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    Outlook 2016 “Enter your user name and password for the following server.”

    That's right, 2-step verification has been enabled by gmail, I was informed but not given any choice, though I guess it's probably a good thing... 😐
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    Outlook 2016 “Enter your user name and password for the following server.”

    Hello Diane ! I could not find where to access on/off for less secure apps Instead I found the possibility to create an "app password" Gmail generated such a password for Outlook, I replaced my own password with this one and... it works ! 🥳 Thanks for pointing me in the right direction 🙂 Have a...
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    Outlook 2016 “Enter your user name and password for the following server.”

    My Outlook 2016 is playing up ! I received mails until 5pm yesterday, opened Outlook again 3 hours later and got the window : “Enter your user name and password for the following server.” pop.gmail.com Correct user name and password were already filled in, of course File > accounts settings >...
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    Enter your user name and password for the following server.

    a temp issue, you're right for I did not use anything new or unusual... I'm locked in at home :( and on my usual PC.... thanks for your continuing interest in our problems with Outlook :cool:
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    Enter your user name and password for the following server.

    UPDATE : I did nothing but all is fine now !!!!
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    Enter your user name and password for the following server.

    hello, these dialog boxes for both pop and smtp.gmail poped up this morning and I can't get rid of them I receive gmail on both my phone and outlook 2016 on my PC (win10 64bits), this has been going on for many years without any problem I turned off the phone, but this does not help outlook is...
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    content in this message could not be downloaded....

    I'm not using the VPN when I open outlook but AVAST free version.... right, there has been an update recently... so there could very much lie the problem... and the solution Yes, thanks, I disabled the mail shield and I can now download contents.... the shield is too powerful to be used :(
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    content in this message could not be downloaded....

    hello, for a couple of days now I cannot download some of the content (pictures and so on) in outlook the mails come in fine, links in the mails work perfectly but instead of "click here to download content" I get : "Some of the content in this message could not be downloaded because you're...
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    Can't the Deleted Items Folder be self cleaning ?

    Thank you Diane ! FYI the messages in my deleted items folder items have been deleted on the day they were received.... so they should not have still been in there... but the setting you gave me is perfect - wish I could do away with the warning "are you sure you want to delete all the items in...
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    Can't the Deleted Items Folder be self cleaning ?

    hello, in outlook 2007 I had set the deleted items folder to be cleaned each time I closed the program that was fine I could not find a way to do this in outlook 2016 so I tried to have mails not stay over one day in that folder : but this just does not work : today is March 26th and I still...
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    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    Thanks, Diane, for all the precious light you cast for me on this subject - I seem to have things work as they should !!! :cool::cool:
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    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    got it ! thanks ! I am going to review it all with the infos you gave me already the mail from outlook forums went in the correct folder :) I'll observe for a number of days... and let you know !
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    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    thanks for your answer, I feel quite clumsy but I don't find the windows you show : 1 - if I click on eBay in "Rule description" it opens a "Rule Address" window which shows my contacts (eBay is not in my contacts) 2 - email properties looks quite different here : 3 - the mail from...
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    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    I don't really understand what you write about adding category or assigning a category - I'll read about that I use outlook in a very simple way, just receiving and sorting out my mail (deeply regret outlook express !!) today even more mails from different senders end up in the SENDER A folder...
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    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    hello, I created a number of rules based on senders, I have 40 so far, I counted them because I just reviewed each of them. The reason I reviewed them is that, in the folder for SENDER A came two unrelated mails, from SENDER B and SENDER C As yet, I have created no rules for B or C I wonder if...
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