Autocomplete now works partially with some but not of the emails popping up and no new ones get added. Free for home use; Commercial license available. Multiple users just started complaining that Outlook 2010 64 bit Exchange 2010, Windows 10 v. The erroneous addresses are all Exchange accounts. This package contains a third executable named nk2edit. Has anyone experienced where Outlook is keeping this old email address info? Copy the full file name from the new autocomplete file and replace the name of the old. The backup filename is generated with a timestamp, for example: 1.
Press Windows key + R to open the Run command and type or paste the following line and press enter to start Outlook. I did this for a user and set him up with nkedit to delete old emails and then I'll remove the key or lower it to the default 1000 afterward. In your new email To field, start typing the email address or the name of the contact you would like to clear from the autocomplete cache. We're switching from Google Apps to Office 365. This is an all too common experience for many users.
On the View tab select or clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box. You simply have to rename the RoamCache folder to something else and Outlook will create a new one when you start up the program again. Deleted Outlook profile and readded 11. We use Outlook and my users aren't very good at adding email addresses to the Contacts folder and rely heavily on the autocomplete cache, but it gets replaced often. I just reinstalled my computer but did not save the nk2-file to maintain my AutoComplete list so now no addresses show up when writing in the To-line. Outlook 2010 maintains 2 copies of the AutoComplete data.
If this email address has an enrty inside the address books of your Outlook profile, this address book entry will be displayed. When you start typing a name or email address, it magically brings up all matching contacts! Repopulate the AutoComplete cache from suggested contacts, and contacts and global address book if desired - see above paragraph. Read the Knowlege Base article on for instructions. In Outlook 2007, you can copy the names and email addresses in the Auto-Complete List from one computer to another. Our auto-complete lists frequently contain email addresses that do not match the character s we have typed.
This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Press the down arrow key to select the right contact if there are more than one proposed. Paste below folder path into the Address box in the file explorer, and press the Enter key. Hi, I noticed that in Mail for O365, when I create a new message, it only autocompletes email addresses that are in my contacts, but not the email addresses to people I haven't added as a contact yet; such as potential customers who I have only emailed a few times. Good to know about the limit - I found online where it's 1000 for Outlook 2010. Otherwise, Outlook will open a simple dialog-box with the display name and email address.
This option allows you to copy the local AutoComplete. Outlook 2010 also creates a contact for people you send mail to, as insurance if the autocomplete cache becomes corrupt. Click the Empty Auto-Complete List button. I usually do the rename trick but nk2edit has merge features that you can use to try to force the entries into your current stream files. Important note: Do not use a nickname list created in an Outlook profile for another mailbox, or for a mailbox on a remote Exchange server not Intermedia server. Can we migrate auto-complete addresses to the new accounts? Then click on Mail and scroll down to the Send Mail section.
To do so, search for the. This file may be hidden, so please make sure you are searching among hidden files and folders as well. When clicking the header of the domain column, the list is first sorted by the domain, and then by the email address. For more information about this new feature:. Kind of a long process, but it does work! Import Outlook Contacts to Your Auto-Complete List You can import contacts from the Address Book, or even the Global Address List if you are on an Exchange network. For example: If this option is turned on, the Drop-Down Name will be 'Nir Sofer '.
Export the records to text, html, or xml files. When the AutoComplete combo-box is opened, the emails list is merged from both data sources. You can find her helping people online in Outlook Forums as well as in the Microsoft Answers and TechNet forums. With nk2edit I get similar results, modify the file with outlook closed, open outlook it seems to work, close outlook and the changes I've made revert back to the old copy. When prompted, overwrite and start Outlook with all of your autocomplete data. Uninstalled Office and deleted all traces from C: and registry and then reinstalled - no effect 3.
Read the Knowlege Base article on for instructions. Bonus if it can make some sort of local backup in case the machine dies. This change allow you to add multiple records more easily. On the new computer, open the attachment in Outlook, and then save it in the correct location. Is there any way I can quickly fill AutoComplete with all my contacts at once instead of waiting for the list to rebuild itself again? Thanks Diane for this helpful page! When this option is turned on, all duplicate records are marked with different colors. After this Outlook is supposed to intelligently drop addresses as it manages the list. Open the file in a notepad or Excel 8.
Read the page for more information. You can access this folder by typing or pasting the following command into the address bar of Windows Explorer and pressing enter. When this option is selected, the. If you need further assistance, do not hesitate to contact us. I found a reg key for increasing the number of contacts kept to 2000 which we will be using for those folks. You can delete items in the list, import from your address book, and even export auto-completed addresses for later import into Outlook as full contacts.