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Restore Quick Parts and AutoText in Outlook 2016

Restore Quick Parts and AutoText in Outlook 2016

Today one of the employees came to me and told me that after migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10 his Quickparts and AutoText are not showing. Everything is showing empty.


Error: After migrating to Windows 10, Quick parts and AutoText got deleted in outlook 2016

The Quick Parts and AutoText get stored in the NormalEmail.dotm file in the location “C: UsersAppDataRoamingMicrosoftTemplates”. If it is deleted no need to worry, we can restore it from NormalEmail.dotm file. Just follow the below resolution steps which will fix the issue.



Close your outlook. From the Start menu, choose Run.



Type Run and hit enter


In the Run window, type this path (or use copy/paste) in the Open box




Put this “%appdata%MicrosoftTemplates ”  in the run and click Ok

Rename NormalEmail.dotm to NormalEmail.OLDdotm and Normal.dotm to Normal.OLDdotm.



Rename these quick parts templates

Just restart your outlook.


What are QuickParts?

Quickparts is a gallery or group of reusable elements in Microsoft Office applications, which provides you tools to create, store and reuse your content, including AutoText, Document Properties, Fields.


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