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Outlook starts downloading a second time all e-mails – Remove duplicates

Posted in Bug, How to, Software, Windows with tags , , , , on September 28, 2015 by Sirusdark

Hello readers! I hope you’re having a wonderful Monday!

When Outlook goes wild and starts downloading twice all your server’s inbox, you end up with a pretty awesome shitload ton of duplicates. This usually happens when there’s a sync hiccup. Anyway, here’s how to easily delete ’em!

It’s a sorta thing

Since the e-mails are all downloaded at once at pretty much the same time, it becomes a breeze to delete these duplicates. No special rules, coding, add-ons or plugins to install/buy required. Simply sort your e-mails by Date Created!

To do this, you’ll want to add a filter (column) since it’s not by default. Simply:

Right-click any columns > View settings > Columns… > Add “Created” to the columns.

Now click the “Created” column to sort your e-mails, select everything that got created within minutes of each other and press DELETE! Voil√†!

outlook_created_filter

Enjoy!

Sirus

Outlook Tip – Speed up your workflow

Posted in Methods, Workflow with tags , , , , , on May 1, 2014 by Sirusdark

Outlook 2013 Logo

Here’s a very simple tip that will help you save time, improve your health and make your workflow a lot more efficient.

Keyboard is da bomb

It’s simple! Use Outlook’s keyboard shortcuts to switch from your Inbox/Mail, Calendar, Contact/People and Tasks! It makes things faster, less mouse clicks (thus reducing chances of wrist pain/carpal tunnel problems) and greatly improves your workflow!

Ctrl+1 = Mail

Ctrl+2 = Calendar

Ctrl+3 = People

Ctrl+4 = Tasks

Ctrl+5 = Notes

Note that these shortcuts work in every Microsoft’s Office Outlook versions.

Enjoy!

Sirus
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