Outlook Auto-Archive features

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AutoArchive in Outlook moves old items to an archive. You can customize it for more comfortable using of Outlook.

To customize AutoArchive features for all folders, do the following:

   1.   On the File tab click the Options button:

Options in Outlook 2013

   2.   In the Options dialog box, on the Advanced tab, under AutoArchive click the AutoArchive Settings... button:

Outlook 2013 Options

   3.   In the AutoArchive dialog box you can:

Auto-Archive in Outlook 2013
  • Use the Run AutoArchive every checkbox to turn off or turn on AutoArchive.
  • Indicate the frequency of running AutoArchive.
  • In the Default folder settings for archiving group, determine:
    • the term after which messages will move to an archive,
    • the path and the name of .pst archive.
  • Apply the new settings to all folders using the Apply these settings to all folders now button.

   4.   Click OK twice.

See also the tip Outlook Auto-Archive folder.

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