Category Archives: Outlook

Send as alias for a Shared mailbox in Exchange Online

Not sure if this has been available since the introduction of the Send As Alias feature in Microsoft 365 a while back, but it turns out you can actually use the feature with Shared mailboxes too. There are certain prerequisites … Continue reading

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How to add a shared mailbox as additional account in Outlook (2022 version)

The question on “how to do this with a shared mailbox” is quite common, and the usual answer more often than not remains “add the shared mailbox as additional account in Outlook”. Doing this will expose all the “native” functionalities, … Continue reading

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Did you know: Outlook connection status details dialog

Since forever, Outlook has had the Connection status dialog, which you can access by right-clicking on the tray icon while holding the CTRL key. Said dialog displays some details around the connections made by Outlook across each of your accounts, … Continue reading

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Converting item and folder IDs via the Graph API

In the Exchange world, items (and folders) can be represented by several different identifiers, depending on the interface used. As detailed in the documentation, those unique-valued identifiers include: EwsId – the identifier returned in operations performed via the EWS API. … Continue reading

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NonIPMRoot items returned in searches in Exchange Online

Everyone with some experience with Exchange knows that there’s a lot more to a mailbox than what we see in clients such as Outlook or OWA. The RecoverableItems subtree is one such example, storing items placed on hold, audit items, … Continue reading

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