Microsoft revamps features for Outlook for Mac 15

Outlook 15

Microsoft released Outlook for Mac 15, departing from its history of bundling the application with its Office for Mac suite. Also new was that the release was targeted exclusively at Office 365 customers and not made available as a standalone product. It required activation via online subscription and offered no method for entering a serial number for perpetual use of the product.

The application was referenced in Office Blogs simply as “Outlook for Mac”. It . . .

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Move your Entourage contacts to Apple Contacts in Mavericks

A user recently asked for help migrating her contacts from Entourage’s Address Book to Apple Contacts.

I use both categories and the custom fields for my contacts. Some contacts have multiple categories. I need to retain this information. Many of my contacts are folks that without their photo or category I wouldn’t remember who they are.

Since Sync Services has been discontinued in Mavericks, you have to manually move your data unless you can revert . . .

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Export as .olm file fails to get all data

Under File > Export you can select to export all your data as .olm file. This file can be used as backup or to move your data into a new Identity. Do you get “Done” at the end or do you get “one or more items failed to export”? If you do not get “Done”, all your data was not exported.

If you are using the .olm file to create a new identity, I suggest . . .

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Backup individual items

How to backup Microsoft Entourage Mail, Contacts, Calendar Events, Notes and Tasks as individual items using different file formats. . . .

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Is corruption hiding in your database?

Be sure your Identity does not contain hidden corruption by testing with the Entourage Database Utility and exporting your data as Entourage archive and MBOX files. Includes help to successfully rebuild your Identity. . . .

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