some emails send from outbox, some don't

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mr_malkovich

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Hi. I'm using Outlook 2013/Office 365 on Windows 7. I like to answer emails while working offline so that I'm not distracted by incoming emails. Problem is, when I go back online, some of them leave the outbox and some don't. When I click the Send button, some go to the outbox with a date in the Sent column. Those will leave when I go back online. Some go with None in the Sent column. Those will not. Please advise. Thanks in advance.
 

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rst75

It looks like an addin is marking your messages read. Do you look in the Outbox before sending the messages? What addins do you have installed?
 

Diane Poremsky

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mr_malkovich

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Thanks guys, checking this out now. How come it only happens for some messages and not others?
 

mr_malkovich

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I think what might be happening is I hit send, then occasionally I reopen an email in the Outbox and modify it then hit Send again, and it gets stuck.
 
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rst75

Your theory is one way it can happen. Before hitting send, switch folders so you aren't looking in the inbox.

When it happens to me, I either have the outbox open already or open it and the selected message (one message is always selected by default) is marked read. I had an antivirus plugin that was marking it read, but it looks like iCloud and onenote addins can be responsible.
 

Diane Poremsky

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Let me see if i can recreate this in a video. :) (First try failed, I don't have the right addins installed on my test system to trigger it. )

But basically, both of you are correct in your scenarios. You are looking in the Outbox for whatever reason and the selected message is marked as read - outlook always selects the first message in the list when you first open a folder. Oh, and it only happens if you are offline or aren't using send immediately.

Occasionally, an add-in will mark the message read without opening the outbox folder, but that is rare. In that case, you need to get rid of the add-in. For everyone else, stop looking in the Outbox. :)
 

mr_malkovich

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yeah, i opened the offending email, then switched folders, hit send, and it sent!
 

Diane Poremsky

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As a FYI - just a few more posts and you can be on the top members list. :)
 

mr_malkovich

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Haha! I'm sure there will be more than a few more posts from me...
Don't know how much help I'll be to others though.. All I have are questions!
 
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