Email button on ribbon defaulting to exchange when POP is default

Status
Not open for further replies.

lsl

Member
I have a client uses multiple pop accounts in addition to an Exchange account. He sends and receives all of his email through one default pop account, but everything is stored on the exchange (he uses 3 computers at one time when in the office. 1 desktop and 2 laptops).




I went and configured the pop account to stay as the default email account (done through registry edits). The email account tends to default to the exchange account when you select the email button on the ribbon within the Contact window.




I have not had this problem in OL 2003 or OL 2007. Only with OL 2010. Is there a fix to this?
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
I have some macro workarounds at http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/ol2010/default_acct.asp - but if the plan is to send new messages to the selected contact, they'll need reworked to pick up the address. The builtin command will use the Exchange account, since it 'owns' the data file.




What reg edit did you use to set the pop account as default?
 

lsl

Member
I used the reg edit found here at Slipstick with adding the DWORD item NoTransportOrder.
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
Hmm. I hadn't considered that reg edit for the problem with outloko 2010's default account, will need to do a little testing with it.
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
Had to referesh my memory on that regedit - it applies to multi-profiles i think, not multiple accounts in the profile.
 

lsl

Member
Thanks, but I'm not sure what you're suggesting.




With the edits, the pop account remains the default email account when sending new emails from the inbox. It is only when I select the email button in the ribbon, that the email defaults back to the exchange account.
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
I'm going to have to boot an SBS system and check it out - its been so long since i wrote the solution that i forget exactly how it works and will need to try it. But, my initial thought is that it won't affect how outlook 2010 handles the accounts because of the changes in how 2010 handles accounts.
 

lsl

Member
Well I think your right. I had the same exact discussion with my client. I said I wouldn't hold out for a solution. Besides, I hate always modifying OL through regedits. Seems like forcing a square peg through a round hole, plus I can never remember exactly what or why an edit was was done (years after it was done). If it can't be configured out of the box, I would prefer to see VB solution.




Thanks for your responses.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
N contact list seen in Contact folder but knot in Address book or when 'TO' button is clicked in new email Using Outlook 0
R Categorize Button in Quick Access Toolbar Disappears on New Email Using Outlook 1
E Button in body of email to approve/reject with original text Using Outlook 1
M Forward email as insert from button Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
S Outlook Email Help: Select custom voting button options VBA Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
J Command Button to insert Email Signature Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
D VBA Macro to Print and Save email to network location Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
B IMAP server rejects sent email - cannot deliver messages Using Outlook 2
TedSch Small vba to kill political email Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
X Open Hyperlinks in an Outlook Email Message (Help with Diane's solution) Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
e_a_g_l_e_p_i Email notifications changed with Outlook 2021 Using Outlook 8
glnz How to retrieve or redo Verizon.net email password without affecting Outlook connection? Using Outlook 1
Z Copy specific email body text Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
D ISOmacro to extract active mail senders name and email, CC, Subject line, and filename of attachments and import them into premade excel spread sheet Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
M Outlook 365 refuses to send email Using Outlook 1
B Search and Find Email by Folder Name Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
K Closing external IMAP email... Outlook 2013 Using Outlook 0
L Capture email addresses and create a comma separated list Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 5
C Email bomb processing Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
O What would be the recommended way to change an email address (family member)? Using Outlook 0
A Outlook 2016 Macro to Reply, ReplyAll, or Forward(but with composing new email) Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
L Checking Sender Email Address for trusted domain from list on intranet Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 4
J How do you disable address search box when typing @ in body of email? Using Outlook 0
S HTML Code Embedded in String Within Open Outlook Email Preventing Replace(Application.ActiveInspector.CurrentItem.HTMLBody From Working Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 4
Victor.Ayala Automated way to check the option "Show this folder as an email Address Book" Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
D Wrong email address in Outlook 2003 "From" tab in new outgoing emails Using Outlook 4
D Forwarding email based on the attachment file type and specific text found on the attachment file name Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
F Forward incoming email with 4 embedded images in the body without original sender Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 22
W Macro to Filter Based on Latest Email Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 6
D Create advanced search (email) via VBA with LONG QUERY (>1024 char) Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
C Outlook 2007 Removing then adding account restores junk email processing Using Outlook 0
G Place jpg in body of email Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
F Wishlist Outlook suddenly began synchronizing deleted items every time I delete a single email. Using Outlook 2
N Save Selected Email Message as .msg File Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 12
HarvMan Toggle between calendar and email in Outlook 365 Using Outlook 12
F Email being marked as Spam by Gmail and not being visible in Outlook Using Outlook 5
G Email time stamp Using Outlook 2
G Schedule recurring email and attachments display Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
G Save and Rename Outlook Email Attachments Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
B Need to Copy an email to a subfolder Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
M How to setup outlook after importing old account information - Entering email account info creates with "(1)" after the account! Using Outlook 1
K Multiple Rules on Single Email Using Outlook 2
F VBA to move email from Non Default folder to Sub folders as per details given in excel file Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 11
e_a_g_l_e_p_i Outlook 2010 How to set default email address for website links Using Outlook 3
O Same email address, same person, names in so many ways Using Outlook 4
D Create new email from the received Email Body with attachment Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 10
D Outlook launch email showing new unread email in reading pane Using Outlook 11
B Zoom automatically next email item (VBA) Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
K Outlook adds space to rows in HTML email signatures viewed on mobile Using Outlook 1
M HTML email signature in Outlook Using Outlook 3

Similar threads

Top