Archiving in Outlook 2013 ===
Outlook 2013 is one of the most popular email clients among professionals. However, with the influx of emails, managing your inbox can be a daunting task. If you’re tired of scrolling through hundreds of emails, the best solution is to create an archive folder in Outlook 2013. In this article, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of creating an archive folder in Outlook 2013.
Step 1: Launch Outlook 2013
The first step to creating an archive folder in Outlook 2013 is to launch the application. You can do this by clicking on the Start menu and searching for Outlook 2013. Once you find it, click on the icon to launch the application.
Step 2: Navigate to the File tab
Once you’ve launched Outlook 2013, navigate to the File tab in the top left corner of the screen. Click on it to reveal a dropdown menu.
Step 3: Open the Options Dialog Box
From the dropdown menu, select the Options button. This will open a new window called "Outlook Options."
Step 4: Locate the Advanced tab
In the Outlook Options window, locate the Advanced tab. It should be on the left side of the window.
Step 5: Select ‘AutoArchive Settings’
Under the Advanced tab, select the AutoArchive Settings button. This will open the AutoArchive dialog box.
Step 6: Choose the desired folder
In the AutoArchive dialog box, choose the folder that you want to archive. This could be your inbox, sent items, or any other folder that you want to clean up.
Step 7: Specify Archive Settings
Next, specify the archive settings. You can choose to archive items that are older than a certain number of days, weeks, or months. You can also choose to delete expired items.
Step 8: Select the Archive folder
Now, choose the folder where you want to store your archived items. You can either create a new folder or select an existing one.
Step 9: Verify Archive Settings
Before you start archiving, verify the settings you’ve chosen. Make sure everything is correct before you proceed.
Step 10: Manually Archive items
Finally, if you want to manually archive items, select the folder that you want to archive and click on the "Archive" button. This will move all the selected items to your archive folder.
Enjoy a clutter-free inbox! ===
That’s it! By following these ten simple steps, you can create an archive folder in Outlook 2013 and keep your inbox clutter-free. With an archive folder, you can store important emails for future reference while keeping your inbox organized and easy to manage. So go ahead and give it a try!