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Sending email end up in Outbox (MS Outlook).

by Gabriela Taradellas / February 26, 2006 10:19 PM PST

I'm sure there is a setting that can fix this, but which?

When I send an email it ends up in the Outbox and doesn't get sent. When hitting send/recieve email, it goes out. Why not in the first place?


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In outlook that's normal.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 26, 2006 10:40 PM PST

The email (in default settings) is sent when email is checked. Here I have mine set to 10 minute intervals.


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by Gabriela Taradellas / February 27, 2006 2:21 AM PST

Before I reformated the computer it was always sent at the moment I hit the sent button. Now when I hit it it goes to the outbox and I have to hit the send/recieve button for it to be sent.


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Why not look around to see what setting you want?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2006 2:39 AM PST
In reply to: Strange

Somewhere there is a send now box.


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Found it.
by Gabriela Taradellas / February 27, 2006 4:30 AM PST

If anyone else has the same problem here's the solution:

"You might have specified that messages not be sent until the next send/receive. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Mail Setup tab. Select the Send immediately when connected check box so that a message is sent when you click Send in the message."


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(NT) (NT) Good job. Thanks for posting back.
by Kees Bakker / February 27, 2006 3:56 PM PST
In reply to: Found it.
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Sending email from Outlook end up in Outbox
by susien428 / June 26, 2006 11:42 PM PDT

Every time I tried to forward something using MS Outlook it ended up in the Outbox and I couldn't get it out. It made me so mad but I am no longer mad- I have gone back to Outlook Express which doesn't do stupid things like that. If only there was a perfect email program - if there is- please let me know!

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