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using either Office Live or Outlook. You’ll find that using the Office Outlook
Connector is beneficial in a number of ways:
You can access, send, and receive e-mail messages from multiple
Microsoft Office Live Mail accounts, and view the corresponding
calendars and contacts, from within Microsoft Outlook.
You can also schedule meetings, or share calendars with other Microsoft
Office Live subscribers, by viewing your various Office Live calendars all
in one area of Outlook.
When you make updates in Outlook such as deleting messages, adding
new contacts, scheduling meetings or creating new tasks your changes
are automatically synchronized and reflected in your Microsoft Office
Live Mail account.
Offline changes synchronize to Office Live as soon as you connect to the
You can synchronize the following items between Office Live and Outlook:
After you connect Office Live to Outlook, the information automatically
synchronizes every time you hit Outlook’s Send/Receive button — or every time
Outlook does an automatic Send and Receive. Think of what a great time-saver
this is. For example, you might be working on a new e-mail message in Office
Live but have to wait for some more information before you can complete it.
You save the e-mail as a draft. Later, you open Outlook and see your draft just
waiting to be finished. You finish the e-mail, and send it from Outlook using
your Office Live account. The recipient replies to the message — which you
can now view in either Office Live or Outlook.
In order to use the Outlook Connector, you must have either a paid Microsoft
Office Live Essentials or Microsoft Office Live Premium subscription. The
Outlook Connector is not available with Microsoft Office Live Basics
subscriptions, although it is available with a fee-based Hotmail account.