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Outlook 2010 - Creating Personal Folders (Windows)

This article explains how to create "personal folders" that can be used to store items from an account in Outlook on the user's computer.

Please read all steps before taking any action

This article provides the steps for creating a set of folders in Outlook 2010. The set of folders can then be used to store messages on your computer apart from an email service.

  1. The quickest way is by navigating to New Items > More Items > Outlook Data File in the ribbon bar.

  2. In the "Create or Open Outlook Data File" dialog box, choose a filename and click OK. The example uses Personal folders for the filename. Choose any name you like for the filename.

  3. Finally, you will see the new folders you've created appear in the folder list and are ready to use at this point.

See Also

Outlook 2010 - Storing Email Offline (Windows)

Keywords:files, email, mail, local, closure, PC   Doc ID:54774
Owner:Larry T.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2015-08-06 12:36 CDTUpdated:2017-04-08 15:10 CDT
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