Outlook 2016 updating inbox stuck
Environment His is large (~2.2GB), though we have many other users with files bigger without this trouble.
Googleing suggests that an add-in like Google Desktop or MS Search could be causing the problem. Just in case, I have disabled all the build-in add-ins from the trust center, except for VBA, which is required for some auto-updating spreadsheets we use for contact management... 1) Does the user have Google Desktop Search installed?
JAN 2017 UPDATE: Although Outlook 2016 for Mac is more robust and able to handle a larger quantity of messages than the tired old 2011 version, it's still not the best email client when it comes to large databases (over 10GB).
We have seen a direct relationship between the size of an Outlook database and the Spinning Wheel of Death.
We have a user in our office who recently reported that Outlook 2007 is having trouble displaying newly arrived messages.
If he changes to another folder and then comes back to the inbox, the messages show up immediately.
The recommended number of items in a folder depends on several factors.
Within the Get Info screen presented, check the Prevent Nap App box.Note: starting with Outlook v.14.3.5, server-side rules are supported for Exchange Server 2010 SP1 and higher.Saved search query in Entourage 2008, Web Services Edition converts to a subfolder in Outlook for Mac 2011 In Entourage 2008, Web Services Edition, after you create a search criterion that produces the result that you want, you can save this search to create a dynamically updated view of your Entourage items.To do so, complete the following steps: Be sure to back up any existing emails or transfer to an offline location before making this change.Replacing the root folder can possibly cause the loss of saved emails in the account.