General

Signing your own macros with SelfCert.exe

Sign your own macros with SelfCert.exe so there is no more need to lower your security settings to get rid of VBA macro security prompts.

Restore Deleted Items from an Outlook PST-file

Deleted a message and even cleared you’re Deleted Items folder? See how you can still try to get your message back via this recovery method.

Remove the Outlook icon from your desktop

Get your Desktop clean by removing the Outlook icon from you Desktop.

Setting Permissions on a Mailbox

Make sure your colleagues only get the permissions you want them to have and delegate your mail properly for when you are out of the office.

What do the Outlook icons mean?

You probably already know the closed envelope, the open envelop, marked as forwarded, marked as replied and if you are in an Exchange organization the Out of Office icon probably looks familiar as well but do you know the rest? See the full overview of Outlook icons!

Delete a stuck Read Receipt

Seeing messages being sent or are you getting sending errors without something in the Outbox? This could be a stuck Read Receipt and can be deleted via Microsoft’s free support tool MFCMAPI.

Command line switches for Outlook 365, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010 and previous

Command line switches can control Outlook start-up behavior for troubleshooting purposes and automation. This guide contains an overview of available command line switches per Outlook version and how they can be used.

Clear the Most Recently Used lists

For certain actions, Outlook holds a list of most recently used items (MRU lists) so you have quicker access to them. In some cases you might want to clear this MRU list.

Backup and Restore all Outlook data

This guide is all about backing up and restoring your Outlook Data. It describes various methods and explains which method is best to be used in which scenario.