Enable AutoComplete in Microsoft® Outlook
How can you enable the AutoComplete feature in Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook is an e-mail client program from Microsoft Corporation. It is available in different versions such as Microsoft Outlook 2003, Microsoft Outlook 2007 and Microsoft Outlook 2010. Microsoft Outlook manages the entire e-mail transactions and communications. This application also provides several advanced features to improve its performance. AutoComplete is one of the features of Microsoft Outlook which makes the e-mail transaction simple and easier. AutoComplete of Microsoft Outlook suggest frequent e-mail address when you enter the address in To and Cc field. When you type the first letter in these fields, AutoComplete feature begins to suggest possible matches of e-mail address. This is based on the names you have typed earlier. When you type more letters then the possibility of match increases. The names you use less frequently moves to the last position of the list.
Read further to know how you can enable AutoComplete feature of Microsoft Outlook.
- How to Enable
- How to Copy the AutoComplete names to another computer
- Points to keep in Mind
How to Enable
You can enable or disable AutoComplete feature in Microsoft Outlook so that it suggests frequent e-mail address when you enter data in to the ‘To’ and ‘CC’ field. You can easily enable this feature in Microsoft Outlook. In order to enable this feature, open ‘Microsoft Outlook’. Then select ‘Tools’ menu and choose ‘Options’. Click the ‘Email Option’ button and then select ‘Advanced Email option’ button. You have to check the box for ‘Suggest names while completing the To, Cc and Bcc Fields’.
How to Copy the AutoComplete names to another computer
Before performing the copying of AutoComplete names, close or exit Microsoft Outlook program. Then select the drive where the AutoComplete names are stored, Drive: Documents and settingsusernameApplication Data MicrosoftOutlook. You can copy these files to the other computer using removable discs such as CD, floppy disks etc or otherwise you can attach these files to e-mail and send it yourself. On the new computer, you can open the attachment in Microsoft Outlook and can save it on proper location. You have to copy the file to Drive: Documents and settingsusernameApplication Data MicrosoftOutlook.
If you are copying the AutoComplete .n2k files from one computer to another, which has different user profile name, then you have to rename the file with the same user profile name of the new machine after copying it to the correct folder. If you enable hide functionality in your system then you must change it before trying to copy the AutoComplete files.
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