Tag Archives: Outlook.com

Outlook and other apps cannot connect to Outlook.com

[German]Microsoft is investigating a problem in which Outlook and probably other apps or applications are unable to connect to outlook.com or sporadic connect errors occur. It affects mail clients that want to access Microsoft mailboxes via POP or IMAP and … Continue reading

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Massive spam wave from outlook.com to office.com accounts

[German]A German blog reader contacted me a few hours ago because he noticed an extreme amount of spam from certain Microsoft outlook.com email accounts to his Microsoft Office office.com email account. After publishing the German edition of this blog post, … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

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Outlook.com search issue ;(July 6/7, 2023); MS Teams "duplicate contacts" bug unfixed since end of March 2023.

[German]Microsoft is struggling with various disruptions to its cloud infrastructure in the last few hours (July 6 / 7, 2023). Hours ago, the search in Outlook.com was broken – the cause was probably a faulty update. And currently the status … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365: Outlook.com can't send/receive mails, due to reaching Microsoft's OneDrive file limit

[German]Nasty surprise for Microsoft 365 users who use Microsoft's Outlook.com email service. Users of the free email service may suddenly find that they can no longer receive or send mails. The reason given for the Outlook.com going on strike is … Continue reading

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Outlook.com is down (Feb. 7 , 2023)

[German]Microsoft's e-mail service outlook.com is today (February 7, 2023) since about 5:00 am German time probably disrupted worldwide. There are currently indications that the disruption is receding. But the status pages of Microsoft 365 or Outlook 365 continue to report … Continue reading

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Outlook.com issues (July 18, 2022)

[German]Microsoft's outlook.com service currently experiencing a number of problems. There is not only the problem that private outlook.com email accounts are deactivated because of suspicious activities for POP3 and IMAP. Business users currently also seem to have problems accessing their … Continue reading

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Outlook.com: "Sync Email" settings error "Unable to load these settings. Please try again later."(March 2022)

[Geman]A brief article about Microsoft's Outlook.com: There is a problem for users who want to collect mails from other email providers via Outlook.com. The feature in question has not been usable for some time now, with an error message stating … Continue reading

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Outlook.com: IMAP-XOAUTH2 login fails – some mail clients affected

[German]Microsoft seems to have recently changed the authentication for the IMAP protocol on its Outlook.com email service. It is no longer possible to use XOAUTH2, so some mail clients refuse to cooperate. Here is a brief overview of the situation. … Continue reading

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Outlook.com no longer deletes mail (2020-11)

[German]Users of the Microsoft e-mail service outlook.com are currently plagued by an annoying problem. If they delete a mail in their inbox, it will reappear as unread in their inbox shortly afterwards. Here is a brief overview of this issue … Continue reading

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Microsoft Store, Outlook und Xbox Live worldwide down (Nov. 10, 2020)

[German]Microsoft users are currently (November 10, 2020) experiencing worldwide problems accessing the Windows Store (Microsoft Store), Xbox Live services and Outlook. Here is some information about this. Advertising

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