moved." Restarting Outlook doesn't solve the problem. Let's explore what else you can do to get rid of this error. … [Read more...] about Fix Outlook: The Item Cannot Be Saved to This Folder
If your Outlook mailbox is full, the quickest way to free up some space is to delete old messages. All you need to do is select the emails you want to remove and then hit the Delete button. But sometimes, nothing happens when you hit Delete. Or worse, deleted emails keep coming back when you restart Outlook. If you're looking for a solution to fix this problem, follow the … [Read more...] about What to Do If You Can’t Delete Outlook Messages
Email blunders can have embarrassing and even costly consequences. To help you prevent email mistakes, Microsoft has implemented Outlook MailTips. For example, you can set up MailTips to trigger an alert when you hit the Reply All button. It's always best to take a couple of minutes and reread your email before sending it to a large recipient list, especially if it contains … [Read more...] about How to Use MailTips on Microsoft Outlook
Many Outlook users don't really like the Top Results feature. They complained the option often pulls up inaccurate results, and some of those emails are older than twelve months. As a result, users prefer to disable the option. So, let's jump right in and explore how you can get rid of Top Results. … [Read more...] about How to Disable Top Results from Outlook Search
"Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. The set of folders cannot be opened. The operation failed". Unfortunately, way too many users are familiar with this error. It usually pops up out of nowhere when you launch Outlook. In this guide, we'll list a series of simple and easy-to-follow solutions to help you troubleshoot the problem. … [Read more...] about Fix “The Set of Folders Cannot Be Opened” in Outlook?
Every day, hackers use millions of zombie computers located around the world to launch massive spam attacks. As you can see, having a reliable junk email filter is extremely important. If you're using Outlook, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Microsoft's email client will always nip spam attacks in the bud, preventing unwanted emails from landing in your inbox. … [Read more...] about How to Turn Off Outlook’s Junk Email Filter
Microsoft Outlook 2016 crashed on me today. When I tried to launch it again, I received an error that said: Outlook Data File - The file C:\Users\user name\AppData\Local\Microsoft\user name\username.ost is in use and cannot be accessed. Close any application that is using this file, and then try again. You might need to restart your computer. Restarting my computer was not … [Read more...] about Outlook: Solve “The file username.ost is in use and cannot be accessed” Error
You may notice that the "Junk" option in Microsoft Outlook 2016 or 2013 is grayed out. When this is the case, you are not able to access the options to block email or access the Junk Email Options screen. The option is usually grayed out both on the Home tab and when you right-click on a message. … [Read more...] about Why is “Junk” Grayed Out in Outlook 2016?