Monday, 26 January 2015

How to Change Identity in Outlook 2011 Mac

An identity contains a set of email messages, contacts, tasks, calendars, account settings, and more. Your identity is located in the Microsoft User Folder data. As we all know that an identity in Outlook 2011 holds data records as email messages, contacts, tasks, account setting, calenders and all other items as well. And the default location of Outlook 2011 database file is-

Outlook 2011 database file Location-
  •  ~/Documents/Microsoft User Data/Office 2011 Identities/Main Identity/
Outlook 2011 Storage folders Location-
  • ~/Documents/Microsoft User Data/Office 2011 Identities/Main Identity/Data Records
This article new Identity is required in Outlook 2011 due to numbers of reasons few of the reasons are mentioned below-
  • Outlook for Mac does not open, suddenly stop while working on it.
  • Any of the Outlook 2011 items do not open when the particular selected  item will require.
  • Blank lines come out in the Outlook 2011 message catalog.
  • Outlook for Mac contacts details are not put on the view properly.
  • You are unable to get the information that you had listed into Outlook, like as calendar event, a contact etc.
  • While using search option from Outlook, the search outcomes do not go with the criteria that you had set.
  • A blank Office Reminder  will be appearing on your window screen.
  • Or the clippings in the Scrapbook disappear while accessing this application.

Any of the above matters could be the reason as the database may be damaged and for controlling this issue just you have to create a New Identity in Outlook 2011.

Create a New Identity in Outlook 2011

  • To create a new identity on your Mac Machine, click on “Add (+)” button and put the name of your new identity.
Note: if you want to rename the existing identity, then by double clicking on the that identity you can rename it (you can add, delete, rename or set that identity as a default identity with Outlook 2011 can perform from the same window).
  • Now select your new identity as a default identity for Mac Outlook 2011 by clicking on the configuration icon.
  • Now close the current window. To confirm the done changes, open your Outlook 2011 application.

If you are a Windows user and you want to change Outlook 2011 mail data into Windows Outlook, then you can try Outlook Mac Exporter software as this software offers you a platform for secure conversion of unlimited Outlook for Mac emails to Outlook for Windows.

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