Close button minimizes Outlook 2016/2013 to keep running in background

When I click on the red X button, the Skype app will be minimized and stay on the task bar. But the feature is not working with Office 2016 in Windows 10. I always close Outlook a lot of times by mistake and then I have to re-open it to check email message. How can I resolve the problem to keep it running in background? Continue reading

Outlook 365/2016 calendar reminders not popping up in Windows 10

I have upgraded my Office suite to 2016 version in Windows 10 computer. When I start using the Outlook 2016, I notice that the calendar reminders don’t pop up and other function are fine. The same problem also happens with Office 365 ProPlus on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. I have created Calendar and Task reminders in my primary folder and it just stop working. How can I resolve it? Continue reading

Cannot Insert Hyperlink Outlook/Word crashes in Windows 10 Creators Update

I have used office 2016 version in Windows 10 anniversary update without any problem until my Surface Pro 3 is upgraded to Creators Update. Everytime I highlight text in email and press Ctrl+K then paste the URL in the insert hyperlink dialogue box, the Outlook program freezes and crashes. It also happen when I insert a video from youtube by imbed code option or hyperlinks in Powerpoint. That always lose any unsaved changes on those document files. Continue reading

How to auto-refresh your mail inbox in Outlook 2016/2013

The Office Outlook 2016 won’t update new messages in my inbox unless I manually click on the refresh option or Press F9 from keyboard. That always happen when I worked offline for a short time, so my messages aren’t received quickly and I get some delay in the time. To keep it staying up-to-date incoming mail, the best way is to configure shorter intervals to refresh automatically through send/receive group settings in Outlook 2016. Continue reading