ARCHIVED: In Microsoft Outlook, how can I make additional folders?

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To make a new folder in Outlook 2000 and later:

  1. In the Folder List, highlight the folder (e.g., Inbox or Tasks) in which you want to create the new folder. If the Folder List is not visible, from the View menu, select Folder List. (In Outlook 2010 and 2007, the folder list is visible by default and there is no Folder List option from the View menu.)
  2. In Outlook 2010, click the Folder tab and select New Folder from the Ribbon.

    In Outlook 2003 or 2007, from the File menu, select New, and then Folder....

    In Outlook 2000 or 2002, from the File menu, select Folder, and then New Folder.... Alternatively, from the Folder List, right-click the folder, and from the resulting drop-down menu, select New Folder....

  3. When prompted, enter a name for the folder in the "Name:" field.
  4. 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: Appointment Items, Contact Items, Journal Items, Mail Items, Note Items, or Task Items.
  5. Click OK.

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Last modified on 2018-03-05 16:40:59.

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