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Legacy Outlook For Mac Ver 16.80: Auto Sync Woes and Workarounds

by Dec 15, 2023apple, bug, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, software, update0 comments

If you’ve recently updated your Outlook for Mac to version 16.80 and found that the auto-sync feature in Legacy mode has been disabled, you’re not alone. Many users have reported this issue, and it can be frustrating to have to manually check for new emails. However, fear not – there are a few workarounds to keep your email game on track.

1. Manual Check for Updates: The simplest workaround is to manually check for updates. Although this may not be as convenient as automatic syncing, it ensures that you stay up to date with your emails. Set a reminder to regularly check for updates, so you don’t miss any important messages.

2. Access Email on Web: Another option is to access your emails through the web. Most email providers offer web-based interfaces that allow you to log in and check your emails from any device. This can be a quick and effective solution, especially if you’re on the go and need to stay connected.

3. Use the New “Modern” Version of Outlook for Desktop: Consider upgrading to the latest “modern” version of Outlook for Desktop. While it may take some time to adjust to the changes, newer versions often come with enhanced features, improved security, and bug fixes. Upgrading might not only solve the syncing issue but also provide a more seamless and efficient email experience.

It’s worth noting that software updates are continually released to address bugs and improve functionality. Keep an eye on official announcements and release notes from Microsoft to stay informed about any upcoming fixes or solutions for the auto-sync issue.

In the meantime, experiment with these workarounds to find the solution that best fits your workflow. Don’t let syncing issues disrupt your productivity – explore these options and stay connected with your emails effortlessly.

 

Link to older version of Mac Outlook Desktop APP: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/officeupdates/update-history-office-for-mac

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