I had an issue with sending emails through Outlook.com a couple of years ago and had trouble finding out the cause of the issue which was a full mailbox. Since then I have worked out how to find out the capacity and usage of an Outlook.com mailbox.
To find out your mailbox usage, click on the settings cog icon in the top right corner and then on View all Outlook settings at the bottom of the settings pane.
On the Settings page select General » Storage and you will see capacity and usage at the top of the page; you can also expand the Email Storage toggle at the bottom to see individual folder and how much space they’re consuming:
I’ve been using Outlook.com for email for a few years now and have had very few errors, but the other day, I encountered a problem whereby I was unable to send any emails:
Couldn't send the following message
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A dark Mode for Outlook.com is now available.
To enable the theme, hit the Settings cog in the top right corner and then move the Dark mode slider to the right:
Continue reading “Dark Mode for Outlook.com Launched”
I’ve been a bit quiet on the posting front recently because my second book is in the later stages of the publishing process and I need to review and respond to feedback from the editors at Packt Publishing.
To do this we’ve been emailing drafts of the chapters to and fro. And (again) this morning a feature of Outlook.com saved me from looking slightly silly when I replied to an email intending to send back an updated draft, but clicked Send without actually attaching the file;
Send without attachments? Just checking. It looks like you’ve mentioned attachments but haven’t added any.
I was presented with the above message. Clicked Go back, added the file and sent the message.
I’ve talked to various people who dislike this type of message, but I really don’t see the problem with it. I’ve only ever been presented the message when I have meant to attach a file and forgotten; I’ve never received it for a false positive so I quite like it. I wish Outlook 2010 had it (or perhaps it does and I just don’t know where the setting is.