Thanks, Lyn Hi Steve, Have you made sure that there is a second data file like instructed in the beginning of the article? In the resulting window, select Outlook Data File. Note: If you do not have the ability to delete an entry, then either the address is coming from the directory or your personal contacts. Top left hand side, right beside the word Outlook, there is a little down arrow. Hello Grace, I would create a new email profile, configure it to use the new email address and then, delete the old one. Click the New button to open a new message.
I have come across challenging problems. No part or whole of this article may be reproduced or published without prior permission. I was trying to add them the other day, mistakes were made, etc. So, it took me approximately five minutes to figure it out and I found the solutions. Here are the instructions: 1.
What can I do to secure things on this end. Many clients have the ability to remember what addresses you have sent messages to, this is known as your auto-complete list. Rather collect their last check and leave. But how can you delete an address from your contacts if that address isn't there to begin with? Geez, why doesn't anyone email me with important news? For more information check out. How to remove an email from conversation group in Outlook? To be able to perform this procedure, make sure you have at least 2 data files connected to Outlook. Note: Your auto-complete list is not backed up. So even though you have changed a contact's email address several times in the course of the year, the one Outlook suggests when you start typing the person's name in the To field will be the wrong one.
Note: If you do not have the ability to delete an entry, then either the address is coming from the directory or your personal contacts. But these unofficial addresses can also be annoying. I keep getting a popup that says there is an error in connecting to a gmail account I have. If you want to get rid of all emails related to the account you just removed, deleted the inbox for that account, individual folders, or select messages. Outlook, like Gmail, offers an interesting convenience that can sometimes turn into a problem. I contacted my hosting company to help with the setup of my new email and they helped me with the settings, outlook has now been set up with my new email as the primary mail. When it appears, click the X button next to the address.
The close box doesn't exist in my dropdown menus and hitting delete also fails to remove the offending address. A drawback is that as you update your contacts, the AutoComplete name cache file remains static. The application allows users to send and receive emails, create tasks, take meeting notes and store calendar events. How can I remove these? It is not related to the default Contacts folder. Go to Backstage view in Outlook by clicking File in the top-left corner. Then in the Auto-Complete List that appears, select the unwanted suggested recipient by using the arrow keys or by hovering your mouse over the name you want to remove.
It is applied to the Outlook client and not Outlook webmail. Such as Removing their E mail from the Computer they used to use. Note: If you are experiencing an error indicating that no match is found or that the message cannot be sent because one of the addresses is invalid, clearing your Auto-Complete list could solve the issue. In the Microsoft Outlook dialog box, please click the Yes button to go ahead. By continuing to use this website without disabling cookies in your web browser you agree to saving cookies to your hard drive.
You can remove one or more recipients that show up as suggestions in the Auto-Complete List. Then, start your Outlook and choose the new profile. The only items which are permanently deleted are emails you have downloaded from the server. Note: If you do not have the ability to delete an entry, then either the address is coming from the directory or your personal contacts. If you're using Windows 10 Mail see. Where else can I look for this, or, how else can I delete it. You can continue deleting addresses one by one or remove all names at once.
Here is how to do it on a Mac. In the Options section, select e. Outlook 2007 and previous The addresses are kept in a separate cache file with the nk2 extension. Sometimes you may enter the wrong address for a recipient or the recipient changes their address. Mind that even if your emails are not deleted from the gmail account, the messages in the trash are usually hard deleted after some time. Note: There is not a way to clear the entire auto-complete list from Outlook on the Web.
To check the number of data files in Outlook 2016, 2013 and 2010, go to File, Account Settings, Account Settings as shown in Fig. If the above steps did not fix the issue, please provide the following information, to further troubleshoot: 1. This will allow you to still use the feature but will essentially give you a fresh start, emptying all the old addresses from the auto-complete list and allowing you to start anew. A former employee has left the office permanently. Remove the Old Addresses -- Outlook for Windows If you're using Outlook for Windows not Outlook. If it's hidden, you can hit the Alt+F1 keyboard shortcut to show it that same hotkey also collapses it! For example: Please provide more information about your requirement, and we are glad to be of assistance for your issue. This file can be found.