Outlook for Mac for Office 365 Database

One of the biggest improvements in Outlook for Mac for Office 365 compared to Outlook for Mac 2011 is that the database has been completely replaced by SQLite.  If you’ve used Outlook for Mac 2011 previously, you may have ran into issues with database corruption and are familiar with having to manually rebuild the database….


Junk Mail in Outlook 2016 for Mac

Outlook 2016 for Mac (aka Outlook for Mac for Office 365) has some changes compared to Outlook for Mac 2011 in regards to Junk Email Protection. This blog post will explain how Outlook 2016 for Mac handles Junk Email Protection. Please see the previous Blog post Junk Mail in Outlook for Mac 2011 for more information…


Side-by-Side Calendar feature in Outlook for Mac

Note: Outlook for Mac for Office 365 and the Outlook for Mac application released as part of the Office 2016 for Mac Preview are the same product, so this blog applies to both as long as they are updated to version 15.8 or higher. The 15.8 update for Outlook for Mac was released on March…


Outlook for Mac for Office 365 Categories when importing data

In Outlook for Mac 2011, categories were local to the client.  The category names assigned to items in the mailbox were part of the properties of the items, however the colors associated with the categories were stored only locally on the client.  This means that the category names would roam with the mailbox when accessed…


Mac Outlook Support Utilities

Today we released some useful utilities for Mac Outlook 2016. OutlookSearchRepair (Download Here): This utility will repair search results for Microsoft Outlook. Why use it: Search results within Outlook show nothing or return older items only such as when you are looking for an email you know you have and might already be looking at it but…


Outlook for Mac for Office 365 New Email Notification Options

Outlook for Mac for Office 365 has several new email notification options available to configure so you can customize how you are notified of new emails you may have missed.  This blog post will explain these email notification options. Note: Email notifications only appear if you miss the email arriving in Outlook.  This means that…


Junk Mail in Outlook for Mac 2011

Outlook for Mac 2011 handles Junk E-mail differently depending on the type of email account you are using (such as Exchange or POP/IMAP) and the server version you are connected to if connected to Exchange.  I will explain these differences in order to help you make the most of your Junk E-mail filtering capabilities in…


Share your ideas for Outlook for Mac!

You can now help improve Outlook for Mac by sharing your ideas and suggestions at the Outlook for Mac User Voice forum! Share what's important to you by submitting your own ideas, or voting on other ideas that have already been suggested.   Please note that other Outlook products have their own user voice forums which…


Outlook and Outlook for Mac updates & build numbers

Have you ever looked at your Outlook or Outlook for Mac build number and wanted to know when that build was released or what KB article corresponds with it? Maybe you wanted to know how many updates have been released since then and what those later updates contain. Previously, it may have taken a lot…