Outlook 2010 Setup - IMAP - Part III

Outlook 2010 Setup - IMAP - Part III

Archiving Your Messages

Local storage helps keep your mailbox within its storage limit. While messages saved to your local folders are not accessible on the go from other devices like your phone or webmail, archived emails will still be available from your primary computer if you need to refer to them later. Think of local folders as your long-term archive for emails you most likely won’t need to access any time soon.

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Posted April 18, 2012

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Step 1 » Right-click on the main Outlook Inbox folder and select New Folder.
Step 1 » Right-click on the main Outlook Inbox folder and select New Folder.
Step 2 » Type the name of your new archive folder (i.e. Saved Messages) and make sure Outlook Inbox is selected as the location for the new local folder. Click OK to save changes.
Step 2 » Type the name of your new archive folder (i.e. Saved Messages) and make sure Outlook Inbox is selected as the location for the new local folder. Click OK to save changes.
Step 3 » Now that your new local folder has been created, you can drag and drop any messages you don't need to access from other devices.
Step 3 » Now that your new local folder has been created, you can drag and drop any messages you don't need to access from other devices.

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