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Create and Manage Folders in Outlook 2013 and Outlook Web App

Creating a new folder

In Outlook Web App

  1. Click Inbox.
  2. Click the plus sign next to the Folders header (you will need to move your mouse cursor over this header for the plus sign to appear).
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  3. Type the folder name in the text box that appears and press ENTER.
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In Outlook 2013

  1. Click the Folder tab on the Outlook ribbon.
  2. Click New Folder.
  3. Type a name for your new folder in the Create New Folder window.
  4. Click OK.

 

Renaming a folder

In Outlook Web App

  1. Click More under the Folders header.
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  2. Under your account name, right-click the folder and choose Rename.
  3. Type the new name of the folder in the text box and press ENTER.

In Outlook 2013

  1. Right-click the folder you want to rename.
  2. From the menu that appears, choose Rename.
  3. Type the new name of the folder in the box, and then press ENTER.

Moving a folder

In Outlook Web App

  1. Click More under the Folders header.
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  2. Under your account name, right-click the folder and choose Move.
  3. Choose the location where you want to move the folder.
  4. Click Move.

In Outlook 2013

  1. Right-click the folder you want to move.
  2. From the menu that appears, choose Move Folder.
  3. In the Move or Copy window, click where you want to move the folder (i.e., if you want the folder to be a subfolder of the Inbox, click the Inbox).
  4. Click Move.

 

Deleting a folder

In Outlook Web App

  1. Click More under the Folders header.
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  2. Under your account name, right-click the folder and choose Delete.
  3. Click OK.

The folder is still located in your Deleted Items folder. Either empty your Deleted Items folder or manually delete the folder by

  1. Clicking the chevron next to Deleted Items.
  2. Right-clicking the folder you want to delete.
  3. Clicking Delete.
  4. Clicking Ok.

In Outlook 2013

  1. Right-click the folder you want to delete.
  2. From the menu that appears, choose Delete.

The folder is still located in your Deleted Items folder. Either empty your Deleted Items folder or manually delete the folder by

  1. expanding the Deleted Items folder by clicking the + icon,
  2. right-clicking on the folder again and choosing Delete.

 

Moving a Message to a Folder

Outlook Web App and Outlook 2013

  1. Left-click on the message.
  2. Drag the message to the desired folder .

Outlook 2013

  1. Click the message you wish to move.
  2. Click the Move icon.
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  3. Click Move to Folder.
  4. Choose the folder where you wish to move your message to from the drop-down list.
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If the folder you want doesn’t appear in the drop-down list,

  1. Click Other Folder.
  2. Choose the folder where you wish to move your message.
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  3. Click OK.

Outlook Web App

  1. Right-click on a message and select Move.
  2. Choose the location where you want to move the message.
  3. Click Move.

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