ARCHIVED: In Microsoft Outlook, how can I make additional folders?
To make a new folder in Outlook 2000 and later:
- In the Folder List, highlight the folder (e.g.,
Tasks) in which you want to create the new folder. If the Folder List is not visible, from the
Folder List. (In Outlook 2010 and 2007, the folder list is visible by default and there is no Folder List option from the
- In Outlook 2010, click the
Foldertab and select
New Folderfrom the Ribbon.
In Outlook 2003 or 2007, from the
New, and then
In Outlook 2000 or 2002, from the
Folder, and then
New Folder.... Alternatively, from the Folder List, right-click the folder, and from the resulting drop-down menu, select
- When prompted, enter a name for the folder in the "Name:"
- In the "Folder contains:" field, specify the type of items you
want the folder to store. By default, the new folder will contain the
same type of items as the folder in which it was created. Use the drop-down
menu to choose one of the following:
Note Items, or
Last modified on November 16, 2012.