This article discussed the AMP email integration with Outlook, Outlook.com and other email clients.
The AMP format was introduced by Google in order to provide faster-loading web pages on mobile devices. Basically, AMP is a modified version of HTML and it is currently widely used by web sites. Google is also trying to bring this format to emails as it would offer more flexibility to the email content, especially to marketing oriented emails. AMP emails allow marketers to add dynamic components to emails, such as registration forms, product carousels, polls etc. The AMP email format allows the reader to interact with these email components without leaving the email. Read more →
This article details how to setup Outlook desktop version to start and schedule video conferences with Microsoft Teams and Zoom, the most popular video conferencing apps these days. Even more – during the coronavirus pandemic – video conference is a popular choice while practicing social distancing. Read more →
Outlook allows you to recall an email (or to withdraw or unsend it) only if both you and the recipient are using Office 365 or Microsoft Exchange email accounts within the same organization. This option is available starting with Outlook 2007 and it is not available for Outlook on the web. Read more →
Version 6 of the award winning email productivity add-in for Outlook – Bells & Whistles – is here! Bells & Whistles v6 aims to enhance the functionality of features already implemented in previous versions while adding major improvements to the increasingly popular “My Metrics” section. Read more →
As you probably know, when you forward or reply to an email in Outlook, it preserves the format (plain text or HTML) of the original message. However, for styling reasons, many of us prefer to use the HTML format. This article shows how to always reply or forward emails in HTML format using Outlook 2003 – 2013 and the Bells & Whistles add-in. Read more →
Unless you are planning to send a group email in Outlook to a really small email addresses group, you need a way to automate this process in order to add all email addresses to the group email and – even better – to generate separate emails for each address of the email group. This article details how to achieve it. Read more →
I don’t ever remember going back to read an old unread email in Outlook, months later. If the email interested me, I read it when I received it, not after 2 months. On the other hand, we all have such emails in our mailboxes: they aren’t spam, they aren’t necessarily marketing emails but also they aren’t important enough for us to read them. In this article we will detail how to automatically mark old unread emails as read, in Outlook. Read more →
This article explains how to recover deleted Outlook emails, if you are using Outlook as a stand-alone, POP or IMAP email client and if you are using it as a client for Microsoft Exchange. Obviously, the first solution would be to look for the deleted emails in the Deleted Items folder… but what if you hard deleted the Outlook emails or if you emptied your Deleted Items folder? Read more →
More and more people use automatic follow up email reminders to stay in touch with their contacts and make sure they receive replies on all emails. Of course, sometimes a person simply refuses to answer your emails, but on most occasions the person simply forgets about your email or your email gets trapped into a spam folder. This article will show how to setup and send follow up email reminders from Outlook. Read more →
With the release of version 6, we can safely say that Email Address Collector (EAC) is the most advanced email extractor software that you can find. This article describes its email address extractor features and usage. Read more →
How about a nice looking HTML email template that renders just fine in Outlook, Thunderbird, Gmail and all other major email client applications? Sounds pretty easy, but all email designers know how hard can it be to achieve a slick design yet still get the email to display fine across various email clients. It can be an impossible mission, if you aren’t experienced enough on designing HTML emails. But, here is a solution even for those that aren’t so familiar with the HTML email tricks. Read more →
This article compares the Out of Office for Outlook email functionality that can be achieved using Outlook built-in rules and Auto Reply Manager – the Outlook add-in designed to setup & send Out of Office emails in Outlook. Read more →
In this article we will explain how to create and insert an Outlook template (an email theme for Outlook). Once you do it, you can automatically apply your template / theme to all Outlook emails that you’re composing. The below instructions describe the required steps to create & use the email template file on Outlook 2013, but similar email template building steps apply to earlier Outlook versions, too. Read more →
If you are looking to take control of your mailing list and you aren’t convinced by web based email campaign services, you have to use a software solution that lets you generate and send mail merge emails by your own. Outlook is the most popular solution for desktop business emails and – since it’s next to impossible to create and manage mass emails using mobile apps – finding a way to send mass emails from Outlook is a natural choice. Read more →
Let’s say you are using Microsoft Outlook and you have to design & send a HTML email (for example, a HTML newsletter with some text & images). First of all, you will quickly learn that – if you design the email using Outlook or Word – the email source code will actually render badly on other email clients. This happens because Outlook is generating the email source code using mostly VML (Vector Markup Language) which is poorly supported by other email clients. So how do you insert HTML code to Outlook emails? Read more →
On this article we focus on the exact HTML tags, attributes and parameters that are ignored by popular email clients, such as Outlook, Gmail or Outlook.com.
HTML tags ignored by Outlook
Outlook is using the Office / Word HTML rendering engine which does not support all HTML 4 tags / attributes. Here is a list of tags / attributes / parameters that are NOT supported by Outlook: Read more →
Printing only a text part from an email is a pretty common action. Sometimes, you only need some text bits and you aren’t going to print a potentially long email conversation only to obtain the desired text part on paper. But, as you probably discovered, the latest versions of Outlook simply don’t offer you the ability to print only selected text. You can choose to print the entire message (including the email headers) or you can choose to print emails as an Inbox table – but not only selected text. Read more →
As you probably know, each Facebook account is given a Facebook email address, like firstname.lastname@example.org. When someone sends an email to your Facebook email address, you will receive the email as a Facebook message, available in your Facebook Messages tab. Read more →
First of all, it’s important to clarify that Microsoft currently markets two (very) different Office versions: Office Professional and Office 365.
Office Professional is actually the “old” desktop Office version (the one that everyone is familiar with, for many years), while Office 365 is the web version (or cloud version) of Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office 365 (initially called Office Online or Office Live) was actually around for some years too, but – with the release of Windows RT for Surface & other mobile platforms – it will become more and more popular. Some Office 365 subscriptions also include the desktop Office application versions, such as Outlook or Word – to avoid further confusions, in this article we refer to Office 365 as the web based version. Read more →
This article describes the Microsoft Office Outlook data file types and their default locations on Windows and Mac OS X.
What is an Outlook data file?
To put it simple, an Outlook data file is a file where Outlook stores your emails, tasks and other Outlook related information. A data file can be located on your local disk or on a network path. Read more →
From time to time, you may notice some weird emails in your Outlook Inbox folder: blank emails that only show a date, without a sender and sometimes even without a subject or email content. Like these:
This article describes the required steps to create a list of bounced email addresses using Email Address Collector. You can then use this bounced list to exclude these email addresses from your mailing list.