Weather Bar and Weather settings missing in Outlook 2016 or 2013


In Microsoft Outlook 2016 or Outlook 2013, the Weather Bar does not appear above the calendar. Also, the Weather settings are not displayed in the Calendar section of Outlook Options.


This behavior will occur if the option to allow Office to connect to online services is disabled.


To restore the Weather Bar settings and functionality, follow these steps to enable the option to allow Office to connect to online services:
  1. In Outlook, from the File tab, click Options.
  2. Click Trust Center, and then click Trust Center Settings.
  3. Click Privacy Options, and then enable the following setting depending on your version of Outlook:
    • Outlook 2016: Let Office connect to online services from Microsoft to provide functionality that's relevant to your usage and preferences.
    • Outlook 2013: Allow Office to connect to the Internet.

  4. Click OK twice.

Note If the Allow Office to connect to the Internet checkbox is grayed out, see the More Information section below for additional details on this setting.

More Information

The setting documented in the Resolution section corresponds to the following registry value:

- or -

DWORD: UseOnlineContent


0 - Do not allow user to access Office resources on the Internet (checkbox is unchecked and grayed out)
1 - Allows the user to opt in to access of Office resources on the Internet (checkbox is unchecked)
2 - (Default) Allows the user to access Office resources on the Internet (checkbox is checked) 

NoteThe x.0 placeholder represents your version of Office (16.0 = Office 2016, 15.0 = Office 2013).

This option can also be configured by using a Group Policy setting. This Group Policy setting is located here:

Group Policy Setting path: Administrative Templates\Microsoft Office 20xx\Tools | Options | General | Service Options...
Group Policy Setting name: Online Content Options

Note The xx placeholder represents your version of Office (16 = Office 2016, 13 = Office 2013).

This setting also affects other features in Microsoft Office, including:
  • Insertion of Online Pictures.
  • Insertion of Online Video.
  • Search for online templates.
  • Certain document review and proofing resources.


ID članka: 2975407 - Poslednji pregled: 13.01.2016. - Verzija: 1

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