Outlook.com (formerly Hotmail) is a web-based email service from Microsoft. Use this tag when asking about accessing your Outlook.com account on Windows Phone.

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Can't open PDF from Outlook email

When I tap a PDF attachment in Outlook I get asked "Search for app in the store". If I click Yes, I get to a blank page in the store. I tried tapping save and navigating to a folder but nothing ever ...
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locked lumia 625 locked by microsoft account

I found my lost Lumia 625 after locking it by a code from my Microsoft account. Now i can not use the code on my phone. There is a crying emoji on the screen and there is not a place to use the code. ...
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How can I send a file (doc) to a mail as reply

I got a mail from someone, now I need to send a file (doc or xls file) in reply to that mail. I am not able to attach anything other than photos. Is there any way to do this. I can send doc file as ...
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Outlook on Lumia 830 and Windows 10 insider

When starting Outlook, the first mail I click, open immediately, if I go to the next, also works ok, however (and after a few seconds) if I pick a random one, the app get stuck waiting forever with ...
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Outlook Calendar syncs from Win10 Phone to Win10 desktop but not the other way around

Whenever I create/modify an event on my Windows 10 Phone, it automatically gets synced on my Windows 10 PC but the same does not apply the other way around. I've also checked my Outlook calendar on ...
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I cannot import my conatcts from outlook to my nokia lumia phobne 630

I have a contacts in outlook but i cannot import from outlook to my nokia lumia 630 phone.Please any one suggest me how to import contacts from outlook.
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Exchange subfolders notification with Windows 10 Phone?

I was finally pushed off my Blackberry Q10 by my company. I moved to a Nokia 640XL with Windows 8.1 which does not support notifications for sub-folders in Outlook/Exchange. See: Enable sound ...
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Sync issue with outlook on Windows Phone 10

Outlook is having trouble syncing on my phone, sending and receiving email seems to be impossible. I try checking the settings for the account, and it looks like the server line might be BS, but I'm ...
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Way to quickly send something to outlook

Many things that I need to do I receive via outlook. However, sometimes I just hear something or think of something, and would like to send this to outlook with minimal distraction. I don't care ...
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How to change calendar birthday reminder timing on Windows phone 8.1?

I am getting Birthday reminder at 12 PM noon, Birthdays are loaded in my outlook calendar from google contacts and my Facebook contacts. So How to change this 12 PM timing to somewhat early around ...
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Nokia lumia 625,

I have recently got a nokia lumia 625 windows phone, and I have signed in with my outlook account. The problem is I don't want those people in my contacts list. I have turned of the option in PERSONS ...
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Recover Email from SD Card

I have lost my Microsoft account login. Yes the login name. I signed up with my phone and enjoyed the sync but never used the email. I have factory restored my phone. I now cannot login as I do ...
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Not able to delete my Outlook account from my Lumia mobile [duplicate]

I want to add my company Outlook account in my Lumia 525. I have already added an Outlook account( my Microsoft account ) but I want to add only my company account, so I tried to delete that Outlook ...
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SMS Backup : where are sms that I've sent?

I've got a WP8.1 phone and I activated SMS backup a few days ago. After several tests, I can finally view my sms message on outlook.com via Category Filters. However, I can only see my received sms, ...
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I deleted some photos in Onedrive, but they are still appearing in my Nokia Lumia 520, How can I fix this?

Like I said, I was managing my onedrive folder in my computer and deleted some photos that are useless; but they're still appearing in my celphone and when I try to delete them it says it's not ...
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Problem syncing Windows Phone with Outlook

I am having problems syncing my Lumia 520 with Outlook. the problem started some weeks ago. I get error code 80C805E2. Can somebody help me please?
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How to delete multiple calendar events at once

A few months ago, I imported all of my classes to the WP calendar, now my classes are over, but there are still events on the calendar. How can I delete them all at once? In web interface you can only ...
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Problem with hotmail account, emails&contacts don't sync in any account

I have a problem with new phone. (I'm using multiple phones almost all the time) Problems start with LiveId (hotmail) account. When I have entered the hotmail account credentials in phone setup, phone ...
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No Outlook emails in my Windows Phone

I have a Nokia Lumia 520. I have configured Outlook with the settings received from my company. But I'm not able to see old mails in it. I also downloaded Outlook Hotmail connector, but I see only new ...
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Propagate the password change among all the devices

I recently changed my password of my Windows Live account (handling my outlook, skydrive). My Lumia 1020 is also connected to this account. I noticed though that I can still view my emails on the ...
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What is the difference betwen Outlook and Hotmail account?

When should one use Outlook, and when Hotmail? Is there any significant difference for live.com accounts? As it seems, live.com accounts can be set either by using Outlook or Hotmail choice in WP. I ...
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How to create and edit recurring to-do tasks

On my iPhone I've been using the Reminders app quite a lot which syncs with my Live account. There I can create tasks and set them to repeat. I have now moved to Windows Phone (Lumia 1020) and ...
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Limitation of members number in each group in people hub

Is there any trick to avoid limitation of group members number (25 members) when I want to send email or SMS to more people. btw, this limit on people hub is there only in WP and not in regular web ...
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Getting Errorcode 80C805E2 when syncing E-mails for a week now

Since last saturday I can't sync the e-mails of my hotmail account anymore. Everytime I try to sync I get the errorcode 80C805E2 (I'm going into mails, press sync and get this error after a short ...
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Lumia 520 outlook saved draft not showing next time

I have a Lumia 520. I composed an incomplete email using the Outlook app. Then, after pressing the back button, I was prompted with the following options: do you want to save the message in your ...
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Contact numbers saved as 'other' on outlook will not sync with my Nokia Lumia 900

Contact numbers saved as 'other' on outlook will not sync with my Nokia Lumia 900. I have 2000+ contacts generated over 10+ years and saved via various mobile devices over the years. These have been ...
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Why do I have a Windows Live & an Outlook account when they're (nearly) the same thing?

Recently I signed up for a couple of Microsoft programmes via xxx@live.co.uk and now I sort of want to see the emails I get on that account (previously never worried about it). I figured I'd add ...
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Move contact from Live to Outlook

I have a number of contacts that were saved to my Live account. Now that I work for a company with Exchange, I'd like some of the contacts to be Outlook contacts so I can access them from anywhere I ...
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Prevent contacts from being uploaded to Outlook

I want my contacts to be stored locally on my own device. (Or actually, I’d like to see them stored on my own CardDAV server but that is another discussion.) When importing SIM contacts, they are ...
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Windows 7 phone and Outlook: Always-on notification beep for emails matching a specific message rule?

Our ASP.NET application uses ELMAH to send error notifications via email. When this happens, I get the email on my phone and am notified via tone that a new email has arrived. However, at night, I ...
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HTC Trophy/Outlook: I stopped getting notified when I receive emails in all non-Inbox folders

On my work laptop, I have several rules set up to move certain emails to specific folders as they arrive in my inbox (ELMAH errors from our ASP.NET web app if you want to know). I am assuming these ...
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Why doesn't Hotmail show a lockscreen notification envelope?

My three Gmail accounts play the notification sound, show an envelope on the lockscreen and display a 'new unread' count on the live tile, but my Hotmail account only plays the sound and shows the ...
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Outlook email account and attachments - “Download didn't complete. Try again.”

On my exchange account - when I receive an email with attachment and want to download it, I get this error every time: Download didn't complete. Try again. Taping again on the attachment has the ...
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How do I configure my Hotmail to use a different address when sending?

When I send an email from my Hotmail account on the website, I can configure it to use one of my other addresses (e.g. pobox.com). I would like to set up my Windows Phone 7.5 (Lumia 710) to do this. ...
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Not able to pin my application to Start on Lumia 900

I'm not able to pin my Outlook Inbox to my home page on my Lumia 900! All other apps pin just fine except this one. Is there a quick way for me to access my Outlook? When I keep the Outlook app ...
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Unsync Hotmail contacts

I added my Windows Live account to my phone recently and my contacts (people tab) got populated with the hotmail email addresses of all my contacts. This is cluttering up my contacts with redundant ...