Outlook 2016 - Cannot delete reminders
How to clear Outlook 2016 reminders that just won't die.
I've been running into an issue recently where my Outlook 2016 for Mac would constantly bring up reminders that I had already dismissed. I noticed it seemed to be related to using Outlook on another Mac for the same Exchange account - I.e. As soon as I did it on another Mac, then boom all the reminders were back on *all* machines.
It's irritating, but not catastrophically so I guess.
Anyway, after doing some research there's a fix that seems to sort it. Firstly, shut down the Outlook 2016 for Mac client on all of your Macs.
Go to the user's library folder - you can do this by selecting the 'Go' menu in Finder, selecting 'Go to Folder' and entering '~/Library':
Under the home user's library, navigate to:
/~Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/Outlook/Outlook 15 Profiles/Main Profile/Data/Events
…then just delete all the folders/contents of that directory. Do that on all of your Macs.
Once done, fire up Outlook and they should stop popping up in such an annoying fashion.