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Outlook - Creating Space

Manage the size of your mailbox by using any or all of the following methods:

Related KBs:
Outlook - Prevent .ost File Errors
Outlook - Sharing Your Calendar
Outlook - Checking Storage Space
Outlook - Configuring Out of Office Replies
Outlook - Forward an Email as an Attachment
Outlook - Attachment and Recipient Limits


Empty deleted items
Empty junk mail
Delete attachments
Delete by size


Method 1: Empty Deleted Items
1. From the Home tab, right-click Deleted Items (2).

Deleted items
2. Click Empty folder.

Method 2: Empty Junk Mail
1. From the Home tab, right-click Junk Email (2).

Junk mail

2. Click Empty folder.


Method 3: Delete Attachments 
1. First, sort the emails by their attachments. Then click on Attachments (2).

attach

2. Open an email with an attachment.
attach2
3. Click the drop down arrow on the attachment.
4. Click Remove Attachment.

To save the document that is being deleted:

1. First, sort the emails by their attachments. Then click on Attachments (2).
2. Open an email with an attachment.
3. Click the drop down arrow on the attachment.

save

4. Click Save As and save to the computer.
5. Then select Remove Attachment.

Method 4: Delete by Size 
1. First, sort the emails by their size. Then click on Size (2).

size

2. Delete emails that are no longer of any use.




Keywords:outlook delete mailbox space sort attachment clean emails email inbox folders permanently delete remove organize empty quota full junk spam   Doc ID:73184
Owner:Kristin S.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2017-05-09 10:09 CDTUpdated:2020-04-14 11:44 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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