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    Autocomplete Addresses in Outlook

    Does anyone know of a way to remove addresses from the autocomplete list in Outlook? Some people have a number of incorrect or outdated addresses which come up when they start typing someone's name, and it is causing some confusion.

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    Simply press the delete key when the address is selected.

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    They are stored in a NK2 file, see below for more info:

    Outlook's Auto-Complete or Nickname Cache (*.NK2) - Slipstick Systems

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyperz View Post
    Simply press the delete key when the address is selected.
    Ha, it really is that simple! I don't think you could do that the last time I used Outlook, but that was a few versions ago.

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    Follow the given steps to delete a name/Address from the Outlook Auto-Complete List:
    • Firstly you need to create a new email message.
    • Now type the name/address that is to be removed.
    • Now highlight the desired entry using the down arrow key. After that press Del
    For reference check the link: Delete a name from the Auto-Complete list - Outlook - Office.com

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