How to remove and empty autocomplete list from Outlook?
Auto-Complete List is very helpful to hint recipients’ names or email addresses when we typing in the To/Cc/Bcc field. However, the auto-complete list is not needed in some cases. In this article, we will show you ways to remove specified names from auto-complete list, and remove the complete list from Microsoft Outlook as well.
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This section will guide you to remove some specified email addresses from the auto-complete list easily in Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013.
Step 1: Create a new email with clicking the New E-mail button on the Home tab.
Step 2: Get into the To field, and type the name or email address that you will remove from the auto-complete list.
Note: The auto-complete list will drop down when typing in the To field.
Step 3: Move mouse over the name or email address that you will remove in the drop-down list, and click the Close button behind it.
Then the name or email address is removed from the auto-complete list at once.
Note: This method does not work in Microsoft Outlook 2007.
The section will show you the way to empty the auto-complete list from Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013.
Step 1: Click the File > Options.
Step 2: In the Outlook Options dialog box, please click the Mail in the left bar.
Step 3: Go to the Send messages section, and click the Empty Auto-Complete List button.
Step 4: In the popping up warning dialog box, please click the Yes button.
Step 5: Click the OK button in the Options dialog box.
Note: The Empty Auto-Complete List button will remove all email addresses and names permanently in the auto-complete list. Actually, you can turn off the auto-complete list with unchecking the option of Use Auto-Complete List to suggest names when typing in the To, CC, and Bcc lines.
This section will show you the way to turn off the auto-complete list in Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Step 1: Click the Tools > Options.
Step 2: In the Outlook Options dialog box, please click the E-mail Options button.
Step 3: In the E-mail Options dialog box, please click the Advanced E-mail Options button.
Step 4: In the Advanced E-mail Options dialog box, please uncheck the option of Suggest names while completing To, Cc, and Bcc fields.
Step 5: Click all OK buttons in each dialog box.
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