Auto Complete Email Addresses - Fix

Microsoft Outlook has a featured called "auto complete" or "autofill" for any email address typed into the To or CC fields. This feature does not pull from the contacts or address book, rather, it adds names to the auto complete list as you type them.

The problem comes in when you add a bad address, and then each time you start to type in the address, the incorrect one appears in the list.

To fix this problem: (drum roll, please...)

1. On the To: line, start typing the address that shows up incorrectly.
2. Hit the Down arrow key to select the 'bad' address.
3. Hit the Delete key and you will remove the bad email address

Shockingly simple. *Hint* This carries over to the web if you've typed in a login name wrong and it keeps showing up to remind you of your bad typing skills. Just arrow down to it, and hit DELETE. Sometimes shouting "Go Away!' makes me feel better too. That may just be me, though...

On the other hand, what if your "auto complete" has never worked and you don't know what I am talking about?

Here's how to activate (or disable) auto complete...

1. Click Tools, Options, Email Options
2. Click "Advanced Email Options"
3. Select (or de-select) the check box beside "Suggest names while completing
To, CC, BCC fields"

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