Microsoft Outlook Knowledge Base

FAQ – Can I set a task to reoccur hourly in Outlook 2013?

Setting an Outlook 2013 task recurrence hourly is not possible “out of the box”. If you want to set a task to reoccur hourly in Outlook the workaround would be to create separate daily tasks for each hour that you need to be reminded. For example: If you want to be reminded of a task […]

Microsoft Exchange Error 0x80040600 ‘Unknown Error’ Outlook

If you are receiving the following error in Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013 or higher: Task reported error (0x80040600) : ‘Unknown Error 0x80040600’ and you are using either Microsoft Exchange or Office 365 please follow these instructions to resolve the error.  Specifically the error is caused due to a corruption in your Outlook OST file. Step […]

How to fix error 0x800ccc0e in Outlook 2013

There are multiple reasons why Outlook is producing the error 0x800ccc0e when sending and receiving mail.  This can be caused by many reasons.  Here are the top 4 reasons that Error 0x800xx0e occurs. Reason 1. Incorrect Email Settings causes Error 0x800ccc0e Check with your email provider that the settings entered in to Outlook 2013 are correct.  If […]

Can Outlook 2013 Import Yahoo Mail Folders

Outlook 2013 can import and display Yahoo Mail Folders providing the Yahoo Account is set up as an IMAP account.  To check whether the Yahoo accounts has been set up as IMAP please follow these instructions: (These instructions also apply to Outlook 2016) Step 1. Open Outlook 2013 Account Settings Click on File Click on […]

How To Backup Outlook 2013 Contacts

Please follow these instructions to backup your Outlook 2013 contacts to either another Outlook 2013 PST file or to a Microsoft Excel CSV file. Where are the Outlook 2013 Contacts Stored?  Outlook Contacts are stored in either the OST or PST file which contains all your email, contacts and calendar appointments.  To export the Outlook […]

Yahoo IMAP Settings for Outlook 2013

Please follow these instructions to set up a Yahoo IMAP account in Outlook 2013.  These instructions will show you how to import your Yahoo email into Outlook 2013 Step 1. Choose Manual Setup or Additional Server Types Step 2. Choose POP or IMAP Step 3. Enter the Basic Mail Settings Enter Your Name Email Address Choose […]

Outlook 2013 Not Responding Frequently

If you are having problems with Outlook 2013 not responding frequently it could be caused by one of a few reasons. A faulty Outlook Add-In Your mailbox is too large Office 2013 may need repairing Your Outlook Data file may be corrupt Antivirus Software may be conflicting The Computer’s performance may be slow Outlook 2013 Not […]

Sharepoint 2013 Connect to Outlook Disabled

If you are having problems with the Connect to Outlook icon being disabled or greyed out when using Sharepoint 2013 please try one of these solutions to resolve the issue.  You may also receive the following error message: Error Message: This control is currently disabled.  You might not have the right permission level to use […]

How to Change Message Margins on Outlook 2013

To change the message margins in Outlook 2013 please follow these steps. Step 1. Create a new email message Open up outlook and click on New Email Step 2. Click in the body of the email Step 3. Click on Paragraph Settings Click on the “Format Text” tab up the top and then click on the […]

Change Outlook 2013 Notification Sound

In this article we are going to look at how to change the outlook 2013 notification sound.  Changing the Outlook 2013 Notification Sound is performed in the Windows Control Panel. Step 1. Close Outlook If Outlook 2013 is currently running close it. Step 2. Go to the Windows Control Panel Windows 7 – Click on […]

Outlook 2013 Signature Location

The location of the Outlook 2013 signature can be found as follows: Step 1. Click on File and then Options Step 2. Click on Mail and then Signatures Conclusion The Outlook 2013 Signature Location is the same as Outlook 2010 which was moved after Outlook 2007  

Outlook 2013 Compact View (How to)

Depending on your screen size you may wish to switch Outlook 2013 in to “Compact View”.  Switching to compact view will free up more screen space which is great for reading on Windows Tablets.  You may also find that after you’ve installed Outlook 2013 on a table that it has automatically defaulted to Compact View […]

Tabs Missing in Outlook 2010

Upon opening Outlook 2010 you may find that the Home, Send/Receive, Folder and View tabs are missing.  You may have already tried to fix the issue by: Deleting the Outlook Profile Checking the Outlook Options Disabling all plugins Checking that the Minimize the Ribbon is not checked Repairing Outlook If all the above steps fail […]

How to View Internet Headers in Outlook 2013

These steps will show you how to view the internet headers in Outlook 2013.  This will also work for Outlook 2010 but has not been tested on any other versions. Step 1 Double Click on the Email Message << This bit is important.  If you only highlight the email message you won’t see the correct […]

Word, Excel and Outlook won’t open after installing Epson Printer

Symptom Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook 2013 are no longer starting up and getting stuck on the splash screen after installing a new Epson Printer. Cause Abbyy Fine Reader Program that is installed as part of the Epson Printer installation package may be causing the issue Resolution If you don’t plan on using Abbyy […]

Teamviewer Icon Missing in Outlook 2013

If the Teamviewer or any other icon disappears from Outlook 2013 it has most likely been disabled automatically by Outlook due to causing Outlook to startup slowly or crash. To check whether this is the case: Step 1 Click on File Step 2 Click on Manage Add-Ins (Slow and Disabled Add-ins) Step 3 If the […]

How to Use Quicksteps to Automate Outlook 2013

In this video, we will look at how to use Quicksteps in Outlook 2013 to automate common tasks in Outlook 2013.  For those not familiar with quicksteps, these are a bit like macro’s which can be set up to perform multiple tasks with a click of the button.  You can find Quicksteps on the ribbon […]

Customising the Inbox View and Layout on Outlook 2013

Customizing and Working with Layouts and Views in Outlook 2013 In this video you will learn: How to change and customize the current view from compact to single and preview How to show emails in conversation view Change the message preview from a couple of lines to full preview Learn how to sort your email […]

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