Tag Archives: Outlook 2016

How to Create a New Outlook Profile

If you follow me on YouTube, you already know I released a video on how to create a new Outlook profile. If you don’t follow me there, here is how to create a new Outlook profile. You can find written instructions below this video. 

Step by Step Directions:

Step One: Go to the Control Panel
Step Two:  Click User Accounts
Step Three: Click Mail (Microsoft Outlook)
Step Four: You are ready to add your profile. Click Add and Type a Profile Name
Step Five: Select your Email Account type (Most times you will want to click on Manual Setup or Additional Server Types unless you have an Office 365 account.)
Now enter your account information and when added Click Finish.
Step Six: If you already have an existing Outlook profile, you will want to select “Always use this profile” and select your new profile from the drop-down menu.
Now open Outlook and it you should be ready to go!

This was posted by techspeeder.

Sent Attachments are Corrupted – Outlook 2016

Issue: Customer contacted me that his email attachments from Outlook 2016 were corrupted when the recipient received the email. The recipient was unable to view or open the attachments without receiving an error.

Troubleshooting: 

Step One: I found the documents were definitely being corrupted. I verified it wasn’t the recipient since the “sent” email attachment in the Outlook sent folder was also corrupted. When trying to open the attachment I got this message:  We’re sorry. We can’t open <doc name> because we found a problem with its contents.

Outlook Attachment Issue

Step Two: I found that the document would only become corrupted if the attachment Continue reading

Outlook 2013 Disappears From Taskbar When Minimized

One of my customers was complaining that Outlook 2013 would disappear when he minimized the program. Here is the “fix” for this if you are experiencing the same thing. This “fix” will also work for Outlook 2016 running on Windows 10.

Step One: Open Outlook.

Step Two: Find the Microsoft Outlook icon in your icon tray. You may need to click the “up” arrow. Outlook Minimized Setting

Step Three: Right-click the Microsoft Outlook icon and uncheck the setting ” Hide When Minimized“. With that setting unchecked your problem will be solved.

If this helped you please leave a comment or share this tip with your friends.

This was posted by techspeeder.

Source: Microsoft Community