Outlook 2016 folders not updating

23 May

This is why the folder holds “This computer only” behind its name.

Correcting this is a little less obvious as it was in Outlook 2010 but still possible for most IMAP mail servers.

Note: In order to use some of the functionality in Outlook 2016, you’ll need to configure your Exchange account with Cached Exchange Mode enabled (CEM). For an overview of features requiring CEM see: Outlook 2010: New features and Cached Exchange Mode Microsoft still recommends installing the 32-bit edition of Office 2016 instead of the 64-bit edition unless you have a specific need that requires the 64-bit edition of Office 2016.

However, when you have a 64-bit edition of Windows and you know that all your add-ins and other applications that rely on Office support the 64-bit edition of Office 2016, you can safely install the 64-bit edition.

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While it does do a better job at getting the special folders correct more often, there sadly is no more option to change it manually in case Outlook gets it wrong.

When Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2016 can’t find the correct folder for the Sent Items or Deleted Items folder, it will create a folder within your mailbox which doesn’t sync with the mail server.

Set permissions on One Drive email attachments If you send a link to an attachment stored on One Drive, you now have more control over who can read or who can edit your attachment.

You can allow anyone in your organization to read or edit the attachment or limit access just to the recipient.