Windows 10: Issues with hotmail accounts with Outlook 2016 Solved

  1.    14 Aug 2016 #1

    Issues with hotmail accounts with Outlook 2016


    I have many hotmail accounts (over 10) and was using Windows Live Mail 2012. Because WLM stopped support for ActiveSync, I switched to Outlook 2016. One issue I see is when I add my hotmail accounts to outlook, some are setup as "Microsoft Exchange" and some are "Exchange ActiveSync". On one o fmy PC, everything seems to work fine but not the 2nd one. Most hotmail accounts on my 2nd PC ended up being "Microsoft Exchange" and I hit the outlook limit on # of MS Exchange account Outlook will support. Anyway to force Outlook to set these up as ActiveSync.

    ETA: Use manual configuration with s.outlook.com as mail server will setup hotmail account for ActiveSync and not MS Exchange.
    Last edited by sn2015; 14 Aug 2016 at 13:22.
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