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Can you create an OST file to be used with an IMAP Account

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Hello,

I am using Outlook 2010 and would like to know whether I can create an OST file for use with the account so I can write and view emails which not online - is this possible?

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OST is used when you are using exchange account...

but that has nothing to do with working offline...

Your requirment is as i get. You are not able to view messages while offline. Everytime it asks for connection...

The reason is it is not downloading compelete item.

Here is what you can do
 Dowload Complete Items
For more details

 
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/microsoft-office/force-outlook-2007-to-download-complete-imap-items/

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and then you can choose work offline mode whenever u want...

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Hi AmitKhilnaney,

Thansk for the post. I have found the settings and it appears to be set up as outlined in the artice (http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/microsoft-office/force-outlook-2007-to-download-complete-imap-items/)..

The problem I am facing is when I am not connected to the network Outlook 2010 wil often freeze and stop responding and generate a number of error message while you are not connected to the network; is there anyway to avoid this?

Regards,

GISVPN

Hi,

Choose "work offline" and then try going through messages.. If that doesnt help. Please post a screenshot/detail of the error message you are getting.

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Commented:
Ok Thanks could you confirm how to work off line in outlook 2010?

Thanks

Gisvpn

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Commented:
perfect thanks - this will resolve most of my problems ;)

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