New Office will not Flag like 2010

Joseph Salazar
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In outlook 2010 I used to be able to flag any email with the list below

I migrated to windows 10 and Office 2016 and now All I can do is flag it with a Red Flag or not.

How can I get it back to the Way it was????

Using Imap on both Versions

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Bill PrewTest your restores, not your backups...
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I thought this was an IMAP limitation, it doesn't support the enhanced follow up flags, so they aren't available.

In my Outlook here, I have some IMAP accounts and some Exchange accounts (like Outlook.com email addresses).  The IMAP accounts don't show the flag, but the exchange based ones do...


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Test your restores, not your backups...
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After I posted I did a little more research to see if I could find what I thought I remembered (it's been a long time since I moved to Office 2016, as well as switched from POP3 to IMAP, etc.  Anyway, I think my memory was correct, it's not an Outlook 2016 issue so much as an IMAP related issue.  Take a look at these two references that shine a bit more light on it....



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I changed it to Pop and Yep Bill Was right

I can see all of the flags now....

Thanks Bill,,,

Joseph
Bill PrewTest your restores, not your backups...
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Welcome, glad that helped.


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