Quick Tips Quick Tips for week 21

This week’s new and updated Quick Tips highlights from HowTo-Outlook’s Q&A blog MSOutlook.info:

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News Outlook 2016 Update for May 2017

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2016. This is a non-security update which contains 20 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes are:

  • Reminders aren’t created after you import webcal calendars. To fix this issue, you can now set the AllowReminderCreation Registry value.
  • When a delegate opens a meeting request, some respond buttons, such as the Accept, Tentative, and Decline buttons, aren’t displayed.
  • Disables the message rule actions to start an application or run a macro (VBA script). To re-enable them, you can set the EnableUnsafeClientMailRules Registry value.
  • Adds the ability to view signed HTML email messages in the HTML format via the ShowSignedMessagesInNativeFormat Registry value, even when you have Outlook configured to force Plain Text.
  • When you use a POP or an IMAP account, some received email messages have a blank body.

Office 365 subscribers have also received a feature update; Attachment widths expand visually to fit the file name and permission information and there is also a new Dubai font.

View: Download information for KB3191883

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 16.0.4534.1001 (msi-based installation) or 16.0.7967.2139 (Office 365 based installation).

News Outlook 2013 Update for May 2017

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2013. This is a non-security update which contains 3 documented improvements and fixes.

  • Reminders aren’t created after you import webcal calendars. To fix this issue, you can now set the AllowReminderCreation Registry value.
  • You may receive unexpected prompts to save changes.
  • When you use a POP or an IMAP account, some received email messages have a blank body.

View: Download information for KB3191889

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 15.0.4927.1001.

News Outlook 2010 Update for May 2017

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2010. This is a non-security update which fixes the following issue;

  • When you add attachments to a saved email message and then send the email message, the attachments are missing, corrupted or duplicated.

View: Download information for KB3191906

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update and updates Outlook to version 14.0.7181.5000.