E-mail Management

Using Outlook.com with your own domain or current email address

Using an Outlook.com account is a great alternative for your current POP3 or IMAP account if you want to sync your emails, contacts and calendar items with multiple devices such as your desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet or smartphone. It behaves a lot like a personal (hosted) Exchange or Office 365 account but for free. You can set it up with an @outlook.com address, your own domain but also with an address you already have from another provider like Gmail.

Count Selected Items macro

With this macro you can quickly find out how many items you have selected as unlike Windows Explorer, Outlook does not reveal this in the Status Bar.

Categorize Sent Items

This guide contains a macro you can use to easily set or never forget to set categories on your outgoing messages. In addition it includes information about how to strip or leave the assigned categories for the recipient.

Rename the default folders

Need to change or reset the names of the default Outlook folders? Even though the “Rename Folder” option for these folders is disabled, you can still rename them in the following way.

Export folder names to a file

Want to export your list of folder names to a file? This guide provides 2 methods to do that; via a VBScript file that can run outside of Outlook (quickest method) and by using a macro.

Show sender’s e-mail address as a column in the Message List

Learn how you can add a column which display’s the sender’s email addresses to your message list view so you will not only see the sender’s name.

Send/Receive errors

There are many reasons why sending or receiving a message could fail. This guide provides solutions to solve your send/receive errors with Outlook.

Christmas Time!

It doesn’t matter if you are sending real Christmas cards or electronic ones, Outlook can be useful to manage either. This guide includes some tips and references to help you prepare.

Separate/Combine mail coming from multiple POP3 accounts

This guide introduces several techniques which you can use to sort your email based on the account you have received it with. While this guide is mainly focused on separating mails received from different accounts, the techniques can be used to sort mail based on other criteria as well.

Sorting Outgoing E-mails

Sort your outgoing e-mails into folders without creating duplicates.