Outlook Address Autofill Not Working – (Find out Why?)

Outlook autocomplete not working, for the newbie its some kind of technical glitch. But trust me it’s not.

Whenever you type the initials of anybody’s email id, the related list of addresses automatically appears all you have to select & press Enter or Tab key of your keyboard to complete it.

Outlook Address Autofill Not Working

Outlook autocomplete not working

Instead of autofill sometime it’s not working, Here are step by step tutorial to check and enable Autocomplete Cache.

  • Step 1 – Open Microsoft Outlook >> Click File >> Options
  • Step 2 – Click Mail on the left-hand options >> Find out Send messages >> Check the box”Use auto-complete list to suggest names when typing in the To, Cc, Bcc lines.

Outlook autocomplete not working

Although this option is checked by default, if you are observing Outlook address autofill not working, you can cross-check and enable the option.

How to delete email address from outlook autofill?

Outlook autocomplete list always keep an eye on every email id you type in the address bar and keep it in this record or save it in the autofill.

Sometime autofill intefere with your work, Let’s understand with an example, and How to remove individual entries?

How to Clear the Whole Auto-Complete Cache

It is clear that two Email address is almost similar and saved twice due to a minor mistake while typing, you can click the delete (X) icon next to the suggestion to permanently remove the Auto-Complete entry.

If you like to delete the whole list follow few steps:

  • Step 1 – Open Microsoft Outlook >> Click File >> Options
  • Step 2 – Click Mail on the left-hand options >> Find out Send messages >> Click Empty autocomplete list

Empty autocomplete list

You have to give final confirmation to outlook by clicking OK.

how to delete autofill

The Auto-Complete cache will be completely erased.

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